WELCOME TO MY NEW BLOG!!!!

Even though this blog looks like my old one, Debbie-Dabble, "Debbie-Dabble Blog" is my new Blog that I created on June 23, 2016, after my old one was hacked through my Debbie-Dabble Face Book Page which I have now deleted!!

I am a Victorian Soul, live in a small townhouse, not a huge Mega Mansion, with my Hubby Joe. I recently went Part Time after working full time night shift as an RN on a Hospital based Rehabilitation( Physical Medicine) Unit for 32 years and have been in nursing for 38 years!

I DABBLE IN A BIT OF THIS AND THAT!!!!

" IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO BE WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE BEEN"
George Eliot
George Eliot was actually a pen name for a woman named Mary Anne Evans......

Please click HERE to read about My One Little Word for 2017.....

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Thursday, September 24, 2015

Fall Front Yard, Fall Home Tour 2015, Part 2

 HAPPY FALL!!

Finally, the Summer is over!! Yippee!!

I am no lover of heat and Fall is my favorite time of the year!!

First, I would like to THANK these Hostesses who featured my post, How to Make Toilet Paper Pumpkins!!

Thanks to Terri , over at A Creative Princess, who did an entire post on them!!

Please Click HERE to read!!
Thanks so much , Terri!!

Thanks to Stephanie, over at The Enchanting Rose, for featuring it from last week's Roses of Inspiration Party!!
 Thanks to Kim, over at The Cookie Puzzle, for featuring it from last week's Party in your PJ's!

 Thanks so much, Kim!!

And I also want to Thank Maria Elena, over at Our Home Away From Home, for featuring my post, My Autumn Topiary, from last week's Tuesdays at Our Home Party!!
 Thanks, Maria Elena!!

Please visit and link up to these wonderful parties!!

In Part 1 of my Fall Tour Series, I shared how I decorated my Front Porch decorated for Fall..........
 If you missed it , please click HERE

Today, in Part 2, I want to share how I decorated our small front yard for Fall, with a tiny touch of Halloween........

This is the small Flower Bed under our Living Room window......
My begonias and marigolds from Summer are still going strong as we have had Summer like temps. here in NEPA for the last few weeks.......
Finally, we have more Fall like temps. and I am in my glory because I do not like the heat of Summer.......


When the annuals finally bite the dust, I will throw a few mums in the rectangular planters on each side of the flower bed and retire the 2 small pots holding the marigolds to the back yard for storage......
 When unpacking the outside Fall decorations ( we store them in the Storage Shed that we rent), I discovered ( and remembered) that Joe had bought 2 new mini flags on Clearance at Wegmans last season.......

These flags have a silk like feel and supposedly will never fade from the Sun......
The colors are very vibrant......
 The pumpkins were bought at Michaels many years ago ........

Yes, they are fake....all my pumpkins are!!
 You may remember that I re-did this 1980's Country Style Tub that was my neighbor's.......
Please click HERE is you missed that post......
 I decorated it with a Fall wreath and a potted yellow mum placed inside of it!!
 On the wall that separates my yard ( remember that I live in a Townhouse) from my neighbor's, are 2 large urns that were going to be thrown away by my Church!!
They definitely make a statement, don't they????
I planted Tri-Colored Mums from Wegman's inside them.......
You can see that my begonias and dusty miller are still going strong and I did not have the heart to rip them out yet......

Wegmans is the only place where I have seen Tri-colored mums and they are only $6.99 each!!
When we bought the mums, almost none of the buds were open so they are just now starting to bloom.......
Looking down toward the front porch......
We will leave the solar lights out until we decorate the front for Christmas/Winter.....
Looking down our row of 10 townhouses toward the woods.....
You can see our small front yard......
The rest of our yard is a huge slope down to our parking lot.....

Looking out from the front porch......
We have woods on one side of our development and a Shopping Center on the other....

Through the trees , you can see the back of Lowes......
I bought this bench at Big Lot's several years ago and I LOVE to decorate it!!
Again, all the pumpkins and gourds are fake......
The shovel was a flea market find........
You can see Joe's car in the parking lot!!  LOL!!
A simple leaf garland wrapped around the base of my faux mailbox.......
And this is only the Halloween decor that I have outside this year......
Sadly, our neighborhood has changed and for 2 years now in a row, we have not gotten any Trick or Treaters.......

Joe picked up another flag from Wegmans that was on sale of 50% off ( $7.00)
Love these flags......
So that is how the front of our home is decorated for Fall this year.......
Soon  I will be sharing how it all looks lit up in the Evening!!
 But in my next post, An Elegant Autumn Tree, Fall Home Tour 2015, Part 3...........
 I will share how I decorated my Living Room Autumn Tree and what I did underneath that Tree......
 So I  hope you will come by and visit again!!

And thanks to those who took the time out of their busy day to spend a little bit of time with me!!

If you do not have a blog, PLEASE  give me some way to reply to your comment, maybe by including your email in your comment.  If I can not find a way to reach you, I will reply on the post where you commented so please check back......

Hugs,
Debbie

In addition to my weekly parties, I am linking up to the Fabulous Fall Linky Party over at my friend Grantham Lynn's on her Blog  My Journey Back !!
The party runs every Tuesday so please link up your Fall posts , both past and present and future ones to this great party!

I am linking up to these weekly parties:

 Flaunt Your Fall Party!!

THURSDAY
 Homemaking Weekend Link Up Party
 It's a Party
Share Your Style Thursday Link Up Party
Home and Garden Party Thursday
 Share Your Cup Thursday
 Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop 
Inspired Creations Linky Party
My 2 Favorite Things on Thursday
Grace at Home Party
Idea Box- Thursday Linky Party

 FRIDAY
 Simple and Sweet Fridays
 The Creative Exchange
Home Sweet Home Friday
 Friday Features Linky Party
 Show and Tell Friday
 Home Matters Linky Party
  Friday Favorites
Welcome to the Weekend Blog Hop
   Flaunt It Fridays
  What To Do Weekends
Friday's Five Features Party 

SATURDAY
 The Creative Collection Link Party
  Pink Saturday-Anything Goes
 Saturday Sparks

 SUNDAY
Share It One More Time Sundays
DIY SHowcase 
 Snickerdoodle Sunday
Sundays at Home
Share It Sunday
  Bouquet of Talent Linky Party
Sundays Down Under
Silver Pennies Sunday
Happiness is Homemade Linky Party

MONDAY
Inspiration Mondays
 Busy Monday
  What'd You Do This Weekend? 
 Make It Pretty Monday
Merry Monday Linky Party
Cooking and Crafting with J & J
  
TUESDAY
 Wake Up Wednesdays 
  Ducks in a Row Wonderful Wednesdays Blog Hop 
 Wow Us Wednesday
 Sizzle into Summer Party
 Vintage Inspiration Party
Party in Your PJ's
Dream Create Inspire Link
What's It Wednesday

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