Tag Archives: Fall

Opening Day of “Dear” Season

Opening Day of Dear Season

11 years ago I married my best friend. He happens to be a hunter and our wedding day happened to be on opening day of deer season. We jokingly refer to it as “dear season”.  Here’s why… It has been a point of contention throughout our marriage. WE planned the ceremony. WE chose the date. […]

Thanksgiving Traditions: Dressing vs. Stuffing

Holiday Traditions: Part 1

I love Thanksgiving.   I love everything about Thanksgiving.   I love reflecting on all that we are thankful for.  I love how the house smells.  I love traditions that have been passed down from generation to generation; not just in my family, but all across our wonderful country.   But there is one tradition […]

Trick or treat, smell my feet, give me something good to eat.

Halloween1978ish

Ahh Halloween. Trick-or-treating.  Costumes.  Piles of candy. For some, this is a favorite holiday.  For others, terrifying. When I was a child, I loved coming up with costume ideas and dressing up.  We always had a great time dreaming up our costumes and making them from what we had around the house.  Every now and […]

My husband won the lottery. The Moose Lottery

Our Moose

When we moved to Maine nearly 4 years ago, I was pretty excited about seeing moose. We have deer all over the place in Georgia – but they are tiny, skittish creatures in comparison to what I imagined to be a majestic creature such as the moose. My husband was even more excited about the […]

Like it or Not… It’s Fall, Y’all

Fall Leaves - 2012

I noticed it this weekend.  The crispness in the air.  Cool breezes in the morning and evenings.  The sudden desire to make oatmeal cookies and apple pies and pots of chili. It feels like Fall, y’all.   And it is barely August. School hasn’t even started yet.  And then I noticed it.  The tree down […]