Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Fall Bucket List

Happy Tuesday! Today I am linking up with Erika and Ashley for Tuesday Talk and am talking about our Fall Bucket List. My kids are still a little young to understand the whole bucket list thing, but I love a bucket list so I made one anyways :)

Fall is my favorite season, and after 9 years I finally get to experience a real one complete with leaves changing colors and cooler temperatures now that we live back in the Midwest! Here is our list for the Fall (and please comment below with fun things you do too because I am always looking for other ideas!)....

1. Make a pumpkin cake
Some relatives gave us a pumpkin shaped cake pan so we plan to make a cake with it. My 4 year old is all about baking and helping in the kitchen so this should be fun.

2. Jump in a pile of leaves
We never had the chance to do this while living in California :)

3. Apple Holler
This is one of my favorite places! Apple Holler is an apple orchard and farm park just over the border in Wisconsin (about a 30 minute drive for us). I used to bring my kids when we would visit our family here and am excited that we can now go whenever we want. My kids like the farmyard park complete with goats, chickens, bunnies, ponies, slides, and lots of other farm activities. Apple Holler has a cute little store and a restaurant (we haven't tried the restaurant yet).  One year while visiting over Christmas, we came and did a sleigh ride and had a bonfire. We have visited once so far this Fall and I'm sure we will be back again. 

4. Country Bumpkin
Country Bumpkin is a fun little pumpkin patch in the area that I have heard is cute! We love a good pumpkin patch so we are excited to try a new one out this year (since we live in a new state). 

5. Send Halloween cards
I found this idea on pinterest and thought it was cute. Plus, my in-laws love Halloween and now that we don't live by them I thought it would be a fun thing to do. I'm planning to take pictures of the kids in their Halloween costumes and then send halloween cards out. Since our Christmas cards will go out a month or so later, I thought I would keep it simple and just send them to family. 

6. Paint pumpkins
 I'm planning on buying little pumpkins and letting my kids paint their hearts out :)

7. Halloween movie night
I thought it would be fun to have a little halloween movie night complete with snacks for our kids. Now I just need to find halloween movies that my 2 and 4 year olds would enjoy. If you have any that your little kids love, please let me know!

8. Decorate Halloween cookies
Who doesn't love to decorate cookies?!?

9. Carve pumpkins
This is something I thought I would let my husband do with the kids (and I will watch haha)! I know they will love this, especially seeing their pumpkins lit up outside. 

10. Go apple picking
We did this one last Friday and loved it so I think we will be back. Our town has this cute little family run orchard. It is no frills and just an orchard with an easy up where you pay at the entrance and then go pick, but I thought it was perfect and my kids loved it. 

What's on your Fall Bucket List?! I am always looking for other ideas!

1 comment:

  1. Great list--I literally just thought today I need to make our list and post it! I agree --let the husbands carve the pumpkins. I cook the seeds:)