A Colorful Farmhouse Blog
We are so honored to become a Mosser Glass dealer! Besides the fact that the glass that they produce is so beautiful and exhibits such fine craftmanship, their company has been family owned and operated for over 40 years! They have been creating a variety of American-made products for generations! Recognized as one of the nation's leaders in high quality pressed glass, we can't wait for you to see the wonderful pieces we are adding to the site today!
Reflecting on a road trip I took with my husband last month that took us through Arkansas, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, and then back home to Texas. I have always wanted to visit Charleston, SC and it was just as beautiful as I had imagined! Next was an unexpectedly delightful pitstop in Beaufort, SC, a place which I hope to visit again soon! Then on to Savannah, GA so I could finally see in person the city and Bonaventure Cemetery, both inspirations for so many books that I have read. And of course we had to experience the deliciousness of a low country boil while we were there! All in all, we travelled about 3200 miles but more important was the time spent together! "Some beautiful paths can't be discovered without getting lost." (Erol Ozan)
May your blessings outnumber the autumn leaves!
Has the cooler weather we've been having put you in the mood to get all those Halloween decorations out? It certainly has had that effect on me!
My college-age kids may be out of the house (mostly), but my husband and I still enjoy gearing up for the holiday! Okay- let me be honest- I still enjoy it and he just enjoys it when I'm happy!
While others have quit decorating for the holiday for religious reasons, I just simply enjoy it for all it means to me, and that is just a fun kid's holiday. I have great memories of Halloween as a kid and teenager and it has no deep dark meaning to me. I don't go in for anything too scary and just keep it light, fun, and of course colorful! And it is a great opportunity for me to showcase my wonderful collection of Dept 56 Halloween items (most retired now) and the colorful Glitterville items which I love! I hope to pass this fun collection on to my kids one day and hopefully they will get the same enjoyment out of it as I have!
May your Halloween be spooktacular! 🎃
I don't know about you, but I for one am ready to fall into Fall! Full steam ahead for fall decorating, pumpkins and pumpkin pie, watching the leaves change, and the few days of cooler "fall" weather that we will have in Texas!
Because I am optimistic (although possibly foolishly so) about the approaching cooler weather of fall, I am already bringing in the beautiful colors of the season in the hopes of reaching that glorious season quicker! One of my favorite pieces for fall decorating is the beautiful decorative metal tray with an Aztec print which is shown here on the top tier of my dining room hutch! It is such a unique way of bringing in fall color, I know you would love it in your home as well!
In the words of American journalist and author Jim Bishop, "Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons." I have to agree! Enjoy the season friends!