Saturday, October 31, 2009

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween everyone! We had a great fall day. It is back in the 60's and much of the snow has already melted! We carved our pumpkin this afternoon and dressed like burritos to get free burritos at Chipotle for dinner. Some friends came over to play games and enjoy homemade apple pie with vanilla ice cream while we passed out candy to trick-or-treaters.

Until we have little ones of our own to dress in fun costumes, a highlight of Halloween for us is seeing all the cute kids that come to our door. We had a TON of trick-or-treaters and went through 5 bags of candy in less than an hour and a half! I had to turn off our light because we ran out of candy. So sad! I had no idea our neighborhood was such a Halloween hot spot since this is our first year in the house. Now I know and will make sure we are fully stocked next year!

Touches of fall have found their way into our home these last few weeks. With autumn being one of my most favorite times of year, I love to tuck little bits of fall around our house. I am not big on decorating for Halloween, because I prefer fall decor that can stay out until Thanksgiving (when it gets packed away and the Christmas decorations come out!)

There is something about the rich colors of autumn pumpkins and fall leaves that add such a coziness both inside and out. We are enjoying every last day of fall before the cold days of winter arrive!


Christy said...

I am enjoying those last days of Fall with you... not looking forward to those cold Winter months at all!

I like your jars.. especially the one with the balls with the letters on them. While visiting my sister in Nashville last week, we saw some of those in a store. They had spelled out different words and had them displayed on small wooden trays. I love fun decorations like that!

Have a great day!

Shannon said...

I love your fall touches and your pumpkin was so cute!

Lee Family said...

Hi Amber - I love all your decorations and small touches around your house! I especially really like the wreath! We are not going back to houston for thanksgiving, but we'll be back for christmas. Will you be in Houston for Christmas?