Tag: fall leaves

Weekend Waterview: Fall’s Last Hurrah

Happy Weekend! Here’s a little weekend waterview from Lake Norman. Fall is my favorite season and has been late to arrive in North Carolina. She seemed to last about 20 minutes after 5 months of summer and the record breaking heat of October. I love the brisk cool fall air and the steam fog rising…

Easy DIY Fall Harvest Arrangement

Fall is my favorite season and I’ve been counting down the days since July! Despite our 90 degree temperatures this week, I’m in an autumn harvest state of mind with thoughts of fall apples, leaves and pumpkins. I found a galvanized bucket at T. J. Maxx several weeks ago. I love all things galvanized and…

Hello September and Autumn Inspiration!

Hello September. . . I’m so glad you’re here! I’ve been waiting not-so-patiently for your arrival. I’m ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather. . . Fall Pontoon Picnic The Flavors of Fall Picnic Leaf peeping. . . Beautiful orange sunsets. . . The arrival…

Welcome September and Autumn Inspiration!

Welcome September. . . I’m so glad you’re here! I’ve been waiting not-so-patiently for your arrival. I’m ready for cooler temperatures. . . Looking forward to your colors and textures. . . Fall boating and picnic weather. . . Fall Pontoon Picnic The Flavors of Fall Picnic Leaf peeping. . . Beautiful sunsets. . . The arrival of pumpkins.…

Fall is a Southerner’s Reward for Surviving Summer

 “Fall is a Southerner’s reward for surviving summer.” ~James Farmer We’ve had a long, hot and humid summer and I’m ready for all things fall and a Southerner’s reward! Fall is my favorite season with its quintessential mums. . . Pumpkins. . . Fall foliage and leaf peeping. . . Sweater weather and warm plaid layers . .…

A Just Because Arrangement

A Just Because Arrangement. . . Because the hydrangeas are moments away from being frost nipped . . . Because pumpkin season is coming to a close. . . Because I found a missing urn. . . Because the light was exceptional. . . Because I had some leftover flowers. . . Because fall leaf beauty…

At the Table: Pumpkins, Leaves and Mikasa Autumn Nights

I’m at the table with pumpkins, leaves and Autumn Nights by Mikasa Gourmet Basics. Inspired by the deepest shade of night, Mikasa Autumn Nights offers a modern interpretation for fall dining. Bold patterned leaves drift across square plates in a contrasting palette of autumnal colors. Lanterns are filled with a seasonal display of small pumpkins and gourds as…

Reflecting on Fall

Some watery reflections and long-awaited fall color brought to you by Mother Nature. . . “Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.” ― Elizabeth Lawrence Happy Fall, from our Boat to Yours :) Thank you for your visit, I’m joining:  Seasonal Sundays Mosaic Monday

A Casual Fall Centerpiece

I enjoy putting a centerpiece for a table together, especially if it’s easy, casual, and includes a little of nature’s bounty! For my Pfaltzgraff Plymouth Dinnerware table, I gathered  pumpkins, leaves, apples, nuts, and mums. I started with a Better Homes and Gardens Wire Pumpkin Tealight Holder I harvested at Walmart a couple of weeks ago for $9.96! I built…

Watching the Leaves Turn

 Our leaves are late in turning this fall~ still lots of green left on the trees. . . “Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.” ~ Elizabeth Lawrence  Hope you’ve taken the time to watch the leaves turn wherever you are  :-) I’m joining The Tablescaper for Seasonal Sundays & Mary at…