It’s Fall, Y’all!

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(photo by Dot R, in Lakeland, FL, a relative)


inally, there is a crispness in the air, we can open the windows and let in the cool Fall breezes.  October 1st is here and it’s time to celebrate Fall’s arrival, my second favorite of the four seasons of the year.  If you’ve been reading my blog for a couple of years, you will know that I don’t go all out for Fall decorating.  I save it up for a big Christmas show!

Grand Jury duty is over and boy, was that interesting!  I learned a lot about our judicial system and am really glad I was privileged to serve for 3 days.  We also took a tour of the jail (which is mandatory for the Grand Jury to do).  Very enlightening!  Glad to be back to my normal schedule now.


I do like to add some special things to my foyer table, so this year, once again, I drug out the white pumpkins that I made last year and put together a little vignette to welcome Fall.  As I’m looking at all these pieces, I see that everything here came from a yardsale (except the plastic pumpkins and that sweet painting from Lara Harris that I won in her giveaway).


I simply painted 2 little plastic pumpkins from Hobby Lobby and painted their stems black and sat them on top of 2 candlesticks.  And the urn painting that Lara did, is a perfect addition to this Fall table.  I kept it simple this year.


Once again, my faithful iron yardsale urn, takes center stage with some simple pinecones and acorns, most of them from my own yard.  The white starfish is a good contrast to all the brown.  You’ll notice a cute little quail sitting on top. He was a yardsale find last year and I’ve been waiting to use him somewhere.  Perfect!


He’s adorable with his real feathers, especially that little tuft on top.


This pretty leaf and acorn metal plate was also a yardsale find from a couple of years ago and I love the rustic look of it.  Last year, I really got into the white pumpkins, and you can see that in the above link from last year and the Better Homes and Gardens inspiration pic that got me started on this.  I had the urn already and with the addition of some lime green moss, it was perfect for holding my white pumpkin.


So, that’s it for Fall at my house. IMG_2626

I’ll be adding my Fall wreath that I put together last year to the door and will call it a day.Nell HIll2

I’ll add in a few more inspiration pics that I hope you’ll enjoy.  My friend, Maureen, took this pic of Mary Carol Garrity’s home tour a few years ago and I just love it.  So very fallish!Country Living2

From Country Living, aren’t these sweet and don’t they look yummy?!

Country Living Susan Branch

(From Country Living, Susan Branch)


(From Country Living)


(From Outdoor Furniture from Pottery Barn)


(From Pottery Barn)


(From Pottery Barn)

Hope you got some inspiration to add a little Fall festiveness, if you haven’t already spread it around your house.  What a wonderful season to enjoy the sights, smells, and taste.

If you’d like to join the Fall party, just link up YOUR post to your favorite Fall inspiration.  It can be your Fall decor, a recipe, some inspiration pics, whatever you’d like to share.

