Fall Has Arrived

Fall came in ever so gently this year. The evenings cooled down some, yet the days remain hot and muggy. It’s a beautiful time of year.

Leaves from our neighbor’s trees, as well as ours, cover our yard in a variety of shades. From toned down yellow, to orange, to brown. They’re all lovely. Except when I spend hours blowing leaves from the deck. Lol


Who doesn’t love to go apple picking? Or you can visit the nearest apple farm where apples are picked for you. You may find a new favorite apple. Whichever you choose, you’re sure to walk away with a smile.


We have several apple farms in Georgia. Most of them make apple everything. From cider, apple jelly, jam, apple/pepper relish, to fresh apple pies. Those are only the beginning of apple recipes. It’s hard to resist farms that have a bakery. The scent of warm apple mixed with cinnamon is mouth watering. Throw out your diet when you place your order.  


Then there’s The Pumpkin Patch! Always a pleasure to walk through with the kids. They  have so much fun and the look on their faces is priceless when they gaze at a pumpkin, sometimes, almost as large as they are. Add visiting a pumpkin patch to your calendar, and don’t forget the corn maze.

Then, oh then is a day spent riding through the mountains and trekking up the mountain to reach a glorious waterfall. I’m so ready for a trip to the mountains.


Can you tell I love Fall and the mountains? There’s something about Fall that’s invigorating and sets the mood for exercise.

Speaking of the mountains…The Trouble with Wishes, my upcoming Christmas story in Christmas Wishes on Main Street, is set in the North Georgia Mountains. My character is about to take her friend’s children to an Apple Farm. Yes, they’re having fun…but who knows what else could happen? Stay tuned!

How do you spend your Fall weekends?  No matter what it is, have fun and be safe!

Until next time…I wish you Music, Butterflies and Most of all…Love.


About Carol

Carol’s roots are sown in the South. Her writings are Southern, small town based and include romantic comedies, contemporary romance, and romantic suspense. She believes in falling in love, family values, and happy endings. When time allows, she dabbles in art, and always has popcorn, pickles, and hot chocolate on hand. While a dose of humor sprinkles throughout her stories, they may or not, be based on real life characters. Some are convinced they are, but only she knows for certain, and she won’t gossip. Carol currently resides in Georgia with her husband and family. A multi-published eBook author since 2011, Carol's won numerous awards, and previously published in poetry, short stories and novels. Novels available in ebook: (A Short Story) A MATTER of TASTE, PERFECT MATCH, A SMOKY MOUNTAIN CHRISTMAS (also available in print), CHRISTMAS at the GRANGER INN, CHRISTMAS at APPLE LAKE, THE CHRISTMAS STOCKING. Coming December 2019: A Smoky Mountain Christmas Wedding Coming December 2020: A Smoky Mountain Christmas Baby Where to find Carol DeVaney online: http://www.caroldevaney.weebly.com http://www.caroldevaney.blogspot.com http://www.facebook.com/carol.devaney http://twitter.com./caroldevaney
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8 Responses to Fall Has Arrived

  1. Lovely to see the fall colours while we’re down here with a rainy spring in NZ!
    Take care and enjoy it for me!
    Can’t wait to read the upcoming book!

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    • Carol says:

      I’d forgotten you’re into Spring, Lizzi. Enjoy your pretty spring flowers. Fall colors are ablaze here. Glorious. Can’t wait for our new Christmas anthology this year. Looking forward to everyone’s book!


  2. Kristy Tate says:

    So beautiful. I miss the fall. Here in Southern California, our leaves turn a muddy brown and the weather remains warm. The mountains (where it will sometimes snow in the winter) are a couple of hours away. We plan on visiting in early November, but it’s not the same as living with the changing seasons.

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  3. susanrhughes says:

    Apple pie is my favourite! My mom makes the best crust.

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  4. Jill James says:

    Autumn sprang on us this year. It was summer and overnight, it was fall. Our trees are a glorious yellow, orange, and red. The mornings and evenings are downright chilly.

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