Showing posts with label FIRST BLOG. Show all posts
Showing posts with label FIRST BLOG. Show all posts

Saturday, October 11, 2008

MY FIRST (and possibly my last) BLOG























MY FAMILY ROOM MANTEL IS DECORATED FOR FALL





(OR WOULD YOU SAY "OVER-DECORATED"?)












Those who already know me are aware that I have to feel that I'm getting a bargain before I'll buy anything, and I'm beginning to think that there are many of you out there who have the same philosophy. Also, those who already know me are painfully aware that I love to write "books" when I'm emailing someone or leaving a comment on another poor blogger's space. (I don't know why, as my son says, I over-share, or why I think anything I say is interesting enough to write a book to anybody. When I read back through what I've written, I usually say to myself [no, not out loud] "self, that wasn't interesting or important at all"! Of course, by that time, I've already clicked the "send" button.) For that reason, I have hope that posting on this blog will be enough writing to keep me from leaving boring "books" on other's spaces. This blog is really an experiment. I'm not sure that I'll be able to do it. So, I'll make a deal with you. If you find this blog, if you won't tell anybody about it, neither will I. I want to get this figured out before the crowds start pouring in! LOL.






Before I go any further, I think I should tell you that I have an illness, and I do not want to be cured (although many others seem to want me cured). I am a.... (long pause).... "collector" (s-h-h-h-h-h; I know some think that's a dirty word, but believe me, once you get the collecting bug, it's not so easy to get rid of it). It's that dreaded disease for which there is not a 12 step program, at least that I know of (of course, that may be because I haven't looked for one).











I've been doing some Fall and Halloween decorating. After the 31st of October, all jack-o-lanterns, ghosts, goblins and other things Halloween will be put into my closet, and the Pilgrims, Indians, and cornucopias will replace them. Yes, I know, my disease is rearing its ugly head. Now, if you have happened into my blog, and you are in the psychiatric field, maybe you will volunteer your services to attempt to cure this addiction of mine! You really may take pity on me if you view pictures of my home. Or perhaps, you'll take pity on my poor, dear, "neat freak" husband, who has to live in the midst of this disease.


THIS LITTLE TABLE IN MY SUNROOM IS READY FOR HALLOWEEN TREATS








HOLIDAY DECOR JUST GETS ADDED TO COLLECTIONS ALREADY IN PLACE! Scary, huh?









Please excuse the quality of this picture.





I WANTED TO SHOW YOU MY FALL VILLAGE.
A photographer I am not. Perhaps I will improve if I keep doing this.





We can only hope!












JACK-O-LANTERNS AND SCARECROWS ARE EVERYWHERE!


HALLOWEEN IS INVADNG THE DINING AREA OF MY FAMILY ROOM!

















YEP! IT'S UP THERE TOO...






AND IT'S BEEN ADDED TO MY ALREADY CROWDED BOOKSHELVES...











AND IT EVEN GREETS FAMILY AND FRIENDS IN THE BACK ENTRANCE!







As you can see, the Halloween season has arrived at our house. (Or would you say it has over-arrived?) Stay tuned for Thanksgiving decor! I know, I know... it's overwhelming for me too! Happy Fall Decorating! Laurie (bargainhunr on RMS)