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Melissa @ Breath of Life

I'm ready for pumpkins & mums myself. It's still in the 80's here, so I can't think about autumn yet, though. Love the ceramic pumpkin!

I thought of you Saturday when I stayed in PJs all day to clean. I will probably put them on as soon as I get home tonight...can't wait!


love the photo collage!

Sarah Miller

Could you please come and do a decoration intervention at my house? Your pictures are wonderful! Have you ever been to this site:
Her site makes me think of you. BEAUTIFUL! Thanks for sharing!


Those look so autumny! Time to get my stuff out too.



I found your blog through my friend Kate at My Messy Nest...and I LOVE all of your fall decor!!!

In Christ,


So wonderful to see fall.

I'm thinking your trees have already started changing?

Still toasty here in Hot-Lanta.

Send some of those fall winds this way, ya here?

love you,


So wonderful to see fall.

I'm thinking your trees have already started changing?

Still toasty here in Hot-Lanta.

Send some of those fall winds this way, ya here?

love you,


Joanne, your home looks beautiful! All the little touches of fall are so pretty.


I'm with Sarah. I need a Simple Wife Decorating Intervention, too. :) I've never made a cloth pumpkin that was completely round; just sorta flat ones to hang on doors. My daughter is sick today tho (just a cold), so I have to stay home, right? Stay home and craft, right?

It's fun to see new ideas.


Although I'm so ready for fall, the sign at the bank today said 101 degrees!!!
Yes, life is S. Ga. is hot and will be until mid-November!

Debbie Calvert

I love Hobby Lobby, also. Didn't know about it until I moved to Texas. I also love's my favorite time of year.


I also love all the decorations for fall. I need to stop buying more. That said I just bought the "Give Thanks" garland the other day.


Love the decorations!




I love all of your autumn touches. I am completely intrigued with your tidy display... the square of pictures. HOW did you do that. I love simplicity and this is something that I must know how to do.


Fun pix, I just haven't had time to decorate for Fall yet! :)

Dedra Herod


How did you make that mosaic picture? I have been wracking my brain...... :-) Lobs you... and I was going to share my pics with you... you motivated me. :-)

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