Posts tagged "Fall"

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 »

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 »
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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 »

Storing Up for the Winter and Drying Herbs

Storing Up for the Winter and Drying Herbs
The air is crisp and my wardrobe has switched from sun dresses to jeans and scarfs; it is quite clear fall is not far behind.  This also means the end of my garden for the season.  I have had  much success with my herbs this summer using them in almost every dish I’ve prepared from... Read more »