|I love this light filtering in to my Family Room.|
Are you getting used to the time change? I'm still finding myself nodding off early in the evening and now the days seem even shorter. At the same time, I am enjoying being inside where it is warm and cozy.
There is a little more outside work to be accomplished before true winter sets in. We had snow on Halloween and the long term forecast has us with highs in the 30s. So winter is not far off. I truly have a love hate relationship with it.
I love the Holiday season of Thanksgiving through New Year's Day. I love the way I have more time to light a candle, brew a pot of tea, and read (or watch a favorite movie). I actually love snow. I hate... absolutely despise... driving on it!
On that cheerful note, here is what has been happening in my world recently:
A lot of Tasha love, received when a precious friend was getting rid of some books! I can lose myself in her world.
Not to mention my ancient copy of Hidden Art... info here*. Edith Schaeffer would have turned 100 this past week and this book of hers was one of the most influential books of my life. I read it as a bride and have reread it at least once (and usually two or three times) each year since then.
I know this is not a fancy pancy foodie blog kind of photo but there was a lot of apple crisp love going on in my kitchen at the time. It is probably the dessert I make most in autumn and winter since it keeps well for just the two of us.
Yep... you can see more each week that goes by. These days there are no leaves left so it is now fully visible even from my living room window! How wonderful of the Lord to let me look out on one of my favorite things in the whole world. Red barns.
|The box of these lovely candles cost only $1.99 at Goodwill.|
|They all looked grungy, almost moldy, at first but I rubbed them with a knee high hose and they shined!|
|Two different kinds of Scrapbook Journal pages, side by side.|
|It was fun to guild the lily on this page.|
|A bit more of a close up. Note the washi tape on the corners and the glittery butterfly.|
Washi Tape Love
Speaking of which, I used red polka dot washi tape to cover the ugly rubber magnet strips that hold my most recent insulin dose of the frig. Cute! The adorable tablet paper with the red mixer was a gift from my daughter years ago.
Experimenting in the Kitchen
I have been trying out possible Christmas gifts to make. Will share more about this on a Saturday post.
Wait Mom, get my prettiest side! ;)
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