1.  Please link back to THIS post, so that everyone who reads your blog can find the party.

2.  Please add your permalink and not just your blog link.

Its Fall Y’all! Participants

1. sullivanandmurphy
2. Gail-Dining Room – A Time for Change
3. Sue ~ Life at Home
4. Manuela@The Pleasures of Homemaking
5. Pat@Back Porch Musings
6. The Stylish House {Cozy Autumn Decorating Ideas!}
7. June@CraftyNiche
8. Courtney
9. Marianne@songbirdisnesting (fall blanket)
10. AtticMag – Fall Home Accents
11. Dab of This and That
12. Susie Q
13. Richella at Imparting Grace
14. northern cottage
15. Abbie
16. Sherri at Design to Shine
17. LETTER Door Decor by Ashlee@WorkmanWitticisms
18. Olive Rue
19. Blondie (Jane)
20. Chari @Happy To Design
21. Chrissie Grace
22. Stacey @ Poofing the Pillows
23. Marianne@songbirdisnesting (fab fall fluffing)
24. Jane@Frugal Fine Living
25. Marie
26. Karen at Pine Cone Retreat
27. Miss Bloomers/Sonia
28. Welcome Fall – Malinda @ A Gift Worth the Wait
29. Making Lemonade
30. The Lazy Peacock
31. Kathryn@BonafideSouthern
32. Laryssa @Heaven In The Home
33. Lady Katherine
34. Marty@A Stroll thru Life
35. Because I Must
36. Living With Lindsay (PBK Inspired Pumpkins)
37. Tattered Hydrangeas
38. melissa * 320 Sycamore
39. Cuisine Kathleen
40. Crystal
41. Christine
42. The Tablescaper
43. Angela’s Fall Sneak Peak
44. Chandy
45. Amanda@TheEckLife
46. kim harter
47. Valerie@Snap-Pea
49. Tonya
50. Marsha’sMpressions
51. The Shabby Chic Cottage
52. Debbie at Slice of Pie
53. JenGlamGirl~ Happy Fall
54. Tiffany
55. Debra @ Common Ground
56. Heidi@TheCraft Monkey
57. Debra@Bungalow, Initial Wreath
58. Linda@Coastal Charm
59. Blossom
60. Amanda@Tin Roof Junkie
61. Christy @ Embellished Bayou
62. Marie@Emma Calls Me Mama
63. Amanda@Tin Roof Junkie
64. Maggie B @ Normandy Life
65. Heidi – HEART AND HOME
66. Sue@Thistlepatchhill
67. Donna @ Sugar Spice Southern LIfe
68. Ali
69. Kathy (KBeau)
70. Jessica @ Jessica Leigh Blog
71. Shanty2Chic~Frugal Fall Centerpiece
72. Melissa
73. Sarah @ Thriftydecorchick (all fall decor posts)
74. The Berry’s Patch
75. erin
76. Cara @ The Picky Apple
77. gail MRL needs your help (sorry it’s off topic)
78. The DIY Show Off – My Fall Highlights
79. Karyn@Sunny Days
80. Decor on a Budget @ Pumpkin Pie Crafts
81. Lee @ House of Merf
82. Kim-Starshine chic Part 1
83. Kim-Starshine chic Part 2
84. Kristi @ Sunnypond Home
85. Annette @ Our First Home (Fall Pumpkin Topiary, Wreath and Welcome mat)
86. Kendra @ Domestic Princess in training
87. Pamela
88. Deborah@UndertheCajunSun
89. Christi at A SOUTHERN LIFE
90. Stacey
91. Kim-Starshine chic The Finale
92. The Soladay Family (Fall & Halloween Decor)
93. The Stories of A to Z
94. Carrie @thiscozyhome
95. Fall Fun with goodygoodygumdrops
96. Lime Green and Black Halloween Banner
97. Cara@HomespunKitchen
98. Barb Boyack
99. cindy@Cottage Instincts fallish-ness
100. Dirt Princess
101. Shanty2Chic ~ Ashley’s Fall Apothecary
102. Jessica @ This Blessed Life
103. Pammie Jo
104. Ashleys Busy ( Fall Apple Pear Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting )
105. Charlene @ A Virtuous Woman (2 thrifty wreaths)
106. Beth @ Beth’s Blog
107. Heather’s Haven (Window Decor)
108. Someday Crafts – Fall is Falling all Around
109. Someday Crafts – pumpkins galore
110. Andrea-Fall Fluffing
111. Santamaker-pumpkins and roosters
112. Centsational Girl’s Golden Glazed Porch Pumpkins
113. Jen @ homeinthecountry (candy tablescape)
114. Rachelle
115. Tamera@doubledelight
116. Carrie
117. Maryann @ Domestically-Speaking (Burlap Pumpkins)
118. Southernseven
119. Susan @ Between Naps on the Porch
120. Posh Pieces – Frosted Glass Halloween Decor
121. Lisa@PicklesandCheeseblog
122. The Story of Us
123. Deb @ Wise Old Owl
124. DogmomDiva
125. Linda @ desires of the heart
126. Audra@Frugal Missus-Halloween Decor
127. Nerina @ nicnacmaniac
128. Awesome Autumn @ Life With Liane
129. summur braley
130. Gabrielle At Home…be inspired
131. Rhonda @ soul searching & sweet tea (Love goodwill)
132. grannyann
133. Alicia @ Titere con Bonete – Fall Decorating
134. Marla@sevenpalms
135. Tammy518
136. Serendipity~Felted Pumpkins
137. Southern Fried Gal
138. New Every Morning
139. nortthern cottage {fall recipes}
140. pewter sage (My Fall Mantel)
141. THE GAINES GANG {Black Tiggy Halloween}
142. Jeanette
143. Jo
144. Pamela-From My Front Porch To Yours
145. Mama Thompson (halloween wreath)
146. Mama Thompson (fall decor)
147. Nerina@nicnacmaniac
148. See What Jessica Made
149. Karen-Fall Centerpiece
150. Karen-Fall Wreath
151. Karen-Halloween Decor
152. Uncommon Artistic Endeavors
153. Joan@anythinggoeshere: witches thread?
154. adrienne
155. Tanya – fall decor
156. Tanya – Halloween decor
157. Jennifer-Front Porch Fall Decor
158. Darnold23@diningwithdebbie (Autumn Sippers)
159. Gina
160. Ruby Red Slippers
161. Sherry Marie
162. Joy in the Journey

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  1. I’m all linked up and lovin the blog!!

  2. Rhoda, thanks so much for hosting this terrific party, it was so much fun seeing everyone’s great fall decor!

  3. Rhoda, your fall party was a huge success. Congratulations! I really wanted to participate, but was out of town most of the week in addition to some other family matters that needed my attention. I’ll take part in the next one. 🙂
    All your photos are beautiful. Now I’m off to visit some more of the fall participants on your list. Oh, my, I don’t think I can get to all 148, but I’m going to visit as many as possible. Thanks again for hosting this party. ~ Sarah

  4. i’m entering late because we’ve been in the middle of painting our entire house. the mess is put away and now fall is in the air around here! thanks for hosting this fun party! i’m still ticking through all of the entries myself 🙂

  5. LOVE the apples they look so yummy! Wish I found this a few days ago I just posted my fall finds on friday!!

  6. Love all the Fall decor! I linked up-It IS fall up here in Michigan!

  7. Well I did my fall post a little late so I missed this Mr. LInky but here is the post incase anyone wants to still check out out!


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