Tag: autumn

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Pumpkin Paraphernalia

Yesterday began an exploration (a brainstorming session really) of how to whole-heartedly celebrate this season of the orange orb, or at the least, survive it with flying colors. We left off with visions of reincarnating as Martha Stewart, astounding all with our superhuman abilities to render autumn edible. However, if you’re not the DIY type and the very thought of buying…

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The Pumpkins Are Upon Us

Of course they are–it’s October! Good news is pumpkins grow in patches on the ground and don’t drop from trees like coconuts–that would make for rather stringy neck strain. Bad news is that if you have a dislike for cinnamon & spice or orange-colored everything, your senses might have to brace themselves. There’s about to be a whole lotta pumpkin…

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Fall Transitions: Hair

Yesterday we began a discussion on figuring out how best to transition gracefully from summer to fall. This usually requires a wardrobe change and adjusting the makeup accordingly so as not to overdo the bronzed look, plus your bottle is nearly out and you don’t want to buy a new one yet anyway. Well, at least that’s what we usually…

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Hey, Mister Weatherman…

So, the weather these days…! Yes, let’s talk about the weather. This morning I left the comforts of the comforter, navigated road construction, and made my way over to Cal Andersen Park in Seattle for a soccer match. The air smelled like a new day, crisp & woody, and as the game played on, we could guess nearby restaurants & bakeries…

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On Miniaturism, Fig. 5

I do love apples. My husband knows this and knows my fascination (mania) for small things, so yesterday morning I woke up to this fabulous container: The packaging and name is half of the triumph of this product and of course, the miniature apples take care of the rest. They emerged smelling like fresh fall air, with a touch of…