Join me as I embrace and share truly authentic American country style by reclaiming the past...my family's past. Come along as I make my house a home on a $0 budget with reclaimed, repurposed, recycled and found treasures all out of my grandparent's old house, local junk shops and my parent's attic. And since we have to eat too, I'll sprinkle in some gardening, country recipes, and a whole lot of southern hospitality.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Last Days of Autumn...

As we are getting ready for Thanksgiving next week, I wanted to share some Autumn photos from around the property before we get into Christmas decorating! 


You know how much I love this little guest house:-)







The children actually took all these photos of each other. I think I have some photographers for sure, lol!












Maybe Cristian is thinking about Christmas?


They are the absolute joy of my life these children, and I am so thankful for them:-)


Thanks for stopping by everyone! Thanks to all of you who entered the giveaway last week. I'll be hosting 3 more giveaways so stay tuned. 

Here is a little preview of my Thanksgiving setting using the box again but not the same as last year. Can't wait to get the table set! 



Anita



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20 comments:

  1. Anita, Love this post, God Bless your beautiful family, growing up so fast! Your homestead is breathtaking. Thank you for sharing and you answered my thoughts about starting to decorate for Christmas, hugs and hope you are good.

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  2. Oh Anita, your children are so beautiful and quite the creative photographers.
    Love your home and property. And your guest house is simply adorable! Can't wait to see what you do with it one day.

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  3. Anita, your children are just adorable! You must be so proud of them. I love the fall foliage around your home and your table centerpiece is stunning. I have already decorated for Christmas but the tree won't be put up for a couple of more weeks. Blessings to you. Pamela

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  4. Beautiful kids, Anita, and beautiful country!

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  5. your fall photos are beautiful, but your children are MORE beautiful!

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  6. Wonderful pictures, Anita!! I absolutely love this time of the year! Your children are darling, and they're much better photographers than I am. :)

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your loved ones.

    Denise at Forest Manor

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  7. Beautiful children, Anita. You and Luis are very blessed. I always enjoy seeing pix of your property at different times of the year. Such a gorgeous place that you call home. xo

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  8. Hi Anita, beautiful photo your place is adorable
    you know how much I love your guest house I can't wait for you and Luis to fix as litter cottage , your family is growing up they are so cute.
    Blessing
    XO
    Isora

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  9. Such a beautiful and peaceful setting...I'm loving it. And the pictures of your kiddos are adorable. Yes, I think you have some future photographers in the family. Hand one of them the camera during the holidays to see what you come up with!!

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  10. Oh Anita, Isn't it the best to have babies... yours are so adorable. My children are the joys of my life too... and they no longer live at home!!!! The blessing of children never stop... even when they are old enough to leave our homes! LOVE the up!!! You photography, especially of the little guest house with the road makes my heart go pitter-pat! Exquisite!

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  11. your kiddos are just adorable, AND talented. Your property is so beautiful. how blessed you are to live in that wonderful area!!

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  12. Hi Anita, your little ones are so adorable and VERY good photographers!!!! The little guest cottage is fabulous. Love all these images. XO, Pinky

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  13. AAwwweee! What beautiful children. I can so empathize. I too have much luved sons. Only, they are no longer little, sigh. Young men now... But they are still the reason I awake in the mornings!!
    Thanks for sharing.
    Cheers, Gee

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  14. Adorable children! And the trees around your place are breathtaking too. Still looking forward to see what you do for Christmas with all the new colors you're using now. I know your Thanksgiving table will be just right. Beautiful days ahead!

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  15. Everything is just so beautiful your way in fall. What a great place to live, and I love the guest house. The pictures of the children in fall are so special, and will be treasured forever. Joni

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  16. Oh Anita how truly blessed you are to live on such a beautiful property. You children are just as amazing! They are try blessings and our entire world aren't they!?:)

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  17. The first picture is stunning, but not as much as your babies! My how they have grown!!!!!

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  18. Visiting from Savvy Southern Style (and following now). What an amazingly beautiful place and your kiddos are darling. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  19. Anita, your photos and your children are just beautiful!!! What a blessed woman you are! I feel so inspired each time I visit your blog. There is always something beautiful to see!

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  20. Preciosas fotos! Qué lindo lugar!
    Tus hijos son hermosos.
    Besos, Silvina

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