Just a splash of fall...

in the kitchen.

It occured to me that I failed to take any pics of the kitchen table.
Nothing much, by any means.
Just a splash.

and, quite frankly, just enough...with 2 wild ones running around...

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little bits of us... at the computer

Having a girl the first go-around never, not for one second, prepared me for a boy...

My first was timid in "dangerous" situations and was most often pretty compliant. I never had to worry about what she was climbing on or sticking in her mouth. 

No, she was too worried about what skirt she needed to put on or what bag she needed to fill.

This one, however, has much more of a carefree type attitude about things...where what he's wearing just so happens to be the least of his worries...

and the word "busy" is an understatement.

I'm learning, though...something I feel sure I'll be doing the rest of my life.

And well, you know...he's become a pretty darn fun teacher.

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Fall Porches (from the past)

I do miss our old, little porch. 
Fall was always my favorite time to decorate it.

We're in a completely different situation with our new house. In fact, I'll admit I haven't even started to decorate it...not even a mat.  It's definitely more of a challenge.
But, I've made that my mission this week...

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Remember those niches?

Well, when we last left the niches, I still had one unfinished. 
I had no intentions of styling them the same, so I wanted to wait it out and see what felt best there.

And well, you know I have a thing for hanging chairs...

Hahaha...well, to be exact, old chairs in general...

and it sure enough felt right.

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bits about us... at the pumpkin patch

I've gotten obsessed with pictures at the pumpkin patch. I missed it only one year since we've had kids, and I can't tell you how much I've regretted it.

My first couple of years, I wanted so much to have sweet, little posed pictures.
You know, the ones with clean faces and unstained clothes...

but these days, I'm happy just to get then in the same shot.

And you know...

that's pretty much okay.

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Our Fall Table

I've been wanting to do white pumpkins for such a long time...

In our old house it never fit just right, I don't think...

But here, I'm in love with them.

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Fall Dining Tables (from the past)

This really brings back memories. It's crazy to think that we were at our old house for this many years...but this is every fall dining room display we ever had there...
You know I never go crazy...and typically use things I already have (besides the pumpkins), so I hope this helps brings a little inspiration for your table without breaking the bank this year.

Hope everyone's getting into the FALL spirit! We certainly have...

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