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Saturday, July 7, 2007

Saturday Farmer's Market.

Today Barbie found another opportunity to go shopping. Barbie loves to shop.
Ken had called and said he was considering putting some steaks on the barbecue... but Barbie had other plans.

Instead of grilling dead animal, Barbie dragged him off to go vegetable shopping at the local Farmer's Market.

There were so many beautiful flowers, plants, fruits and vegetables at the market this week!



Barbie found some HUGE raspberries.


Then, she saw the apricots.


Ken was not helpful. He remarked that they looked rather like little orange butts... which totally ruined any interest Barbie might have had in apricots.


Then he started power lifting the cherries.

"Oh grow UP, would you Ken?"




Barbie chose the yellow and red Rainiers, a Washington variety.


Barbie liked the Rainiers because they have shades of magenta in them, and magenta is her favorite color... but also because she always tries to buy local whenever possible.

Ken pointed out that the cherries were as big as Barbie's head.

Barbie told Ken he was exaggerating.

They also found some nice, new potatoes.
Being a meat and potatoes kinda guy, Ken was very excited about the potatoes and bought two!


Fortunately Barbie is pretty intelligent about what she eats, and thinks freaking out about carbs is a ridicules notion; she can think of all sorts of ways to use the potatoes and hopefully distract Ken from his silly BBQ thoughts!

6 comments:

Julia said...

Love the blog! You have a great sense of humor. Not to egg Ken on, but I think I ought to point out that garbanzo beans look baby butts too.

veggie barbie girl said...

Oh great! Garbanzo beans! I...err..Ken never thought of that!

LisaJean119 said...

Are you sure that food isn't genetically modified? It's HUGE!!! haha... That Ken, barbie needs to find a guy who respects her choices, huh? lol..

Vicki's Vegan Vice said...

This is such a clever idea!

Candi said...

Hahaha!!! I loved seeing Ken carrying produce around! I'm so glad you are keeping this blog up. I stopped by and saw how much ken and barbie have been traveling!

Amy said...

HAHA... This is the first blog to make me laugh out loud in a long time. I think Barbie and Ken need to take your new dog for a walk! (I found you from your mom's blog :)