Sunday, July 15, 2012

Cherry Season

Cherry Season has finally arrived. Starting tomorrow I will be waking up at 5 am, wearing yoga pants and baseball hats, lugging bucks and punching tickets. Something you might not know about me is that my dad is a apple and cherry farmer. I literally grew up in the middle of an orchard. I enjoy it a lot and it something that makes me unique. It will always be apart of me and definitely has made me who I am. 
Outfit details
Dress: Macys (Similar)
Belt: H&M (Similar)
Shoes: Target

The family all helps with cherry harvest. We work from about 5am to noon (give or take) and it last about 20 days. We are all super tired after it is over but there is definitely a since of accomplishment. I have been doing this since I was about 13 years old. So about 7 years. This year I am helping out like always but not as much as I would like. We are starting swimming lessons tomorrow so I start working at the pool at 9am. So I will only be able to help from about 5am until 8am or so. I am sure in about a few days I will be so tired but for now I am excited for it. 

What do you think of my haircut? I love it. It is so light and everyone says I look younger. 






31 comments:

  1. That is really cool. I've only been cherry picking once, but it was actually really fun. What a cool tradition for your family :)

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  2. Cherry season sounds hard but fabulous... do you get to sneak any snacks in while working!? Love your fun summery lace dress! And the hair cut is great
    xx
    Here&Now

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  3. Adore this look!
    Your hair loos really nice :)
    xxx

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  4. This dress is so dreamy and pretty :)

    How lucky are you to have grown up on an orchard! yum!

    xo
    Lizzie

    placeclevertitlehere.blogspot.com

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  5. that is so cool, i love apple picking every year i wish we had a cherry place to that would be great
    good luck with your harvest

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  6. your lucky and you look b'ful :)


    Enjoy and post photos of that time.



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  7. This dress is sooo lovely! And so are you!

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  8. The dress is really lovely, beautiful detail, definitely the type of dress I'd envision myself wearing in a cherry orchard. I used to help pick olives when I was younger and it was definitely a lot of work! Wish you all the best.

    Wardrobe Quarry

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  9. love ur blg :) would be nice to hear from u!! xxx

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  10. Nice haircut! love the curls. and such a pretty dress! And nie pictures of cherry's :D

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  11. WOW! WOW! WOWnderful photos!!! :)

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  12. I love that you're in Washington and crazy about Cherries too. i'm from Michigan and we're the other state that's super proud of our cherries (different cherries though so it's okay.) I've been trying to convince my husband to move with me to the seattle area so I might just start showing him your blog to see if he bites. thanks for sharing!

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  13. Beautiful dress! You look gorgeous. It sounds so much fun, I'm beyond jealous :-)

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  14. This is really cute! :) nice blog!

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  15. such pretty pictures! i love a good lace white dress for summer- and i think your hair cut is cute too :)

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  16. wow, that sounds like hard work! but fun- I love your shoes

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  17. Nice dress!

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  18. love, love, love your sense of style!
    Visit my fashion blog and if it like u, we can follow each other via GFC and Bloglovin!
    let me know!!!!
    kiss
    Lisa S. per www.thecurlylady.blogspot.com

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  19. I haven't been able to leave comments in weeeeeks because my internet had a glitch and wouldn't let me!!! BUTT I just downloaded google chrome and don't seem to have the problem now

    Anyways, thank you for your comments and being such a faithful blogging friend :) I'm excited you have your new blog name now and have been following it (although I haven't been able to comment til now :D)

    That is sooo cool that you grew up in an orchard! Cherries might be my favorite fruit and they look so fresh and delicious in your pics!

    Cute dress too! I wore something similiar to this a couple of weeks ago... lace is my JAM!! hah

    xo Rachel


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  20. I love these pictures! The dress is so girly and cute! And I love the cherry tree as an accessory! :) I follow you! Would you like to follow me back?
    xoxo

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  21. Love the hair! and cherry farms?! that sounds so cool. you must be busy in the summertime! loving this dress.


    -kim
    found the route

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  22. I love your new haircut, looks gorgeous :)

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  23. How lucky! I love cherries. That would be so much fun. Your dress is gorgeous!

    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  24. Your story and these photographs are wonderful. I'm happy just looking at them and imagining working on an orchard- how fascinating! Your hair is lovely either way. I have to say after cutting 8 inches off of my hair earlier this spring, I have felt a million times better and more free. But your long hair was also truly beautiful!

    Ashlyn (your newest follower)
    Triple Thread

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  25. Yeah I'd say working on a cherry farm is pretty unique! Do you still like eating cherries or do you find them really boring? Do your family have lots of unusual recipes involving cherries?

    I love being in nature and trees, you are really lucky to have such a beautiful area to grow up in. :)

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  26. Wow that dress is really pretty, and I have that exact same belt! Great minds think alike, ya?

    Happy cherry picking! I always liked going strawberry picking so I bet cherry picking is just as exciting! :)

    Julia
    Cup of Tea

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