Month: August 2013

Autumn Nature - Seasonal TableThis week, we’ve been stuck at home as we’ve been still recovering from our colds. So I decided that with the ‘school year” starting next week, we’d use the time inside to set up our autumn nature/seasonal table (which is actually a shelf in our case). It feels a little weird setting it up right now, as our weather has been crazy hot this summer, but it did rain today, some of the leaves have started to change, and it is getting dark by about 8 PM now, so some signs of autumn are in the air.
Sola has was really excited about doing this table and pretty much set it up on her own. She has been wanting to light the candles in the late afternoons while we curl up and read books together. I do love the smell of burning beeswax candles!
What about in your neck of the woods? Are you seeing signs that autumn is almost here? Or is summer still sticking around?

A couple of weeks ago, I decided that I should start to plan out Sola’s “lessons” for this year, rather than go with the “fly by the seat of my pants” approach that I have used with her thus far. In doing so, I first wanted to write down all of the festival/holiday dates for […]

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Autumn Gnomes | From Blue Bells and Cockle Shells

With autumn just around the corner, I thought I’d share a photo of the fall gnomes that I made for our seasonal table. As with all of the monthly gnomes I made this year, I just used a wood burning tool to draw a symbol on the gnomes that I felt represents each month. I […]

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