easy diy thanksgiving place cards

I love a good craft project, and this time of year lends itself to a lot of indoor crafty time. But in full disclosure, I also love when craft projects are easy to do and fairly inexpensive. With Thanksgiving already next week (WHAT), I thought I’d share a fun little project that’s both practical and […]

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oh, autumn : bucket list update

Every season I like to make a list – a bucket list of sorts. I live for celebrating the every day and holidays alike, and this way I can stay on track and squeeze in as much seasonal goodness as possible. This autumn I’ve been making some major headway on my list, and it’s filling […]

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fall garden

Los Angeles may not bring autumnal weather (it has been noticeably cooler the past two days), but don’t doubt that I’ll bring the season to my life any way I can. A 600 square foot apartment doesn’t leave much room for fall decor, so instead I like to spruce up our outdoor area (which in fact isn’t our outdoor area […]

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oh, autumn : bucket list

Try as I might, I can’t contain my excitement for autumn and the subsequent holiday season. Everything about this time of year just makes me so giddy inside. I will continue to mourn LA’s lack of fall weather and foliage (though I am feeling a “chill” in the air), but that will not stop me […]

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october

As much as I love the summer, the heat wave this year was brutal. Fall couldn’t come soon enough, and though it hasn’t been consistent (the sun came guns blazing Halloween day), I think cooler temperatures have generally come to stay. As with every season, I’ve tried to relish it as much as I can. A […]

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happy halloween!

The month of October has been all too good this year. I so enjoyed my photo a day challenge and loved that I took the time to capture and treasure the small, magical moments this month creates. From our beautiful trip up to the Pacific Northwest, to the much needed family time back in Texas, […]

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things that make me happy

This cute puppy during one of my nanny jobs. Selling some of my clothes and shoes on Poshmark! Artwork on my walk. Wine + cooking + miniature pumpkins. -wonderland sam

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apples and pumpkins and cider, oh my!

So, I’m a bit enthusiastic about the holidays. And when I say a bit, I mean a lot. I seem to be the only one amongst my friends, so I entice them over with football and pizza and chocolate caramel apples, so I can at least have people around while I carve a pumpkin. This […]

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things that make me happy

Here are some things that have been making me happy lately. 🙂 A rainy day in Southern California. Autumn goodies I just couldn’t resist. Homemade pizza on the regular. Kipling’s insistence that a pair of fake owls I displayed are in fact, real. -wonderland sam

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pumpkin patch

I’m not usually a big fall decorator, but for whatever reason, it’s all I can think about this season! We are planning on carving pumpkins in a few weeks, but I thought, hey, we may as well keep some pumpkins out in the meantime. Pumpkins are supposed to last 8-12 weeks if they are not […]

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