Sunday, November 2, 2014


View from our back deck.

I love Fall.  I love the smell of rotting leaves, the moistness of rain, maybe snow in the air.  I love the red leaves, apples and pumpkins.  Spiced apple cider.  So much fun.

Fabric pumpkins

Salt Dough ornaments, they're going to hang in my kitchen.
 I really wanted to make a few more decorations for our home.  I made some pumpkins and salt dough ornaments that I think turned really well.  The kids made some too that they are painting tomorrow since they have school off the next days.

We enjoyed a day at the corn maze.  Hannah and Jonathan enjoyed the maze with dad while the little ones played with me.  We all enjoyed a hay ride as well.

Jonathan and Hannah on the hayride.
Family adventure at the corn maze.
Playing in the corn box. (Think dry corn instead of sand)
We finished up this great but crazy month of October with a Halloween celebration.  I enjoy the fun of Halloween but I'm not a big fan of the creepy, spooky gore.  In the past we've attended a trunk or treat activity at church and called it good.  I try to make a fun dinner on Halloween to include the kids in the actual holiday.   This year, since Halloween was on Friday I decided we would participate in trick or treating.  The kids had a great time.  Hannah dressed up as Ms. Frizzle of the Lost in Space variety, Jonathan was a Jack o' Lantern, Charlotte went as Cinderella and Spencer was a knight.  They all had such a blast.  Spencer thought it was so cool that people were just giving him candy.

Jack o'Lantern Cookies
Witch fingers from grandma.
Halloween dinner: candy corn pizza, monster jaw apples, and breadstick bones.
The trick o' treating crew.
It has been a fun month.  We start November just getting ready for the holidays and awaiting the arrival of our new brother.  We'll have to wait and see where we eat Thanksgiving dinner this year.


Amanda said...

Wow, Heather, you are amazing! I love the Halloween dinner you made for your family! Sounds like you're happy to have seasons again! We are too.

Melissa said...

It is the best time of the year! These pictures are super fun :)