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DIY Fall Wreath

26th October 2017

DIY Fall WreathDIY Fall WreathWhile the temperature might still be in the 70s here in Charleston, it doesn’t mean we’re not fully embracing the Autumn spirit, from heirloom pumpkins to seasonal foliage we’re for sure taking advantage of decorating our new apartment.

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to add a touch of Autumn to your home, check out the tutorial below on how to create a simple and elegant DIY fall wreath with just a few supplies! (All of which were bought from Hobby Lobby for under $50!).

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10 Creative Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

24th October 2016


(image: alice and lois)

I’m so happy that we are well into the autumn season now. The temperature has finally dropped (after a warm spell last week of 28°C/83°F in New York!), and the boots and scarves are officially on. Whilst I’m pretty sure this time of year is everyone’s favorite for many reasons, for me it’s all about the creativity it brings out in people. From decorating homes to making costumes, you get to see so much personality and flair in those around you. However, just in case you’re in need of some inspiration, check out these awesome creative (and no carve) pumpkin decorating ideas.
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Homemade Applesauce

9th October 2014


The result of my Sunday funday apple picking was, as you might have guessed, being left with a bunch of fresh apples. I wasn’t sure what to do with them at first, as there are so many tempting options, but it didn’t take long to settle on something. After all, other than apple pie, what could be a better use of apples than making delicious, cinnamon-y applesauce! Continue Reading

Entertaining Living

Apple Picking at Melick’s Town Farm

7th October 2014

IMG_3072 copy I’ve said this over and over recently but fall truly is my favourite time of the year—I’ve literally been counting down the days until apple picking season. Last weekend the time was finally here, after moving our outing from Saturday to Sunday due to bad weather, we ventured out with friends to Melick’s Town Farm in Oldwick, NJ. Last year we visited several farms and struggled to find any apples to pick but at Melick’s we had no problem. From Golden Delicious to Joanagold, there was certainly no shortage. This plus the incredible weather—pure sunshine with a fall chill in the air—it was the perfect afternoon. Continue Reading


Friday Favourites

11th October 2013

Autumn1. Apple Cider Margaritas not only sound delicious but would be perfect for an autumn evening girls night in.
2. I love the orange accents in this office and how they sit against the grey wall.
3.This gluten free pumpkin bread is a perfect accompaniment to a thick  fall soup or stew.
4. A wonderful quote by William Cullen Bryant. The autumn chill has certainly set in around Dublin this week but you can’t deny how good it feels to start wearing cosy knits and hats again.