Give Thanks for Family in Your Centerpiece

Give Thanks for Family on Thanksgiving I was privileged to be invited to join this lovely Thanksgiving Tablescape Tour today. Katie from Katherine’s Corner is hosting and she is one talented lady! She designed my header a few years back and continues to help me out whenever I have a question. Thank you, Katie, for… Continue reading Give Thanks for Family in Your Centerpiece

Paranoia – Good or Bad?

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A funny thing happened as we traveled over the river and through the woods for our Thanksgiving feast last week. We approached a traffic jam and I, being the helpful wife that I am, instructed my hubby-do, that he could get through the jam by following my finger pointing. The debate that followed was a clash… Continue reading Paranoia – Good or Bad?

Cotton Field in South Alabama
Cotton Field in South Alabama

Another reason to love my south is the beauty that peeps out of the ground in late August and September.  Cotton fields are beautiful crops of white fluff.  I’ve driven past these crops time and again, but I couldn’t do that again when the season had produced such incredible bolls.

Cotton Bolls
Cotton Bolls

In my experience, these gorgeous “blooms” are the true sign that fall is indeed in the air and it is usually about this time that I begin to decorate for fall.

High Cotton
High Cotton

This table top is done in all white as if it all came straight out of the cotton field.

Cotton Decor
Cotton Decor

I love the cotton fields and while I love wearing, sleeping in and using cotton in my home, it is always a little sad to see the stripped plants after harvest.  But, this is one more reason to celebrate fall, the culmination of harvest season. It won’t be long now until we are preparing all those delicious meals for Thanksgiving.