A couple of mornings I have really had to drag myself out of bed, but I am always so happy when I hit the pavement. I'm trying to add distance a little at a time, so today I ventured more out into my surrounding neighborhood.
I've really been noticing the subtle changes of the season as each day passes.
A lone defiant sunflower continues to seek the sun.
A couple of tomatoes still cling to their vine waiting to be picked.
But as much as nature tries to hold onto summer days, the early signs of Autumn are there.
The sidewalks are littered with acorns, which the squirrels are noisily fighting over, and a few leaves are starting to change.
As much as I would like for summer to go on forever, I know it can't and so I too am making small changes.
Today I have a chicken with some vegetables in the crockpot. It will give me several meals. I'll have chicken for two days and then I'll make a casserole and chicken soup. I'll divide it up and add it to the freezer for meals next month.
I also created a tiered fall centerpiece yesterday and I'll share that later in the week. As I really don't have room in my budget for fall decor, I shopped my house. Can't wait to show you the result.
Have you started decorating for fall yet, and how are those of you who said they were going to start walking doing?