Category: Fall

Fall is in the Air!

Fall is my favorite time of year! Dogwoods are showing the first blush of autumn color after a long, hot summer and FALL is in the air this week~ with lower humidity and night-time temperatures in the 50’s! There will be plenty more hot weather for us in September and even October, but I’m primed…

Thanksgiving Lakeside

 I set a table lakeside for Thanksgiving taking advantage of the last of the Fall color and warm temperatures. . . I soaked some oasis & filled a pumpkin for a centerpiece again this week using roses, sunflowers, daisies, and Hypericum berries from the market along with leaves & clippings from our shrubs. A visit to the produce section for…

Pumpkins at the Table

I have been enamored by these little ornamental pumpkins this Fall~ known as Lil’ Pump-ke-mon variety, or more commonly Tiger Striped. I’ve enjoyed them all through the month of October~ for Halloween, for my picnic and again at my harvesting table. They are the guests of honor this week~ setting the stage for the color &…

Harvesting, Reaping, & Sowing

I’ve spent a little time Harvesting this week. . . Reaping some of Nature’s Bounty~  Sowing the ingredients for a Pumpkin Vase Centerpiece. . . a few clippings from the garden & fall grasses, along with Sweetgum branches for some leafy fall color. . . Collecting Sunflowers, Mums, Daisies & Hypericum Berries from the Farmers Market as well as…

Welcome Back October

Welcome back October. . . We’ve missed you. . . Your colors. . . Your scenery. . .  Your textures. . . Your pumpkins. . . Your flavors. . . Thank you for your visit, I’m joining: Little Red House for Mosaic Monday~ A Southern Daydreamer for Outdoor Wednesday~  Jenny Matlock for Alphabe-Thursday~ The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sundays~

Tailgating with Pumpkins

A Pumpkin Tailgate reprisal from last Fall~ Cooler temperatures make for perfect tailgate & picnic weather~ My husband got a new/old 1985 jeep that’s been restored. . . . . . now a Sky Blue color, like Ronald Reagan’s CJ-8 he used on his ranch. He kept the original tailgate color for comparison~ Of course, my response that…