Saturday, October 3, 2009

Fall Fun!


Last year I decorated our front porch with at least a dozen pumpkins, (the orange and white below are called 'strawberry')
but this year I decided to go in different direction. Thanks to John McDonough & Co. who painted a football field on our front yard to surprise Coach Spradlin.


Isn't Fall one of everybody's favorite times of the year? I've always loved the changing of seasons. ....winter to spring and summer to fall, but there is something extra fun about Fall. For me it means football games, the county fair,


family
visits,
friends...
and cheering on my favorite coach.
It means cooler weather,

decorating with pumpkins (this is the 'peanut' variety),

and making caramel apples....you'll find the recipe in Coachette's Kitchen!
Last year I meet Ross Bennet, a McMurry student and football player from Floydada, Texas. Every year Ross makes weekly trips home, which happens to be the "Pumpkin Capital", to pick up a trailer full of pumpkins. These just picked pumpkins and gourds are great and if you give him a call (806-777-5207), Ross will pull right up to your front door.
Not only will he help you find your favorites, he'll carry them to your door!
Now that's what I call good customer service.
HAPPY FALL FUN TO YOU AND YOURS!!!


I'D LOVE TO KNOW SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE FALL ACTIVITIES AND TRADITIONS......

11 comments:

Beth said...

Love the field! What did dad think?? :) Hope y'all had a great day!

delighted heart said...

Your yard...how cute! Love the pumpkins...looking for a bunch for my house today. Don't think we have any of the cool looking ones here in our town tho!

mary said...

I have loved coming to your house for pumpkins. Thanks for finding Ross!

p.s. I love the picture of the fair and the football game!

Anonymous said...

Thanks Roxanne for letting me show off some of the variety of pumpkins that I bring to Abilene every year! Please do not hesitate calling my cell if I can get any of these great pumpkins for anyone this year.
Thanks, Ross

courtney said...

What great pictures!

I love the one of the football game and the fair in the background. I have very fond memories of football/fall/fair in Abilene--I used to love the sights and sounds of the fair from Shotwell.

Kim said...

Happy hot fall;)

Rochelle said...

Love that cute yorkie your son's holding! :D Those pumpkins are real neat too!
Rochelle

Wendy McDonagh-Valentine said...

Such wonderful pictures!! You look like a busy lady with lots of joy in her life!! God bless. : )

~ Wendy
http://Crickleberrycottage.blogspot.com/

Joni said...

THE 50 YARD LINE.....THAT'S GREAT!!!!!

kimert said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE that football field in the front yard idea!!! Totally great! :)

The Fryar's said...

Your pictures are beautiful! I had no idea you a had blog..or three! I love finding out people have blogs, they are so fun!