Posts Tagged ‘Seasons with heart’

The Family Meal

Thoughts on Mealtime Mealtime is a welcome time of day in our family, a time to reconnect and nourish after work and daily adventures. We try to create a pause and share gratitude for our yummy food, the earth and the farmers whose hands brought it to us. This pause also offers a grounding moment to relax…

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Cozy craft ideas

Crafts Sweet and simple lantern tutorial from the blog River Blissed Lanterns are an easy activity for families to create together. They symbolize that though the sunlight is waning, warmth and light still shine from our hearts, our homes and within the spirit of community.     Upcycled Sweater Mittens from Hobby Farm and Home…

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Self-Care Invitations for November

  Self-Care Invitations for November make or buy a few new candles for the table and light them at breakfast time if hosting a Thanksgiving dinner, make it a potluck women, give yourself a Yoni steam (here’s how) jump in a pile of leaves..I dare you! hire the neighbor to rake up your leaves(or shovel…

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October Recipes

Recipes! These are some of our favorite recipes for October, each adds an element of warmth and comfort. The pumpkin pie baked oatmeal makes enough to feed your family for days, and is a staple for us on colder mornings. You must try the pumpkin chocolate chip muffins from Indie Mama, a perfect snack for a walk…

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October: Self-Care for Parents

 Self Care for parents, in the spirit of community:  Host a “come as you were” costume party asking your guests to dress as a former part of their life or as they believe they were in a past life Clean out your pantry and donate to a local food bank Eat by candle light (find…

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October: Fun Activities & Crafty Inspiration

The month is October, the air is getting cold. The leaves are all changing to red and to gold. The month is October and pumpkins I’ve seen, they’re out trick-or-treating for now it’s Halloween.   Fun Activities for October: make a colorful leaf mandala create a leaf and acorn garland make mini pumpkin votive holders gather leaves…

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Self-Care for Autumn

Self-Care for autumn: Make yourself a golden leaf crown Roll in a pile of leaves Wake up before everybody and enjoy a chai latte Take a walk in nature alone and experience your surroundings with your senses rather than your thinking Eat a warm apple pie Give yourself a pumpkin facial  Practice a balance pose…

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Autumn Activities

The rhythm of the seasons offers us so many opportunities to connect with nature. Children are already so wonderful at noticing the smallest changes from a snail creeping along a rock to a squirmy worm in the garden. When we can create opportunity for our little ones to join in the “work”, we are all…

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September Crafts

  Let’s get crafty! We love making felted acorn garlands! It’s very simple and inclusive for young children as they can gather the acorns, remove the “hats” and help with wet felting. Older children can tie the string on the acorn stems and glue the felt into the cap. I found this great tutorial (and…

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Autumn Verses & Games

It still feels like summer here in Sonoma County, in fact we are in the middle of a heat wave. But the leaves are starting to turn golden and fall, the apples are ripening and our family is ready for the change of seasons. This month I’m sharing two sweet verses that connect with the…

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