Christmas · Holidays

A Coastal Christmas Round-Up {December 2020}

The famous Santa Cruz surfer statue on West Cliff Drive decked out for the holiday! It was days after Christmas, and all through the land, not a creature as stirring, except to eat treats… Happy holidays, darlings! I’m a bit late in posting my Christmas round-up, but honestly, it was so nice to soak up…… Continue reading A Coastal Christmas Round-Up {December 2020}

Adventures · autumn · Holidays · ootd

Pumpkins, Dahlias, and Comedians, Oh My! {Autumn 2020}

Autumn is nearing its beautiful end, and I have so much to share. In October, I went to the pumpkin farm with a couple of friends for a socially-distanced visit. It was a lovely, bright afternoon and the perfect day to frolic around and explore my favorite pumpkin patch. Isn’t it the most beautiful and…… Continue reading Pumpkins, Dahlias, and Comedians, Oh My! {Autumn 2020}

autumn · home

Autumn Movies {2020}

It’s officially spooky season, and you know what that means: cozying up under the twinkle lights and watching all of your spooky favorites. Grab your hot cocoa/pumpkin spice latte/cider and settle in, because there are so, so many great Halloween movies to watch this month. Here are the classics: Hocus PocusThe Nightmare Before ChristmasHalloweentownPractical MagicBeetlejuiceThe…… Continue reading Autumn Movies {2020}

Adventures · autumn

Autumn Bucket List {October 2020}

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers” – L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables Hello friends! I can’t believe it’s October already – I feel like there’s been a weird time warp this year with Covid and quarantine, but here we are all the same. October means autumn is in…… Continue reading Autumn Bucket List {October 2020}

autumn · Food · Recipes · Savory

Autumn Three-Bean Turkey Chili {Slow Cooker Recipe}

Happy Autumn to all! I’ve been celebrating Autumn since September 1, even though I know it isn’t officially Autumn until, well, TODAY! Can you tell I’m excited?! One of my favorite things about Autumn is how cozy everything seems to get. We bring out decorations, light more candles, dust off the comfy sweaters, watch our…… Continue reading Autumn Three-Bean Turkey Chili {Slow Cooker Recipe}

autumn · California

A Walk Through Time {Autumn Adventures}

Welcome back, Autumn, I’m so glad to see you! Autumn is my favorite time of year. Being a coastal town, and one with a boardwalk, Santa Cruz has a population that doubles during the summertime. Autumn is slower, crisper, calmer… Unless, that is, you’re a teacher (like me!). My autumn days are filled with ABCs…… Continue reading A Walk Through Time {Autumn Adventures}

autumn · fashion · Holidays

Halloween 2018 {Belle + Woody}

Happy Halloween, darlings! It’s been a wonderfully spooky month and I’ve enjoyed it thoroughly. With pumpkin patches to visit, scary (and classic!) Halloween movies to watch, a wedding, and costume, who can help but love October?! But as October comes to a close on the spookiest night of the year, I thought I would share…… Continue reading Halloween 2018 {Belle + Woody}