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Share Your Style #327

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #327! Happy Wednesday to you all, dear friends!!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…
πŸ’œ

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.Β Β Thank you!πŸ’œΒ 

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Oh my goodness! I totally spaced last week with Thanksgiving coming on… I didn’t even think about creating SYS until about 10pm last Wednesday night. Hubby and I have been super busy working inside the shed, since he only had nights and the two weekends to help (before traveling back to California for work). The shed is almost done and I’ll share a nice post about its transformation soon!

Oh, well! Guess I should have said I was taking a week off anyway… Lol! This week we have a few Thanksgiving posts left over to share (pun intended), and a bunch of fun Christmasy ones for you… πŸ’œΒ 

Here’s what I shared this past week at French Ethereal…

Using Garland Throughout Your Home ~ part of this month’s Pinterest Challenge.

And here are this week’s featured posts…

I am loving Penny of Penny’s Treasures snowy winter wonderland look in her entry this year! ~ North Pole Bed and Breakfast Entry.
Debra from Common Ground shared her love of Thanksgiving with us in this beautiful post ~ Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Holiday Cupboard.
Absolutely adorable! I am excited to share Cheryl’s Nativity Gnome Family (from SewCanDo). Really fun idea!!! Did I mention a free pattern??!
vintage-spaghetti-trim-planter-white-Santa-Claus-collection
Debbee’s gone all Ho Ho Ho! with her festive post ~
Santa Claus Collection is Coming to Town.
From Debbee’s Buzz… <3
We’ve got a yummy appetizer here with Jeanie from The Marmelade Gypsy sharing her recipe for Jeanie Crostini. Yum!!!
Cosy Season Is Here: Faux Fur Jacket And Boot On
Claire from Claire Justine shares her warm and toasty late fall look here in this post from across the Pond ~ Cosy Season is Here: Faux Fur Jacket and Boot On.
Love the warm browns…
Santa
Claire also shared a trip to Nottingham Christmas Market Over the Years… Yes! I have the travel bug, too…
Liz from Howling at the Moon shares these adorable crocheted elves in this post about patterns from Lalylala Christmas. Still time to make some! Cute!!!
Recent newcomer Lynne from Thrifting Wonderland shared her lovely table set for Thanksgiving ~ Flowers from the Garden Tablescape. Love the mix and match!!! Welcome Lynne!
Newcomer Bridie from Heart, Hearth and Crafting brings us this lovely (and easy!) Simplicity skirt pattern for your favorite little girl! Very cute in this fun wintery check pattern… How to Sew a Gathered Skirt with Simplicity 1332. Welcome Bridie!!!
Dog with his mom and grandmother
Our final post for this week if from Paula from Virginia Sweet Pea… As many of you know, Paula has been living with Stage 4 lung cancer for a number of years. This is her most recent update ~ November 2021. Please stop by and wish her well, and keep both Paula and her mother on your prayers list as they go through their separate cancer journeys… πŸ’œ

A big Thank You to everyone who linked up this past week. A special thank you to y’all for always promoting Share Your Style on your blog and on your social media channels! I do see it when I stop by and I appreciate the love. πŸ’œ

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Just 24 more days until Christmas (eek!),

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Barb πŸ˜‰

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Thanksgiving at Our Home

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! After not being able to get together with family for the better part of a year last year, due to Covid restrictions, we planned to get together with a couple of friends. That fell through when one became ill and landed in the hospital, (he is home and doing better) so… Mr. Ethereal and I enjoyed a thanksgiving meal by ourselves. πŸ™‚

I shared this tablescape earlier with just the pumpkin centerpiece. By just adding a few tableware pieces in browns and white, our Thanksgiving table was set! The cups and saucers are from Johnson Brothers’ Friendly Village and the salad plates were found at Cracker Barrel a few years ago.

More pieces may be available, but I only found these small dessert/salad plates with pheasants and bears on them. They appear very Scandinavian to me with the outer ring of flowers around the brim ~ what do you think?

Creamware for Thanksgiving

I kept the Shabby Chic rumpled tablecloth look and set the table simply ~ with just the white dinner plate, salad plate, cup and saucer, and white handled flatware. I realized too late that I had forgotten the napkins! My favorite cream napkins with lace edging would be perfect here.

