All posts tagged: fall activities

Fiesta Friday: Firepit Fun

By Leslie Lindsay It’s October and for those of us who love fall, this may be the best month ever.  It’s time for crunchy leaves, vibrant colors, brisk hikes, and campfires.  (Did I also mention that October is Fire Safetly Awareness month?).  Well, it is and with that in mind, I wanted to share with you some tips for a fun fall tradition as well as what you can do to prevent burns or fires from spreading.   Want to  study fire science?  Well, you can!  Learn more  at http://www.accredited-online-colleges.org/   This link will give you some great information about becoming a firefighter from online accredited colleges. Our family has has this tradition to retreat to the patio in the evening with a little firepit action, complete with s’mores, hot cocoa and stargazing.  The girls eagerly await the day when we have decided it is neither too hot, nor too cold, there is not much cloud cover, and the winds are just so (we live in the Windy City, after all).  But, like everything, there are rules: Only daddy can build …