with light and love

Fall at our Waldorf school is a busy season, this year with a grade 3 camping trip and sweet potato harvest has been especially active.  However, we have made time for the important things of celebrating fall holidays, spending time with friends and frolicking in the leaves.   You can see a peek of my kid’s red shirt.  

And at Lil’s annual pumpkin carving, our skills are definitely getting better as she handles a more complex carving. 

Fred grew both the pumpkins we carved this year.  The white one made for a nice face . . . tilted a bit though!

After a night of Trick or Treating and distributing candy Ivie selected 8 pieces to keep (one for each year) and left the rest out.  The Switch Witch left 3 Ore Gnomes as a gift for the bowl of candy.   The trike was a thrift store find that I’ve been saving for the right occasion.  The ore gnomes seem perfect for it. 

I fell in love with these ore gnomes and am grateful that Christine was so generous to share the pattern in the Fall 2010 Living Crafts magazinelook mom, no hands!

For Day of the Dead, we joined in an altar creation and celebration at First E and then enjoyed a sweet story in English & Spanish with friends.     

Gift For Abuelita / Un regalo para Abuelita: Celebrating the Day of the Dead/En celebracion del Dia de los Muertos (Multilingual Edition)

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