We're hosting a Christmas party the first weekend in December, and I've been thinking about how to decorate. Gosh, six weeks? I'd better get busy!
My Christmas cactus has been on the deck all Summer, and when I looked at it the other day, it was covered with buds.
I'm calling it a "Hallow-thanks-mas" cactus.
Other new things around the house...
...I bought two new things...a new tassel and a rectangular clear glass dish.
In case you're wondering why the tassel is on the dish...well, this morning was really cloudy, so I put it there, so you could see the color better.
Here it is on the secretary. I had to turn on the light for this pic.
Love the little clear beads on the ribbons and on the top.
I put a little Fall grouping by the wing chair in the living room.
Here's one other project we've been working on this week.
Sunday, we piled the deck furniture in a corner and scrubbed the deck, getting ready to stain it again...and wouldn't you know...it rained, so we had to wait.
Today, the weather was warm and sunny, so we stained most of the deck. It has to dry 24 hours, and then we'll just have to move the chairs back, and finish the corner, steps, spindles and railing.
Whew! I'll be glad when we're finished. I'm keeping my eye on the weather report.
Hope y'all are having a good week. Are y'all thinking about Christmas yet?
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