12 Ways To Celebrate Fall In A Small Town

While summer is my definite favorite season- there is just something about fall that makes me happy. Maybe it’s the colors- I do love me some mums and pumpkin centerpieces. Maybe it’s the crispness in the air or the fact that I was born in the fall so I think it’s just a bit of a special time. I don’t know how to explain it, but I do enjoy some fall.

Because I’m an aunt to the 2 most beautiful nieces, I’ve really been thinking back to my days of Halloween and fall fun and thinking about opportunities to have fun with them and make memories! The makings of a list was formed and before I knew it- 12 ideas had popped into my mind.

While I definitely think fall in a small town cannot be beat, most of these activities can be found in larger towns/cities, but you’ll just miss out on the small town charms šŸ™‚

Which activity will you cross off your fall bucket list? Continue reading

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Pumpkins Spell October……

How do you spell October? For me, pumpkinsĀ are a major part of October. They are so pretty- the bright orange color- and they photograph so well. Just seeing a pumpkin makes me think about fall- the leaves changing, the nip in the air, blue jeans and boots- and how those beautiful sunny days are so appreciated as we get closer to the winter.

Last Saturday, my cousin invited me to attend Caledonia Days in Caledonia, MS. For those who are not aware of it, it’s an arts/crafts festival- similar in style to Double Decker in Oxford or Market Street Festival in Columbus. He had to drop off some Mississippi State football tickets to be raffled off and then we went walking around the area- stopping and browsing at the handmade items. After a couple of hours of that- he asked me if I wanted to go to the pumpkin patch and I said yes- it was a gorgeous day- clear, blue sky- warm; but not too hot. The only thing that put a wrinkle in my day was the fact that I had left the GOOD camera at home (The Canon Rebel T3I) and just had my small Canon in my purse. But, I wasn’t going to pass up the chance to go and see the patch! Continue reading