Friday, October 28, 2011

Ready for the weekend...from my iphone

Confession: We are not dressing up for Halloween this year. It's kinda sad. Jonathan and I had some costumes ready, but we are going out to eat with friends instead. Oh well. I did {finally} get some pumpkins! Yay! I love decorating for this season. 

Welcome to the casa de Blair!

I use that chalk board for so many things! :) Oh, and I promise that I've read that C. S. Lewis book...I just use it for decoration now! I love to put books everywhere.

I had to be minimalistic with the pumpkins this year, due to my decor budget of zilch. However, these where 2 for $1! I was so happy to be able to get a few!

Well, it looks like it will be a quiet weekend for us. We don't mind too much because we've been so busy. I've got some chili cooking on the stove and some apples ready for baking. I'm rather looking forward to being on the "grown-up" side of Halloween this know, being behind the door and passing out candy.

What are you all up to this weekend?


Nicole [The Lovely Poppy] said...

love these pictures, i'm stopping by from follower fest and would love for you to stop by and check out the huge giveaway going on at my place- xoxo nicole

a girl with a smile said...

The Blair decor looks great!

I'm also doing the behind the door thing to. It's going to be a quiet weekend, my homework and I.

leigh said...

That wreath is SO pretty. Did you make it? I may try my hand at one. I have a lot of extra Scrabble pieces that I thrifting for such an occasion.
Love, Leigh

Erin said...

Love your fall decor! So homey and sweet! :)

Kristin @ The Chronicles of Kristin said...

I love how simple your decorations are! Subtle but beautiful. :) My weekend will likely be filled with photo editing, tea lattes, and gathering with the Church on Saturday. I'm looking forward to it. Monday I'm sharing life with a friend over coffee and then dressing up to pass out treats to the kiddos that come to my house. I enjoy the dressing up a lot... it's fun to play make believe for a bit. :)

Becca at One Girl said...

I love the pictures & the decor. It is so beautiful & put together - love it! Beautiful home & beautiful blog!

Romwe Online said...

very cute design..kind of vintage flavor,great love
romwe kisses

Ashley - The Christian Wife Life said...

I am LOVING that little chalkboard. Actually everything in that picture. :)

Much love,

Gail @ Sophisticated Steps said...

Did you make that chalkboard plate? I love cute! I think all your decor-on-a-budget looks great!

Enjoy your wknd. We will be busy trying to not be sick any more!!! Ugh.

I'll send you the Nov. sponsorship deets you need from me likely tomorrow. Just submitted donation. Yay! So excited!

Bon Bon said...

Gorgeous Fall photos! We're laying low this year too and passing out the fun size candy bars:-) xoxo

lowercase letters said...

i LOVE your decorations! especially the sign on the dorr and those cute two for a dollar pumkins! what a steal!
that'd be fun to pass out candy to the treaters. we live so far out in the country, we NEVER get any treaters at our door! never.
i'm having a GiVeAwAy!

Lanna said...

I love the wreath you made!! Autumn decor makes my heart happy : )

Alexis Kaye said...

that chili looks increadible. And I love your decorations! I need you to decorate my house next year! :)

Autumn said...

We made chili this weekend and went to a Halloween party we planned for our church :)

This is definitely one of my favorite seasons- I can't wait until Thanksgiving!


Wild and Precious said...

love your little halloween touches! especially the scrabble wreath!

found you through follow fest & am a new follower! so glad to find you.
wild and precious

Carly said...

Love your really subtle fall touches! I especially love the scrabble tiles on the wreath. So clever and simple.


Ashley Slater said...

Your wreath with the scrabble letters is still one of my favorite things!!! love it!

and my husband and I aren't dressing up either. We are using every extra penny we can pinch to go towards our little Bella's surgery. I even opened an etsy shop trying to sell some things to raise the money. I thought of you and your headbands that you did to raise money for your mission trip! If you want to take a look:

I figured it helped you out so I might try it too! And people are so sweet and generous, its nice!! Hope you guys have a great weekend!


Ashley Slater said...

p.s. when Do we get to see ethiopia pics?!?? I hope you got some!

Kelly said...

the chili looks delish!
and i love your budget decor.

♥ CheChe said...

i dont really celebrate halloween. I'm going to be working on Monday anyways. I really like the Fall decorations you have though. Your home looks soooo cozy and comfy. I love this time of year... So beautiful. Im just going to go get a salted caramel mocha and have a great day. lol


Ashley from Sloanbook said...

Sounds like my kind of Halloween this year :) We went to a church Halloween party last night - where I dressed up as Bella from Twilight, haha. Tomorrow we are going to eat dinner at a friends and then pass out candy as well! I'll have to decorate for the next holidays as we are moving into a house this week and all of our decor is in boxes! Hope your day is great!

Jessica said...

love all the fall. it's such a fun time of year...although i say that with every changing season.


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