It's so fun to be back to our 5 on Friday - thanks Amy! Now that it's September the Fall signs seem to be everywhere around my northwoods these days. Some very obvious ones too - like geese flying over every day and chillier nights. Here are a few more sure signs of Fall to me:
No more regular walks to the park with my daughter and her friends so they could play on the playground. We tried to pack a lot more of that in during the final days of August - but now that she's in school I walk with Ruby. And during our walks this is more and more what I'm seeing, yep the changing color of the leaves has begun!
Celebrating our son's birthday is always a sign of Fall to me. His birthday is in late August so it's usually one of the last "events" of our summer (although this year we also did the Mn State fair). He actually let me capture a few photos too. So you can see the final results of the sporty birthday bunting I made for him - although the big cookie wasn't strong enough to hold the 2nd post so I had to improvise and put it in a glass. He loved the cake with his favorite team's colors (notice his hat). I love the photo of his sister giving him candle blowing out advice. Lol It's extra frightening as we're now talking about driver's permits. Pray for me!
The nights have been coming earlier and earlier. It gets dark about an hour or more earlier than it did during the summer already. This was a photo I captured of a beautiful full moon at a party a friend of ours had just a week or so ago. They have a lovely property out in the country and even have horses and chickens! (notice the horse below the moon)
I've been getting back to my scrapbooking better and my daughter and I are even finally finishing up her "girls rule" cross stitch. We started it this summer, but it quickly got thrown aside for bike rides and trampoline time. She is back to being interested in it - so that's a sure sign of Fall!