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Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Cozy Blanket Days

A few weeks ago, my youngest and I were picking up last-minute items for the homecoming dance at our local Kohl's. As we wandered the aisles, every turn had something adorned with a pumpkin or leaf. That particular day was a bit crisper, and the sun just barely took off the chill. It was one of those first "feels like fall" kind of days, and the tips of leaves were just beginning to turn. 

As we walked, we swooned a bit at the decor. Then we came to a blanket display. They were throw blankets covered in that oh so soft fluff. There were leaf prints, ghosts, plaids, and of course, pumpkin print. We just couldn't help ourselves, and each scooped up one we liked. It was faster than an impulse buy, almost like--we could not have even considered leaving without one. 

Since that day a couple weeks ago, I have found myself snuggling up with that blanket at the end of each evening. That time of day, when dinner is done, the kitchen is tidier than it was, and everyone has settled down. That blanket is wrapping me in comfort at the end of the day, and I'm so glad I didn't resist the purchase. 


  1. Being wrapped in comfort in a cozy new blanket is such a wonderful thing, especially as we adjust to chillier temps. There's even more to enjoy since you have the memory of picking it out with your daughter.

  2. Sounds cozy and perfect for those chilly nights!

  3. I love this line, "It was faster than an impulse buy, almost like--we could not have even considered leaving without one." - that's intuition talking and you listening, I think! A must have purchase. I love fall!

  4. LOVE that you got that blanket, and yes! There is something so special about a new seasonal blanket that's soft. I appreciate that!

  5. A warm blanket is always needed on crisp fall days. Enjoy your find, Betsy, and thanks for the great quote to start our writing.

  6. You make me want to go grab a blanket! Like you, I am missing summer days, but I do have a soft spot in my heart for these early days of fall.


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