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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

fall is here!

I love pretty much EVERYTHING about autumn!
We had some of the family together to welcome fall, and this is what we did:
Why, you ask, is there an extension cord near the pumpkin carving? Because Bryan used his dremel for his artistic pumpkin carving. For Bryan, tell him there's a power tool involved and he'll participate in anything! This is probably Bryan's last Halloween at home. He just submitted his mission papers (We're members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and he has the opportunity to serve a volunteer 2-year mission. Lots of excitement here because it's now the waiting game - we don't know where he will serve. It could be Tulsa, Oklahoma or Tazmania; Spokane or Spain ... we'll find out in a couple of weeks!)

So, we have a genetic disease in our family: Holiday-itis. We can't help ourselves - we celebrate long and early. Azure's been asking me if we can decorate for Christmas for 2 weeks now. So the fact that we carved pumpkins in September is actually showing restraint for us.

Are you a big holiday celebrater? I'd love a peek into your home to see your fun celebrations!

19 comments:

  1. I love Holidays! This weekend is decorating for Halloween time :)

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  2. I love holidays, too, and am about to put out my Halloween stuff this weekend!

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  3. Hi Denalee it was so good to see you visit; I know I have been remiss. Great to see you family fun!!

    I know your son will have a great experience!

    xoxo
    Karena

    Art by Karena

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  4. Fall is so wonderful. I love the beauty of all seasons but Fall is my favorite!!!

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  5. Fun! We have been getting excited for fall and Halloween over here too! We just put out pumpkins but haven't carved them yet.

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  6. Love the fall and carving pumpkins with friends is the best!
    xo
    alexa
    www.theshortandthesweetofit.com

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  7. I caught it! In Manila, though, it's Christmastime! I'm listening to Live365 Vintage Christmas Music (can't get Pandora here). It's in all the malls, too.

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  8. I think it sounds like a nice thing to have. My son was standing looking out the window at my pumpkins and he said, all he wanted to do was carve a pumpkin. I think it just seems like a great thing to do.

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  9. so fun! i cannot wait to carve pumpkins this year! the getting at a local orchard along with picking apples, eating caramel apples and sipping cider is always a tradition around here :)

    thank you for spreading the inspiration!
    -juliette

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  10. So exciting Denalee! Can't wait to go pumpkin picking :)

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  11. wee need to see what bryan did!!!!!

    the very best of luck to him in his volunteering. how wonderful!

    hugs :)

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  12. Well, prepare the Halloween decorations is fun.

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  13. You know, that's a good disease to have :)
    Hope you'll show us the finished pumpkins!

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  14. Hi Denalee! Good luck to Brian and I agree the best holidays are always spent with the family.

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  15. I am a holiday nut! I even have a Christmas blog so I can listen to Christmas carols all year long!

    Lovely to meet you and find your wonderful blog!

    Best wishes,
    Natasha.
    xo

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  16. I love Halloween too.. I think we suffer from that same genetic disease. How cute are the kids? Love that Brian is doing volunteering. Sweet kids. xo

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  17. Did you mean Tasmania Australia. If so a beautiful place, Hobart is one of my favourite destinations. Thank you for dropping by my place and the follow. I have had a good look around your place and have a peaceful feeling. Cheers Kerry

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