Really love this table setting with the faux pumpkins, browns, creams and white!

November flew by between work and working on the shed and garden during the weekends, that I didn’t get to share many fall posts, so here I’ll do a little catch-up:

Out front, the impatiens have been in constant bloom since I bought them in early May or April. I moved the summer center flowers out to the garden beds and set down two medium-sized plant rings in each planters’ center. Then I double-stacked two white flat-stacker Cinderella pumpkins with two round white and cream pumpkins on top.

The effect was very ethereal and was just the soft fall look I was going for this year! Nothing too bold and orange, just soft and faded…

This was a neighboring garden I walked past on one of my walks and I think I shared all three of these photographs on my Instagram account. Love the soft pinks popping through all the happy Black Eyed Susans!

Moving back inside, the tablecloth is one I found in England on our trip over to see my brother and his family in 2005. I love its gently curving oval ends! Here you can just see the way it drapes along the curve.

Ethereal in candlelight…

Out of the many tablescapes I’ve created over the years, I think this is one my absolute favorite…

Our dinner

I cooked a 12 lb turkey for this year’s gobble, then made mashed potatoes, candied yams, stuffing and gravy from the pan drippings.

I think we were both glad to be home after all, although it would have been fun to visit with our friends. Dinner was good and a nice treat after many quick meals and Hubby having been away on business for the previous three weeks.

For dessert I’d baked a homemade pumpkin pie! The first in many, many years. ;)’

How was your Thanksgiving? I hope it was a good, restful day for you with a nice weekend right afterwards!

Happy holiday season, and many blessings from our home to yours,

Barb

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Using Garland Throughout Your Home

Welcome friends to this month’s Garland Pinterest Challenge hosted by our friend Cindy of County Road 407! I am excited to share how I have used garland in every home I have lived in, as well as this sneak peek of our Christmas mantel…

This month we don’t have an inspiration photograph or blogger to share, which is very freeing. Just a message: “to share garland” was the text Cindy sent all of us on this month’s PC tour. If you are coming over from Laura of Everyday Edits for the first time, welcome!

Oh, and don’t you like the new Pinterest Challenge graphic??! I am going red and white this year, with mostly white for decorating my home for Christmas, so this new graphic fits my theme to a tee.

Garlands of Christmas Past

I love decorating our chandeliers every year for Christmas and decorating the very first year we were in our Texas home was a real thrill! Gleefully I glammed up this former dining room chandy with mercury glass ornaments set underneath a soft, very realistic pine garland.

I have been on a Nordic look for several years and this year might be similar, though our son, daughter-in-law and 18 month-old grandson will be down. So… we might add in a little more cute animals for Milo! (Which I have added on the mantel so far.)

When we were still living in our Prairie Home, our Heartland Charleston Landmark 365 RV, we hung a light-weigh acrylic chandelier and yes it had garland entwined in its clear branches!

Outside that same year, garland was swagged down the length of our outdoor dining table. It looked quite ethereal indeed and is a favorite beautiful way to use garlands out of doors.

Garlands for everyday

Now garlands don’t have to always be floral or greenery. In this instance, I used an old coat hanger bent into a circle and draped the “wire ring” with pretty white ribbon to hang crystal decorations in our first trailer home.

Quite a different kind of garland, really.

Pearl garlands from the bridal section of Michael’s and Joann Fabrics look lovely draped on the arms of chandeliers, too! Here in this post ~ How to Glam Up Your Chandelier.

This year we have installed a new Shabby Chic style chandelier, which I found on sale at Lamps Plus (not sponsored). Of course, it has to be decked out for the holidays!

And this is just a few of the ways I use garlands. I love decorating with garlands, how about you?

Up next, we begin at the top with Cindy of County Road 407 who has a fun garland project for you to create! Do stop by and take a tour of all of the garland inspired ideas everyone has for you.

Thank you for pinning!

Happy hopping and here’s to a wonderful holiday season,

Barb πŸ™‚

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Share Your Style #326

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #326! Happy Wednesday to you all, dear friends!!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…
πŸ’œ

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.Β Β Thank you!πŸ’œΒ 

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Happy Wednesday, everyone! This week is our last week of “All Things Thanksgiving” with next week beginning our Christmas posts… I decided to wait because I just wasn’t ready for them this year. I know as bloggers we usually want our ideas out there early, but I just wasn’t feeling it. I’m sorry…

On another note, we have been having “Santa Ana’s” in North Texas this week (warm winter winds) usually in Southern California. Funny too, it FEELS like a So Cal fall day! ~ three days in a row in the high 70’s! The cold front returns this evening, though, so the confused plants will just have to get over this warm spell. πŸ˜‰

Now, let’s get to this week’s features! (Nothing finished from me this week.)

And here are this week’s featured posts…

Debra from Common Ground gets my vote for the comfiest porch in this post ~ Cozying Up the Back Porch. Sooo pretty and inviting!
Amy over at A Day of Small Things brings us her lovely fall post ~
Sing to Me Autumn… Love the poem and her decor!
Jeanie from The Marmelade Gypsy shared some good fall reads in her post ~ September/October Book Wrap. Yes!!! Also good to stock up on for cozy winter reading. <3
Here’s a fun turkey Quick and Easy Thanksgiving DIY post from Thrifting Wonderland. Gorgeous bouquet!
faux leather trousers, cropped sweater, thrifted blazer, beret, fashion over 40, Stylish Monday, Shelbee on the Edge
Shelbee from Shelbee on the Edge shared her thoughts on being authentic in her post all about style ~ Faux Real Looks in Leather and Suede. Love this look for fall!
liberty-blue-Thanksgiving-table-turkey-tureen-centerpiece
Debbee from Debbee’s Buzz shared her beautiful table set for Thanksgiving with these lovely turkeys ~ Liberty Blue and Thanksgiving Table and Turkey Napkins. Lovely!!!
Renae from Peacock Ridge Farm shared this delicious recipe for How To Make Baked Sweet Potatoes with Maple Glaze. And as the rest of the post title says: Perfect for your holiday feast!!!
Rita from Panoply shared this lovely table set for Turkey Day in her post ~ Thankful… All kidding aside, there is much to be thankful for this year. <3
Sandra from Come to Dinner at Eight shared this perfect for late fall Autumn Tones for a Tray. So warm and inviting!!!

A big Thank You to everyone who linked up this past week. A special thank you to y’all for always promoting Share Your Style on your blog and on your social media channels! I do see it when I stop by and I appreciate the love. πŸ’œ

Let’s party!!!

Barb πŸ™‚

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Share Your Style #325

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #325! Happy Wednesday to you all, dear friends!!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…
πŸ’œ

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.Β Β Thank you!πŸ’œΒ 

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Happy Wednesday to y’all! Oh my, are you having a tough time with the time change?? Does your area even do daylight savings time? I know some countries and areas of the United States do not.

No matter whether we “fall back” or “spring forward,” I am always a bit wiped out with the change. How about for you? This is probably what’s up with our kiddos at school, too. πŸ˜‰ Anyway, I feel better after last week’s knock in the head and am back to work after three days off on Worker’s Comp.

So with that, let’s take a look at what I shared this past week and your wonderful featured posts…

Here’s what I shared this past week at French Ethereal…

Just one fun post, but at least I was able to get ONE up… πŸ˜‰ ~
An Ethereal Fall Tablescape.

And here are this week’s featured posts…

Starting us off this week, Debra over at Common Ground shares this past post perfect for Thanksgiving decorating ~
Thanksgiving Seed Box on the Baker’s Rack. Love it!!!

So adorable!!! I had to share this sweet post from Cheryl from SewCanDo ~ A Little Dress for Fall. Cheryl has a couple of different patterns included that are free to download, so stop on by!

Penny from Penny’s Treasurers shared a fun Kitchen Cabinet Coffee Corner for the Holidays this past week. Love it!!! (We have one similar and Hubby loves his espresso machine…)
vintage and traditional Thanksgiving decorating ideas Thanksgiving dining room tour
Amber from Follow the Yellow Brick Home shared a past post here and it’s a goodie ~ A Vintage-Traditional Thanksgiving Dining Room Tour. Love all the treasures!!!
Niky from The House on Silverado brings us this delicious recipe for Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake. Yum!!!
Thanksgiving Tablescape Ideas in the Dining Room-The Crowned Goat
CoCo from The Crowned Goat shared this lovely post ~
Thanksgiving Inspired Tablescape Ideas. So soft and ethereal!

