I think fall is making me keep the house cleaner.
I’ve spent the last two weeks picking up pumpkins and dusting and sweeping straw off the floor and rearranging the wool throws and fluffing the pumpkin pillow in the hallway.
Yesterday I lit all the candles and simply sat and smelled. Five minutes later my husband walked through the living room and grinned at me. I paused mid-smell and looked up at him around the pumpkins.
“Why are you grinning?” I asked him.
“I can’t help it,” he replied. “There’s just something about fall. I think the house knows it too.
It’s on its best behavior.”
Happy fall inspiration from our well-behaved farm house. 🙂Continue reading