Tag Archives: Autumn

Camping: A Thanksgiving Tradition part two

Hey guys! How’s your weekend starting out? I enjoyed a night of wine and sushi with some amazing ladies to get the weekend going.  It’s so nice to get to know people, don’t you think? Learning the little bits and … Continue reading

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Camping: A Thanksgiving Tradition part one

You guys! What a weekend! Am I right? How’d yours go? I ended up with a big ‘ol fat lump on my forehead and an equally impressive bruise on my shin.  But on a brighter note, the Autumn decorations are … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: november 2014

Happy Weekend Eve! How was your Monday thru Friday? Things were good around here, just enjoying the weather, working for the Man and you know, living life.  We’ve got a birthday party this weekend, I’m meeting up with my mentee … Continue reading

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tempe oktoberfest and all things autumn

Hey there! I’m writing this on my lunch hour since my weekend pretty much rocked while simultaneously rocking my to-do list. Wine and cheese night with lovely ladies, Tempe Oktoberfest and Sunday family football day catapulted me into straight-up autumn … Continue reading

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pumpkin party 2014: planning

Hello, hello! Uhm, where did September come from? I am usually all over the Pumpkin Party planning, at least six months out – remember last year’s posts? (here, here, here, here and here) This year, though? Haha, yeah.  Snuck up … Continue reading

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create your own: wedding flowers

My brother-in-law and a dear friend got married in October and I’ve been meaning to share some of the photos with you guys.  Trish and I have been friends for about 10 years now, and four years ago I introduced … Continue reading

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grateful for this life

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving – we sure did! We started the day out with brunch at my sister’s house with all my side of the family.  Our niece, Mercy, turned five on Thanksgiving day, so it was … Continue reading

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create your own: chili bar

Well, by now, if you’ve been following along at least, you know we had a Chili Bar for this year’s Pumpkin Party.  And I’m sure you are SO over hearing about our PP, but a chili bar comes in handy … Continue reading

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Phoenix Summit Challenge Supply List

Hey there! We are less than one week away from the Phoenix Summit Challenge 2013, and I’m getting a little nervous.  My hiking partner had to bow out at the last minute, so it is just me.  On my own. … Continue reading

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checking in on the garden: November 2013

It’s that time of month again, where we check in on the garden and see what’s popped up! I haven’t had much time for our little guys this last month, so whatever is happening is going on due to it’s … Continue reading

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create your own: bloody mary bar

Now that the straw has settled a bit, I thought I’d share our Bloody Mary Bar how-to’s.  We did this for our Pumpkin Party, but it would be great for the morning after a bachelor or bachelorette party, Thanksgiving, Chili … Continue reading

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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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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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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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checking in on the garden: September 2013

Happy Sunday! And Football Season! And the promise of Autumn! I hope everyone is having a great weekend.  Ours is ending very nice indeed.  I planned to get some pretty extensive yard work done today, but Mother Nature had other … Continue reading

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pinterest project month: creating a halloween topiary

Happy Friday! I hope everyone had a great week.  I know mine flew right on by, and that’s the way I like it! Give me a weekend any time.  Last weekend I went to LA to visit a dear friend, … Continue reading

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planning our pumpkin party: three months out

I am SO looking forward to Autumn.  Not just for the cooler weather, but the heat is seriously starting to get to me already.  Autumn is just such a better season than Summer.  I know there are people who would … Continue reading

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