Tuesday, September 30, 2014

H is for...

 

Here we are: H day!

H is for...

Hot Chocolate

Don't you love this toasty
drink on a cold day?
Do you put marshmallows in
yours, cinnamon stick?
Me, I am a straight up kind a
gal.

We use the Swiss Miss version
most of the time but I have used
the homemade version too.


 

H is for...

Hayrides

Love, love, love a good
hayride. Not the haunted
kind. Just your regular ol'
grilled hot dogs, chips and
hay ride fun.




H is for...

Halloween

What can be said?  A fun day
for kids and kids at heart.

A holiday wrapped around candy
and fun. Oh yea!
But always BE SAFE!!


~Keep on Dreaming~

Monday, September 29, 2014

G is for...



G is for...
Gourds

It is a fruit by definition but
it is mostly used as a veggie.

Do you eat it or decorate with
it?

G is for...

Ghosts

Ghouls

Goblins


We will be heading on to
H tomorrow.

~Keep on Dreaming~








Sunday, September 28, 2014

F is for...

 

F is for...

Festivals and Fairs

Most of you know that we have
alot of these here in the Kansas
City area.

Here in Lenexa we start the Fall
off with the Lenexa Spinach Festival.
A fun time celebrating the "Spinach
Capital of the World." Back in the
day Belgium farmers planted tons
of Spinach and a "capital" was born.
Popeye and Olive Oil always make
an appearance.


 

Lots and lots of craft and food
booths. The Lenexa Historical
Society sponsors the spinach
food booth. One can find spinach
pizza, wraps, dips, cupcakes and
the "world's LARGEST spinach
salad!"


 

Plus bounce houses, face painting,
pole fishing and much more for
the kids.


 

Last Sunday we went to the
Plaza Art Fair.


 

Fun for the kids.


 

The Nelson Art Gallery's
new exhibit announcement.


 

Beautiful glass art work.


 

This is one of our favorite
artists. He sculpts from
bronze and each one take
30 hours to sculpt. Look
closely--you can see her
shadow behind her. High
dollar stuff here.


 

One of the four music stages.


 

Look who came to the fair.




F is for...

FOOTBALL!!!!

One of my absolute faves
of Fall!! Pro or college I
am there!


Happy Sunday!

Tomorrow is G .

~Keep on Dreaming~

Saturday, September 27, 2014

E is for...



E is for...

Extra sleep

When we "fall back" as
daylight saving time ends
we attempt to get some
extra sleep.

It doesn't always work but
we try.

(Remember yesterday, I
said this would stretch
your imagination.)

Tomorrow is F.


~Keep on Dreaming~



Friday, September 26, 2014

D is for...

 

D is for...

Dancing leaves

I love to watch the leaves dance
in the wind, often wondering
where they will end up. NOW
if I am raking, this DOES NOT
apply! :)




D is for...

Daylight Saving Time Ending

This takes place in early November.


D is for...

Dip

No not the kind that goes with
chips. I am referring to when
the temperatures take a dip.
One day it is warm and the
next has a bit of a bite to it.

Have a wonderful first week-
end of Fall! We will continue
tomorrow with E and I will
tell you now it will be a

stretch of the imagination.

~Keep on Dreaming~

Thursday, September 25, 2014

C is for...



C is for...

Candy

Brach's Autumn Mix
Brach's Mix with the
moons in it
Mini Kit Kat Bars
Hershey's Minitures
M&M's

Me likey candy! Yum!

C is for...

Chili

With crackers &cheese
or cornbread. Everyone
makes their chili different
so I am not posting a recipe.

Something different about
our chili is that I use Pork
and Beans. I am not a fan
of beans, when I was little
this was how my Mom
made it.

What makes your chili
different from others?

C is for...

Cider

Louisburg Cider Mill
is located south of us
and we can buy their
cider there or at our
grocery stores.

I know a lot of you
like cider, me not so
much. Never acquired
a taste for it. BUT...
hot cider donuts from
the cider mill---Oh yea!

Do you like cider?

Friday is D day so
come on by.

~Keep on Dreaming~







Wednesday, September 24, 2014

B is for...

 

B is for...

Bonfires

They are great in the Fall,
cozy up and enjoy. Toast some
marshmallows and have some
smores. Oh yea! Great activity
for the family or a party!


 

B is for ...

Barn Sales

Love a good Fall Barn Sale.
We have one coming up and
I can't wait! Driving through
the country and seeing
what's for sale.





B is for ...

Baking

What kinds of things do
you bake in the Fall?

We'll do it again tomorrow
for letter C.


~Keep on Dreaming~

Let's Go Shopping!

  • Encore-Shawnee, Ks
  • Garage/Yard Sales
  • Mission Road Antique Mall-Leawood, Ks

Goodies to Treasure

  • Children's Tea Sets
  • Snowmen
  • Vintage Linens

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