Hang on another week to those fun Christmas ideas, friends! I WILL share them, just feeling Thanksgiving this week, tho I really liked Robin at Junk Journal’s cute Door Knob Christmas Trees! (I’ll share them next week… ;))

A big Thank You to everyone who linked up this past week. A special thank you to y’all for always promoting Share Your Style on your blog and on your social media channels! I do see it when I stop by and I appreciate the love. πŸ’œ

Thank you so much for all your wonderful thoughts and comments,

Barb πŸ™‚

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An Ethereal Fall Tablescape

Happy Weekend, friends! The lighting was perfect the past couple of days during the late afternoon for a nice photoshoot, so… I opened the fall tubs pulling out a few faux pumpkins, adding a little of this, and a little of that, and soon a new fall vignette was created…

Playing house…

It was such a nice afternoon that for the first time in a while, I felt like decorating… The best time! Do you know this feeling? I’ve missed feeling happy making our home pretty. Work definitely drains me of any creative energy.

For this vignette, I began by placing a couple of large white faux pumpkins that I had sparkled several years ago, setting them on top of the rumpled ecru Battenburg lace tablecloth. I thought about ironing the tablecloth but I was going for a Shabby Chic French farmhouse effect.

Next, I added faux berries tucked underneath and between the big pumpkins. As I was laying the berry picks, I added more soft pumpkins to cover and hide the pick ends., and one sweet fabric pumpkin that my daughter and I had created during a Girl Scout meeting many years ago. It is the medium-sized tri-fabric pumpkin on the backside (I need to get a close-up!).

Such fun!

This was really fun to put together as I found so many fall treasures I had forgotten we had… Turkeys my children made when they were little out of pinecones and construction paper, some scarecrows I sewed in my early 20’s when I worked at a yardage shop, and this cheeky little fellow chasing a turkey!

He is part of Enesco’s Feathered Friends collection, of which I have a few pieces…. Those I will share when I show the changes in the china hutch next time. πŸ˜‰

But for now…

Who doesn’t have a gas dryer in their dining room??

Here’s a sneak peek at the china hutch. I worked on both at the same time, which was really fun! I hadn’t changed the hutch’s vignette since creating the Marie Antoinette look back in early summer… (Still loved it!)

It was time to bring in some autumn colors.

And yes I need to call for the trash folks to pick up the dryer soon… ;)’

Happy weekend!

Barb πŸ™‚

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Share Your Style #324

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #324! Happy Wednesday to you all, dear friends!!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…
πŸ’œ

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.Β Β Thank you!πŸ’œΒ 

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Sorry I had to be late today getting SYS up for you! Would you believe I got hit in the head… AGAIN?! This time it was a student at school and I did go to the local Worker’s Comp/Urgent Care this afternoon to get checked out. A few days rest should take care of this one. πŸ™‚

Let’s get this show on the road with some yummy recipes and decor for fall and the upcoming holidays!!!

Here’s what I shared this past week at French Ethereal…

A Happy All-Hallows Eve Walkabout! ~ a mini tour around the garden and what’s going on there, plus some fall garden photos around our small city. Just one quick post, my friends!

