Fall Tag

Hey everyone! Fall is just getting started where I live so I thought it would be the perfect time to do the Fall Favorites tag. Read on to see what my fall favorites are!

What is your favorite fall candle?

I don’t have a specific candle that I like for fall. However, I really like Bath and Body Works candles so it would probably be one from there!

What is your favorite drink?

I love the black peach tea from Dutch Brothers!

What is your favorite fall clothing trend?

I love boots! I would wear them all year if the weather was right. My current favorites are from Target and are from the Mossimo Supply Co brand. They are black combat type boots and I can wear them with a dress or jeans!

What is your favorite movie to watch in the fall?

I like Hocus Pocus, but Young Frankenstein is also great!

What Fall television show are you looking forward to?

I watch a lot of TV shows, but I was really looking forward to Chicago Fire. Shows by Shonda Rhimes were on my watch list too!

What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?

I only eat two things on Thanksgiving, and they are rolls and cheesy onions. So good!

What was your favorite Halloween costume?

I liked a lot of my Halloween costumes through the years, but I think the one that deserved more praise was when I was 8 or 9.  I dressed as Raggedy Ann and my dad dress up as Raggedy Andy.

Football, yay or nay?

Yay! I actually know a lot more about football than people think. My favorite NFL team is the Cardinals and my favorite college team is the Longhorns.

I hope you enjoyed this tag and I would love to see what your answers are to these questions! You can answer as many as you want in the comments below!

-A

From Dark to Light

Hey everyone! Fall is here and I figured I would do a book review on what is probably the cutest fall themed book you and your kids will ever read. From Dark to Light is a children’s book written by Isabella Murphy and illustrated by Natalia Perez. The book was published by Pink Umbrella Books just this year!
From Dark to Light is about a little pumpkin seed named Pumpker and his desire to turn into a pumpkin and go live with a family. Along with Pumpker are his two sisters, Plumpilina and Plumpilicious. All three pumpkin seeds lived on a farm with the farmer and his wife. In the beginning his sisters made him feel alone and left out. Pumpker just wanted to fit in! I do not want to spoil the ending for you and your little ones, but in the end all the pumpkins were happy!
I read through this book alone before I read it to “D”. As I was reading through the book I could not help but ooh and awe at the adorable illustrations! The story was so cute too. I loved the story as a whole and felt it was perfect for the season. It brought me so much joy to read this book. From Dark to Light is happy and light hearted, and I recommend it to everybody!
As I read the book to “D” I was a little worried about the length of the book, and if she would be able to sit through the story. There were even times when I was sure she was not listening. However, much to my surprise she was! Every couple pages she would ask a question about what we read. Some of her questions were; “Where is the farmer’s wife?” and “What are the pumpkins names again?” She really surprised me with those questions! “D” really loved the farmer’s wife. In fact, I am almost positive that she was “D”’s favorite character in the book. As I finished reading, “D” asked for me to read it again! From Dark to Light was a huge hit with her, and we will definitely be reading it again!
From Dark to Light is one of quite a few books published by Pink Umbrella Books. All of the books that are sold by Pink Umbrella Books are so cute, and all have been huge hits with “D”. If you would like to buy a copy of From Dark to Light I will leave a link below. If you would like to see what other books are sold you can go to Pink Umbrella Publishing’s website, link below, and take a look! I have also done book reviews on a couple of the other books they sell. I will link those below too! I really enjoyed reading this book with “D” and I know she enjoyed it too! We look forward to more books coming out. Have you read any of Pink Umbrella Book’s books? Let me know in the comments!

-A

From Dark to Light: https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Light-Isabella-Murphy/dp/0998516228/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1510895253&sr=8-2&keywords=From+Dark+to+light

Pink Umbrella Publishing: https://pinkumbrellapublishing.com/books/

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