Wednesday, October 24, 2012

My Southern Fall Porch

Fall is my most favorite time of the year, Seeing the abundance of color on the trees and feeling a chill in the air. I love the faint smell of campfires in the distance and stepping back into your favorite warm-ups after months of summer weather. 
Notice I did'nt say jeans! Afraid of that moment. Really Afraid!
During this time of the year we are outside 88.5% of the time. The other 11.5% we are either eating here or sleeping here.

We talk local high school football, what we are growing in the garden next year and the buzz about a new Walmart coming to the next town over.
I reckon thats why we moved out to the country, to escape the retail giants, even though the closest grocery store is only 32 miles down the road.
Imagine that, it's closer to gather some dried corn stalks then it is to get a gallon of milk.
We Southerners trade the traditional sweet tea for our favorite Fall Spirits and we sit wee into the night just chatting non-stop.
Heck, we don't have to travel far for an assortment of pumpkins picked right out of the neighbors garden
The cedar wood pedestals can be cut on any given day, except Sundays, if you just give us a hollar
And those grapevine wreaths that you are buying up in the city, we got the vines in the backyard, just got to twist em up.
Yup, we like our fall but love our Southern porches more!
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34 comments:

  1. Your southern porch is just gorgeous! Thank you for the sweet comment about my Fall dining room! Have a gorgeous day enjoying your porch!

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  2. Wow, just gorgeous Laura! Some times I wish I was way out in the country where I could find my own grapevine to twist into a wreath...so I just pretend I am. I love that I can hear your actual voice now when I read your post!

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  3. Your porch is just beautiful, Laura. I love all the southern touches, right down to your beadboard ceiling!

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  4. Closest store is 32 miles? How nice to get free pumpkins. Still haven't bought any. We made our own grapevine wreathes, too out of vines in the back several years ago. Your porch looks great. I need to go to Walmart and buy some pumpkins and mums.

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  5. I love your Southern porch, Laura! What a welcoming entry. I love everything about it.

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  6. Your front porch is stunning. I need to work on mine, badly!

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  7. your porch looks great n so inviting I will have to come over n chat some with ya

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  8. Night ma, night pa, night John Boy!

    I want a Southern porch - think I can import one here to Jersey?
    Kelly

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  9. Nothing better than a southern front porch except a southern front porch in the country. Yours is beautiful. Enjoy.

    Hugs,
    Laura

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  10. Laura, I love everything about your front porch. I don't think I'd ever get off of it if I ever came to sit a spell!

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  11. Laura, thanks for the kind words. Inspiration??? are you kidding me with this porch??? You have 3 small ones and have the time to do all this?? Thanks, but I will stick to my measly furniture painting! lol

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  12. Mind if I pop over to escape for a spell? This space rocks... I'm seeing lots of bottles of wine and cups of coffee enjoyed here. :-D
    xo Heidi

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  13. Laura...your porch is truly a magnificent Southern Porch...I can just hear the crickets now ... as you sit there in the evening talking about your local football teams and sipping that "warm drink"... How nice to have a neighbor with beautiful pumpkins and your very own grapevine...now, only if you had a cotton field then all would be perfect!!....Love all of your beautiful fall decor!

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  14. Oh, Laura, your front porch is so beautiful and very inviting to sit and do a bit of sipping something!

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  15. So which do you prefer....Harvest Mule, Figgy Flip, or Autumn 75?

    Bliss

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  16. Great post and beautiful porch! You are correct we are outside all the time...swinging on the front porch or gathered around the table eating dinner on the back porch! How can you not with all this beautiful South around us :) Thanks for sharing.

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  17. I just love your big porch and the fall trimmings too. It is reminding me to straighten up my own after being too hot to use this summer.

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  18. I love your Southern porch too ... but 32 miles for a gallon of milk. You really do need to plan out that shopping list carefully!

    :)

    Linda

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  19. Oh so pretty...I love your fall decor on your porch!
    Debbie :)

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  20. Laura, Your Southern porch is gorgeous! I'm sure you enjoy spending hours and hours out there.
    Mary Alice

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  21. Your front porch looks beautiful! It's very welcoming.

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  22. Love you front porch it is so welcoming! The cedar pedestals are perfect - send some my way :)

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  23. I want a cup of hot chocolate on that porch....sitting in those amazing chairs.

    Happy fall my wonderful friend!
    karianne

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  24. Hollar, I would love some cedar wood pedestals! Love your fall porch and all the stuff from the country~beautiful porch!

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  25. So lovely! I thought we were far from the store but we are only about 17 miles away! Even though I do have to travel at least 35 miles to get to the really big stores!

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  26. That's just beautiful!
    Oh and I'm a Georgia peach too!

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  27. Your front porch is gorgeous! And I love those double doors!

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  28. I can completely and totally see why you are always outside, what an amazingly perfect space. You have made it look oooh sooo inviting and perfect!!! :)
    Jaime

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  29. Simply beautiful! I'm jealous of your big porch!
    I would LOVE for you to link this up at my Ginger Jamboree Link Party!!

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  30. I would so love to sit on your front porch and have a warm drink with you! We had a great front porch at the old house but NO PORCH here:( That is maybe the only thing I miss. That is great to get free pumpkins and grapevine. But 32 miles to the grocery store would make me crazy:):) XO, Pinky

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  31. What a beautiful porch! It is just wonderful and looks so perfect for the season. I could sit there forever!!

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  32. Beautiful images, love the porch.

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  33. Whenever I come across a new blog, I always look for the "fall" posts first because that's my fav time of year. Your porch looked beautiful!

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