Posts tagged: fall
November 6, 2008

8 Things I’m Happy About in November

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this guy

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image via richardspics

getting back to yoga

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finally reading and loving The Principles of Uncertainty

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playing with my deco file at dominomag.com without accumulating more paper clutter

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starting to look at wedding dresses online (not ready for the in-store madness quite yet)

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The Simple Living Guide (this book rocks)

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brussels sprouts

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my favorite holiday

and you?
October 24, 2008

7 Fall Weekend Ideas

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pick your own apples, and while you’re at it….

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très chère but très cute jacket by Built by Wendy

…wear plaid!

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watch the very clever, mind-bogglingly chic Mrs Bradley Mysteries (love her!)

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Could you guess this is one of Martha’s Good Things?

make a jack-o’-lantern that never rots…

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Super amazing nightmare inducing jack-o’-lantern by pixability

…or one that does.

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photo via ming chai

take a bike ride (or a walk) and find new paths

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photo via dogged knits

enjoy apple cider, and if you are very lucky, an apple cider donut.

happy weekend, everyone! what delicious fall things will you be doing?
October 10, 2008

Mixtape for October: Music to Drive Out of Town To

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pumpkin photo by sandy in seattle

How is it possible I forgot just how magical this time of year is? I am crushing so hard right now on the brisk mornings and the soft, bright light. The air makes me want to hop in my imaginary car wearing my new clogs and a soft sweater and just hightail it out of town, poking along country lanes and singing along with Aretha Franklin. I know I’m not the only one who has this urge. Following is an autumn road trip inspired playlist for journeys out of town both real and imagined, as well as all this month’s cooking (have you ever made farro risotto?) and craft (something pink) projects. I hope you have an inspired, restful, hilarious weekend!

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October 6, 2008

8 Things I’m Happy About in October

I’m feeling very visually inspired these days…

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Muji Notebooks, set of 5 with colored spines, $3.50

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Rustic Plum Tart with Cornmeal Crust, courtesy of Miss Martha

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The Gentle Art of Domesticity by Jane Brocket

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The Obama Craft Project this one by miss_glass

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Plaid, in all its many forms

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Colored pencils, for fanciful doodles

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Dahlias, my very favorite flowers

What about this month has got you feeling grand?

It is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder