I hope you had a great week!
And Happy Halloween!!!
Are you doing anything fun today?
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Random Things Happening Behind the Scenes at Bricks ‘n Blooms
What a week it was!
It was a bit quiet here overall from the norm.
I didn’t do a whole lot because…I had surgery on Tuesday and just came home on Thursday.
It was pretty major too.
I had to have a hysterectomy due to uterine fibroids that made me severely anemic.
I didn’t even realize how sick I was, until about a month ago, I needed to be hospitalized from severe anemia.
As a mom, I’m so used to just going, going, and going, that I just didn’t realize how depleted my body was from the anemia.
To make a long story short, I haven’t been feeling great the last several months but I gotta tell you.
Even though I’m post-op, I am feeling SO MUCH BETTER!!!
And the recovery is going well.
Before the surgery, the fibroids were so big, I looked and felt like I was pregnant.
I was so weighted down from them!
But after being home the last few days, I’m more mobile and feeling a little better and a little stronger every day.
So all is well now.
Now that we’ve got the fibroids out, I’m feeling a lot better but taking things slow.
But I have even more news.
WE ARE MOVING!!!!!
This one has been under wraps for a bit.
But we found a gorgeous home locally that we are super excited about.
And now, just waiting on a buyer for my home.
So if you know anyone who is looking to move to an amazing school district in a beautiful suburban community in New Jersey, let me know!
And yes, I will miss my gardens, but seriously…wait until you see the new house.
The gardens are incredible!
I can’t wait to show you.
What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms
It was a fun week on the blog!
It’s my favorite time of the month where my virtual supper club gets together and shares some beautiful table decor, centerpiece, and dinner party ideas.
This month, we are celebrating Thanksgiving!
I shared the best fall table and Thanksgiving centerpiece ideas HERE.
And wait until you try my super simple, dump and bake fall dessert!
You can check out the recipe, as well as the rest of the Thanksgiving dinner party menu HERE.
We also chatted about how to prepare the garden for winter.
There is much to do before the first frost.
HERE are 9 ways to garden in fall to prepare for winter.
And finally, I shared my late fall garden tour on YouTube this week where we talked about what is still blooming, fall foliage AND my favorite fall garden shrubs.
Watch the video HERE.
Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web
I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.
Since I’ve been laid up a bit this week, I’ve spent a lot of time surfing the web.
THIS fall cocktail you’ve got to try!
HERE is the best time to divide perennials.
THIS DIY Halloween cupcake topper.
THESE Halloween decorating idea.
THIS fall harvest tablescape.
THIS spooky Halloween Party.
THIS fall tablescape idea.
THESE tips to avoid DIY mistakes.
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Enjoy a beautiful day! xo