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}

autumn · Friday Five · Holidays

Classic Halloween Movies {Friday Faves}

As we enter the last weekend before Halloween, I thought I would share some of my favorite classic Halloween films – ones that we watch year after year during the month of October. I like to mix some scary in with some light-hearted movies! These are my favorites! one | hocus pocus two | practical…… Continue reading Classic Halloween Movies {Friday Faves}

autumn · Recipes

Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies {Recipe}

Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies As September begins, so does the unofficial beginning of Autumn. While Fall doesn’t technically begin until the 23rd, I am relishing in the foggy, chilly weather we’re having outside. I’ve been bringing out old sweaters and scarves, doing a little bit of back-to-school shopping (does it still count if I work…… Continue reading Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies {Recipe}

Adventures · autumn · California

Welcoming Autumn

Pumpkins, scarves, and falling leaves… oh my! Autumn is my favorite time of year, and for good reason – I am an Autumn baby, after all. My birthday isn’t until November, though, so we’re still focusing on Halloween festivities! This month, we’ve watched several Halloween movies, made pumpkin spice bread, drank Maple Pecan lattes, went…… Continue reading Welcoming Autumn