Friday, October 1, 2010

Welcome, October

October means that you can officially decorate for fall! Yahooo!! Look what Brad surprised me with, to help ring in the new season:


I love mums, so this was such a great surprise! He purchased these while I was at work, yesterday, and had them sitting on our front porch to welcome me home. They literally welcomed me with that nice little sign! (Haha, get it?)

The fall decorations are out in full-force around our pad. Got the wreath on the door, the cornucopia on the mantle, our glowing pumpkins on the bench (btw, I loooooove my new shelf and bench! Totally perfect for that spot!), the "Give Thanks" plaque above the doorway (which I hung all by myself, thankyouverymuch), and a little homemade centerpiece for our coffee table, comprising of a pumpkin-shaped cage filled with pumpkin spice potpourri, some raffia, and baby pumpkins and gourds. I love every bit of it.


Our house officially looks and smells like fall, AND the weather is finally awesome (in the 70's). Wooty Woot! I couldn't be happier.

Are you loving this weather as much as I am? Have you whipped out your seasonal decor, yet? 
 

6 comments:

Dad said...

You forgot to mention FOOTBALL!( I forgive you)

Darlene said...

it is not fall until you get your mums!
... {finally got ours today!}

Jamie Frankum said...

Love it!!! I LOVE FALL!! It's my favorite season of the year. I even had a 9 month engagement b/c I wanted it in the fall! :-)

Amy Tilt said...

I love the decorations! We dug through our garage to get my stuff out. I have door decoration on the front door and then I like to decorate my dining room and living room with pumpkins and scarecrows. Super fun! Tomorrow we are going to a corn maze!!

Kimberly Washer said...

Once again I'm jealous I'm missing fall!! But I love seeing everyone else enjoying it!!

emily said...

oh...it looks beautiful mindy!!! :)

better watch it....we are already putting up our christmas lights ;) (totally joking for those of you that don't know me and think i'm nuts right now)

love you, my dear!!!!

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