I have always said that I loved all the holiday decorating before having kids. I can decorate for each season exactly how I want to, without having the cheesy other decor out. I also knew that once we had kids that I would totally embrace the cheese and just roll with it. Now though, I have been in debate with myself. Technically this is my first set of holidays with a baby, but he is still so young. This halloween for example, I only have Fall decor out, no Halloween. I mainly did this because we didn’t have time to go out and get Halloween stuff when trying to sell our home. But now I am pathetically feeling guilty because it IS his first Halloween whether or not he realizes it or cares at all, and i’m not all decked out for it!
Tell me, with having kids…do you feel like you need to decorate for every holiday? Meaning, decorate for Halloween, then for Fall, then for Christmas? Or are there people out there that stay away from all the Hocus Pocus spiderwebbed mantels? We have to decorate the house for just about any occasion. The kids love it, and it is quite fun. Usually, on Halloween, we take the kids out trick or treating. That’s their favorite part. Dressing up as their favorite character, then getting some candy from the neighbors. They love it. However, we’re constantly worried after Halloween about their teeth. So much so, that we’ve been looking into teeth cleaning lessons for kids to make sure they brush away all of the sugar from the sweets they’ve eaten.
Here are little peeks in to the Fall in our home currently. I’ve got a few more changes to make. I’ve found some gorgeous wall art that I need to order and I’ve also got my eye on a new pumpkin mug! I just love Fall! Lighting can be a great way to switch up decor. Lamps that give off a lovely glow are great for that fall transition; like this custom photo moon lamp. I also didn’t put every decoration out because of home showings. Also, random fact- my favorite types of decorations are ones that you can seamlessly add to your current home decor without it being over the top. Just like the leaves added to our milk jars below: