Tag: Autumn

100 Days

  Somehow in the mess of the world, I lost sight of the fact that IT’S OCTOBER. And you know what that means?????? 100 days of Holidays has officially begun! We have red trees and orange trees and yellow trees and yes, that is SUPER early for us, but everyone is saying the 30 days of Smoke (which is quickly becoming another part of … Read More 100 Days

Welcome Autumn 2015!

While I am nervously watching the trees in our town, praying the leaves don’t change and fall before my parents arrive in three weeks, I know my family and friends in So Cal are still knee deep in the 90s. Autumn—such as it is in So Cal—is coming, I promise. And I’m not being snarky. I’m bitter. We’re paying good money for a pool … Read More Welcome Autumn 2015!

The Thing About Cranberries

She insisted on having an uncooked cranberry. Actually, she wanted a whole bowl of them. I warned her that they were yucky. But she was determined and since I’m a Live and Learn Mom (a LALM, can we coin that? As in “Be a LALM and Carry On”???), I shrugged and said “Ok, but let me get my phone.” This has happened with all … Read More The Thing About Cranberries


Something about this time of year lends itself to skulking in the shadows and making mischief. And I come from a long line of folks who do their best work at night. We like things that go bump in the night. We like mystery and intrigue and we like to surprise and be surprised. So the first time we got Boo’d, I knew this … Read More BOO!

Reblog: Welcome Autumn! ~ Dana

Last year I shared my recipe for A Kitchen Witch’s Pumpkin Spice Bread and today, since I’m up to my elbows in cowgirl costume sewing and SAT essay scoring, I’m sharing it with you again.  Like many of you, Autumn is my favorite season, and I cannot wait for some cooler temperatures here in Southern California.  Those of you who are feeling fall already, … Read More Reblog: Welcome Autumn! ~ Dana

Autumn, Disney-style ~ Dana

You all know that we love autumn, and we love Disneyland, so I had this wonderful idea to show you how awesome Disneyland looks this time of year. They have all sorts of great events going on, the biggest of which is Mickey’s Halloween Party, which we attended, of course. And I wanted to get all these lovely pictures of the girls in their … Read More Autumn, Disney-style ~ Dana

Welcome Autumn! ~ Dana

Well, it’s official.  Autumn is finally here!  And no, I don’t mean just the arrival of the Pumpkin Spice Latte at Starbucks (although that is quickly becoming one of my favorite things of autumn!). I’ve always loved autumn, and when I moved to Austria, I fell in love with it even more.  The changing of the seasons is visible everywhere there. The local restaurants … Read More Welcome Autumn! ~ Dana

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