Visit to Frecon Farms

… The other Sunday, George & I went to Frecon Farms.

They have been around since 1944 providing Boyertown & other locals with the freshest ingredients from fruit, to veggies, + meat. If they aren’t providing it they get it from another local place just to make sure you are happy.  They also work with bakers in the area to bake with their fresh fruit into pies & deliver to restaurants. Our friends Amy & Rich had suggested this small market since they knew it would be up our alley. It sure was!

We we’re greeted by a friendly face, Roswell who showed us the way in, talking about the farms history & some of the local things that were native to their town. We browsed the cute market where fruit was displayed, granola galore & every tea you could think of and a backroom with local wines from Berks County, Pennsylvania.
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We also we’re educated on some of the local wine they sell. From sweet wines, fruit & honey and good old Cabernet.
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We left with blair, “three sisters” which is the ultimate wine. A blend of Pinot Noir,  Merlot, and Cabernet Franc. Like the three sisters, each has a different  personality, and adds its distinctive flavor to this great blend. Was too cute to pass up, reminds me of my sisters! ❤
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Here are some other finds & some store brand names
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our box full of goodies included:
chocolates
get clean tea
Blair vineyard wine
 fresh-baked bread
collard greens
fruit
almond butter
jam
Greek yogurt { which might I add is the best I’ve had since Greek. So thick!
 granola
local ground meat.

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We are definitely going back once a season, especially for the meats or wild salmon they bring in. It’s a good step in the right direction to eat more locally and to know where food is coming from while supporting the small businesses!
If you’re in the Berks county area, check it out! OR find out where your nearest market could be 🙂

 .. thanks frecon farms for all the knowledge & goodies! ❤
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MIMM: Booking a trip, froyo & movies!

Hello hello! hope you had a great weekend!
Back to good old Monday morning. Which means time to link up with Katie & share some good things on this Monday morning.
MiMM MIMM #81 Sister Birthday + More!
Here are some marvelous things
from the past weekend in pictures : )

marvelous is..
Booking a trip to Florida! woohoo! my sister & the boys are heading to
Florida over Cassidy’s birthday to visit one of our very best friends! #familyvaca!
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marvelous is ..
new candles that make the whole house smell great!
this was a tjmaxx find last week, smells like spring 🙂
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marvelous is ..
getting lot’s of use out of our Christmas Gift card. Once a week 😉
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marvelous is ..
checking out a market where everything is local! wine, cheese, produce, you name it!
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{ I may share more later in the week
about this place }

marvelous is ..
cute wine labels! couldn’t pass up on the three sisters : )
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marvelous is..
sneaking kiwi froyo into the movies & seeing the wolf of wall street!
I know it was 3 hours long but well worth it.
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What’s the most recent movie you saw at the theaters?
Favorite froyo combination?!

PS.
I made a facebook fan page for Piece of Cait, please “LIKE” ❤

Breakfast date + what happened to the cool weather ?!

** Never forget 9.11. Thinking all of those who have fought, served & are hero’s **
GOD BLESS<3

Hey guys!

How’s it going? Happy humday : ) If you’re in the tri state area…. what the heck is going on with this weather. Today is 90+, I was so ready to say goodbye to the summer weather… time to pull out the tank tops again! This coming week is supposed to be a lot cooler.. phew!

This morning started out with a breakfast date at one of our favorite local spots { The wooden spoon }Its a small little place, with one large community farm house table, where you can order sandwiches, parfaits, baked goods and they do their drip coffee.

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Cheers to coffee!
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^^ This picture doesn’t do it justice. Awesome grilled cheese
with: Kale, honey, sweet potatoes & yummy cheese! I must recreate this : ) ^^

Following breakfast, a few errands were involved & some baking 🙂
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George got himself a new toy.. I’ve never boxed, but would defiantly like to try!

& ….. I’ll share this with you tomorrow!
{ Hint.. there’s pumpkin } 😉

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Just got back from a 3 mile walk in the park-
time to cool down, have a snack and
get in the mindset of studying for tonight!

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Enjoy the rest of your day!
xx