Autumn in Northern Minnesota

Autumn in Northern Minnesota | Beth Hardinger Images

I first noticed the leaves starting to change way back in the beginning of August. We had been having some chilly days, considering August in Minnesota should be at least 85* and humid. Slowly but surely, the trees are all changing. After some storms, there are leaves all over the ground too.

Autumn in Northern Minnesota | Beth Hardinger Images

Bees are still out – bumblebees, wasps, yellow jackets. All. Over. It makes for dangerous walks.

Autumn in Northern Minnesota | Beth Hardinger Images

On Friday night, Gramma and Penny came to visit for a little bit. We took Penny on a walk down the trail near our house. She loved walking with Avery, but didn’t want Gramma out of sight for very long.

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It’s almost time for another full moon. That means bright and sleepless nights. I can’t wait for the nest few weeks – cooler weather (I need to buy a sweater…) and less green. I’m just hoping the snow holds off til at least Thanksgiving…

Autumn in Northern Minnesota | Beth Hardinger Images

What does fall look like where you live? 

Autumn in Northern Minnesota | Beth Hardinger Images

Baxter Color Run

I signed up for the Baxter Color Run a few weeks ago because someone I knew was going. This has been on my list for awhile, but since I’m not a runner, I figured I would never do it. This particular run had a walk option, so kids could participate, so I knew I was going to sign us up. All four of us got t-shirts (even though Hannah was swimming in hers) and had a blast! Lauren gave up after the first station and sat in the van with my mom (too much going on).

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We will definitely be signing up again next year!