Penny's Passion: A Little Fall Thinking Out Loud

Thursday, September 24, 2015

A Little Fall Thinking Out Loud

Welcome to another week of Thinking Out Loud Thursday!

Is anyone else struggling to get through this week?  Just one week ago I was SOOOO excited to be meeting my new nephew after work.  This week seems so anti-climatic in comparison.  Oh, are you wondering what he looks like at one week old.  Thought you'd never ask!

Now that Fall has officially arrived, I've been thinking about the things I want to make sure I get accomplished before the season is over.  Fall brings a whole new feel at our house.  I'm a seasonal cook, meaning I tend to only make chili, stews and comfort food in the fall and winter.  Hello roast and mashed potatoes!  I'm looking forward to doing some fall cooking.  If you missed one of my favorite roast recipe from last October, you can check it out HERE.

Crock Pot Recipe, Roast, Beef Roast Recipe.

Here are some other things on my Fall To Do list.

~ Weekend get away to enjoy the turning leaves
This one is booked.  Now I just have to hope and pray that the leaves cooperate!

~ Clean out my closet and get it ready for the new season of clothes
My friend Mary is visiting in October to help me take a hard look at my wardrobe and make some decisions on what should stay and what really needs to go.

~ Plan ahead for purchasing Christmas presents
Can you believe we are only 91 days away from Christmas!  Really hoping that I can get the shopping done early so I can set back and truly enjoy the holiday season.

~ Purchase a planner for 2016 before all the good ones are sold out
Any ideas on a good one that is reasonably priced?

~ Lay on the couch one entire Sunday afternoon and watch football
Oh, just the thought of this one makes me smile.  Finding a Sunday that nothing else but watching TV can happen is a bit tough though.

~ Celebrate the Cardinals winning the World Series
This one is a little out of my hands, but keeping my fingers crossed!

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  1. Your list sounds like heaven! That sounds like a lot of my goals for this fall too!

  2. I'm like that with stews as well. It's a bit like pancakes. I love pancakes but only ever think about eating them on pancake day!!

  3. I never thought of the food that Fall brings but it is so true. It's about time for some chili!! YUM!

  4. I really need to start planning for Christmas too... and my family only gets Christmas presents for the kids, so I only have three gifts to buy. :)

  5. Planning for Christmas is also on my list of things to do. It'll be here before you know it! I have the Erin Condren planner, and while it's not at all reasonably priced it's amazing. I've heard good things about the Plum Planner and the Happy Planner as well!

  6. You just reminded me I really want to get my Christmas shopping DONE! That would be such a relief!

  7. Oh he is adorable!! What a little lovebug!!

  8. Ive actually thought about trying to get presents early this year too BUT I'm not sure where Ill keep them, haha!

  9. Love your list :) and he is too cute, even at a week old

    liz jo @ sundays with sophie

  10. I'm trying to get ready for Christmas too!!!

  11. I've been working on Christmas presents for a while now! It's the most fun!

  12. This is a fun list! Congrats on your new nephew- very cute!!