The Lilly and Lacey "ChitChat"

Wow, here we are in the "countdown" till Christmas Day!!  It is SO easy for us to become overwhelmed with the "busyness" of all the extra festivities and events the Holiday brings...but I really really try to embrace it all!!  What other time of the year can we justify spending a bit more on frivolous things for those we know and love...what other time of year can we decorate our homes to the point of "too much" and it is...
This weekend my husband and I took my parents to see my sister and brother in law in the city that soon will become their new home.  It was a very special time for us to be together.  It was a weekend filled with lots of activities, great meals and good conversations!     It also was a weekend that I lost a few items...I lost one of my favorite gold earrings the first evening, the second day I lost one...
It always seems that once November 1st arrives the season really does look more like "Fall"!  We have a beautiful huge Red Maple Tree that makes for a lovely view as I look out my kitchen window.  In the Spring it provides beautiful thick green foliage, usually with a bird's nest or two nestled in its branches representing "new life" that the Spring season brings!  In the Fall, especially around November, the deep red and orange leaves begin to brown...