As Summer Folds Into Fall-Texas Falls into Autumn

There is a mixture of summer and fall today. As one season folds into the next, blending the best of both seasons and creating this golden, colorful fall day.

 

Yes, Fall is in the air this morning. She came to Texas a few days ago and I am welcoming this long, lost friend. Fall only comes for short visits in Texas, and most years, is the last guest to sit at the table. Some years, fall misses Thanksgiving dinner altogether and skips right into the Christmas season. Rude.

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Not today, today is a fall day in Texas.

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Fifteen Days of A Writing Challenge

Participating in a challenge of any type, calls for you to search deep within yourself, for ways to complete the challenge.  You must decide you will go forth, go through and not quit. This writing challenge has been just that–a challenge.

But I will prevail, I will go forth, I will write 31 days in October.

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Remembering Memories Of Halloween Past

Memories of Halloween past and Halloweens gone by, consist of family, friends and lots of kids.  Halloween is a fun and safe holiday for the kids, especially when parents are involved.

We raised our kids in a small town, twenty minutes outside of Waco.  Our kids were friends with our friend’s kids.  Or was it visa-versa?  Doesn’t matter because there was always fun to be had for the grownups, as well as the children.

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Memories of Halloween past make me smile.

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Six Fun Activities For Exploring Your City On An October Day

We love to travel and walk a new city.  We never know where the day will take us. You don’t have to go out-of-town to have this adventure.  Exploring your city, finding new things to do and making new memories, all in your own backyard. October is a great month to start exploring your own city.

Many times we travel and explore but do we take out and explore our own city?

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Opening New Doors And Walking Through

Sometimes you have to open new doors.  You have to make your own door and walk through it. Leaving behind old doors, for new, can be a wonderful thing.

Today, I opened a new door.  I was happy to open it, and walk right through.  This was a literal door.  Literally.

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We got a new door today!

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White Pumpkins Are The New Norm


White pumpkins have made it big. Orange is out, white is in. Are you on the white pumpkin bandwagon?

White pumpkins, known as Lumina, Cotton Candy, Full Moon, and other varieties, once were rare, a novelty of sorts. Now, they are the first to be picked in the décor game. We all want white pumpkins on our team!

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Is this another ugly duckling story?

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Adding Cozy Fall Blankets To Your Home Décor

Feeling cozy during fall, implies you need comfort, warmth, and well, you need a snuggly blanket.  Adding cozy fall blankets adds warmth and the feel of fall to your home.  I  have several blankets in my home that will keep you feeling cozy.

Blankets are a wonderful accessory to have in your home. They keep you warm, first and foremost, but they also serve as an accessory for your couch, chair or window seat.

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Fall Grocery Store Finds-Decorating For Fall

As I was shopping today at my local grocery store, I realized what a great resource it can be. Decorating for fall with grocery store finds can be a natural way to add the look of fall to your house.

If you are just starting out, as a new home owner, or any type of dwelling, you can decorate your entire house using grocery store finds.  There is a bountiful amount of ideas to decorate for fall.

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Five Great Smelling Pumpkin Candles For Fall

Fall feels include fall smells. Fall brings to mind wonderful aromas coming from the kitchen of something delicious baking. Sometimes these delicious smells come from pumpkin candles.

In the fall, like all year long, I burn candles throughout the day.  I love the way they make my house smell.  Fresh. Clean. And sometimes, like something is baking.

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Fall Mums And How To Care For Them

Fall mums are a beautiful symbol of fall. With their rich colors that let you know autumn is here, or is on its way. Fall mums have colorful domes of blooms in the golden jewel-tone hews that look perfect on your porch, alongside your pumpkins or alone in your flowerbeds.

Fall’s favorite flower, otherwise known as chrysanthemums.

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