It was so beautiful outside, like a child’s watercolor dream of fall. It was unseasonably warm but not uncomfortably so. The previous night’s rain had left everything with a glowing, over-saturated sheen of color. The wind danced and blustered, playing hide-and-go-seek with itself, swirling the bright confetti leaves madly in every direction. Right before sunset, … Read moreThe Wind Blew All Around Me
*This is a sponsored post in cooperation with GourmetGiftBaskets, but all thoughts and opinions are thoroughly my own! It’s Halloween Month, the MOST important holiday of the year and I’m busy basking in every single day of the season. I feel like a fluttering fall witch-fairy, spreading autumnal colors and spooky decorations everywhere I go, … Read moreHaunted Halloween Candy Care Package Review & Giveaway!
If you ever owned a Lite Brite as a kid, you probably already know; the only way to make art even cooler than normal is to have it light up! Light Box Arts has taken this concept to a whole new level and I’m excited to have discovered their products. Light Box Arts is a … Read moreLight Box Arts
As most of you know, Halloween is the MOST important holiday, and I’m always on the lookout for fresh decorating ideas. Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips and Ideas by Colleen Dorsey offers a great starting point for those new to the art of pumpkin carving, along with plenty of fun tips and facts. The … Read moreEasy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips and Ideas
This is the last in my series of cozy yet stylish fall outfits. Hopefully you’ll find a spark of inspiration to carry you through the last days of November and into the coming winter. By now most of the trees have dropped their fiery mantle, leaving stark branches austerely outlined against the sky. What better … Read moreFall Fashion LookBook: Boho Bonfire!
This little group of women were complaining about Hallmark’s Día de Los Muertos sugar skull ornaments, saying they were creepy and “seemed Satanic.” Because I’m a loudmouth, non-business-of-my-own-minder, I had to jump in and explain to them what the holiday is really about. Because the idea of tiny angels leaving heaven for one night to … Read moreSeeing Satan in Every Sugar Skull
***I received the contact lenses mentioned for free in exchange for my honest opinion. I’m already a fan of the comfort, cost and quality of the contact lenses offered by Spooky Eyes! Some of you might remember my review of their Soft Natural Violet contacts from a few months ago. Since it is officially Halloween … Read moreWhite Manson Contact Lenses for Halloween!
Today I am veering off from much broader subjects and honing in on something seemingly small. I’m thankful for warm boots. There’s nothing quite like pulling them on, toes sinking in to the fuzzy lining, feeling the supporting weight encase your ankles and calves as you buckle or zip or lace (sometimes all three!) them … Read moreA Month of Gratitude, Day 8: Warm Boots
This fall has been particularly gorgeous here in Ohio, with vivid blue skies only broken by the occasional perfect plush white clouds, shifting columns of sunlight dappled through riotously changing trees. Just enough of a chill to make it worth cuddling into a soft sweater on long walks. I am not looking forward to the … Read moreNo-Sew Autumn Owl Door Greeter #Craft