This candle holder I found at a yard sale, I already had pumpkin spice tea lights and I added my red candles, (they are battery operated and glow so pretty at night) and a few fall leaves and decor and it really looks nice against our stone fireplace.
"I say to myself that I shall try to make my life an open fireplace, so that people may be warmed and cheered by it and so go out themselves to warm and cheer" George Matthew Adams
A great place to find fall essentials is on Amazon , so many great items to make your home cozy and warm for the season.
Last year after buying gourds and pumpkins for decorating, we put them out in the compost in the garden....well needless to say this year they took over our garden! LOL, so I get to decorate for free
And since we now have chickens I thought it would be fun to add a little area of chicken decor for fall ;-) These items I also found at a yard sale, can't beat the deals you find sometimes...
I think I paid 50 cents each for them and $1.00 for the wreath. Can't even buy the materials to make one for that.
My neighbor brought this lovely bird house over to me the other day as a belated housewarming gift. I just love it! Another home for the birds we love to watch so much.
"Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings" Salvador Dali
Here's Kathleen with all our gourds and mini pumpkins and squash we have picked so far!
We have also been blessed with an abundance of tomatoes and they are delicious!!!!! Kathleen is fascinated by the size of the tomatoes, we have a variety of them, cherry tomatoes too.
Also apples from our apple trees, we can't eat them all fast enough but the crows are sure enjoying them and the pears from our pear trees!
13 eggs a day now and an awesome helper in the chicken house. She washes them off and stores them in the refrigerator each day. We have more eggs now then we know what to do with!
We eat them so many different ways I started labeling the bowls so we don't try cracking them open to cook with them. :-)
When I wasn't feeling good the last couple weeks Kathleen made me a cake to feel better. :-)
Then on another day scared the life out of me by taping a picture of a turtle to the toilet seat lid!! LOL
Elvis has really made a place for himself in the home school room.
We are loving home school and take frequent trips to the library to enhance our lessons. So many great resources and videos to watch!
Kitty goes everywhere with us, and Kathleen dressed her up to go to the dentist when she had to have a tooth pulled the other day.
As September draws to a close in a few days, Halloween is in the air... Hayley loves minions....o.k, we all do.... and I just had to take a quick picture in Walmart of her holding a minion candy bucket, lol :-)
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole I found this recipe on Spark People.
Happy to be able to celebrate my mom's birthday with her, we miss seeing her regularly since they live so far away!
Happy birthday mom! We love you so much!!!!!!
Another proud mommy moment... getting little notes and gifts from Kathleen. Just re enforces why I love being a stay at home mom so much and can share these moments with her every day. Love you so much Kathleen!!! XOXOX'S!