Last Monday when I posted about my Pumpkin Bars, my daughter asked,
“Can we make ‘Pumpkin Monday’ a thing?”
Well of course we can! I actually thought that was a great idea! I don’t know how long it Continue reading “Pumpkin Monday”
Being a lover of summer, I waited until the first day of fall before I pulled out my fall decorations. Now that it’s all out, I’m smiling at those cooler breezes and autumn skies. There is definitely something truly cozy about fall and its decor.
Low lights and twisty branches…
Twinkly lights and warm hues…
Pumpkins of all sorts – fabric and ceramic. An old mason jar with a battery operated votive inside adds a little whimsy and shine to the tabletop.
My desk area got a new chalkboard design. I found a drawing that I liked, then I made it my own…
I added my list of books I love to the binding of the books.
My kitchen chalkboard is my favorite. I found this idea on Pinterest and then drew it in my colors and added the leaves.
Next time I’ll share my front entry way and the outside decor!
Have you decorated for fall? If not, I hope you’ve found a little inspiration here!
While my girls and I were on our trip a couple weeks ago, I suggested we make a simple craft together. Neither of them having the love for crafting that I do, so I wasn’t sure how they would respond. I sent them a picture of a fall banner and they loved it! I assured them it would require very little skill. They were happy and I was too! We were going to get to craft!!!
Continue reading “Fall Banner Tutorial”
It can be hard to know how to dress when the seasons are in transition. Has anyone else struggled with these fluctuating temps? I’ve had to learn to layer pieces together so I don’t have to completely change outfits in the middle of the day.
I’ve found it helpful to keep some of the lighter pieces I’d wear in the summertime out to wear with warmer sweaters or jackets. Short sleeves or sleeveless tops/dresses under a heavier layer is perfect when it’s not freezing cold yet!
Today I’m sharing a video few of the outfits that I’ve worn recently to keep cool/warm as the temperature changes hour by hour.
I love wearing these light layers right now! What do you enjoy wearing while the season is changing from summer to fall?
Happy November Eve! There’s a reason I’m posting a second post on this October 31! Read on!
As we stare into the beginning of this month in which we celebrate
I thought it might be a good idea to think about how we can maximize being thankful for these thirty days! It’s too easy to jump into Christmas mode and only give a nod to being grateful for all God has given us in His grace. So, let me share a few practical ways you can focus on being thankful starting today!
- I’ve signed up to join Revive Our Heart for the 30-Day Gratitude Challenge. You have to sign up before November 1! So I’m posting my blog a day early so you won’t miss out!! This will help me to really be intentional in being thankful!
- Show your family gratitude. I’m re-doing something I’ve done in the past to show my husband know how grateful I am for him. I drew this simple tree on the bathroom mirror. Each day I’ll add a leaf stating one reason I thank God for him. The first year I did this my husband said he was going to Lowe’s to buy a bigger mirror! It made me smile, because I knew it had hit a chord in his heart. I love him too much not to let him know exactly why!
- Chalkboards are great ways to express daily thanks. Set one on the counter of your kitchen and each day have your family write another thing for which they can give thanks.
- Or you could draw a tree on a chalkboard, like my bathroom tree and add leaves of thanks, like below.
- Keep a thankfulness journal in which you only write your thanks – no requests.
Let’s be intentional every single day this month to be thankful to the Lord…He is the Giver of everything and He deserves our praise!