Category Archives: Fall

Grandma’s Knit Slippers

Knitting is very much associated with grandmothers of the past. With the children all grown and life more slow paced,View full post »

Soup Fridays : Friday Night

In the cold winter months, it is nice to warm up to comforting foods, like soup. Soup is a hearty meal that can have aView full post »

Happy Thanksgiving

Our American friends are having Thanksgiving. The “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims afterView full post »

Candlelight : Friday Night

Candles have been used for light and to illuminate celebrations for more than 5000 years.  Accounts of candle use dateView full post »

Guy Fawkes Night

The air outside is filled with the smell of bonfires and the sound of fireworks. Guy Fawkes Night, also known as BonfireView full post »

Monthly Bucket List

Oh, sweet November. A new month gives us a fresh outlook on our planning for the weeks ahead.  Be it either forView full post »

Halloween Scares

What is Halloween without telling bone chilling stories or trying to jump out at people for a good scare? This is theView full post »

All Hallows’ Eve : Soul Cakes

Halloween, also known as All Hallows’ Eve goes back as far as 2000 years ago to a Celtic festival held aroundView full post »

Fall Bonfire & Cookout : Friday Night

Setting the stage for a cool evening outdoors with a bonfire, provides a fun and relaxing night. The evening can be aView full post »

Granny Squares : Girls Night

When the weather starts to cool, we tend to cuddle up in a favorite cozy blanket and call it our ‘happy placeView full post »

The Spooky Dinner

Bat wings, pumpkin guts and zombie brains topped with clotted vampire blood, sounds like a wonderful feast for anView full post »

Halloween Boo’s

Halloween is hauntingly fun all month long. With mystery, shadows and fright, it raises our adrenaline to be really View full post »

Autumn Harvest Gathering

I love gatherings. Especially ones centered around great food and good company. Meg from Bread + Barrow has documentedView full post »

Pumpkin Picking

Taking a colorful and scenic drive into the country is a fall favorite. With a seasonal hot beverage in hand, headingView full post »

Thanksgiving Traditions

In Canada, we celebrate this food-filled holiday in October. Back in 1578, an English explorer named Martin FrobisherView full post »

Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples

It is crab apple season, and with it comes boxes upon boxes for making all sorts of canned goods. The canning processView full post »

Rainbow Leaves

With the changing of the leaves, Autumn brings in a splendor of colour to the world. For many, it is a favorite timeView full post »

Oktoberfest

Known for beer, pretzels and bratwurst, Oktoberfest is a German celebration that appeals to the masses. From wearingView full post »

Schultute : First Day of School

The tradition of the “Schultüte” leads back to approximately 1810, in Germany. When children in Germany,View full post »

The Importance of Tea

Tea. The relaxing three letter word that brings either solitude or togetherness. Many rituals are centered around tea, View full post »

Friendsgiving

What is more beautiful than sharing a special evening with friends and being grateful? Looking around at all the facesView full post »

A 1779 Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner has been a traditional feast for hundreds of years. It is one of the most favorite holidays in theView full post »

Grandma’s Applesauce

Kristin Rosenau has been making pastries, eating pastries, sharing pastries and dreaming about pastries… sheView full post »

Corn Maze Afternoon

A crisp breeze is welcomed on a beautiful fall afternoon while running through a corn maze. Each year many familiesView full post »

A Harvest Gathering

The gathering of family and friends during the fall season requires an event. An event to roast chestnuts, drink appleView full post »

Tailgate Lunch at Harvest

During harvest, fields are being worked from early dawn to late into the night. There is a very short window to get allView full post »

Harvest Party Event

Fall time is a very special season. Many events take place to continue traditions and start new ones. We often think ofView full post »