A Fall Weekend

It felt like autumn officially hit Pittsburgh this past weekend. The temperature ranged from the low 40s to the mid-60s. There was sunshine, wind, and rain. Typical fall weather for the ‘Burgh.

I had quite the social weekend! It was delightful to get out and be with people I adore, but man am I tired. Classic introvert right here.


Friday started off with an early morning baking session. I made pumpkin spice gingersnaps, and then headed off to work. Jimmy and I battled rush hour traffic to get to the other side of Pittsburgh in the evening. I had an Origami Owl party to attend and I brought the cookies along.

Jimmy and I drive through Pittsburgh traffic constantly, and I’ve learned to bring reading material (yes, I am one of those people who can read in the car, haha), have long talks with Jimmy, listen to music, or nap. I take my best naps in Jimmy’s truck!

The Origami Owl party was a blast, and I signed up to host one at my house next month. I’m super excited 🙂

On Saturday, Jimmy, Hannah, Josh (Han’s fiancé), and I all piled into Jimmy’s truck and drove to West Virginia to visit Cabela’s, which is a big hunting and fishing store I’ve blogged about many times.


After grabbing lunch and exploring Cabela’s, we headed to a nearby bookstore. Hannah and I spent at least half an hour in the Christian book aisle because she wanted to buy a journaling Bible.

I had to laugh when we were still in the aisle and my phone rang with a text message. Jimmy had taken a picture of Hannah and I sitting in the aisle and sent it to me. We were so immersed in our search that we didn’t even notice he had taken a picture.


After finishing up at the bookstore, we went to Target! Hannah thought it would be fun if Josh and Jimmy picked out outfits for us to try on. I actually loved what Jimmy picked out so much that I bought it to wear for our Christmas pictures next month. Go Jimmy!

Another item I picked up at Target? Pumpkin Spice Cheerios.


They’re great! I’ve had them plain and in yogurt a few times now and have really enjoyed them.

Sunday was spent at church and working around the house. When Jimmy and I came home from the morning service, Malcolm and Lola greeted us as usual. When I bent down to unzip my boots, Malcolm hopped on my back. As I type this post Lola is laying on my legs. Am I weird for loving when our pets smother me?!


It was a good weekend indeed!

What did you do over the weekend?