Welcoming Autumn

Autumn used to be my favorite season. That changed a few years back when I began associating it with the arrival of winter, the time of year I’m least fond of. Instead of being able to enjoy what the season had to offer, I dreaded the falling leaves and cooler temperatures because they signaled that winter was just around the corner. I’m still working on finding beauty and enjoyment in winter, but fall… you’re not so bad. You’re actually quite lovely!

This year, we grew our first pumpkin (the bigger orange one below) and decorated our porches for fall for the first time.Autumn at the farmhouse Continue reading →

Wishes for This Year

2015

2014 was exhausting. I finished up my second year of grad school and on my summer break from classes, we began doing a ton of work on our new (old) house. I’m so excited for 2015 because I’ll finally be done with grad school! Which means I’ll actually have enough free time to do what I want to do whether that’s working on my house, reading a novel, traveling overseas, or finding new antique shops to peruse. It’ll also be nice not to feel as stressed out anymore! Continue reading →