Happy Sunday, friends! Welcome to Sunday Mornings at Home.
This is a weekly lifestyle post with musings from the past week, future ahead, and the quiet places of my heart.
Today, I would like to focus on gratitude…I really try to make it a daily practice and not just a season in November.
So, while heat returned to South Texas this week, I choose to be thankful for fall inside my home rather than grumble about the heat.
Pumpkins make me smile…not jack-0-laterns, but beautiful pumpkins. And they will be gone all too soon…so I am thankful today that they are here.
With that in mind, let’s begin today in the home of one of you, the amazing audience of this blog.
SUNDAY MORNINGS AT HOME: THANKFUL FOR YOU
This audience is simply the best around, and I love that some of you have participated when asked to send your fall decor and recipes.
Today’s photos are from Beth, a regular participant in this community.
I have been a reader since 2020.
Here are a few of my decorations for October.
I love your blog.
You got me through COVID and continue to be an inspiration.
I love Beth’s little owl wreath so much…it brought me Joy!
I also loved the design of her pillow. We are entering a time when fall decorations are marked down. Here are a few similar pillows:
If anyone else would like to send their decor (fall or Christmas) for Sunday Mornings at Home, then please send to
email@example.com. (Also good for your recipes!)
SUNDAY MORNINGS AT HOME: THANKFUL FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR
Yes, I am thankful for pumpkins…all things Thanksgiving…and, of course, for Christmas.
I know Christmas begins earlier and earlier every year, but I honestly believe we are seeing a
NEED for it this year.
The world is scary and dark and we just need more of the joy of the season.
For several years now, I have started my
SEASON OF JOY posts after Halloween…but I am beginning now.
So, if you are new, this time of year I focus on the word JOY more than other times…and look for ways to help you have a
Season of Joy in your own homes.
Please don’t tell me you are not ready for Christmas posts…just join in when you are. I will build the momentum a little at a time.
I did speak with one woman in my town recently who has already decorated her home…she said, “I need it!”
So, again, if you have holiday decor or decorations you want to share with our blog community…send them along….
and I would love to share Hanukkah joy too!
SUNDAY MORNINGS AT HOME: THANKFUL FOR A SUCCESSFUL WARDROBE
Every time I go in my closet now, I am so thankful for building a successful wardrobe.
Now that it is built on my warm autumn palette and communicates to others that I am polished, creative, approachable, joyful, and current…it all works together as a family.
I ran errands in this outfit one day last week. It is an older off-white silky Chico’s jacket, over a brown Chico’s Traveler’s Tank, and Chico’s black pants…all have been with me for a time.
I found the jacket one year in a deep clearance sale.
Controlling my outfits to communicate my style adjectives and also wearing my best colors, helps me to be confident and joyful with my style…that is uniquely me.
Tomorrow, I will have some new
ideas for you to see.
Another note…these are the shoes I do not have a link to, but wear them often right now as my foot awaits surgery. I only own about four pair of shoes I can leave the house in comfortably.
SUNDAY MORNINGS AT HOME: THANKFUL TO BE A STRONG, CONFIDENT WOMAN
I am thankful to be a strong, confident woman.
Leaving the house each day dresses in my best casual/chic attire, helps me with that strength and confidence.
One day recently, I has so many appointments in one day that I left the house without eating breakfast.
I was in between appointments around noon and faced with either not eating until later, or stopping to eat alone.
I was confident to stop and eat alone.
I can remember a time in my 20s when I was fearful to do just this. I would order room service on business trips to avoid it.
When I finally began to step out in courage, and eat alone, I was so glad I did. It is a great time to people watch or even get some work accomplished.
And a perfect time to interact with those around you. One of the reasons I want my style to speak “approachable.”
This was a Veggie Eggs Benedict and it was yummy…so glad I stopped.
What about you? Will you eat alone if it is beneficial to your schedule to do so?
SUNDAY MORNINGS AT HOME: THANKFUL FOR MR. B
Thank you for all the well wished for him…he is improving, but still struggling with pain.
Hoping this week, he returns to full mobility.
I am thankful that after a recent medical visit, he brought me my first official
Pumpkin Spice Latte of the season.
I no longer drink them regularly, but a surprise now and then is nice!
SUNDAY MORNINGS AT HOME: THANKFUL
I shared this Josh Groban song with you last year. I think we need it again…it is amazing for such a time as this……and goes hand in hand with last Sunday Mornings at Home Discussion….
Remember?? “It’s up to us to be the change….there is so much to be thankful for….”
KEEP SMILING…AND BE THANKFUL
By Pamela Lutrell
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