Way back at the beginning of the year I signed up to host my ladies group for the month of October. I didn't really think of a plan for what to do until a few weeks ago. I decided to keep it simple and just make brunch followed by a fun fall craft.
This is what I settled on doing.
I didn't take pictures of any of the food but I made a delicious spread. Everything I served was grain free, dairy free, sugar/sweetener free and soy free. I made scrambled eggs with basil, sweet potatoes sauteed in coconut oil, tomato and avocado slices with homemade olive oil/garlic/basil aioli, fresh fruit, bacon and date sweetened brownies.
I did take a bunch of pictures of our craft. I found round candle holders at the dollar store, so we used those instead of mason jars. I think they were even better because they were round, like a pumpkin.
This is mine!
We wanted to take individual pictures with our candle jack-o-lanterns.
Michael and the kids were at a picnic for Spencer's aikido class, so we used the timer on my phone to take a group shot. Sometimes my phone changes the color of pictures without my permission. I don't know why and I don't know how to stop it.
This one came out pretty cool though.
We had the idea to take a picture of our globes in the same order that we were standing.
Then somebody asked if I had a solid color background we could use. And I do have just that.....in the form of a shower curtain!
This is the behind the scenes look.
Maryellen left me a surprise on my phone.
Michael went to a bachelor party for Rick on Saturday night, so the kids and I were alone. We ended up playing on Spencer's bed for a long time. They would hide under the covers and then pop up and "scare" me.
We also enjoyed the new jack-o-lantern.
And other candles too.