Sunday, September 25, 2011

Fall Decor and Random Pictures

I had a really nice three day weekend. I was off Friday for a Dr's appointment then Jessica and I went to a few of my favorite little shops. I didn't really buy anything. I bought some tarts and I bought this cute little mason jar candle holder. I love my little lamps. It's like a black hook that hangs over the side of the jar and inside I added a battery candle. Then I added some potpourri and a piece of homespun at the top. Then we hit all the local stores. We mostly did a lot of window shopping. Then Saturday I made a pot of chili and took a nap. I love naps. Then today I just laid around and did much of nothing. Back to work tomorrow. I must be honest I miss being a stay at home mom. I miss the freedom I had through the day when everyone was at school and work. I miss my old life. I like working but now it's different. I don't feel like I am work towards anything. I am still trying to deal with this new life I was given without a choice.


I don't have a lot of Fall decorations. Most have been things I have gathered over the years and a lot came from friends. I have been very blessed to meet the best people in the world through blogging. My only wish is that we all lived closer to one another. You have been there for me on some of my worst days with a thoughtful word. I hope to continue to blog more as my life changes and who knows what the future holds? Now for some random pictures.




 My Boyd's wagon full of pumkins.
 Little Halloween Tree I bought from Target for $2.50!

 This bowl is from Rachel and the pillow was made by Linda. Two very special ladies!




 Another pillow made by Linda!

 Rachel also gace me this bowl and made the dough flowers.

 This is an old windoe frame Ray found for me.







 This is the living room and on the other side is my office aka my sitting room.




 My new little mason jar candle holder and battery candle.







 There hangs Ray's hat as it would on any given day.







I hope you enjoyed my many pictures!

Donna










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11 comments:

Carmen C. said...

Donna, I LOVE it! your home is so cute and so nicely decorated!!! I don't put alot out for fall decor, just a bit, then it's not so much to put away for Christmas! I wish I lived close by, then I could stop over and give you (((HUGS))) anytime at all:)thanks for sharing your adorable home with us!

lilraggedyangie said...

Donna, Its all beautiful , my home too has lots of reminders of friends and loved ones! I wish we lived closer as well so we could all be there to hug ya whenever you needed one ! I hope you have a wonderful week !hugs and prayers lilraggedyangie

Karen said...

I did enjoy your pictures! I love the way you have your home decorated--it is so cozy and warm. I really like your new mason jar candleholder--very cute! I would love to find one like it. I like your fall decorations, too. Have a good week. ~Karen

Rachel said...

I think your home looks wonderful! All of my family's homes are filled with hand-me downs & gifts from others ~ makes the stuff more special I think. :O) Hope your week is good.

Sheila said...

Nice decorations! I guess I should attempt more than the two pumpkins on my front porch! :) You have inspired me to dig out my storage tub....tomorrow. :)

Karen/My Colonial Home said...

Hi Donna,
Wow, you have so many wonderful Fall gatherings...very nice!

What a cute Mason Jar light - good idea putting the candle in it!

Karen

•♦•©The Olde Weeping Cedar •♦• said...

Hi girl! :) Happy Autumn♥
I so enjoyed seeing all your wonderful fall touches...so Beautifully displayed!! You've made sucha warm-inviting and very welcoming home! I especially loved the Childress Family display...that's just beautiful, I love the way you put it together.
I so wish I lived closer to ya...I would really enjoy hangin out in your comfy home chatting over a cup of tea! Thanks for sharing! Sending you a big ((hug))♥♥

Linda - Behind My Red Door said...

I am so glad you had a nice weekend and got out shopping, even if it was window shopping. Your fall decor looks great!! Don't you love how the colors warm up any space? Thinking about you and sending hugs!!

Tammy ~ Country Girl at Home ~ said...

Hey Donna,

I'm so sorry I missed this post! Time sure does get away from me.

I think your decorating is wonderful! You have collected quite a few goodies that I love! Love that scale!

Blogging friends sure are the best. Most of my fall decorations did come from blogging friends!

Your decor makes your home seem so cozy! And I really really love that new mason jar candle holder!

I sure wish you lived closer....we would have fun on outings...I do alot of window shopping but it is fun when I get to buy too!

I will email you again soon!

Hugs,
Tammy

Claudia said...

Loved looking at all your great pictures.

Vee said...

What a pretty view from your kitchen window! Your home is very cozy...love it!