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I just LOVE love love love LOVE the fall!  Love it.

This weekend, I'm very much looking forward to!  It's Sean's birthday weekend and we didn't plan anything for the entire weekend.  Why?  Well, because S doesn't want to do anything for his birthday.  It's the way he grew up doing birthdays and it's the way that we do them now too.  Not really.  I just like to let him think that I'm following his lead.  Really, I'm overjoyed to stay home and enjoy some of the things we long.

On Saturday, I'm meeting some neighborhood friends at the farmers market and then we're going to grab coffee and some girl time.  Then we're going to head to my house for lunch and the football game on our new tv.  We're hopeful that we'll also get to start working on painting my 1/2 bath.  I'm not changing the color, just want to add to it a bit.  I'll do a post on it when it's done.  I'm looking forward to doing it, but I'm a little scared.  I'm sure it will be fine.  It's something I've wanted to do in there for a long time and I'm finally going to do it!    I can't wait, even though I'm seriously nervous!

Saturday night, I think we're going to carve pumpkins, either with friends or without.  It's just another fall activity that we haven't really done in the last few years and we want to stop and do it this year.  I'm looking forward to doing that too!  I bought some KILLER carving pumpkins last weekend and can't wait to dig into them!

Oh I forgot, Saturday while I'm at the market and doing girl time with the neighbor friends, S will be golfing!  What every boy needs on his birthday, right?  And it's probably going to be the type of course that isn't too classy so that they can enjoy their beers that they bring and carry with them.  As well as the outdoor facilities that Mother Nature oh graciously put there...  Should be a good morning for them and for him!

Sunday, we're just going to be hanging at home for a bit and then Sunday night we're going to head to my parent's house for a bonfire and cookout.  Should be a good time.  We'll miss our dear friend and companion Buddy*, but we'll still have a nice time.
Happy Fall and Happy {early} Birthday S!!

* A post about Buddy will be coming soon.  He is our family dog that was in our lives for almost 15 years that passed away on 10.20.10.  We're very sad and I have to give a bit to digest.  Thank you for those that have commented on and through email.  Seriously, it means a lot.


Sarah said…
Hi Jill. I am usually just a lurker but I LOVE the pics you have posted! Our fall has been unseasonably long and I am loving it! I am so sorry to hear about your family dog. That is so sad. And I continue to pray for you to become a momma someday soon! Have a great Sunday.
(I am so very sorry for your loss.)
Leah said…
I hope you had a fabulous weekend! Sure sounds like it had the makings to be!

*Also very sorry for your loss.

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