In an effort to slow autumn down (if that’s even possible), I made a bucket list to really take in and enjoy the season. I never used to say fall was one of my favorite seasons, but over the past few years, it has definitely gotten up there. Let’s ignore our 81 degree weather yesterday.. so not fall like! A few weeks ago I created a fall bucket list so I could enjoy the season and all it has to offer.
Here’s an update on my Fall Bucket List:
I’m really excited about all we’ve accomplished!
Apple Picking at Simmons Farm:
Aaron and I headed out to go apple picking at Simmons farm after church on Sunday. I knew that if we waited much longer we wouldn’t have many apples to choose from, and Sunday just happened to work out after church.
We arrived and waited in about a 5 minute line to pay for our apple picking bags. You could choose between 1/4 peck, 1/2 peck, 1/2 bushel, and 1 bushel. We went for a 1/4 peck and it was plenty! While we waited in line, we checked out all the other fresh vegetables throughout.
We walked out of the shop and right along a path to the apple patch! You had to follow the yellow rope and that led you to the trees with the ripened apples.
We had so much fun trying all the apples (you can try as many as you’d like!) and figuring out which ones we really wanted to pick and buy. In all, we chose the golden delicious, Roma, Empire, and Winesap. We had never heard of those before, but they were really good! Claimed to have a bit of a spice with them, but to me they were just a bit sour which was exactly what I like.
It didn’t take long to pick our apples, and we headed home to devour. I immediately made a double batch of Apple Butter. mmm.
I elaborated on it before, but this was such a fun craft to do! I love how it looks in my house, and every time I look at it, it reminds me of our fun girls night. I’m still on the hunt for a Halloween craft!
Take a walk in crunchy leaves.
I mentioned on Sunday that Aaron and I took a walk on Saturday with our coffee and tea in hand. It was a beautiful morning for a walk. Little crisp to the air but beautiful.
Light Pumpkin candles:
Well that was really simple but it always smells so good! I already have a candle on back up for when my pumpkin pie candle finishes. We have many other scents throughout the house, but the family room always smells of pumpkin.
Bake Pumpkin Treats:
For Brittany’s bachelorette party, I made my pumpkin bars to take! They were a huge hit among them. I also made them last week for our life group. I only made a half batch(you get a lot!) and everyone finished them.
I definitely have ideas for the rest of the bucket list! I know I can get it all accomplished, and am having so much fun doing these activities!