Thursday, September 18, 2014
Looks like Fall!
It is past 10pm and here I am, writing this post up. It is the only time I could steal a few moments to sit down and compose something. Goodness, time is something that I feel I've been running out of lately..
Every moment counts though, so I make do with what I have, and if posting late at night is the only time I have, then that will have to be it :)
Had a big thunderstorm last night and woke up to everything wet outside, the sky full of clouds, which remained throughout the day, making it really look like the perfect Fall day.
It immediately makes me think of Gingerbread and lattes, and especially the McDonald's Pumpkin Spice Lattes which I love.
My husband decided to surprise me with one, on his way home from work. I love this man.
Lunch today was very simple, some grilled cheese, ham and pepperoni sandwiches and some yummy grapes on the side.
They really were delicious and I've been enjoying my fruit lately. It's weird but I got through stages, I could go for months without caring much for fruit, and then suddenly I am eating it every single day and just can't get enough.
As the day wore on, the clouds dispersed, and by the time the sun started to set, it was bright in all it's glory, shining through the branches of the trees and setting everything aglow.
Definitely one of my favorite times of the day, the natural light is gorgeous.
I love how quickly the trees seem to be changing, from day to day, that fast. Or maybe it's just that I'm no longer used to so many trees around me, having lived in Arizona for so many years with nothing but brown and dirt around me. Makes you appreciate things.
One of the other signs that things are quickly moving, are the leaves I am finding all over the grass. I can't wait to see the leaf piles.
I pulled out all my Autumn cookbooks and am already looking through them in search of soups, stews and all things pumpkin. I think tomorrow I may just whip up a Gingerbread Cake.....yes, I think that is on the agenda, for sure.
Not much else was done today, aside from normal homemaking chores and homeschooling, so I don't have a lot to chat about, just really wanted to come in and say hi.
My laptop battery is about to die, so I better get on out of here, besides, I am super tired and my warm comfy bed is calling my name.
I will be back in the morning with a Show and Tell, I'm sorry I missed it last week but had a lot going on.
Good night friends and God Bless,
at 9:38 PM