Friday, June 29, 2012

Lucky Leaf Orchard trip Part 1 #LuckyLeafLuckyMe

I have been working with Lucky Leaf for nearly a year now, as an ambassador (where has the time gone?) I love the pie filling, and I was very fortunate to get to travel with some fellow bloggers to Peach Glen PA to visit the Lucky Leaf factory and orchards. As you all know I live in Philadelphia so I was able to drive where we were staying Gettysburg was only a 2.5 hour drive away. Since I lived so close my husband and I drove, and got in early to enjoy a day in Gettysburg. Here are a few of the sights we saw.
A wonderful diorama of the battle, this is the largest war diorama in the US.

Gettysburg battlefield
Here is our lovely hotel, The Hotel Gettysburg  established in 1787. The hotel was very nice and we loved our room and our view.

Our view of downtown Gettysburg...

After setting in the bloggers were invited to a meet and greet, where we met the other bloggers and members of the Knouse team as well as the Brunner team, The Knouse folks couldn’t have been nicer, Bob Fisher, VP of Marketing, Laura Hauser, Marketing Manager, Pam Hinkle, Marketing Manager. They were all very down to earth and just genuinely sweet. We received, a cute note book, apron and cherry cookie when we arrived.

We were treated to a lesson from a food stylist Cherise who works with Lucky Leaf, she did wonders with food. If you ever wondered how to make food pretty, well she knew. She had some tips for us. I was able to meet the other bloggers who were invited to the trip including:

Alicia – The Mama Report,  Paula – Bell’Alimento ,Dawn – Not Just A Mommy ,Randi – A Lucky Ladybug Charley – Cooke’s Frontier Susan W – DoughMessTic 

All of the bloggers got to try to food style on our own. Here is my stylized parfait… Looks good huh. I cleaned it up with a qtip  (who could have thought a qtip could make your food nicer looking) a couple swipes and voila! A professional looking shot. I learned a lot, and I will be using what I learned in my future posts that’s for sure…..

So after a long day we bid each other goodbye…. Because we were off to the orchards located in Peach Glen PA early the next day. I know you are looking forward to the pictures, here a little preview….

Make sure to check out the next post, the orchards, to see more of the farms, and learn more about the great Lucky Leaf company there is so much to tell, you and so many pictures to share ….

Make sure to check out the great recipes on the Lucky Leaf site, and like them on Facebook and follow them on twitter for more information. 


Disclosure: The reviews and or opinions on this blog are my own opinions . Lucky leaf provided me with the trip to the orchards. No monitory compensation was received. I was not required to write a positive review. Your experience may differ. The opinions I have expressed are my own I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement and Testimonials in Advertising .

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