Quite honestly, fall in Minneapolis is looking mighty fine. A few Saturday mornings ago I walked around Minnehaha Park and Falls. (Can I just say I need someone to volunteer to vigorously bike with me in the cheesy two-person bikes? Thanks!!)
The photos I’m sharing with you don’t do justice to how rich and vibrant the leaves’ colors were in real life. You know how that goes though. Some things things look better to the eye then they do to a phone camera. Well, nonetheless, enjoy my fall photos! And please visit this park whenever you’re in Minneapolis. I actually enjoyed it far more now in October compared to when I visited this summer and there were 1,000 mosquitos chomping on my legs. (Maybe I was there a bad day??) Anyways, yay fall!
Now that summer is over, I’m a little stunned. I cannot believe how fast the summer flew by. I know people say that every year but I mean it this time. I don’t have any idea what I did in July. I feeling as though I missed an entire month of summer.
My hands are a bit tied. I’m not ready to let go of summer and I’m not one-hundred percent ready to embrace fall. Even though I’m wearing fall-ish clothes to work, I’m still sporting sandals. I don’t want to give those up yet.
I do love fall though. I love warm sweaters, apple cider, football games, crockpots filled with bubbling soup and so on. This fall I want to venture out to visit a pumpkin patch and an apple orchard. I want to try out a new fall drink recipes. And I for sure want to bake pumpkin bread or muffins.
So, are you with me? How do you feel about summer ending and fall starting?
I want to share with you a fall wreath I made last year. It was so easy to put together, I ended up making one for my mom too! Instead of giving you a step-by-step tutorial, feel free to check out the Crafting Mom blog where I got the inspiration. I give that blogger, Jacki, credit for this great idea! I bought all of my supplies–the vine wreath, fall garland, craft felt and leaves–at Michaels for around $12 (gotta love those coupons).
I added sparkly leaves to give my wreath a little shine and to make it slightly different from the original.
I’ve thought about making a winter version by spraying a twig wreath with white/silvery glitter and adding pine cones. Maybe I’ll tackle that in December… so come back again to see how it turns out.