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Thursday, October 17, 2013

This Is Halloween . . . Almost

Welcome to Fall, at That Old House.

Please ignore the summery wreath on the door.
Yeah.  I bought Fall stuff to recycle that wreath.
The Fall stuff is still in its Michael's bag.  My bad.

Time for mums and pumpkins, for leaves on the grass,
and for - inexplicably - the lace cap hydrangea turning back to pink.

Time to let the coleus, grown to bush-size, finally bloom.
We won't tell them that their flowers are kind of goofy.
Mum's the word.  Yes, I said that.  Mums.

And we're sneaking up on Halloween.
Time for tables with pumpkins and ghosties.

Yes, I am always thankful to be living in this old barn of a house.
And I'm thankful that for the last 2 years, our only mice have been these:

Pumpkins and Spiders and Crows, Oh My!
Another Halloween Tablescape.

Now I must fly, my pretties!
Working today, slaving away at the antiques mall.
It's dirty work, but somebody's gotta do it.  :-)
Happy Almost-Halloween!  -- Cass


  1. Love visiting you at That Old House!
    loved all the seasonal pretties...

  2. Oh how fun, I love your tablesetting by the fireplace. This is so cute. Hugs, Marty

  3. Looking good, Cass. Did you say you "gotta fly"? I assume your broom is idling by the front door? lol Your place looks great-even with the summer wreath! xo Diana

  4. Fun and festive! At least your Summer wreath made it to the door. My Spring/Summer one laid out on the corner of a dresser upstairs and never got hung. Put it back in the closet today. :/

  5. So pretty. I love the way you've decorated the house. And your garden is just gorgeous!

  6. Oh so pretty!!!
    Blessings to you

  7. Looks very festive!
    You can keep the mice though.

    M : )

  8. What a suggestive atmosphere we can breathe outside and inside That Old House.. it's really cozy !!
    Spend a nice weekend !

  9. Oh Cass, I do love your house. That wonderful, big front porch makes me swoon! The chairs, the table with the Halloween checked cloth, and your decorated fireplace mantel also made me swoon. I had to pin that picture - so inviting! laurie


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