Collecting Moments: Fall Bucket List, Complete!

At the beginning of fall I posted about my fall bucket list.  (Read about it here.)  I am very happy to say that I have completed everything on my list!  (yay!)  I love lists.  I get a huge sense of satisfaction when I cross things off. Buy fall scented candles:  See which ones I chose… [Read More]

Fall Porch Decor

I live on a street where everybody has their fall decorations put up by September 1st.  I like to think it’s because they all have kids, because I’m much slower at putting my decorations up (and I don’t have kids.)  But, maybe it’s just me being slow.  Regardless, I’m happy with how our porch has turned out… [Read More]

A Day at the Pumpkin Patch

Last Sunday I went with some family to a local pumpkin patch for the ever-traditional “finding the perfect pumpkin.”  Locally, we have quite a few options for picking out pumpkins, but the place we ended up going is a pig farm that offers “pick your own pumpkins” from their pumpkin patch every fall.  There is… [Read More]

Cheddar & Ham Soup with Beer Bread

Is it really October 24th?  This month has flown by- and I’ve adored every minute of it.  Fall has been coming slowly and beautifully here in the Pacific Northwest.  As I type I am drinking a cup of freshly brewed coffee.  Yes, it may be 7 p.m. but I don’t care.  As the nights get… [Read More]

Oktoberfest

If you have never been to Leavenworth in Washington State, I highly recommend it.  It is one of the quaintest places you will ever stumble upon.  What’s so special about this place, you ask?  Located in central Washington at the base of the Cascade Mountains, this little town is the Pacific Northwest’s own little Bavarian… [Read More]

DIY Fall Bucket List

I have something wonderful to share! Now that fall is upon us, we get to decide exactly what we want to do during the season of sweater weather and pumpkin everything. What better way to plan it all out than to make a fall to-do list? I found this free printable that you can edit… [Read More]

Favorite Fall Scents

Tonight I ended up working late (happy Monday!) and the husband and I stopped at Bath and Body Works on our way home to pick up some fall candles.  It was a much needed pick me up after a long day of work!  They have so many fall candles out right now, it was hard… [Read More]

Simple Fall Decorating: Shepherd Hooks & Pumpkins

Halloween is almost here, and the chilly fall weather is already here.  I’ve been seeing so many great ideas going around on how to decorate for fall.  My favorite that I’ve seen so far is using shepherd hooks to hang pumpkins along a walkway.  I just recently got married in June and had purchased a… [Read More]