Sunday, September 25, 2011

First Fall Weekend

This weekend has been one of simple pleasures.

The greatest pleasure of all perhaps being the realization that all my angst over my lack-luster feelings for fall were all for not-
Fall only arrived by calendar date a couple days ago,
and she found Chicago sitting quietly in weekend mode under misty, rainy skies.

And all of a sudden, I was ready for her.
Oh, am I ready.

Our little home welcomed fall with these pumpkin spice pancakes.

And some reading of the October issue of Real Simple.
A couple cozy movie nights.
The return of the Sunday Bake: husband's bread baking ritual.
Essie's chinchilly.
Stock-piling cans of pumpkin in the pantry.
And my fall coat, found.

3 comments:

ilene @ muchloveilly said...

mmm, those pancakes sound soooo good and i love that shade of essie!

love and miss you, friend. :)

Kristina Gulino said...

Ok, I'm makin' those pancakes.

Maria said...

How delicious!...and I'm not just talking about those pancakes, though they are mouth watering for sure. I love how you delight in the little things. It's one of many reasons why you are one of my favorite people in the world.