Weekend Recap


What a beautiful fall weekend.  The weather was absolute perfection and my days were filled with wonderful fall things.  Some highlights include ::

  • Wrong turn turning out to be a beautiful tree-lined drive through a new-to-me part of town, windows down and music up.  Love.
  • Pizza + movie date.  We ordered in and watched An American Werewolf in London.
  • More beautiful fall weather enjoyment
  • Fox Hollow Farms fall festival - the drive down Sleepy Hollow was totally worth it.  What a gorgeous strip of land a few miles away.  
  • Pumpkin gelato.  Much to our surprise, we were able to treat ourselves to a few scoops of the best use of pumpkin I have ever tasted.  Here's how to make your own.
  • Roadside pumpkins!
  • We now have a cemetery in our front yard, full of spiderwebs and a skeleton poking through!
  • Fish tacos for dinner followed by pecan waffles for brunch
  • Patio beers
  • Long walks
  • Quiet Sunday nights at home :)


How were your weekends? Most excellent, I hope.  This week is a short one for us because Wednesday afternoon we're hitting the road for a ridiculously long journey to see my family.  I'm so excited to see them all, to enjoy Halloween a bit early and to see my favorite 9-year-old play some football. 

Here's to a great week ahead!

39 comments:

colleen October 10, 2011 at 7:40 AM  

sounds perfect - especially the part about pumpkin gelato.

jillian :: cornflake dreams. October 10, 2011 at 8:19 AM  

sounds like a super cozy fall weekend! i'd love to try that gelato! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

Morgan October 10, 2011 at 8:33 AM  

Lots of pumpkins in your weekend! Love!

Caitlin C. October 10, 2011 at 8:50 AM  

Your Halloween decorations sound fabulous! I want to see :)

It seems pretty obvious. October 10, 2011 at 9:11 AM  

Sounds like a wonderful weekend! (:

Lindsay @ Delighted Momma October 10, 2011 at 9:35 AM  

Sounds like a fab weekend. I cant wait to rent a scary movie and actually try to watch the whole thing through ha!

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime October 10, 2011 at 9:42 AM  

what a great weekend! pumpkin gelato..how yum!

Eliza October 10, 2011 at 9:50 AM  

I've never had gelato! Pumpkin sounds like the perfect first flavor!! So glad you had a good weekend :) xoxo eliza

Stephanie October 10, 2011 at 10:12 AM  

pumpkin gelato sounds ah-mazing!

Leslie October 10, 2011 at 11:05 AM  

Your weekend sounds absolutely wonderful! I've never heard of pumpkin gelato, but that sounds so tasty.

i'm leslie October 10, 2011 at 11:24 AM  

That sounds like the BEST weekend ever. I'm going to try to recreate the whole thing next weekend. :)

Amber Blue Bird October 10, 2011 at 12:21 PM  

your weekend sounds awesome. I need to get my butt in gear and start decorating for Halloween!

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Amanda October 10, 2011 at 1:48 PM  

Such a fun filled fall weekend!
The gelato sounds so yummy!

Mandy Crandell October 10, 2011 at 1:52 PM  

What a fantastic weekend! Mine was filled with several flights back to the US.

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City Girl Chicago October 10, 2011 at 1:55 PM  

omg. you know i'm all over this gelato now! :)

Ashleigh October 10, 2011 at 1:55 PM  

Pumpkin gelato? Don't mind if i do! I love that you're decorated for Halloween - show us pics please!

Brynn {chartreuse and a twist} October 10, 2011 at 2:09 PM  

Perfection! Truly...could a fall weekend be more perfect?! That pumpkin gelato sounds heavenly :) xoxoxo brynn

Stephanie October 10, 2011 at 2:21 PM  

Don't you love when a wrong turn ends up being a great one!?!?!

la petite coquine October 10, 2011 at 2:51 PM  

What a perfect weekend-and full of pumpkin-y goodness! Horray!

Miss Amy October 10, 2011 at 2:57 PM  

The joy is in the JOURNEY! Way to go, appreciating the wrong turn. :)

Huckleberry Creative October 10, 2011 at 3:45 PM  

Sounds like an amazing weekend! Pumpkin gelato and Sleepy Hallow sound amazing!

April October 10, 2011 at 4:10 PM  

I had pumpkin pie gelato the other day and got it half-and-half with honey gelato, and it was AMAZING.

Ann Marie October 10, 2011 at 4:16 PM  

hooray for fall weekends!

whitney October 10, 2011 at 4:40 PM  

pumpkin gelato sounds delish! and i can't wait to decorate our front yard haha :) glad you had such a fun weekend!

theolivetree October 10, 2011 at 4:53 PM  

Hello pumpkin treat! I need to make this!

Alexa October 10, 2011 at 5:15 PM  

Pumpkin gelato??? Holy cow that sounds superb. Going to have to give some a try sometime! :)

Sandy a la Mode October 10, 2011 at 6:03 PM  

oh my! i REALLY want some pumpkin gelato right about now!!

Alli (One Pearl Button) October 10, 2011 at 6:25 PM  

That sounds like a perfect fall weekend! Safe travels and have fun on your trip home!

rooth October 10, 2011 at 7:26 PM  

Mmm, patio beers. Waiting for that kind of weather still down here!

Drew {Coral Cafe} October 10, 2011 at 7:47 PM  

I must try that pumpkin gelato!! What a great and relaxing weekend you had! ;)

Silver Strands October 10, 2011 at 9:15 PM  

You're wonderful to turn the wrong turn into a happy time!

Tiffany from HOLIDAY October 10, 2011 at 10:51 PM  

I'm sorry...all I read was pecan waffles! Yum!

Krystal October 11, 2011 at 5:56 AM  

aw, have a good time with your fam :)

Erin October 11, 2011 at 10:24 AM  

Whoa pumpkin gelato sounds amazing!

Tang October 11, 2011 at 10:52 AM  

What an amazing weekend! I looooove fish tacos, but haven't had them in ages!

thestripedelephant October 11, 2011 at 5:18 PM  

Pumpkin gelato?! That looks so delicious...I love anything pumpkin.

honey my heart October 11, 2011 at 5:25 PM  

pumpkin gelato sounds so amazing right now. hooray for fall treats.

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