Home School Life Journal From Preschool to High School

Home School Life Journal ........... Ceramics by Katie Bergenholtz
"Let us strive to make each moment beautiful."
Saint Francis DeSales

My Fall Bucket List, 2014

  1. First Day of School Cones
  2. Celebrate the autumnal equinox!
  3. Celebrate Michaelmas
  4. Celebrate Katie's 23rd birthday.
  5. Collect acorns and decorate lanterns with them.
  6. Go letterboxing
  7. Begin deciding what costumes we will need for Halloween.
  8. Make mini fall leaf cookies
  9. Make a fall snack mix for co-op.
  10. Celebrate Oktoberfest
  11. Play in a huge pile of newly raked leaves.
  12. Make glycerin preserved leaves
  13. Go on a retreat with my best friend.
  14. Go to a pumpkin patch.
  15. Make chocolate skeleton and mummies cookies.
  16. Go to a fall festival.
  17. Visit an apple orchard.
  18. Make a candy corn cake
  19. Make candied apples.
  20. Make a chili bar.
  21. Make pumpkin pie dip.
  22. Roast pumpkin seeds.
  23. Make pumpkin pancakes.
  24. Carve jack-o-lanterns.
  25. Drink warm apple cider on a chilly nighttime nature walk.
  26. Get and hang up bird feeders.
  27. Do a poppy art or craft for Remembrance Day
  28. Have a Halloween party.
  29. Go trick or treating.
  30. Make soul cakes
  31. Make pumpkin cinnamon rolls.
  32. Celebrate my 53rd birthday.
  33. Have an outdoor photo session.
  34. Celebrate Martinmas
  35. Put up Katie's bat house.
  36. Press leaves.
  37. Go on a hayride.
  38. Have a pre-Thanksgiving pie exchange with my homeschool group.
  39. Celebrate Thanksgiving.
  40. Make an advent calendar
  41. Make pumpkin spice soap
For more fall-inspired ideas...
Follow Phyllis Bergenholtz's board My Fall Bucket List on Pinterest.


  1. What a wonderful list!
    Blessings, Dawn

  2. The pumpkin spice soap sounds interesting...so many fun ideas!

  3. I look forward to seeing these! Enjoy the fun :)

  4. Why yes, I now need to find this pumpkin dip recipe. Yum.

  5. Oh gosh, everyone seems so organised this year, what with your bucket list and Leah's lovely autumnal tree list. I just about manage to have a vague plan for the day ahead let alone a list for a whole season ahead!
    Everything on your list looks wonderful.


Thank you so much for taking the time to comment. It means so much.