Have you noticed the leaves turning in your part of the world? Do you make seasonal bucket lists? By nature I’m hopelessly disorganized, but having children has helped me make some progress, mainly because my kids demand it of me.
Why I Write Bucket Lists
I never wrote bucket lists before having kids (does anyone?) and I started this ritual to help me navigate the sea of activities that go along with having children. I also enjoy the process of planning, wishing, and dreaming with my family. It’s fun to sit down with paper and a pen, and scribble out a long list of wishes. We come up with all sorts of fun ideas and this process builds excitement for transitioning from one season to the next.
It’s only August, but I noticed that our leaves are already turning. Does anyone else think this is just crazy? My husband baked a cherry pie with 4-year old Nutmeg this afternoon, and the house started to smell like Fall. And we tackled back-to-school shopping this weekend. Get ready, because Fall is coming!
Do you know what I’m dreaming about today? Pumpkin Pie flavored coffee and baking my mom’s pumpkin bread. Mmmm.
Links to Fun Fall Activities
Make popcorn straight from the cob in the Corncob Popcorn Experiment
Negative Leaf Impressions are a fun way to document the shapes of leaves, with leaves and a spray bottle full of colored water
Make a Sticky Autumn Collage with leaves and contact paper
Check out my growing FALL Pinterest Board for more inspiration
What’s on your Fall Bucket List?
What do you look forward to this season? Feel free to print this and share widely because it’s never too early to plan ahead.