Lemon Tree…Very Pretty

Our lemon tree finally has tons of ripe lemons.


And when life gives you lemons…



…you gotta make lemonade!



It was delicious!


Now we are just waiting for our avocados to ripen so that we can use some of these lemons and make some guacamole!

By the way, the persimmons (our neighbor’s tree) are also ripe. Anybody have a good recipe for them?



10 Responses to “Lemon Tree…Very Pretty”

  1. 1 Erinne November 16, 2007 at 11:02 pm

    I am screaming with envy. WOW – I am so jealous. What beautiful pictures and lemons. I don’t think that I would have a chance at growing a Lemon here – snow tires go on this week – eek. LOL.

  2. 2 Colleen November 17, 2007 at 5:24 am

    Gorgeous! The girls looked like they really enjoyed picking lemons and making lemonade. That’s so great that you have all of those things just growing at your disposal. Fun!

  3. 3 MelodyA. November 17, 2007 at 5:52 am

    Oh, that looks like soooo much fun! I want a lemon tree because they are just so pretty.

  4. 4 Elisa November 17, 2007 at 6:30 am

    My mouth is watering just looking at that freshly made lemonade – oh yummy!!!!

  5. 5 Christina November 17, 2007 at 2:04 pm

    Your very own lemon tree? Oh my, I am feeling more than a bit jealous! I’ll let you keep the persimons, tho, after a few unripe ones gave me cobweb mouth I am leery of them!

    Looks like a fabulous timing picking lemons and making fresh lemonade. I love the lightijng in those pictures. And your girls have such stylish clothes.

  6. 6 Stacy November 18, 2007 at 6:52 am

    Geez, you people in southern Cali really like to rub it in that it is cold up here in the north country, don’t you?? 😉 I am envious!

  7. 7 Maggie November 18, 2007 at 6:55 pm

    Yummy! It makes me want lemonade! But I’m settling for wine, which is sort of the same since it comes from grapes…right?

    Great pictures too – your girls are adorable!

  8. 8 ksmcnulty November 19, 2007 at 5:50 am

    mmmmm…that lemonade looks divine! how much sugar do you add to fresh squeezed lemons?

  9. 9 Maya November 19, 2007 at 7:24 am

    I am so jealous…that sounds so yummy!

  10. 10 lauramcintyre November 20, 2007 at 12:17 am

    Oh beautiful , im so moving though – how lovely it looks there

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