Adventures · autumn · Holidays · ootd

Pumpkins, Dahlias, and Comedians, Oh My!

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!

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Autumn Movies To Watch This Season

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 To Watch This Season

Adventures · autumn · California

Autumn Strolls in Historic Downtown Santa Cruz

Welcome, Autumn! My favorite season of the year is finally here – autumn. The air is beginning to get crisp as the days grow shorter. Soon we will be getting out our coziest sweaters and socks and sipping tea and cocoa while reading a book by the fire (or, in my case, faux fireplace). It…… Continue reading Autumn Strolls in Historic Downtown Santa Cruz

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}