Monday, October 13, 2014

Random Things Monday 10/13/14

Last week was really busy and a lot of fun. 
We celebrated out 46th anniversary, took a day trip on Friday, spent Saturday at home watching football games, then attended an annual family gathering on Sunday. 
I'm still "running in high gear", so here are a few random things from last week.

I got two of these big, pottery jack-o-lanterns at Home Depot. 
Right now, one is on the deck and the other by the front walk. They don't come with the plant or the cat, but do come in two different sizes. 
This is the big one, and hea-vy! No worrying about the wind blowing it away. 
I'm trying to decide how to light them for Halloween. Maybe with a string of orange lights inside?

In the family room, I added a wool Air France airline blanket, as a topper, on a side table.

Cast iron pine cone candle holders with flameless tea lights. 
It's starting to feel more like Fall now and I'm ready for cozy.

The family room is pretty neutral, color wise...

 ...except for my snack tray.

Mmmm, ginger lemon creme cookies and herbal tea. I'm set for a while.

Friday, we took a day trip to the North Georgia mountains. We had a yummy lunch and visited the Folk Pottery Museum. I'll share a few more pics later.

Bye for now. :)   
xo Babs

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Unknown said...

Looks great inside and out!! Happy Fall!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Happy Anniversary Babs!...glad you had a great time in the N. GA mountains...I love it there too!...and love the Air France blanket!...

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

Happy Anniversary Babs! Sounds like you've had some fun! I like the acorn candle holders and the big pumpkin too. The blanket looks great on the table- very cozy and fall looking at your home!

Ron said...

Happy Belated Anniversary. It all looks so good. I have not heard from you in a while. xo

Sylvia said...

Happy Anniversary, Babs! I love your decorations, guess I need to go to Home Depot!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Happy Anniversary! What a fun time to get out for a drive in the mountains. I love the pottery...well usually! heehee! What a cute piece! Enjoy your week! Hugs, Diane

Lady of the Manor said...

Happy anniversary to you and your mister! That plaid blanket really makes your family room look cozy. I just made some squash soup for supper and am thinking it's about time for some fall weather. Glad you had a wonderful weekend!!

Tea in the Library said...

Happy anniversary!

Marigene said...

Happy anniversary! You are all set for autumn, by the looks. That little kitty looks right at home next to the jack-o-lantern. Your family room looks so warm and welcoming.
Have a wonderful week, Babs.

Suzan said...

What a fantastic clay pig!! I look forward to you trip pictures!!
A very Happy Anniversary Babs!!

An Oasis in the Desert said...

I adore the halloween planter and the black cat! Maybe a faux tealite or two inside -- they put off quite a bit of light. I really like the plaid blanket across the table -- plaids are so popular this year.

An Oasis in the Desert said...

Oops, I forgot to wish you a Happy Anniversary! You have about half a year on us! Glad you had a great time!

Kelly said...

I love your new Halloween pottery from Home Depot! I do think string lights would work great. The airline blanket makes such a nice table cover too. We haven't traveled to the mountains yet this Fall, but hope to do so before all the leaves disappear. Your picture is beautiful!