Hang on Autumn

christmas knitting

I’m busy knitting some Christmas pieces at the moment. The children are practising Christmas carols. Even the songs for the school nativity play are starting to trickle into the house.

music

The outside temperature has dipped, making coats, gloves and hats a must. I love digging out the handmade knits at this time of year to see which ones still fit the children. Potential to knit some more mittens.

three fliptop mittens

I collected half a lamb from the farm, this week, to go in the freezer, ready for the cold days to come. I’m stocking up the pantry with bits and pieces. I find that my mind is turning and preparing for Winter. I’m being sucked into Winter.

autumn deer head

The only thing is, that officially Winter doesn’t start for another month. The Winter Solstice to be precise. I need to make the most of now. It’s ok to prepare and have Christmas knitting on the needles, but I need to enjoy now, as well. I need to go and kick leaves, and make apple crumble.

We have our Autumn morning candle on the table at breakfast.  It creates a calm start to the day.

I need to make the most of Autumn. Now.

2 thoughts on “Hang on Autumn

  • Monday 25 November, 2013 at 4:29 pm
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    oh i love this time of year! i love the weather and the hints of weather to come…
    it’s the perfect time to hunker down and snuggle up in preparation for winter which is most definitely on its way!!

    • Tuesday 26 November, 2013 at 10:15 pm
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      Winter is not far away, but I’m still going out to kick the leaves. You can’t stop me! 😀

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