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July 14, 2011

Today is all about Michigan Blueberries!  44 POUNDS of blueberries.

I traveled with the adorables over to my old stomping grounds in Southwest Michigan, just outside of Kalamazoo.

Mind you, I didn’t plan on buying 44 POUNDS of blueberries.  I started with 3 10-pound boxes.   We eat them fast, and it starts to make me nervous when we hit our last 10 pounder.

But then the adorables wanted to pick blueberries too.

Little clumps of yummy right there.

2 buckets and me filling them up as fast as they can eat my efforts.

If only I had Go-Go Gadget arms.

This adorable is one pooped pup and there’s nothing better than fresh, warmed by the sun blueberries.

P.S. I found this hat somewhere so if it is yours, alert me.  I’ve been trying to find its owner.

A bumper crop this year!

So 3 10-pound boxes and 2 7-pound buckets bring us to 44 pounds.

See?? Not so crazy.

If you could taste their sweet perfection, you would totally understand.

But I think I see our future as Blueberries for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

For Today’s Giveaway, your little adorable is going to love it!

Meet both the Big View Bug Jars:

These bug jars are awesome!  You catch the bug, and pop open the ladybug top to find a magnifying glass for easy viewing.

And the Early Explorer’s Science Set:

This is a stand-up magnifying glass and a pair of tweezers that are perfect for chubby little toddler fingers.

My adorables have loved both of these sets.  You won’t believe all the yard has to offer!


One lucky, lucky winner can win a the Big View Bug Jars and the Early Explorer’s Science Set simply by leaving a comment by Tuesday, July 19th.  I’ll choose the winner using and announce it on Wednesday.

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  1. Julie R.

      on July 14, 2011 8:18 am

    Heidi – I understand. One year I took six kids strawberry picking. I don’t remember the exact # of pounds, but my goodness it was a lot. Looks like you guys had a GREAT time.


  2. Gillian Schaadt

      on July 14, 2011 12:48 pm

    Cute bug containers. Perfect for my crazy duo.


  3. Katie

      on July 14, 2011 12:54 pm

    Haven’t been blueberry picking yet, but it’s definitely on my list of things to do with the kiddos.


  4. Katie

      on July 14, 2011 12:54 pm

    I already like the GSG on FB.


  5. christy

      on July 14, 2011 2:05 pm

    We like blueberries at our house too. The jars and science set are cool and would be well used here.


  6. christine

      on July 14, 2011 3:32 pm

    i have two boys who would love this!!


  7. Amy

      on July 14, 2011 5:11 pm

    We love picking blueberries. We still have a few weeks here before they are ready. We pick them to freeze for the year. It’s never enough though.


  8. Megan

      on July 14, 2011 5:45 pm

    My little one is compleatly BUG CRAZY


  9. Megan

      on July 14, 2011 5:45 pm

    he would LOVE both of these sets


  10. Megan

      on July 14, 2011 5:46 pm

    We LOVE blueberry picking, too it is so much fun and it is hard NOT to go overboard


  11. Kim B

      on July 14, 2011 10:25 pm

    Holy cow! We went picking today also but only 2 pints. But also some lovely peaches. And the bug jars are cute. Perfect for our firefly hunts.


  12. Kim B

      on July 14, 2011 10:26 pm

    Follow on fb.


  13. Vivian

      on July 14, 2011 11:11 pm

    You’ll have enough antioxidants to last you for the rest of the year! 😉


  14. Vivian

      on July 14, 2011 11:43 pm

    Email subscriber!


  15. Vivian

      on July 14, 2011 11:55 pm

    Facebook loved!


  16. Marykate

      on July 15, 2011 8:49 am

    Adorable pics of the adorables!! Looks so fun!


  17. gillette

      on July 15, 2011 9:25 am

    My little one loves bugs…. need this!


  18. gillette

      on July 15, 2011 9:26 am

    a subscriber…. your boys are adorable, of course!


  19. Rachel C

      on July 15, 2011 1:32 pm

    Fun giveaway! and you’re right – there’s nothing like fresh off the bush blueberries!


  20. Colleen Gallagher

      on July 16, 2011 5:19 pm

    great giveaway..thanks..and a few blueberries too!


  21. nan

      on July 17, 2011 5:23 pm

    my son would love it
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  22. nan

      on July 17, 2011 5:24 pm

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      on July 17, 2011 5:25 pm

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  24. Kareem

      on July 19, 2011 9:59 am

    I can’t tell you how much backyard fun my guys could have with this giveaway :)


  25. Jamie N.

      on July 19, 2011 2:19 pm

    My little guy would like this!


  26. Jamie N.

      on July 19, 2011 2:20 pm

    email subscriber!


  27. Jamie N.

      on July 19, 2011 2:22 pm

    facebook fan!


  28. Stephanie C.

      on July 19, 2011 4:16 pm

    This looks like a lot of fun!


  29. Stephanie C.

      on July 19, 2011 4:16 pm

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  30. Stephanie C.

      on July 19, 2011 4:17 pm

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  31. Jessica Crump

      on July 22, 2011 9:32 am

    I love that you are telling about your Michigan trip. We just spent a month there. I actually went to college in Kalamazoo. I love the science kits.


  32. Jessica Crump

      on July 22, 2011 9:32 am

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  33. Jessica Crump

      on July 22, 2011 9:33 am

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  34. Jessica Crump

      on July 22, 2011 9:33 am

    emailing 5 friends about your awesome site.


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      on July 22, 2011 9:35 am

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