Autumn Adventures!

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Here in Michigan, the peak of autumn came around the 18th, and for the most part is still here! Every year, Kyle and I have a tradition of going cider mill hopping, where we hit up 2-4 places in one day. Sometimes we go alone, and other times we get a group of people going. We almost always hit up Blake's, Miller's Big Red, and the Stoney Creek Cider Mill. The other weekend we did just that, with a group of friends. It was cold as balls, but loads of fun!

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We started off at Blake's where we bought cider and doughnuts, apples, and hard cider. They had a little fire pit going, and it was awesome! We even bought a few bottles of hard cider to go, that we still need to get into. 

We then headed to Miller's Big Red, bought some lunch and then we all went on a hayride. We stopped to pick pumpkins, then we stopped to go through the corn maze. The corn maze was a lot of fun, because instead of trying to get lost, we just hurled ears of corn at each other and ran for it (we are twelve). We also hit up the petting zoo because we had Liam with us, and if you pay for a kid to get in, all of the adults get in free! My favorites were the llamas, and the bunnies. 

After one last stop at Stoney Creek for more cider and doughnuts to take home, we finally drove home. That is what I really love about where we live, Oak Park is 15-20 minutes from Detroit if you go south, and if you drive 30-40 minutes north, you get trees, farms, fields, and cute, little small towns that are just fall as fuck right now. I love every minute of it!

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  1. This looks and sounds like so much fun! We don't have cider mills here, we just have apple orchards, but we did go to one this year and it was a lot of fun!

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  2. One of the reasons I like you so much, Sara, is that you embrace life. You face it with open arms and enjoy its pleasures. This is a terrific post.

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  3. Looks amazing! I love autumn in America, the colours and the pumpkins are amazing x

    Jasmin Charlotte | UK Lifestyle Blog

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  4. I want a pumpkin... they are so colourful and I love all the autumn colours in your photos. Yous two faces is cute too :)

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  5. What a perfect fall weekend. You always have the most fun!

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  6. I love the colours, and now i want cider..hmm 8am is a bit early

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  7. Such an awesome quote! And some sweet moments! Now I wan a caramel apple!

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  8. Oh, so lov'n the post. Such a sweet photo of your lil bro and you and your friends. Love the pumpkin patch!

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  9. Best. Outing. EVER! Orchard Cafe looks positively adorable!

    xx

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  10. Gorgeous pics Sara! I love cider this time of year. Sounds delicious.
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