I love mums in the fall. Especially now that I'm so excited about making a mumkin. I know, I know. I can't stop talking about the blasted mumkin. It's Suzanne's fault. I'll try not to talk about mumkins anymore. But I'm not making any promises. Aren't they cheerful? The colors are so gorgeous. A fall palette in a pot.
and I've got pumpkins on the brain.
Sturdy, juicy little munchkins.
This one is stretching up to say hello.
waiting for you to notice its perfect symmetry.
But you better like it because it pops up everywhere.
I won't say the W word about this flower because
I respect it too much. But you know what I speak of.
Twins, near and dear to my heart.
luring my camera lens back,
and then back again.
Always standing guard.
He needs a name.
What should his name be?
in the leaves of a Mexican bird of paradise.
romantic and cottage-y?
Even the spent ones are delightfully shabby.
What an exquisite specimen, each petal perfectly curled.
color just singing 'autumn'?
this corner of the garden.
These purple bell peppers look tasty.
my computer screen to erase those water spots
off the skin of the pepper.
How dare they mar her eggplant-y shine?
A Bacopa bloom. So simple and sweet.
This pale orange one is like a dreamsicle.
I love it!
A dreamy yellow one with a splash of daring red.
And now, just to prove that cooking is still
alive and well in this kitchen,
here's Bug, demonstrating that
colorful, pint-sized rolling pins
are way more fun than big boring
adult-sized wooden ones.
A sewing machine in the background?
You wouldn't happen to be working on
matching aprons for the family,
now would you Elle?"
Why yes! Yes I am!
I'm making such good progress!
I'm on track to finish them
around the year 2015! Yay!