The Wind Blew All Around Me

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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 more

Haunted Halloween Candy Care Package Review & Giveaway!

*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 more

Light Box Arts

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 more

Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips and Ideas

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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 more

Where The Day Takes You with prAna #loveprAna

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** I have received free items and/or payment in exchange for my honest thoughts and opinions. We live in strange times. We have the privilege and the ability to find products from all over the world and to know and care about where and how they are made. Such abundance can be a blessing and … Read more

Fall Fashion LookBook: November Skies

There’s a certain fathomless shade of blue that only a November sky seems to bring. On those days when there isn’t the slightest cottontail puff of cloud in the air, the sun warm on your upturned face as you gaze into the wide expanse of forever, it feels like summer might be making a comeback, … Read more

Five Style Hacks for Moms

Five Style Hacks for Moms There is no doubt that becoming a mother complicates fashion. Little ones require a great deal of mental and physical energy, and there are days when it is hard to string together any outfit, let alone a stylish one. However, if you enjoy fashion, then there is absolutely no reason … Read more

Fall Fashion LookBook: Boho Bonfire!

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 more

Seeing Satan in Every Sugar Skull

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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 more

White Manson Contact Lenses for Halloween!

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***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 more