I originally had not planned a regular post this week with other things going on. However........
Daughter got an early start decorating for Christmas, and sent pictures to share. I think the pictures speak for themselves.
Early Thursday morning, an unexpected line of precip. rolled thru when the temps were below freezing - resulting in ice on the bridges and overpasses, and that equals a disaster. It is times like this I am glad I am no longer fighting the perils of rush hour traffic trying to get to and from a job. Winter weather has definitely arrived ahead of schedule this year, and it is not welcome.
Since much colder temps these days, daughter has put her crochet hooks to work while sitting in school pickup lines, waiting for children to get out of scouts or band meetings, or the TVs are tied up with events she is not interested in, etc..
Footies/slippers for one of the kiddos....
and warm throws to curl up with when the temps drop...
Another in progress....
She has a vintage candy jar filled with pine cones, cinnamon sticks, faux mini pumpkins and gourds, setting in a vintage/antique (not sure which) wooden bowl provides a Fall vignette for her kitchen table.
The table where slices of pumpkin pie friendship bread will be on her menu.
Don't like pumpkin? How about apple pie bread ?
Bet a slice of that would be delish with warm caramel sauce drizzled over the top.
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Where has this year gone ?!? Seems like just yesterday, I was planting annuals, and hoping they would survive the squirrels and chipmunks digging them up, and me replanting them more than once. I miss the temps in the 70's and 80's already, and judging from the extended weather forecast it will be some time before I will enjoy them again.
Am I ready for the holidays that are just around the corner ?!?
With other things going on, I have really been slacking when it comes to keeping up with "the blog and the land of blog in general". Also slacking when it comes to getting out there with the camera and taking pics of the signs of Fall. Actually most everything is still green around here (which is normal for the area). However, had hoped to have made a trip to the farmers' market by now to check out the Fall bounty. That has not happened, and probably won't happen in the next week or so either. I dug deep and found some pics I took in Oct.,2012.
So.... If you don't mind, these are some repeats from 2 years ago.
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These flower/plant arrangements in pumpkins were so pretty! I said I was going to make one, but never got around to getting it done.
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A little pink added in as a reminder - Don't forget your yearly mammo!