Pinterest Wednesday (On Thursday): Full On Fall Fashion


Its getting chilly outside here in Western Montana, so it seemed only appropriate that we honor the change in weather with a post celebrating cuddly fall clothes. Cue the scarves, socks, and sweaters.

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What I’m {laughing about} right now


All I can say is, “Oh mylanta…” (Seriously, I said that all the time back in fifth grade. And that phrase may have even made a reappearance in my vocabulary during freshman year of college. Seriously.)

Full House: A Slam Poetry Session by Tom Hanks

I’ve got that feeling

“What is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing?—it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s goodbye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.”

— Jack Keroac

Happy Birthday, Nina


So my friend Nina’s birthday was last week and I thought that since she is a foodie, and I am fairly broke at the minute, rather than hitting up the fancy kitchen gadget store I would make her a delicious snack. I wanted to choose something that would be doable for me but time-consuming enough that she may not take it on herself. Where do you think I went for inspiration? Pinterest, of course!

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Pinterest Wednesday: 20 DIY decorations for Halloween


DIY Halloween decorations

Aren’t those cat pillows adorable? What about that leaf wreath? And I love that spider web lampshade. Oh, and those oh-so-trendy chevron-striped pumpkins… From sparkly to spooky, read on to find out more about these DIY projects.

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I <3 October


Now that we are at the half way point in the month. . . a little happy quote for October.

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to November, wouldn’t it?”

Quote from Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery. A favorite book of mine as a child. My mom, sister, and I would curl up and read this book out loud before bedtime.

Tonight’s dinner



Last night we had a roommate night and cooked dinner together. Alex made a Pinterest board of options that looked good as well as incorporated ingredients we already had in the cupboard and in the fridge. After going back and forth on a couple options, we settled on roasted acorn squash with rosemary and balsamic vinegar and chicken mozzarella roll-ups. We then walked a block to the Orange Street Food Farm to get a few things we didn’t have on hand.

Here’s what we thought of the two new (to us) recipes …

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Take a leap

“Living at risk is jumping off a cliff and building your wings as you fly down.”

— Ray Bradburry

Pinterest Wednesday: When I say “bamboo,” you say…


Wacom Bamboo tablet

I’ve been checking out the Wacom Bamboo digital drawing pad, and one thing led to another…

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