"In Autumn now the hills there are mounds of pink, russet, gold, scarlet, and brown, with enough green left to make the splendor bearable. Every bush and tree in those waiting, little places offers its individual poetry of color and shape." from Speak to the Earth

Friday, September 16, 2011

Autumnal Beauty



We love the beauty that the changing seasons bring here in the northern United States. It has been a busy week for me but I couldn't pass up the Pinning and Singing link up when I found out the theme was Autumn/Fall. Here are just a few of my favorites from Pinterest. Yes, we are pinning and singing again. My song selection is by the wonderful Frank Sinatra. Hope you enjoy your time here today!





These are some colorful leaves on my Juneberry shrub. They are also sometimes called Serviceberries.













Gorgeous Velvet Pumpkins!






Frank Sinatra "When the Wind Was Green"
Frank covers every season in this one, but it is on his album September of My Years, so I thought it was a great fit. Love Frank! Update!!! Sorry this link is no longer available on YouTube.  Go to the link above to hear a sample on Amazon.





Apple Cupcakes! So Cute!








Peaches don't grow well here, we will leave that to you folks in Georgia. We do grow some mighty fine apples though! Below is a new apple called Sweetango, derived from the Honeycrisp apple.





The Honeycrisp apple was developed at the University of Minnesota Horticultural Research Center and released in 1991.







Beauty!





Candy Corn Shortbread Cookies!





Wow! I have to stop somewhere! Have a great weekend!

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16 comments:

  1. Love this post! Those apple cupcakes are so cute!

    xoxo, Nali

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  2. Hiya!!

    Found your blog through my bloggy friend Katherine and yep, Cute it definitely is... Just about to click 'follow' so I can stay in touch with Future Cuteness lol.

    Hope you swing by mine too...
    xx
    Siddy
    www.SiddySays.com

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  3. I love the apple cupcakes...so easy and so cute!!

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  4. Those were so pretty I took several pics and am going to use them for backgrounds on my new netbook puter!

    Thanks

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  5. Love your inspirational Autumn photos. Aren't those velvet pumpkins adorable?

    Visiting from Pinning & Singing hop. Hope you have a good weekend.

    Marie

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  6. Love the look of the apple cupcakes! Beautiful autumn pictures. Visiting from Pinning&Singing :)

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  7. This is one of the hardest parts about moving to the southern hemisphere - my favourite time of the year september and october ie FALL are now SPRING. WHAT!?

    loved this post!

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  8. I love the fall pictures. They're full of vibrant colors!

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  9. Thank you all for stopping bye and leaving your comments. I am happy you liked my pins! I too just love those apple cupcakes, such a creative idea! Every season has it's own special beauty, but I must say my favorites are Spring and Autumn. I love winter too, especially around Christmas. Deidre, I understand a little about what you are going through. Seasonal changes can be difficult to adjust to. Years ago we moved to California, and I thought it would be wonderful to escape the cold and snow. When Christmas rolled around and there was no "winter", no snow, I found that I missed it so much I could barely stand it! Eventually we moved back to the Midwest and my dreams of a white Christmas were fulfilled! ~Diane

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  10. Those autumn colours are just stunning! I'm looking forward to apintng with them really soon. Thanks so much for your lovely comment on my blog. :)
    Jess xx

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  11. I started pinning because of you :) Love the apple cupcakes. You should visit my blog to enter to win a copy of the premier issue of Mingle by Stampington! I get to review the magazine and I have an extra copy to give away to a contest winner. Just if you have a minute, you should check it out ~Alicia

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  12. You found some really beautiful autumn scenes. It is hard to believe it will be October soon. Of course we are still having eighty degree weather so fall is still a few weeks away for us.

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  13. Pictures of fall leaves are my favorite!

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  14. those apple-cupcakes are so cute! Your Autumn pics look beautiful - we're coming into Spring here in New Zealand! Have just started following your blog. :)

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  15. What a great reminder of the season. I absolutely love those photos with the reflections!

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