And here are this week’s featured posts…

Swedish Meatball Meatloaf - all the flavor of Swedish meatballs without all the fuss / www.delightfulrepast.com
It’s time for some good cool-weather cooking, friends! And let’s kick off this week’s SYS with a delectable recipe from Jean at Delightful Repast ~ Swedish Meatball Meatloaf. YUM!!!
Fall Home Tour Preview fall decor
Love these images from Amber of Follow the Yellow Brick Home in her post ~ Fall Home Tour Sneak Peek.
Over with Jeanie at The Marmelade Gypsy, a wedding was afoot and attended! Check out the cute four-legged friends in attendance… Road Trip: Happily Ever After. Four paws up!!!! Jeanie also has a second Road Trip: to Oberlin, Ohio, which you might also wish to check out.
Lori over at Dining Delight shared a sweet way to decorate a
Tiered Tray for Canadian Thanksgiving. Blessed and grateful, always!!
Lakeside Woodland Fall Tablescape on the shore of Smith Mountain Lake, VA
Paula from Virginia Sweet Pea shared her beautiful lakeside views in this post ~ Lakeside Woodland Fall Tablescape. Love those wood chargers and the gorgeous setting!
Pumpkin Flower Arrangement Ideas
Paula also shared this fun post ~ Ideas for Making Pumpkin Flower Arrangements. Love them all!!!
Feels Like Home Fall Tablescape-The Crowned Goat
Coco from The Crowned Goat shared an alfresco table in this post ~
Feels Like Home Fall Tablescape. Love the blanket tablecloth, don’t you?!
Over at Peacock Ridge Farm, Renae brings us Great/Beautiful Ideas to Decorate Your Porch for Fall. Love how her new porch turned out!!! And what a way to show it off… πŸ˜‰

A big Thank You to everyone who linked up this past week. A special thank you to y’all for always promoting Share Your Style on your blog and on your social media channels! I do see it when I stop by and I appreciate the love. πŸ’œ

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Happy All Hallows Eve Walk-About!

Happy Halloween, dear Friends!!! We had the loveliest weekend of high 70’s temps and it was perfect for raking leaves, scooping up acorns, cleaning house and doing a ton of laundry. I washed some windows and the front storm door and surround… Ahhh! So fresh and clean!

Mr. Ethereal is back in California this evening for business so it was just me walking around enjoying seeing a few kids getting ready for trick or treating…

Halloween Weekend…

The PABS teachers!!! Okay, Amanda (L) is the teacher and Kristin and myself are paraprofessionals. πŸ™‚ Amanda came as Miss Frizzle. Kristin was Hermione Granger. Me ~ I was trying to look imperious like Alan Rickman’s character, but I kept laughing! Lol!!!

This is me this past Friday ~ as Professor Snape from Hogwarts School of Wizardry. This year our school – Hodge Elementary – has a Learning is Magical theme and since we are Hodge, we are now Hodgewartzians… The kids (and staff) got to dress up all week for Red Ribbon Week and Friday was Storybook Character Day (hence the backdrop). This is our crazy picture! My mother’s Bergdorf Goodman cape got lots of compliments during the day.

Halloween morning early…

There was a gorgeous crescent moon at 4:30am today, but I couldn’t get it to photograph well… πŸ™

Every year or so I get out and photograph The Girls in the yard and I did manage to remember to capture our Outdoor Maiden this morning before toddling back to bed…

My phone added in some light that wasn’t really there. It was fully dark at 4:30am Halloween Sunday morning.

During the week, before we had a big rainstorm which brought 40mph gusts, I got most of the tools put into the new shed. This area is beginning to clean up and I can put out some planters with evergreens which can handle the winter in pots.

Leaves are just beginning to fall off the backyard trees and most of acorns are down, as well. Out front is another matter entirely! Acorns are just beginning to fall and there are MASSIVE amounts of leaves to come off those trees. Charles did manage to get a bunch of limbs down out of the fruitless pear a couple of weekends ago. Five huge piles of limbs were ready for the truck to mulch them up!

Halloween during the day around our home…

I brought out the white Cinderella pumpkin I grew this summer (it is slightly yellow) and placed it on top of one of the large white ones I picked up at Lowe’s a few weeks ago. Then I created a matching set in the other planter. I found a pale green and pale orange multi colored pumpkin and set that on the chair up on the porch stoop.

I am totally loving the front porch and its simple arrangement! Would you believe these impatiens are THE SAME IMPATIENTS that I bought in Oklahoma in late March/early April?? They have done beautifully this year with just a couple of clippings when they get leggy…

This sweet hydrangea is beginning to bloom again, can you believe it??! I was sooo excited to see its little pink bloom this past week. I had forgotten I fed it in late August/early September and it rewarded me with this lovely…

Our mandarin orange tree is doing well in its clay pot, and here are the fruitful rewards… I picked an orange this afternoon for lunch tomorrow at school and I’ll let you know how they taste. I don’t think it is quite ripe yet (because the orb didn’t pull off easily), but they are almost there. Perfect as we are supposed to drop to 34 degrees overnight in a week and there aren’t too many, so I should be able to pick them all. Or… I can just move the whole tree into the shed/greenhouse, as that is also its function! <3 I hope to get more oranges next season.

