Friday, June 15, 2012


Many mornings
Mom goes to pick fresh blueberries
before we get out of bed
and we wake to the smell
of blueberry pancakes and coffee.

Deer watch us
as we go about our days

Ole Tom Turkey
struts around our yard
watching over his hens and chicks

Mom's fingers are stained
from the sweet warm juice
of heirloom black raspberries.

Black raspberries wait
to be made into goodies for us.

We have home-made preserves

to spread on
hot Lemon Raspberry Muffins

The sound of hay being mowed
and baled coupled with the sweet smell of it
is music to our ears as we go about the day.

Lemonade and ice water
are the official drinks of summer
at Rocky Creek Farm.

We think it is safe to say
that Summertime is here
across the Blue Ridge Mountains
and we are enjoying every minute of it
to the fullest.

If you travel close to us,
please stop by for a visit.

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ivy


harrispen said...

My mouth is watering with all those food pictures. Everything looks delish!


Linda said...

Who could resist? I can smell that hay and those blackberries.
Hope to see you soon.


Linda, Abby & Arlo who says ARRROOOOO

Anonymous said...

Can you mail us some pancakes and muffins, wow to many animals roaming around, I couldn't sit still I would be a chasing.


Vicki M. said...

Well, I have decided to pack up the furkids and come live in a tent in your backyard and enjoy summertime with Rocky Creek! Is there room for me and two Scotties??? We love ya'll, Vicki, Kerry, Bosco and Emma

Two French Bulldogs said...

we are suddenly starving
Benny & Lily

Mitch and Molly said...

The blueberry pancakes grabbed us from the start and it just got better and better! You have us drooling!

Love ya lots,
Mitch and Molly

Sue said...

Yum, you're making me hungry just thinking about those berries. I need to go make a pie.

scotsmad said...

You lucky dogs. We woke up to RAIN and it's supposed to last a few days. So NO Saturday river walk.

Hope there was some pancake left overs for you.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy said...

Sounds like an amazing idyllc life, you're making my human and I very jealous!

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

Hey Lynn!! I have noticed that the berries that we have been picking the last couple of weeks have been different, but now with your post I realize that we've been picking black raspberries too--That explains why some of them seems to lose their 'cores' when we pick them. Everything, especially your muffins and jam look just delicious!!

I hope you're doing well, take care!!!

Angus said...

Dog ...and human ...heaven .

Sweet William The Scot said...

Oh I am so hungry now. Lee really misses her grandmother's farm when she looks at your pictures.
Sweet William The Scot

animal lover, quilt lover said...

I wish I lived next door!!!

Bouncing Bertie said...

Oh those pictures and descriptions are creating much slobber in this household. And not just canine slobber. What a lovely post.
Toodle pip!

Anonymous said...

Lemon AND berry muffins????

I'll be over in just a bit...

Good to see y'all again!

The Strawberry Mallard said...

oh how we wish..........

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