All posts tagged: seasons

51 Reasons Why I Love Fall.

Originally posted on Ordinary Adventures:
Yesterday was the last day on my weather app that was above 80 degrees. This coming week, we’re looking at the 4th week of school, frosted over windshields in the morning, the last full week of September, and 70 degree highs. My heart is pounding just thinking about it. I have officially pulled out my boots, jeans, hugely oversized sweaters all in anticipation. Fall is here! It is by far my favorite season and it boosts my spirits every time it rolls around. Who couldn’t love it? And in case you are one of the weird people who don’t, I have  listed out 51 reasons why I do, and you should. And these are just the beginning. 1. Colder weather. 2. Oversized sweaters. 3. Tea. 4. Rainy season. 5. Extra blankets. 6. Camping season. 7. Flannels. 8. Crisp evenings. 9. Long nights. 10. Back to school schedule starts. 11. Fall colors. 12. Crunchy leaves. 13. Pumpkin everything. 14. Apple picking. 15. School starts back up. 16. Jack O’Lanterns. 17. Fall…

Fall Gardening 101: How to Start

Originally posted on The Farm on the Hill:
I don’t remember when I actually first heard about a fall garden. ?I think it was a conversation with my mom a few years back when she read about how to garden year-round in a 100 square foot space. ?Between our cut budget and my new found interest in eating locally and in-season more, I decided that this year we were going to try it. ?This past week I got all of my seedlings planted in the garden. ?I need to try to get the carrots planted this week and I will plant my spinach, arugula, and lettuces on Labor Day weekend. I have to say that I had a hard time finding a lot of information about fall gardening. ?Its easy to find out WHAT to plant but not how to plant. ?Even vegetables that can be planted in the fall, don’t have a information on the seed packets on how to plant for the fall. ?I don’t have this fall gardening thing all figured out…

Reasons Why Fall is the Best Season

Originally posted on Am I Thirty Yet:
I try my hardest not to complain about the summer. I spend the majority of the winter bitching about it being too cold. I feel like I can really only have one season I’m allowed to hate or else it’s just me being miserable 50% of the time. Summer is long and hot but it’s the lesser of two evils when compared to winter. But I’d rather do without summer as well. It’s the ending of August. Fall is right around the corner and it cannot come soon enough. Fall is the greatest season by far. If you don’t agree with me, then you’re wrong. This is one of those rare cases when opinions are also facts. My girl Wendi, over at This, That and the Other Thang knows what’s up. She recently went over all the ways that fall is infinitely better than summer and I couldn’t agree with her more. Here are 25 of my own reasons why fall is the best of the best. 1.…