FREE Food. Yes – we said FREE.

At this time of year, you’ll find us doing THIS quite a lot (no children were crushed in the making of this picture)


And we always have a bag or two in our pockets for these little juicies (it’s a BUMPER crop this year, have you SEEN them all?). Weird how much small people LOVE berrying, isn’t it?

But while we’re out we ALWAYS look for this on the roadside. These apples were delicious eaters. And totally free. Yes – you just have to Pick Them Up. There is a glut this year, owners of apple trees are at a loss to store them all. How much would THAT little lot cost you in Sainsbury’s?

And even when we go to do this…

There is a tree like THIS in the car park (cookers this time). Just hanging around, for the want of a good picking.

Three hours, one fab walk in the fields, one play in the park, one bag of blackberries (leaking juice all over the car), five bags of apples, and one bag of pears. 


What are we going to DO with all those apples?



Obviously some will be for pies/crumble/ Worlds Best Apple Cakes EVER… But most of them will be meeting a far messier end…


Author: Laura

A 70's child, I’ve been married for a Very Long Time, and appear to have made four children, and collected one large and useless dog along the way. I work, I have four children, I have a dog… ergo, I do not do dusting or ironing. I began LittleStuff back in (gulp) 2004. I like huge mugs of tea. And Coffee. And Cake. And a steaming cone of crispy fresh fluffy chips, smothered in salt and vinegar. #healthyeater When I grow up I am going to be quietly graceful, organised and wear lipstick every day. In the meantime I *may* have a slight butterfly-brain issue.

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