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}

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}

Farm · home

Living Room Update {Autumn 2018}

September 1st always feels like the beginning of Autumn to me, and it seems every year as September rolls around, so does my wish to de-clutter, reorganize, and start anew. Last year around this time; I refreshed our living room by purchasing this giant arched mirror from Kirkland’s – which a year later, I’m still…… Continue reading Living Room Update {Autumn 2018}