Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Wednesday Hodgepodge

1. It's fall. Y'all. My favorite season of the year! What's something you love to do this time of year that makes you feel it's officially fall? And unrelated to that, do you ever say-'y'all'?

Plan all the sewing/craft things I want to get done by spring. The list looks quite different from what it used to while I was growing up and it used to include thirty or more shirts, lots of pants, a few dresses, several coats and a Sunday suit or two for my brothers before we got to the more fun things like potholders and quilts.

I have been working on my list already for this winter, I'm getting excited! It includes no shirt, pants, or dresses. Though the girls each want a new skirt or two before we dive into the more fun things.

No, I never say y'all.

2. When did you last have a falling out with someone? Has it been resolved?

I can't think of a falling out I've had with anyone.

3. A song you love with the word 'fall' in it's title?

This is a rare occurrence, but my mind is drawing a complete blank. I can't think of a single song with the word fall in its title.

4. What's something you've recently let 'fall by the wayside?'

Keeping our storage room organized. It's so easy to simply tell one of the children to get or take something to the storage room, but they don't seem as worried about keeping things neat. I've been working on getting it back in shape, hopefully by tonight I'll have it conquered once more.

5. When did you last attend an event, read a book, watch a movie, try a new recipe, or visit a shop-town-tourist attraction that fell short of your expectations? In what way?

Yesterday. We found a bread recipe on Pinterest. It looked good, I had all the ingredients on hand, so we decided to give it a try. It was awful! Tasted like dusty peanut butter-y cardboard. I promptly removed the pin from my breads board and it now joins several others on my "Tried-FAIL" board.

I try tons of things I find on Pinterest. Thankfully the fails so far have been few.
6. Describe a time you said or thought, 'The apple doesn't fall far from the tree."

I find myself doing and saying things my mother used to. So I guess you could say I'm the apple that didn't fall too far from the tree.
7. Was today better than yesterday? Why or why not?

Today is only beginning. Yesterday was a good day, but if today is even better I'll be fine with that.

8.  Insert your own random thought here.

With this being a fall themed Hodgepodge I can't think of a more fitting way to finish this post than sharing a few fall-sy pictures we took yesterday.


  1. Love the fallish photos. Isn't it fun when you realize that you remind yourself of your mom. That happens to many of us!

  2. I haven't had a lot of Pinterest fails either. I love all the reviews when it comes to recipes and often if a recipe isn't great when you read the reviews people will tell how they tweaked it to make it better.

  3. Great photos! The best recipes come from friends.

  4. Love the autumn leaves in your photo share. And, if you want my opinion....we all have to have a spare room that collects everything but the kitchen sink....right?

  5. Such pretty fall photos you shared! Happy, Happy fall!

  6. Love your autumn pictures! Enjoyed your answers too. Happy Fall!

  7. I find myself doing and saying things my mother used to as well. I'm glad though, it makes me feel closer to her now that she is gone.

  8. It's nice to have fall colors. We 'fall' short on that one every year. At least we're getting the cooler temps now. And I'll take it!

  9. Did I read that right??? Thirty shirts!! Bless her heart, that's a lot of work!!! I'll never complain again!! I'm a southern gal and I grew up saying "yall" but now it seems as though you hear it everywhere!!

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  11. Here it is spring so i have to adjust a little lol Oh and I love pinterest probably not that bread you tried


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