My Halloween Walkabout…

Cute sitting area at this former home-now an office near where we live. I walk by here often.

Just across the main road and cutting through a field, there is this sweet old home, probably the original farmhouse where many of our homes are built on its former land. (We have weird leftover stumps of posts at funny angles crossing out backyard… One of the reasons I think at least our area was part of one of the older homes around here originally.)

I love that the current business owners decorate for the seasons!!!

I just had to share this. πŸ™‚

Pots of pretty pansies ~ perfect for pictures and posy peeping! Don’t you just love the grasses waving gently behind them?!!

There is a bank located next to that old farmhouse and their landscapers have recently changed out the spring/summer blooms for these pretty pansies. Love their sweet faces in the early evening sunlight!

Last up is a small planted area within a much larger fenced backyard, near the duck pond I love walking by… I love all these daisies with their bright fall faces!!! You’ll see more of the ducks and geese and Denton’s little Venice area on my Instagram as I often post them there…

Well, friends, that’s it for this All Hallows’ Eve from North Texas! I am turning in but wanted to get something posted (finally!). It has been a lovely weekend and next weekend, Hubby and I are supposed to go to a Marine Corps Ball with friends from the Odd Fellows…

Should be fun! We haven’t been to a ball since the year Amy was born (1992). ;)’

Happy Halloween to you,

Barb πŸ™‚

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Share Your Style #323

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #323! Happy Wednesday to you all, dear friends!!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…
πŸ’œ

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.Β Β Thank you!πŸ’œΒ 

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Hello everyone! I have been taking a break from blogging these past couple of weeks, as you can see by the lack of posts here in October. It’s not that I don’t have some pics for you, but I can’t:

  1. Photograph the kitchen because it is a mess.
  2. The new washer and dryer are in, but I kept the old dryer for a friend. Turns out her new house isn’t set for a gas dryer… So, we still need to post it out on Facebook Marketplace and see if someone could use it. It is sitting in the dining room area next to the china hutch.
  3. I am just tired from working five days a week. I love my job working with Special Education, but my body is tired. The whack in the head a few weeks ago when an 8′ post dislodged after I closed the gate (which didn’t close well; Charles has now fixed that, thank you!) didn’t do me any favors, either. Yoda was hit with it also. I did go to the emergency room on the following Monday and I just had a mild concussion. πŸ™‚

So I am hoping to get back to regular posts soon! I’ve been walking a lot and we are still working on the fence. We are going to begin putting in posts for the south fence this coming weekend and we are also going to work on insulating the new garden shed. It’s still good weather outside so this is the time to get fall projects done. πŸ™‚

And here are this week’s featured posts…

Debra from Common Ground is back with a lovely all-white fall vignette in this post (featuring her Snowy Owls DIY) ~ October Entry with Snow Owls. Lovely!!!
Debbie from Debbie-Dabble Blog shared her sweet doll house in this fun Halloween post ~ Halloween at Nelson Crest and a Bit More Fall Decor.
The Woodstock Inn in Woodstock, VT
Paula from Virginia Sweet Pea brings us her lovely trip to the Woodstock Inn and Resort in her post ~ Vermont Fall Vacation 2020. Lovely!!!
Thrifting Wonderland shared this wonderful easy Simple Fall Table Setting. Love the cool colors with pops of bright autumn colors!
Tin Woman/ Tin Man Costume, Silver dress, Halloween costume, fashion over 40, Shelbee on the Edge, Wizard of Oz Costume
Shelbee from Shelbee on the Edge shared her fun costume (and others!) in this post ~
Over the Rainbow Halloween Costumes and Link Up. If Dorothy and the Tin Man
had a daughter… πŸ˜‰
Penny of Penny’s Treasures brought out her Halloween gal in this post ~
Hot Apple Cider Bar and Witches Brew Punch. Love the decorations!!!
Robin from Junk Is My Life (formerly The Junk Journal) shared the transformation and how-to of this sweet Milk Painted Music Table. Love the 1940’s style green!!!
DIY Dollar Tree Glow in the Dark Halloween Candy Bucket-The Crowned Goat
Coco from The Crowned Goat shared this easy to make last minute idea ~
a Glow in the Dark Halloween Candy Bucket. Fun idea and it’s 3-D!!!

