Officially, the calendar still says "summer".
The weather outside screams "hot and humid".
The flowers in my pots are tired and spent, ready to trade places with mums from my favorite local nursery (I prefer the rust and maroon...what about you?).
I had the house to myself yesterday. I couldn't wait one more day...I headed downstairs, braved the spiders in the storage room, and got out the containers brimming full of fall decor.
I scattered pumpkins and leaves and spiced candles all around, from the entryway to the kitchen, the living room to the guest bath. I got out my favorite fragrances from Bath and Body Works:
As long as I don't step foot outside into the sweltering heat, I can convince myself that fall is here!
When do you decorate for fall? Is it still hot where you live? And have you ever tried pumpkin chili?