How about a pre-autumn roundup? Sure, it’s still in the 90s here in Oklahoma but even so, I see hints of the season to come. The angle of light, earlier sunsets, and the beginning of color change in foliage. Oh, and we can’t forget ragweed. Atchoo!
It’s a well-known fact that I’m a summer girl through and through. The very thought of winter makes me shudder. However, I DO enjoy autumn. Let’s take a peek at what the coming season has in store for us.
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The first cool front of fall makes me want to bake something. This oatmeal cake is on my list soon:
*note: I wrote this for The Glamorous Housewife but the blog is no longer available. I’ll be reposting this recipe here on Life With Dee soon.
Grandma’s Oatmeal Cake
We try to eat seasonally so this crockpot meal with cranberries and apples is a perfect way to say hello to fall:
And what would autumn be without pumpkin?
Fabulous Fall Series:
Last year I did a 7-day fall series of posts here on Life With Dee. Here are the links:
Dee’s Fabulous Fall Checklist (free printable) – Use this free printable if you’d like to plan your own “Fabulous Fall”.
Back in 2012 on my old Tea With Dee blog, I started a 31 Days of Autumn Nesting series. I only made it 21 days because we then left on a vacation. Click on the button below for the first post in the series, along with links to all the rest:
For the home:
Spring cleaning gets a lot of attention but I think there’s something to be said for fall cleaning, too.
Getting Cozy For Fall – pictures of my fall decorating from a couple of years ago
“With a life in the day of a Vintage Housekeeper in Autumn, a list of seasonal puttery treats, some advice for preparing for cooler weather at home, and adding a layer of cosy calm to your Autumn house alongside the three housekeeping recipes you need to give the house a hug, an Autumn reading list and a list of journaling prompts for meditating your way through this gorgeous season of so much promise…”
My Autumn Bucket List – This was my list from a few years ago. I’ll create a new one for this year soon.
My daughter and I will be taking our annual trip to the Clarita Amish Auction tomorrow. We love to look at all the quilts and other handmade items. And I always have to bring back some delicious cinnamon rolls!
Tell me your favorite thing about fall and one thing you plan to do to celebrate the new season.