Jumping in piles of leaves. Picking apples. Heading to see your neighbor's son play QB for the high school football team. Yup, all of these fun fall festivities are coming up. Have you listed yours out? Take a gander at that calendar -- the master family one, the school one, perhaps the football schedule of the family's favorite team. We talked about being ready for fall's school time stuff, but are you ready for the fall fun?
-- Locate that team spirit gear. Are you a huge Pittsburgh Steelers family? Do the kids - including your two-year-old -- know all of the words to the Michigan Wolverine fight song? Be sure you have those team jerseys still fit from last season and post up the schedule on the fridge so all of the super fans know the scoop.
-- Get your craft on. It's the season for crafting! With a bunch of fun celebrations crammed into a few weeks and getting prepared for the holiday season, you've got plenty of fabulous fun decorate for, so start to surf about on your favorite craft sites or, yes, the ever-inspiring Pinterest, and scout out what you are jonsing to make this fall.
-- Stock up on goodies (or goodie-making ingredients). Break out those favorite fall recipes (pumpkin bread, apple cider, cheesy acorn squash, harvest salad) and make sure your pantry is ready to help create those seasonal yummies.
-- Weather-proof your car and wardrobe. Do you remember where that de-icer is? How about that portable outside blanket you can use on hard stadium bunches or the ground? Gather up all of the stuff you may need for outside fall fun. Also, chunk an extra scarf and maybe a not-so-used hoodie or two into the trunk for those "I'm cold, Mom!" moments.
What fall fun do you have in the coming months? Do you love fall like I do?
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