DIY

Q-Kids: Wax Leaves Project

Sometimes you find the PERFECT fall leaf. It's stunning and beautiful. It represents everything you love about autumn. Then it falls apart. Wouldn't it be great if we could make that leaf last a bit longer? "Every leaf speaks bliss to me / Fluttering from the autumn tree." -BrontΓ« Melt bees wax over heat (using… Continue reading Q-Kids: Wax Leaves Project

DIY

Autumn Art- Harvest Tree

A stroll through the woods with my toddler this past weekend resulted in a basket full of sticks, moss, and leaves of blaze and gold. The biggest leaves she wanted to paint but once we got out the craft box we changed our plans. Using a paint stick, baby food jar, jut string, packaging paper,… Continue reading Autumn Art- Harvest Tree

Lifestyle

Fallen Leaves & Fire Pits

I've been wanting a fire pit in our yard for a few years now. I love s'mores and even though it will be a pain to get the marshmallow off my toddlers face, hands, and hair the memories of a fire pit will be worth it. There is a spot deep in our woods but… Continue reading Fallen Leaves & Fire Pits

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Sage Wreaths

All this crisp autumn air has me taking long walks and lingering outside on these last snowless days, before the cold nips too hard or the animals disappear into their homes. It also has me storing up veggies, herbs, and seeds for next year. So as I shook out seeds from the Black Eyed Susan's… Continue reading Sage Wreaths

DIY, Lifestyle

Holiday Pinecones

The trick to painting the tips of pinecones is not meticulous work and endless time. It’s as simple as a letting nature do the work for us! Here is how I make perfectly frosted pinecones for the holidays! I live in Michigan so, if I want to get pinecones from under my pine trees, now… Continue reading Holiday Pinecones