Sunday, June 21, 2009
Lavender Ridge Farms!
Well I'll be.....I had NO idea there were Lavender Farms and when my mother in law asked if we would like to visit one, I pretty much had to keep myself from jumping up and down.
We headed out there yesterday afternoon and it was just so wonderful, the scent as you start approaching the lavender fields is something out of this world.
First thing we did was head into their little Cafe, they serve all their food using Lavender, there was Lavender Lemonade and Lavender Tea, Chicken Salad and Cheesecake and Brownies with Vanilla Lavender Ice Cream.
I tried the Lavender Lemonade and it was pretty good but I have to say, it takes a little getting used to, the Brownie with the ice cream on the other side was unbelievable...SO SO good.
I wanted a cookbook but they were completely sold out.
We got to pick some fresh Lavender, it was really cheap, we got a nice bouquet for $2.40 and of course, I won't even mention the scent, amazing.
My children were excited to see a Strawberry field too and the owners told them to go right on out there and just start picking and eating. They were the reddest, plumpest and juiciest strawberries ever. YUM!
I am hoping that on the way out of town they will be open because we would love to return there and pick up some Lavender products.
I've uploaded all the photos to the Vacation Album, there you will find more from the Lavender Farm.
I do hope I can find a few minutes this week to come by and see you all, I miss reading the blogs and seeing what everyone is up to.
Time to go and mingle with the family, have a great Sunday everyone.