Tagged with fall

Mini Apple & Cranberry Pies

Mini Apple & Cranberry Pies

This past fall I won a copy of the autumn issue of Crafting Connections in a blog giveaway. This is a wonderful quarterly magazine for kids and their grown-ups, full of hands-on activities, recipes, and nature activities. My son and I have loved every thing we have done from the magazine. This past weekend we tried our hand … Continue reading

Autumn Fun!

Autumn Fun!

Saturday we went pumpkin picking! Then Sunday we carved pumpkins! I so love the Fall.

Kid Craft: Painted Leaf Prints

Kid Craft: Painted Leaf Prints

On the way home from the library yesterday we found some really lovely shaped leaves, of various sizes. I had seen a fun leaf printing project in the Fall issue of Crafting Connections. (Rowan & Oak is doing a giveaway to get your own copy of this lovely magazine. I was lucky enough to win … Continue reading

Burst into Fall! Blog Hop & Giveaway!

Burst into Fall! Blog Hop & Giveaway!

Giveaway winner announced at the bottom! Hi! If you are joining me from the Leafs Me Happy quilt blog hop, I hope you will check out some of my other posts & subscribe to my blog! (Many thanks to Madame Samm and to Cherry for organizing the hop!) I love, love, love the Fall! Crisp air, scarf-wearing weather, orange … Continue reading

Painted Pumpkins!

Painted Pumpkins!

My Gram gave my Wee One a sweet little round pumpkin for him to paint, so we did that on one of our (numerous) rainy days this week. G loves, LOVES blue and purple, so those are the two colors he used extensively. He started painting  a face on, but that quickly turned into all … Continue reading

Fall “Leafs Me Happy” Blog Hop

Fall “Leafs Me Happy” Blog Hop

Looking for some fun fall quilting inspiration? Check out this blog hop organized by Cherry Blossoms Studio which runs from October 1-10. Yours truly is scheduled for Monday October 8th. I’ll be showing off my new “Burst into Fall!” block and having a giveaway!

Signs of Autumn, pt 2

Signs of Autumn, pt 2

Another favorite activity to do with the Wee One is to visit a farm that is very near our house. They have lots of animals to look at and talk to (yes, we talk to animals), fresh produce and goodies in the barn store, and beautiful plants and flowers for sale. It is such a … Continue reading

Signs of Autumn, pt 1

Signs of Autumn, pt 1

The Wee One and I went for a walk this week at our favorite nature center, and there were signs of Autumn everywhere! We had talked before about how red, yellow, and orange leaves mean Fall is coming, so G was so excited to exclaim, “Look!! Fall is COMING!” with every changed leaf. It was … Continue reading