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Tuesday Talk: Mug Love and Fall Decor!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Hi!! Happy Tuesday!!
I sure hope your week is off to a great start!

Awhile back, Beth and Stephanie announced they would be hosting a Mug Love Exchange :) I thought it would be SO fun to be connected with a new friend AND get a fun new coffee mug- so I signed up to participate! :) 
I was paired with a sweet girl named Becca- she is a mommy to a precious little boy with another baby on the way- due in January! She sent me the CUTEST and most CHEERFUL mug!! It is seriously SO "me"- I love the "Choose Happy" saying and the art work on the mug is so pretty. Thank you SO much Becca!! I love my mug!!
This past weekend, I put the finishing touches on our porch decorations for fall...so I snapped a few pictures of it to share with you! Then- I decided I might as well show you the fall decorations I have up on the inside of my house too!! 
Not the most exciting post in the world...but I thought it would be fun to show ya'll how I have things decorated for fall season!!  :)

Here's our front porch! 
We got our pumpkins from Aldi and I just picked up our mums from Walmart this past weekend. I have the BLACKEST thumb and literally can't keep a weed alive. I was talking to my mom yesterday- who is pretty much a master gardener- and she told me I needed to water my mums once a day. I was like, "Say what?!?" HA! I, of course, forgot to water them- but now I have a sticky note up on my kitchen cabinet- reminding me to water those silly mums! HA!
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One of my favorite things about our home is the front porch- I have had so much fun decorating it for the different seasons!
Now it's time to come inside :)
Our first floor has a pretty open concept and the kitchen/eating area kind of flow into the family room...
I have this fun console-like table and two shelves up on the wall- right as you walk into the family room area from the kitchen. I love decorating my shelves for the different seasons!!
I am SO excited to get our family pictures back from our photographer...the picture I have up on the shelf currently doesn't have Marshall in it (well- he was in my tummy :) and I can't wait to put up a picture of our family of SEVEN! 
It just doesn't feel right not having him in any of our family pics! :)
Up next is our mantle!! Another favorite feature of this house is the fireplace and mantle!! I LOVE having a mantle to decorate!! I kept the decorations pretty simple...but I think it turned out really pretty!
My mom recently gave me that awesome metal "L." She got it from a store called "Tuesday Morning." I am not sure if those stores are nationwide?? They have a bunch of them in the Midwest :)
I love our rustic cross- my mother-in-law gave it to us :) And all of my pumpkins are from my favorite place- Walmart! :)
Here's another little area in our family room I put up just a few little decorations...nothing much...just a touch of "fall!"
I don't really put up Halloween decorations...I keep my fall decorations up until I decorate for Christmas- so I like to keep things more "fall-ish" than "Halloween-ish."  I did put up these two cute little pumpkins in our first floor half bath- the kids love them!  The kids also each have a Halloween pillowcase :) (Which of course, I forgot to take a picture of) My mom made the girls their Halloween pillowcases and this past week- I made Marshall and James their pillowcases...James LOVES his "pumpkin" pillowcase! Side note- Hobby Lobby has amazing seasonal fabrics and so does Walmart! That's where I got the fabric to make the boys' pillowcases! :)
And there you have it!! Nothing super special...just some pretty little touches of fall throughout our home! :)

Hope you have the BEST day!!

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13 comments:

  1. Your mug is perfectly you!

    I love your house. It is darling!

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  2. Love your mug!!! So cute!
    Your house is decorated so beautifully. Your front porch is my dream! I need to decorate mine more!

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  3. Halloween pillowcases! How fun! My kids are Halloween obsessed but we don't "do" witches in our Halloween decorating, so I haven't been able to buy them Halloween sheets. This would be a super fun project! Are they difficult to make? I can show, but not well! :)

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  4. I absolutely love the mug you received! It's so you and perfect!! I also love all your fall decor. I made a welcome sign for our front porch yesterday, but I am thinking I need more cornstalks to put behind it. So that's on my agenda today to find some more =) The inside of your house looks great too!!
    Have a great Tuesday!!

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  5. Somehow I missed out on this fun mug exchange! Love the mug you received. I have a black thumb too but always love to pick up mums this time of year. Your porch turned out great.

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  6. I love your front porch! So festive and cozy! Can I come have a cup of coffee with you on it! I promise I won't drink out of your adorable new mug! ;)

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  7. Not that exciting?!?! Girl...these are my favorite posts. I can pretend I just stopped by to get help making a hair bow :) , hold a baby, or have a cup of coffee. I wish! Love that front porch...magazine worthy.

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  8. All of your house looks cute but I love the porch! Great job.

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  9. Love your fall decor, especially the front porch! I just spent the day working on our front flower beds, filling in some blank spaces and getting things spruced up. What a cute mug! I need to watch out for the next exchange...sounds like lots of fun. Who doesn't like getting mail that's not junk!?! Have a terrific Tuesday!

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  10. Look how precious your fall stuff is! Great job!

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  11. That coffee cup is perfect for you!! It just radiates JOY :) Your house looks amazing. Love your front porch and all the pretty decor you put out there. We are big fans of those Wal-Mart pumpkins. They're pretty, inexpensive and nearly kid proof :) Can't wait to see your family pictures and I love your new metal L. I always have great luck finding home decor at Tuesday Morning. It's such a great place to shop! Thanks for your idea about holiday pillow cases. I bet Olive would love to have a Halloween pillow for the month :) I'll add sewing to your list of mommy super powers - I really need to learn how to do that!!

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  12. I've never been to Tuesday Morning but we have them here so maybe one day I'll have a Tuesday Morning/WalMart day. It will be like we are shopping together. ;)

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