Decorating the house for Thanksgiving

Decorating the house for Thanksgiving

I have harvested all my pumpkins and gotten started on my Thanksgiving decor. Some are still growing, we’ve had a very long fall this year but Thanksgiving is approaching and the squirrels are eating them all. I thought that they’d be safe on the front…

Summer leaks into autumn…

Summer leaks into autumn…

This year, summer won’t quit although fall is well on it’s way. It’s November 11th and aside from a couple morning frosts that took the tomatoes plants down, we’ve had nothing but sunny warm days. Today, I planted an additional 65 tulip and daffodil bulbs…

Autumn night on the porch

Autumn night on the porch

Fall is my favorite season. Before you know it, it’s too cold to sit on the porch at night. I was able to catch a short hour for myself after we were done bathing and putting the girls to bed last week. I made about…

Mum flowers and basil tea

Mum flowers and basil tea

I came home with several gorgeous potted mums last week and the girls couldn’t help plucking a few stems from the ones sitting right next to them in the car. I put them with the little bouquet of basil they gave me earlier that day. The combination…

Fall is here!

Fall is here!

L’automne est arrivé! This is my favorite season, time to put on a sweater, sit on the swing and drink a hot cup of chai tea; decorate the porch with blooming mums, indian corn and homegrown pumpkins; buy some yarn; pick up a few good books from the library and…