I’ve been feeling a need to slow down a bit lately. The beginning of the school year brings lots of excitement and getting used to new schedules and routines. My husband and I have also been running in different directions and we’ve had tons of things going on with our family and friends lately. I’m looking forward to a week where we can stop and catch our breath. Where the weather is clear and crisp, we can drink some hot coffee while it’s still hot, maybe go to a pumpkin patch, and I would really love to sit with my 5 year-old and do a fall craft. I’ve rounded up a couple cute ones for you- some for kids and some for us crafty adults. Scroll to the bottom for a free Fall Word Search for your kiddos too from Education.com!
I don’t know about the rest of you, but sometimes in the craziness of life, weeks and months seem to get filled up and fly by without much quality time spent with friends and family. What used to be hanging out every weekend when we were single or newly married, is basically a couple times a year now that many of us have children of our own. We have one group of friends in particular who are pretty much zero maintenance- meaning no one really cares if our homes are spotless when we visit, and eating dinner together usually means ordering pizza or wings.
As we begin transitioning into the cooler months of the year (I know some of you have already put up all your fall decorations and busted out the pumpkin-spiced everything), I start to think about blankets, boots, and hot delicious beverages. While going out to coffee shops is fun, it can certainly turn into an expensive habit. This expense, as well as America’s addiction and love of coffee, has led to a huge trend in at-home coffee bars over the last few years. Not only are they practical, they’re fun, cute, and great for when company comes over allowing your guests to easily help themselves to your coffee supplies. Today, I’m sharing with you 5 themed coffee stations that you can easily replicate at home. Weekend project!