Friday, October 15, 2010

Autumn Manifesto

Inspired by both last day of may and in other words..., I present my:

Autumn Manifesto


1. On chilly days, I will remember to drink tea.



2. I will invite people into my home to “Share the Harvest” -- my theme this season.



3. I will put thought into our meals to make them both tasty and comforting.



4. I will place pumpkins and fall decorations throughout the house – and keep tweaking it all season to keep it fun.




5. I will use pumpkin and apples freely in my cooking and baking.

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Cookies

 
6. I will light my candles and little lamps as dusk falls to make my home cozy feeling.



7. I will visit Farmers' Markets more frequently.



8. I will pay more attention to the journaling of my life (this blog).



9. I will use my Silhouette Machine.



10. I will let my gym see my face more often.



11. I will complete my 10-day Give (which I forgot about the first time around).



12. I will go outside every day just to breathe.



13. I will buy some tights. And look for a new coat.


14. I will use my stationery.


15. I will trust God and my husband as I discover grace.



13 comments:

  1. Such GREAT things! I want to steal some!

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  2. You have inspired me. I needed a fresh outlook.. and you gave it to me. Though I didn't mention it in my manifesto.. I will also be trying to blog more often. If I hadn't discovered facebook, my blog would be packed by now..

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  3. I saw this and had to comment!! I wanted you to know I still read your blog faithfully, albeit through Google Reader. I love ya!!
    I really enjoy this post, and I want to share it on my facebook wall. :)

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  4. What an inspirational list! Thanks for sharing it!

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  5. Deb Satrang10:24 AM

    Awww...Dorothy...you've inspired me to get off this computer and get some autumn decorations put out. I've been slow at it this year. Today is the day!!! Thanks!

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  6. That's my girl! The Queen of the Autumn breeze. To all her readers: Dorothy is exceptional in the home. She always creates a warm, festive, and welcoming home. I am blessed to be her husband I can tell God is merciful, for He let me be married to her. My home is a castle of grace, loveliness, and a feminine touch. If you like her blog, you would love her. Her blog pales in beauty to her actual loveliness.

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  7. Great list!!! The decorations are beautiful!!!
    Blessings!!!

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  8. Ready for an update! (As IF, I should be talking....)

    How did the 10-day give go?

    I need to update, too!

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  9. I absolutely love your Autumn Manifesto, Dorothy!! And your pictures as well. Everyone should make up an Autumn Manifesto... it is such a beautiful time of year.

    Harvest on~ Andrea
    xoxoxoxo

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  10. All wonderful ways to celebrate this time of year!

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  11. Great goals for a delightful fall full of fun pumpkin decorations, delightful tea and cookies, and spiritual growth - sounds lovely! :)

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  12. Thank you for sharing your manifesto. I think I need to write one of my own, and will probably use a couple of your items! I do love the fall season.

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