Although the cold weather spell in Florida killed a lot of
strawberries, there were still a lot of strawberries to go around.
As you can see, this strawberry festival has been around
for a long time.
Besides strawberries, there were also rides to ride and
games to play.
There were plants for sale as well.
For example this Pitcher plant.
Of course the cookbooks using strawberries grabbed
There were also arts and crafts exhibits like these houses
made from plastic and yarn.
My favorite part of the arts and crafts display was
the cake competition, I think if no one had been
watching, I would have cut them open, to see what
they look like inside.
Among the band that plays there, was the south american
group that had its own dancer with this great costume.
Of course being a strawberry festival, anything that you could
make with strawberries, or had a strawberry theme, was for sale.
I know what you are thinking, these strawberry pies look
Actually they are candles, that look like pies. They look
so real that I had to ask the vendor because I didn't believe
I was not only hungry from the strawberry festival, but I was
also thirsty. Fortunately, strawberries were not the only plants
for sale, this great peppermint plant was for sale as well,
Before leaving, I bought these plants, so I didn't have to carry
As soon as we got home, I made some fresh Moroccan
peppermint tea, when I closed my eyes for a minute,
I was in Morocco.