carnival mysteries

Maybe it's my imagination or I might just be too eager to see summer come to an end. Now that I'm looking forward to fall again I search for signs that it's just around the corner. There's a certain time in late summer when the light starts to change. In the evening especially when the sunset starts to look a little bit more golden, outlines are less harsh and shadows start to come out of hiding. That's when I begin to feel that autumn tingle in my toes.

I can't help making frequent trips to my favorite shops to check for more Halloween goodies. Stores like Home Goods and Pier 1 are in full Halloween mode already and I try to visit them all before everyone else starts picking the pretty displays apart.

I'm also in carnival mode now. It's so exciting to see the growing list of revelers for our Le Mysterieux Carnival blog party. What carnival you might ask? The one Marfi and I are hosting in the haunted woods of course. If you haven't signed up yet head on over and visit our page. I'm always adding new links to the sidebar for more ideas and inspiration.

Mysterious creatures are starting to gather around here too. Here is a lass with a story to tell. Come to the carnival and hear the tale of Sirena McKenna, one of our curious attractions from the mystical waters of Loch Ness.
Don't forget your silver ticket!
Amazing creatures are also gathering over at Marfi's house. Take a look! Are you ready for our Halloween carnival? We can't wait to see you there.
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I also want to say thank you for helping to give my pet rescue awareness page a great start. It's nice to see a few familiar faces supporting our furry friends. Please visit Peace Paws Petunias on Facebook. Cross posting and spreading the word about dogs and cats waiting for homes gives each one of them a better chance. Please become a friend and help if you're a furry paw lover too.
Hope you're having a great week so far. It's back to school for lots of our kids so I know we're all busy busy busy!



Angela said...

I'm looking forward to joining everyone in the dark woods for the carnival :-) Those first hints of the coming of autumn are always so exciting!

Diana Leigh said...

I'm so excited about the carnival! I've made my silver ticket, decided on my booth theme, and picked out a few giveaway items. Now, I just need the pumpkins to show up at the market. :)

Nadine A. said...

I can't wait for the carnival. Still have so much to do.

Linda said...

Hi Anna, I won't be able to join in the Carnival in the dark woods, but I will stop by and see what everyone is doing. I am sure it all will be amazingly wonderous.

Here in Michigan even though it is still summer, I can lightly smell fall in the air. Halloween is everywhere...Lots of goodies at Hobby Lobby and Michaels. it is so very hard to resist it all.

Fifi laFleur said...

Hi. I'm so glad I have found your blog! I am also obsessed with the movie PM and was a frequent visitor to your site Verbena. I was very sad when it disappeared. This blog is fantastic too. I have no idea what a blog party is but would love to connect with other PM fans. I wish I had half your talent with the decorating. I cannot seem to get the look right.

Ms Misantropia said...

Sooo jealous of all the Halloween goodies you have over there! And I love the autumny change you made to your header :)

Anonymous said...

I have yet to convince the hubby to take me to Pier 1 for Halloween goodies -- doesn't mean I'm going to stop trying.

Anonymous said...

Forget to to tell you I nominated your site for a Sunshine Award

Anonymous said...

Looking forward to it so much, Anna. I'm thankful for all the creativity you and Marfi have stirred.
LOVE the name you've given to Sirena McKenna. Looking forward to reading her tale. :)