Fall, Halloween, Pumpkins… that kinda stuff

by | Oct 25, 2011 | General, House & Home | 7 comments

We are all up in the Fall up in here!

I must confess… I have a certain affection for pumpkins.

All round and orange and…

sick pumpkin

Oh dear mercy I am so sorry you had to see that. What I was TRYING to say was that pumpkins are so cute…

polka dot pumkins

Especially when adorned with poms and pipe cleaners…

the noseless pumpkin

And with pumpkins, it matters not if they have a nose. Pumpkins can’t smell anynohows.

Have you ever seen a pumpkin kitty?

kitty pumpkin

Now you have!

Have you met my Mr. Spideykin?



Mr. Spideykin even accessorizes. See?

jelly bands

Pumpkins are pack animals. That is why you find them in patches and not solitary confinement and whathaveyou. Hitherhencetofore I feel it is important to keep them together. So they can hang out on the porch and comisserate about how cold it is getting these days…

i love pumpkins

Hey! Can you guess which pumpkin is the fake one?

pumpkins on the porch.

And here is a picture of how one can make a dead plant work for you. This is why I love Fall so very much…

in which dead plants can work for you

Just plop a big, bad lantern on your dead stuff and WHAM!

I have also made cobwebs work for me. I find the natural cobwebs are the nicest-looking. I work hard all year on those.

But no picture. Cobwebs are SCARY. I don’t want to scare anybody on the spot.

Finally… a picture of my dining/kitchen area. Please don’t look too close or you’ll see the nail polish and nail polish remover stains on my table. And marker markings…

Makes me crazy.

kitchen table

I could have made sure I always had a table cloth on my table, but… here’s a secret about me… living with a table cloth on my table makes me anxious.

It’s true.

Tablecloths get crooked. And the patterny ones are so busy… which makes me anxious. And the solid color ones make me bored… which in turn makes me anxious.

The end result of my “issues” around tableclothing? My table is all jacked up. Forevs.

Were Dr. Phil talking to me about this right now… he’d be all, “How’s that workin’ for ya?”

I know Dr. Phil… I know…

I have an idea! Just look at the wheat stalks, in my windows, friends. Adorbs, no?

But take a good-long look. The other day Lucy was asking if we could make them into bread.

Oh have mercy.


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