2015 Autumn Bucket List

It has become a bit of a tradition for me to post seasonal bucket lists. I didn’t post one over the summer because I didn’t post very much, but I wanted to share my autumn one with you.  I have already gotten a start on this list since we are a few weeks into the […]

In the Kitchen: Chili

  I love autumn in Missouri. The leaves have all changed colors, and the weather is perfect for curling up under a comfy blanket and reading a book. It is time for sweaters and jeans and boots. And it is the time of year when I start making chili for supper. In my parents’ house, […]

Autumn Wreath

  This week has been a very crafty week around here. My niece, nephew, and I decorated pumpkins with a little help from Nana (my mom). My niece painted her pumpkin black and then using the hair dryer melted crayon on it. If you follow me on Facebook, I will be putting up some pictures […]

Favorite Autumn Quotes

“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, and from repeating to herself some few of the thousand poetical descriptions extant of autumn–that season of peculiar and inexhaustible influence on the mind of taste and […]

Autumn Bucket List

So once again, a new season hits and out comes all these moms with fun bucket lists of things to do with their children this autumn. Well, what’s a single girl to do? Make her own list of course! So here is my autumn bucket list! It is a lot shorter than my summer bucket […]

Happy October!

I love autumn! I love the changing colors of the trees, the cooler temperatures, the campfires or fire pits, the apples, the pumpkins, and the food! Hot chocolate, doughnuts, apple fritters, apple cake, apple butter, applesauce…did I mention apples? Today’s recipe is fresh apple cake. I found this recipe in the Kansas City Star Magazine, […]