A big Thank You to everyone who linked up this past week. A special thank you to y’all for always promoting Share Your Style on your blog and on your social media channels! I do see it when I stop by and I appreciate the love. πŸ’œ

Happy linking, friends!

Barb πŸ™‚

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Share Your Style #322

Welcome to this week’s Share Your Style #322! Happy Wednesday to you all, dear friends!!

This link party is for home decor, DIY, crafts, recipes and the like, but you are more than welcome to share any of your family-friendly posts with us all. Please feel free to share this post too and join my small but loyal band of friends. I appreciate you!
 As always, I am glad that you are here…
πŸ’œ

I am Barbara Chapman and I’d love it if you’d follow me here on my blog and on any of my other social media sites, too.Β Β Thank you!πŸ’œΒ 

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Well, my computer is fixed but for whatever reason, WordPress has gone and done something with how one “colors” words/phrases, etc… The weird yellow highlighting sections last week WAS NOT there when I published and now it is, and I can’t remove any of it without redoing the section… Makes me want to roll my eyes and act like one of my PABS students, lol!

This is also going to be a short SYS this week because I have a raging migraine from too much noise at school today (mostly students screaming).

I will publish here at 6:00pm but it won’t be DONE until probably closer to 7:00pm with all the features, just so you know. πŸ™‚ Other than that, Hubby and I picked up more wood posts and some other materials this past weekend prepping for Phase 2 of the fence move/rebuild. Hopefully beginning this coming weekend, depending upon weather. πŸ™‚

Well, let’s get into this week’s features, shall we??

And here are this week’s featured posts…

Jeanie from The Marmelade Gypsy shared her trip to Pond Hill Farm in her Postcards from the Lake series… Beautiful!!!
Debra from Common Ground brings us her pretty patio in this post ~
Foraging for Fall on the Potting Bench. Love the garden blooms with all the white!
Pumpkin Sweet Potato Galette Recipe @ treatntrick
Trick and Treat shared this scrumptious looking Pumpkin Sweet Potato Galette. Time to tuck in!
Ann from Apple Street Cottage shared her sweet Embroidery Hoop Halloween Wreath. Spookily cute! πŸ™‚
Concrete table top with wood base sitting in the garden with books and a Moscow Mule mug on the top
Kippi from Kippi at Home brings “to the table” this really cool Concrete Table Top DIY! Way to go, Kippi and Hubby!!!
shacket, thrifted style, Doc Martens, Fashion over 40, Stylish Monday, Shelbee on the Edge
Shelbee from Shelbee on the Edge shares this fun post ~ All About Shackets. I love a good shirt that doubles this way, how about you?
Thrifting Wonderland shared this lovely fall post ~ Afternoon Tea for One Vignette ~ love the wooden cutting board used as a tray!
The Easiest Five Minute Fall Vignette with Pumpkins and Cloches-The Crowned Goat
CoCo from The Crowned Goat brings us this simple trick for creating The Five Minute Fall Vignette. Love it!!! So going to use this idea… ;)’
Last up for this week is Renae from Peacock Ridge Farm with this easy DIY project ~ How to Make a Wall Hook Shelf – Simple and Easy! I need this!!!

A big Thank You to everyone who linked up this past week. A special thank you to y’all for always promoting Share Your Style on your blog and on your social media channels! I do see it when I stop by and I appreciate the love. πŸ’œ

If you’d like to follow myΒ Share Your Style boardΒ on Pinterest I’d appreciate it,Β thank you!Β I do post all of the featured posts from each week’s SYS there. πŸ’œΒ  Thanks so much!!!

Happy fall, y’all,

Barb πŸ™‚

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