Posts tagged "Autumn"

Stop and look at the colorful leaves

Stop and look at the colorful leaves
This week I’ve been noticing the colorful leaves as I walk the kids to and from school. Some of them are so bright and unique, I have a hard time not stopping to pick them up in admiration. There are days I shuffle through the crunching leaves preoccupied by my cell phone, children or thoughts... Read more »

Five reasons to love autumn

Five reasons to love autumn
It has been a long summer and lots of happy memories were made. I’m somewhat surprised; as I’ve always been a summer girl, but I am thrilled the new season is here. Here are five reasons to love autumn.  1. Apples.  Hopefully we will get a chance to go apple picking soon, but in the meantime... Read more »

My journey through the labyrinth

My journey through the labyrinth
Last night instead of sitting on my couch in front of my computer, I was slowing walking through a labyrinth. To celebrate the Fall Equinox, New Moon and Jewish New Year, I gathered behind a church in Deerfield with my mom, sister, two friends and our spiritual advisor, Laura. Before we began we sat on... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Autumn Sweet Potato Squash Soup

Meatless Monday: Autumn Sweet Potato Squash Soup
With temperatures dropping, Halloween decorations coming out and leaves on the sidewalk I’m fully embracing the month of October.  I’m having a hard time staying warm and I’m always in the mood for hot soup. Inspired by Dorie Silverman’s Curried Sweat Potato Peanut Soup in Claire Mark’s new and awesome cookbook, Cooking with Yogaview, I... Read more »

Five Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox

Five Ways to Celebrate the Autumn Equinox
Somewhere between the strike and the hospitalization, autumn has bestowed herself upon us. I’m never one to welcome the end of a carefree summer, yet this year it seems to arrive appropriately. My garden is droopingly thirsty and I wore a jacket for the first time today. Now that fall is here, I’m inviting it... Read more »

How to Keep Squirrels away from Pumpkins and Costco Turkeys

How to Keep Squirrels away from Pumpkins and Costco Turkeys
Somehow I blinked and the world changed from bright, colorful fall days to windy, chilly, bitter autumn and today is back to sunny and warm.  This week I  turned on the butt warmer in my car for the first time and bought by daughter a winter jacket.  Just like my kids being unpredictable, fall weather seems similar; I never know... Read more »
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Wordless Wednesday: Sometimes Pictures Speak Louder Than Words

Wordless Wednesday: Sometimes Pictures Speak Louder Than Words
Usually I sit down to my computer and the words start flowing.  Some days like today I feel negative and choose against publishing a whiny post.  In reality I have little reason to complain (except for the fact I spent $1500 to replace the brakes in my recently paid off car).  In these cases I look at photos and... Read more »

The Original Apple. Before the iPad there was Applesauce

The Original Apple. Before the iPad there was Applesauce
I know most of today’s Apple news is about the death of Steve Jobs.  He truly had an amazing mind and took technology to a whole new level.  Imagine what he could of done if he had more years to live?  Sadly another life cut too short to cancer. In other apple news, we are... Read more »