Wednesday, October 26, 2016

autumn traditions

I'm pretty sure every October I get overly nostalgic and talk about how much I absolutely love autumn. Thanks to facebook memories, the nostalgia has grown and I started thinking about all the traditions I've slowly added to my autumn every year. 

 Every year pupkin carving has become a must. Even though every year I astound myself with my awful skills of carving (last year my creation ended up becoming a hole, because the design was so poorly carried out).  But I still like to pretend (and of course then bake the pumpkin seeds after)!
Speaking of pumpkins..... visiting pumpkin patches and picking out pumpkins is another favorite autumn activity. I don't know what it is, but pumpkins just make me happy!
 Last year I decided to make a list of everything pumpkin I tried (from coffee and cider to muffins and fro-yo).  This year though, I decided to stick with the basics--- and this pumpkin cider is my absolute favorite!
Even at school we've created a few traditions. We always have a Fall Festival (this year's post with fun pictures, found here). We also have a character parade (which I remember doing even when I was in elementary school--- ps I was the cutest Sister Bear EVER). This year I was Goldalicious (and our team was themed!!), last year I was Simile Girl (from a simile and metaphor video I had my kids watching all the time), and the year before that I was Amelia Bedeilia, because why not?!?!
And perhaps one of my all time favorite traditions is the beginning of football season. And thanks to the traditions of my amazing Roby family-- we make sure to travel to Auburn for the first home game each season. It's one of my favorite trips and I love going every year!

So what about you?? What are some of your favorite autumn traditions?????!!!
xoxox, kel

1 comment:

  1. Those are all great traditions. & don't feel bad about your pumpkin carving skills, mine are just as bad...I'm not even allowed to carve anymore. Ha, ha!