I love pale interiors. I gravitate toward the light, faded, and predominantly neutral interiors that are so prevalent today. However, I have discovered that I like them better when there is some dark, or medium wood, mixed in with all the light.
Anyone who knows me, knows I love anything pumpkin! From any and all pumpkin desserts (cheesecake! pie! ice cream!) to pumpkin butter and pumpkin bread, to candles.
I love the smell of pumpkin and all the warm, cozy spices that go with it. There is truly nothing like the smell of pumpkin pie baking, or a pumpkin candle wafting through the air. So, because of my (slight) pumpkin obsession, I have purchased many, many pumpkin candles over the years. Some have been too sweet, some too expensive, and some just not quite right. However, I now have two that I think are so perfect, I may never buy a new one again. So if you love pumpkin candles as much as I do, you will be so excited to have found these. I think these are the best out there, and both smell amazing!read more
Well, regardless of the fact that it is way too hot here in Southern California in October, I have fall on the brain! I starting buying white pumpkins and putting them around the house at the beginning of September. And I usually put out what Halloween I have around the 1st of October. This week I decided to work on some tablescapes for fall, either to use for a dinner party or even for Thanksgiving.read more
We can only rise by lifting others, never by tearing them down. I try to remember that each person has their own troubles, their own battles they are fighting; often ones we don’t even know about. Everyone needs a lift, why not try to be that for someone else?
Oh how I love plaid! Especially for Fall. Is there anything more quintessentially Fall than a cozy flannel shirt? Not to mention plaid for the house. Blankets, pillows – you name it. If it’s plaid, it screams Fall. Go forth and drool……read more