Girlsies, it’s the first Wednesday of the month so I’m linking up with Anne in Residence for Currently 09.2020. In this month’s edition we’re talking about what we’re anticipating, appreciating, collecting, starting, and finishing. Some months I really struggle with the currently prompts but this month was easy peasy. Have a look.
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the arrival of fall!! It’s crazy how our afternoon high temperatures have dropped about 15* from last week to this. I know it’s too early and we are bound to heat up again. But for this week, it is beginning to feel like fall. And this season brings the best clothes. Chunky knit sweaters. Cozy jackets. Plaids and tweeds. Boots and booties.
Then there are the colors. Have you seen Pantone’s color palette for autumn/winter 2020-2021?
Don’t they ‘read’ fall, in all it’s glory? Which color do you look most look forward to wearing?
And speaking of fall clothes (nifty segue, huh?), registration for the 2020 fall Get Your Pretty On capsule wardrobe opens on Friday, 09.04.2020. While I love participating in all of these wardrobe challenges, fall is my very favorite. It’s looking like the world is beginning to wake up after our long Covid-induced nap. Why not give your autumn wardrobe a refresher to celebrate? After all, empty-nesters, mid-lifers, retirees and grandmothers can be fashion mavens, too!! Invitation: Join the Style Challenge with me! Please use my affiliate link to register.
the folks at my mom’s assisted living community, Cedarhurst at Beaumont, for enabling my sister and I to have such a good visit with Mom.
It was so hard, though, not to be able to touch her, hug her. Especially when we had to say goodbye.
white tees for an upcoming blog post. Have been doing a little online research on the best white tee shirts. Going to style some of the top recommendations and review them right here in the next few days. Hope you will pop in for that post.
mosaics. Mentioned them in last month’s currently post, too. Lauren and I have been working on our cactus mosaics. Like turtles. 🐢 🐢 🐢 We are keeping in mind that old adage that slowly but surely wins the race. Lauren is on vacation this week so I hope we can finish these up tomorrow or Friday. Will be putting away my cactus-themed summer decorations soon in order to break out FALL!! Need to get this mosaic completed so I can pack it away with my other cactus stuff. Won’t even have much time to enjoy it. That’s what I get for being soooo sloooow.
My new friend and mosaic artist Terry gave me some suggestions on finishing the mosaic I began shortly after I retired waaaaay back in 2013. Now to follow through with them. If I’ve worked like a turtle 🐢🐢🐢 on my cactus mosaic, I’ve been an absolute slug on this one 🐌🐌🐌.
my autumn bucket list. Sure would be nice if Covid would go away so we can really enjoy all our favorite fall activities. In looking back over last year’s list, there are a number of items that would be impossible or look a whole lot different this year. Going to have to get creative for sure!! Hey, I have an idea…why don’t you join me for this, too?? The big autumn bucket list reveal will be on Monday, 09.21.2020. Plenty of time to get your list of fun activities put together. No excuses!!
Also starting my new book club read, Big Lies in a Small Town: A Novel by
How would you respond to the Currently 09.2020 prompts? What are you anticipating, appreciating, collecting, finishing and starting? Please share in a comment below. Then be sure to stop by Anne’s to check out her responses. And start thinking about next month’s prompts: admiring, going, making, scheduling, and wishing.
Going to try a new pork chop recipe today. If it is a winner, will share it here in the near future. I discovered 3 packages of pork chops in the freezer so figured we better get to eating them. Do you have a go-to pork chop recipe?
Thank you for spending a few minutes of your day here with me. I am off for a walk. Hope you find time to do something for yourself today, too.
Hugs and kisses,