Monday, March 30, 2015

October Traditions

Cornbelly's at Thanksgiving Point

October is probably one of our family's most favorite months of the year. Each year, it's filled with visits to Cornbelly's at Thanksgiving Point, Halloween activities, and other family traditions. We don't have a lot of family traditions, but we definitely have a lot in October that the kids always look forward to. We always start off our October festivities with a visit or two to Cornbelly's at Thanksgiving Point. They usually have some discount passes online and we always grab those. It's held every October which means our kids are asking year round when October is coming because it means it's time for Cornbelly's. We have been going to this event since before we had Isabelle and we continue to go even though Andrew and I have grown a little tired of it. They have all sorts of fun activities for the kids as well as corn mazes. I doubt they'll grow tired of it any time soon since it's basically a giant playground for them.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Easy Fabric Pennant Banner Tutorial

A quick and easy project suitable for newbies and kids.

Over the holidays, I decided that I wanted to decorate the exterior of our house which is kind of unusual for us. We hardly ever do much more than change out our wreath for the holidays so Andrew was kind of surprised that I wanted to decorate for Halloween, although he wasn't surprised to hear that I had another project in mind. So off to Hobby Lobby I went with every intention to pick out the perfect Halloween fabric. Obviously, I didn't get a very Halloween-y fabric because I ended up falling in LOVE with this glittery gold chevron fabric. This easy peasy banner is great for beginning sewers or kids. It was super quick to whip up and didn't cost too much at all.