Slow Cooker Butternut Squash and Apple Soup (Kid-Friendly!)

I adore soup weather! And, I love slow cooker soups for an easy and warming dinner. This butternut squash and apple soup has a sweet, delicate flavor, and is simple enough for my daughters to prepare. Even my toddler can… Continue Reading →

Pop-up Autumn Leaf Place Cards

My kids have been making holiday meal place cards since they were tiny. It’s such a fun and creative way for them to contribute to a special meal. We’ve been brainstorming place card ideas for Thanksgiving, and these pop-up autumn… Continue Reading →

Having Fun with Pumpkins and the Peanuts Gang

Visiting a pumpkin patch in the fall is always a must-do this time of year. We love all the activities to be done while at the farm… animals, mazes, and treats. We have a fabulous local pumpkin patch in Washington called… Continue Reading →

Popsicle Stick Apples – Kid Craft

Looking for some inspiration for fall kid crafts this year? Well, look no further because these Popsicle Stick Apples are as simple as it gets! If you are like me, you are pretty excited for the change in season. Not… Continue Reading →

Fall Handprint Tree Craft

In true southern fashion, Happy Fall Ya’ll!  Wow, I can not believe it is the first day of fall.  I love fall here in the south.  The weather is wonderful and allows more time for the kids and I to… Continue Reading →

Quick Crochet Fall Leaf Pattern

I couldn’t resist crocheting these cute little leaves for fall. We have loads of beautiful fallen leaves on our front lawn and I thought I’d crochet up a few more leaves to add to the pile! I found some yarn scraps… Continue Reading →

Watercolor Place Cards for Thanksgiving

To help prep for our Thanksgiving dinner, we’re making a few festive place cards for the holiday table. These were fun to make, with a few different items to watercolor, representing Thanksgiving. We all took turns choosing either pie, turkey… Continue Reading →

Handcut Fall Leaf Wreath

I don’t own any kind of cutting machine, so when I want to do this kind of project, it means going old school – with a template and scissors! I actually find the process soothing and therapeutic once I get… Continue Reading →

6 Slow Cooker Recipes for Fall

Warm up this fall with the perfect slow cooker recipe! I’ve partnered with Crock-Pot, the original slow cooker, to share 6 festive fall slow cooker recipes. These recipes are just what you need to make dinner ahead of time, slow cooking,… Continue Reading →

Cozy Almond Pumpkin Spice Steamer

The leaves are changing and it’s getting colder outside. Grab a good book, a big mug of this almond pumpkin spice steamer, and cuddle up under a blanket for a while. This recipe from Whipperberry is the perfect fall drink to warm… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Spice Hot Cocoa

As soon as the temperatures started cooling off a tiny bit, my girls declared it hot cocoa season once again! While we usually drink our cocoa straight-up chocolate flavor, we also enjoy experimenting with different spices and extracts. Of course,… Continue Reading →

Printing Leaf Shapes with Potato Stamps

We’re right in the middle of the fall season and the leaves on the trees couldn’t be more beautiful. It’s a perfect time to take a drive through a canyon, near the mountains, or even on maple tree lined streets!… Continue Reading →

Scrumptious Pumpkin Pie Muddy Buddies!

Who doesn’t like a big bowl of chocolate peanut butter Muddy Buddies? My husband and I can eat a whole batch in one sitting! I spotted this recipe over on the M&T Spotlight page which gives a fall twist on the classic… Continue Reading →

Wax Paper Leaf Sun Catchers

My girls love decorating the windows around our house. They are a perfect canvas for all kinds of sun catcher projects. We often make things with clear Contact paper, but this time we made beautiful stained-glass leaves with wax paper… Continue Reading →

Crochet a Pumpkin Stem Cozy

I’m on a crochet kick for October with all kinds of fun pumpkin goodies! Today I’m sharing my cozy for a pumpkin stem. Those ouchy pokey stems are never fun to hold, so I’ve crocheted a simple cozy to cover… Continue Reading →

Mouth Watering Baked Chocolate Doughnuts

These baked chocolate doughnuts from Lana of Never Enough Thyme look so yummy! They are the perfect fall treat that I found over at the M&T Spotlight. Don’t you just want to curl up with a good book while eating a few… Continue Reading →

How to Make a Canning Jar Lid Pumpkin

How cute is this little pumpkin craft that caught my eye on the M&T Spotlight page? With fall just around the corner these canning jar lid pumpkins from Sherri of About Family Crafts would be the perfect addition to a gift… Continue Reading →

Paper Scrap Fall Trees

We’re just starting to see some fall colors in our neighborhood, which makes me so happy. I love fall! Even though we’re still a few days away from the official first day of autumn, my girls and I were ready… Continue Reading →

Stained Glass Tissue Paper Fall Tree

Guest post by Jen Goode of Projects for Preschoolers Make a pretty fall tree that is beautiful window art as well. Using tissue paper and construction paper, this pretty tree craft is perfect for even the littlest hands. This is a great… Continue Reading →

Stitched Leaf Garland to Hang for Fall

There are so many gorgeous leaves falling near our neighborhood, I just had to scoop them up and make something fun. For a while now I’ve wanted to try stitching right through them and it turned out so festive! Supplies… Continue Reading →

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