Fall is by far my favorite season – I love the weather, I love the fashion, I love the holidays, I even love the decorations – From Halloween pumpkins to Autumn leaves to Thanksgiving turkeys. And here in San Francisco, Fall has most definitely arrived.
As far as I’m concerned the decorations box or closet it one of the best parts about changing seasons! So why not try some of these fun ideas to spice up your home for Fall – Glitter Guide’s 10 Simple Fall Decorating Ideas.
If you’d like some seasonal pictures frames why not try this too cute technique to spice up your photos! Easy Halloween Framed Pictures from Lilac & Lace.
If you’re not in the mood for traditional orange pumpkins this season than give this fun new style a try – DIY Glitter Pumpkins from The Glitter Guide.
Taste of Fall
A lot of what makes Fall to me is what I’m putting in my mouth! 🙂 I’m always dying to break out the squash, pumpkin, and apple pie by the time Summer wraps up. Here are some fabulous recipes to get you in the mood too.
What’s your favorite part about Fall? Do you like recipes that showcase all of the Fall produce that’s hitting the stores?
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I thought that a little personal post might be a nice change of pace as all of the fashion madness is winding down so I decided to steal Miss Holly Would If She Could‘s 11 Questions//11 Answers so you can all get to know me a little better. Without further ado, here are 11 Questions answered by Moi.
[1.] Two TV Shows You Watch Every Week?
[Time Out] Okay, I feel like I should preface this little exercise by saying that I am incredibly boring during the week because I wake up at 4am every morning, which makes “school night” activities virtually impossible. Completely impossible actually. [Time In]
I don’t regularly watch TV during the week and time on weekends that’s spent in front of a television set is probably for movie night. That being said there are a few shows that I will catch up on with Netflix rentals after the fact, including NCIS, Psych, Bones, Big Bang Theory and Warehouse 13.
New obsession? Lost Girl.
The real question here is why do I have cable?
[2.] Top Three Place On Your ‘Must Visit’ List?
As I mentioned in my MCLV Answers Questions – Harper’s Bazaar Style and Wanderlust posts, I absolutely adore traveling and as a bit of a history nerd I have a huge list of historic and ancient sites that I’m dying to see. My top three as of right this instant would have to be: The Artemision in Turkey, Caesarea in Israel & Machu Picchu. I also want to go to Egypt, the Greek islands and Russia.
[3.] Current Favorite Decorating Color Combo?
Black & white – Cannot get enough!
[4.] Do You Use The Snooze Button On Your Alarm?
No, but I’m so paranoid about being late to work that I set three alarms each morning. Though the second one has only ever gone off once and I was in the shower when it did. I’m sorry to have to tell you this but I’m – shhhh – a morning person.
I am not, however, a people person in the morning. I feel confident saying that no one is really a people person at 4am.
[5.] Oldest, Middle or Youngest?
Oldest. Control freak, Type A, oldest.
My ‘youngest of three’ boyfriend never stood a chance.
[6.] Do You Collect Anything?
Do things in your closet count? I’m going to assume that they do, therefore I collect purses, luggage, shoes and vintage jewelry.
[7.] What Is Your Middle Name?
Elizabeth – My paternal grandmother and one of the most amazing women I’ve ever met. My first name, on the other hand, I blame on labor pains.
[8.] What Did You Want To Be When You Grew Up?
When I was a child I wanted to be the first female president of the United States, then someone told me there was an age requirement so I decided that I’d be a doctor until I was 35 and then I’d run for president. Kids say that damnedest things…
[9 – a.] Are You City Or Country?
I’m a city girl through and through – I thrive on the hustle and bustle, love the architecture of old buildings and the conveniences of living in a city cannot be beat. Buuut, I have to get out of the city every once in a while and get back to nature. Maybe it’s because I grew up hiking, camping and backpacking, but I love getting away from it all. Whether its hiding out in a cabin in Tahoe, hiking through the vineyards in Sonoma or spending a week in a château in the middle of nowhere in Southern France.
[9 – b.] Tom Boy or Girlie Girl?
I’d say that I’m somewhere in between. I mean, can you be a girlie girl if you wear black most of the time, don’t own a blow dryer and only take 20 minutes to get ready in the morning?
In my mind girlie girls are girls who take forever to get ready and wear pink…
[9 – c.] Talker or Listener?
Both. I talk a mile a minute when I’m nervous but I love to hear what my friends and family have to say, so I can usually be compelled to listen as well. 🙂
[10.] Fancy Label For Your Decorating Style?
Modern Vintage/French Country
[11 – a.] What Would Your Friends & Family Say Is Your Best Quality?
- Friends – My sense of style, I’m the go-to stylist for my group of friends
- Boyfriend – Kind & generous (I cheated & asked him)
- Family – Loving & affectionate
[11 – b.] Your Worst?
I wont talk on the phone and I have to control everything. I’m a lot of fun, trust me. 🙂
So, I hope that you got to know me a little better with this. I’d love to hear your responses to these questions, so feel free to share!
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