4 items for simple Autumn decor

I've never collected seasonal items. When you move as much as we do, owning something that is only used for a short time and requires additional unpacking and packing of boxes just doesn't get me excited. However, I love celebrating each season and growing up I loved nothing more than when my mom got out her autumn decor. I still love it, new smells, new textures, new colors, there's something about simply decorating with the changing season, that gives heartbeat to a home.

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Santa Barbara

Our 3 year old is turning 4 at the end of the month and I've found myself honing in on the big boy encouragement the closer we get to the date.  You can do it you’re a big boy, be a big boy, whose a big boy, wow look at that big boy. After a while, it’s just become habit, another one of those phrases that fills the day, like, has anyone fed the dog, I can’t find my car keys and what’s for dinner.  But it’s been there, slowly taking shape, without me ever even noticing. He has been changing ever so slighting, all this time.

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