We are so lucky. Aren't we? That Autumn comes every single year. Oh how we are sad when summer comes to an end and we have to get into a new back-to-school routine. But then just a few short weeks later the weather turns and it's heaven. It doesn't matter where you live. September (late September) on a calendar is woooonerful.
A new season must first start with a change in your cuppa tea. This is my fall tea.
Apple picking and baskets and baskets of these.
It seems silly, really to explain all of this. I'll just say, this is my September house. I take pictures so that I can remember what I did "last year". (although my tastes change and it won't be like this... in fact I've already changed things around since these were taken... I love to "nest")
This wreath is now on the front door. And I've replaced it with something else.
We have a huge TV and never watch it. But I love our family room. Puzzles, games, reading, relaxing. And our first fire of the season.
That teacup is from my Wedding China. I should have taken an upclose, it's so fall.
My seasonal tree
And my collection on Emma Bridgewater mugs that started last fall.
I love how the light in my house changes this time of year and I find shadows and light in different places.
Love! For scooping my loose tea at 4:20 in the morning.
Santa has given the girls many Playmobil collections over the years. I like to change them out and only have one out at a time. This one is school and must be out in September, right?
Muffins are better in here but on the off chance that there are none that day this has to have something in it. Right?
This idea from visiting Billie Jo last fall. Open up a favorite candle and instant yummy in your entryway.
I love reading these for the little tips at the bottom and for the recipe ideas.
This summer we redid this room just a bit. Painted it a lighter color. Took down the heavy curtains and just hung sheers. ( I love how the violas echo in this room). I wanted the mantle to be a quick seasonal change and I wanted it simple.
Spray painted mason jars for this easy peasy craft. One for our kitchen table, one for Abigail's teacher, one for my reading table where I teach. Thinking I could make pumpkins next month.
First fireplace fire of the season! And no, I don't change that fireplace mantle for every season. I adore that painting of my girls that my Dad did so I really like how the things I have up there compliment the painting. (except for Christmas... everything changes at Christmas)
The sheers allow for the violas to sound rich and beautiful. We used to call this the living room but we call it either the viola room or the Christmas tree room. So much happier with it's lighter color.
And that's it... basically, around our house in September. Looking forward to many many more weeks of fall around here. Loving this season.