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. Continue reading →