Tag Archives: fall

Happy Halloween!

In Des Moines, trick-or-treating happens the night before Halloween, on Beggars Night. It’s a tradition I had to adjust to at first, but now it’s fun to be able to have and share costume pictures ahead of time! Wishing everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrating, Holidays, House + Home, Just Us Stuff, Kiddos, Toddler Tagged , , |

my west elm-ish plates for fall.

A few autumns ago, I bought four of these West Elm plates for fall. I have kicked myself every day since that I didn’t buy more, especially when we upgraded to a table that seats six, and now eight. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in DIY + Crafts, House + Home Tagged , , |

our Halloween entry (and our credenza makeover!)

I’m so excited to be posting about this latest project! Since the day we moved in, I’ve had my eyes peeled for a buffet/dresser/cabinet/fill-in-the-blank to put in our entry. It’s a fairly deep and wide space, and my previous entry … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrating, Decorating, DIY + Crafts, Holidays, House + Home Tagged , , , |

set the table: thanksgiving 2014

While there is no space (and my dishes are all in storage!) to host Thanksgiving this year, I’m looking ahead to next year, knowing that we’ll be in our house and with a new baby (hopefully meaning less traveling). Thinking … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrating, Holidays, House + Home, Tablescapes Tagged , , |

fall cider mocktail

It’s been a while since I posted a recipe. In part, because the first weeks of this pregnancy left me wanting to do anything but deal with food, and in part because the “kitchenette” in our temporary digs houses about … Continue reading

Posted in Expecting, Good Eats, House + Home, Kiddos Tagged , , , |

wednesday wardrobe: I heart elbow patches

It might be the frustrated 65-year-old professor in me, but I’m LOVING the elbow patches I’m seeing everywhere. This outfit (including some patches!) is one of my faves in rotation this fall: Herringbone puffy vest: Gap  |  Elbow patch sweater: Old Navy … Continue reading

Posted in House + Home Tagged , |