Skip to main content

It's the time...

...of the season....



Ok, now I will have that Zombies' song in my head the rest of the day.

It's still August, but with Connor in kindergarten,
 the twins in 3 days of preschool at our daycare center,
and students back on the college campus where I work,
it feels like fall to me. 
(The chilly temps in the morning don't help.)

It's all I can do not to stop at Starbucks and ask for a pumpkin latte....

We haven't even had our Labor Day picnic yet,
and I'm dreaming about jeans and my sweater boots.
The 90 degree temperature scheduled for Thursday and Friday
will squash those dreams as I complain about how hot I am though.

But I'm ready.
I've got my magazines and pinterest,
and my head is swimming with
decoration ideas for the house and yard. 




*Photos from Midwest Living magazine.

Comments

Theresa said…
It's wonderful to meet another twin mom. I love the supernatural, crystals and gems stones as well. I am following you RSS feed (b/c GFC seems to be down). Look forward to getting to know you better.

Found your blog through Not so Moody Monday. http://www.theresagrisanti.com

Make it a great day!
Unknown said…
Pumpkin latte..... . You're making me miss the fall
Annie said…
Great decorations. I saw a lot of decorations on pinterest.

Have a great week.
Jeryl M. said…
I can't believe it is almost fall already. The summer went too fast! I am a new GFC follower from the Not So Moody Monday blog hop. Visit my daughter and I at our blog, Says Me Says Mom (http://saysmesaysmom.blogspot.com) where we talk about anything and everything.
karagraaf said…
I'm right there with you! and I love those pics, I can't wait to decorate!
Anonymous said…
I am so ready for fall too.

Popular posts from this blog

Book Review...and a Giveaway!!!

I was lucky enough to win an ARC of When the Rogue Returns from Sabrina Jeffries herself! I couldn't wait to read it.  After reading the first book in The Duke's Men series, What the Duke Desires, I was excited to see that this next book was about Victor Cale.

In When the Rogue Returns, Victor Cale is headed to Scotland to investigate a woman, Sofie Franke.  He has his suspicions that this woman is actually Isabella, his wife who disappeared on him ten years before.  He has spent the last decade searching to bring her to justice after she stole the royal jewels and left him to behind to deal with the authorities.  Isabella Cale, now known as Sofie Franke, has built a new life for herself and her ten-year old daughter after her husband ran off with the royal jewels.

Are you intrigued yet?

Victor and Isa's first meeting was great! Both blame the other for the missing jewels, and both are greatly suspicious of the other's motives.  Despite their renewed feelings of pas…

The Tree of Life

My name is Sarah, and it's been 11 months since my last post. I've thought about it, but life is constantly getting in the way. I even made a goal this year to write more, but it really hasn't happened yet.  Until today.

I went on Facebook this morning to check if there were any updates about the accident I saw on the way to work. Instead, I saw an obituary for a woman I've never met. But I know who she is. She received a kidney transplant a few months before I received mine.

And according to her FB page, she had a difficult time leading up to transplant, a tough recovery, lots of additional illnesses and setbacks, and long hospital stays.

I, on the other hand, never had dialysis, was on the transplant list for an unbelievable 5 months (the wait list is normally 5 YEARS), had a 3-day hospital stay, and other than not tolerating pain medication (so I could only take Tylenol which did nothing for the pain), I've been on my merry, healthy way for over 3 years.

I saw …

The Cindy Tote - A Review

I have been wanting a new work bag for, well, ever. In fact, I told Keith recently that I really wanted the Thirty-One Cindy tote, but couldn't justify the price at this time. He mentioned that since I had been complaining about this for well over two years, I could use part of our tax refund to get a bag for myself. I was super excited, but wanted to make sure it was going to be money well spent.

I emailed my wonderful friend, MB, who confirmed that yes, the Cindy tote was a great bag, and..... there was a great deal going on this month as well!

*Please excuse the cell phone pictures, our computer is still broken and I (meaning Keith and the mess that his desk) still cannot find the camera cord.

The front.  Isn't it pretty? 
And no, I swear I did not hug the bag  out of happiness when  I first took it out of the box.



The inside has one zippered pocket,  as well as three deep open pockets.   There is nothing I like more than a bag with lots of pockets.

Here it is filled with my …