Monthly Archives: October 2013

Pumpkin Party 2013

me and my husband, dressed up as Napoleon Dynamite and his brother, Kip Man oh man, am I exhausted! This last week and weekend was such a whirlwind of party prep and birthday fun, I feel like I’m in some … Continue reading

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party planning rules

So by now you’ve probably caught on that our annual pumpkin party is a pretty huge deal around here. And since my husband and I both come from large families, the number of guests that are related to us alone … Continue reading

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just a quickie: Alcantara Vineyard Harvest Festival

The weather has been AMAZING! I hope you are having the same luck as we are here in Phoenix.  It’s been in the 70’s and 80’s during the day with a nice chill in the air at night.  Aaaah! My … Continue reading

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crafting a cloth pumpkin

So, I admit it.  I have a slight tendency to collect decorations.  Birthday party, Pumpkin party, Christmas, you name it.  I store them nice though, OK? Unfortunately, because I hang on to things so long, they start to deteriorate after … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: October 2013

I know we are lucky in Phoenix to have two growing seasons: Spring AND Autumn.  I started seed in September (for that post, click here).  We have babies of mesclun lettuce, cilantro, tomatoes, squash, carrots, snap peas, pumpkin and some … Continue reading

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creating fall curb appeal

Hey there! How’s it going? I’m just chugging along over here.  Trying not to freak out over all the stuff we have going on in the next few weeks.  Mostly succeeding, too! 😉 I thought I’d share some more pictures … Continue reading

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dax and the rattlesnake

Isn’t he cute? I’m getting him started on hiking young! My sister, her son, Dax, and I went hiking after work last Thursday.  It was quite the adventure, let me tell you! Dax trekked up the mountain with minimal complaining … Continue reading

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Ready, Set, FALL!

Happy Sunday, everyone! We are enjoying the day by finishing up our Fall decorating, alternating with being lazy on the couch.  Gotta love a little moderation, right? HA! I decorated our front porch for Fall a few weekends ago, but … Continue reading

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autumn 2013 bucket list

HOORAY for October! It’s one of my favorite months.  Between all of the birthdays this month, our annual Pumpkin Party, and the fact that it’s finally Autumn, I’m seriously giddy! The temperatures in Phoenix really start cooling down now, and … Continue reading

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