House TalkN is a fun lookiloo at houses, houses, houses. It will answer pressing questions like, "When folks build a McMansion on a small lot, what are they compensating for?" or "Was the real estate agent drunk when they staged this house?" or "Why don't the Smiths' ever leave their drapes open when I am on a harmless walk-by?"

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Accepting the "F" Word...

Everyone's saying it.  I don't want to, but  I feel pressured.  The "F" word is everywhere these days.
There, I finally said it.  Fall.
Just like the finding a good house rule- location, location, location- fall is in a bad location.
I have looked at some fantastic houses that were ruled out because of bad locations.
Same thing with fall.
It has a bad location- between summer and winter.  It means that I have to say goodbye to summer and that winter is looming waiting on the other side of the pumpkin patch!
So...I will put off cutesy "How to decorate for fall" posts for one more week.
Here's a look back at the lazy days of my summer!

GirlTalkN leads to HouseTalkN! A blog is born.
Lemonade Stands on the front lawn...
I came, I saw, I gardened!
Field of Dreams- one of many baseball games!
Lazy days with sisters...
HouseTalkN's "Pay it Forward- Get Your Gnome On!"

HUHWHAT?!?  Did someone say the "F" word?
Next week, I'll be back to teaching.
Next week, my kiddos will be back to school.
Next week, I'll use the "F" word.
This week, I'm clinging to summer.

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  1. Right there with ya, sister! My "F" words also include fantasy football (Go Boise State), fall farming and feasting and family read alouds by the firepit.

    Love your "f"hotos, btw.

    xoxo michele

  2. LOVE this time of year!
    you are so full of life, girl!

  3. Hi, I just found you via Beach Cottage link party - your post made me laugh. We are definitely in the countdown to the 'f' word - I want summer to go on forever! Best wishes,Ros

  4. You made me laugg, something I needed today :) I am now a follower:)

  5. Fun post, thanks for making us laugh at BC Good Life Wednesdays.

  6. what a great post, also made me laugh. you sound so much like me...definitely not a fan of winter. i do like fall, once we get into it, but summer is my fav and i'm always so sad to see it go. Hope you have a great first week of school!

  7. Thanks for the laugh, love this series! :) Good luck with your first week of school. We are starting our third week of school ugh...

  8. Yes, I'm right there with ya. Boo. But by the look of your beautiful pics it's been a lovely summer there. Stay tuned... we have a fall challenge coming as well. :) Thanks for joining our summer finale!

  9. Love your silhouette contribution this week. Great photos all the way around. :)

  10. I love all your pictures! Your silhouette shot is lovely, it has a lot of warmth and feeling to it and a real timeless quality. :)

  11. Love how fun your photos are. You make me smile.

    Jeanna @

  12. I love your "Field of Dreams" shot!! So awesome!!!

  13. You are totally funny! Love silly-ness!
    Holly @ Down to Earth Style

  14. I HATE the F word too!! I'm from California but I've lived in Canada for the past 12 years, and I am not looking forward to 8 to 9 months of cold weather. I pinned a Christmas idea the other day and was nearly in physical pain when I did. For reals! haha I do not even want to think about anything to do with winter! Thanks for being one of the only bloggers I've read that isn't excited for all things Fall!! =)

    ~ Catie

  15. Yay, Catie! We'll join forces and fight FALL!FALL!FALL!


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