I so love this time of year.
After months of living in shorts and sandals, there is just something magical about digging in my closet and drawers to find my sweaters. I love finding my old favorites and reveling in the feeling of putting them on for the first time of the season.
Or reintroducing my feet to socks… or FLUFFY socks!
I love feeling just a little bit chilly and then grabbing a blanket or my slippers. Instead of switching to iced coffee in the afternoon, I have another cup of hot coffee. And an apple cinnamon doughnut!
Even the smells of fall are cozy. I love that whiff of bonfire that travels through the air on a crisp evening. Or the smell of leaves turning into their beautiful autumn colors. I love multicolored pumpkins on the front porch, especially the blue cinderella pumpkins that look like they are straight out of a fairy tale.
In Maryland, Fall might last a couple months… or just a week or two before ‘second summer’ hits with a randomly hot day. Or winter comes with it’s need for scarves, gloves and fleece lined tights.
But Fall. It’s my favorite