So in order not to dwell on what cannot be changed I decided to turn my thoughts to all of the great stuff going on around me this season. I no longer have a pumpkin-patch-aged-child but I went anyway. I love pumpkin patches, nurseries, and garden centers at this particular time of year because there is just something about a fall arrangement of mums, pumpkins, gourds, maybe a scarecrow or two, that is so appealing to me.
And while I love candles all year long, the shorter days of fall seem to invite candlelight and candlescapes. Of course I want all things to be as natural and recyclable as possible, so check out these ideas: