image courtesy of unsplash.com An underrated hallmark of the Halloween season is superstitions. We’ve all heard of trick-or-treating, scary movies, and haunted houses, but what about sidewalk cracks, black crows, and itchy palms? Today, we are here to shed light on those overlooked mysteries by figuring out which superstition we represent. As you answer the … Continue reading Which Superstition Are You?
Picking out the perfect Halloween pumpkin and carving it may seem like your favorite part of fall. Until the snow comes, your pumpkin rots and you have no clue what to do with it. This week, I'm sharing three (easy and legal) ways for you to dispose of your pumpkins. Compost Them Since pumpkins qualify … Continue reading Three Ways to Dispose of Your Pumpkins
As hard as the dry air might try, you don't have to sacrifice your Instagram-able skin for the fall months. Cold weather and dry air send our skin crying for more care, and we are here to tell you our top three tips to keep your skin glowing. Bonus- these won't cost you any extra … Continue reading The Best Skincare Tips for Fall Weather
One of the best things about fall is the cooler temperatures. The brisk morning breeze and cold October winds are a staple for the season. However, the cooler temperatures also bring about dry, itchy skin. To deal with autumnal skin’s lackluster look, I’ve created a simple three-ingredient sugar scrub that’s easy to make at home. … Continue reading DIY Sugar Scrub Recipe
A universal truth about the autumnal season is that pumpkin-picking is one of the best fall activities. There is just something about walking up and down the rows of muddy dirt to look for the perfect pumpkin that does something good for the soul. But this year, I faced a bit of a problem when … Continue reading No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas Under $10
This week, Kate and I went to two pumpkin patches in the Metro, we found out what they really had to offer so you didn't have to. Sticking to our college budget, of course, one patch was free admission and the other was only $8 per person. Iowa Orchards- Urbandale The first patch we decided … Continue reading The Best Pumpkin Patches in the Des Moines Metro
Cinnamon Apple Scone Apple season is in full swing, which means a trip to the local orchard is in order. But if you’re like me and end up buying way more apples than you need, I have the perfect recipe for you. Cinnamon apple scones are a great way to diminish your apple supply and … Continue reading The Perfect Breakfast Treat
A wise prophet once said that gourds are like fingerprints, no two are alike. Okay, maybe nobody said that, but gourds are so special and unique just like us. Take this eight question quiz to find out which gourd you are. As you answer the following questions, keep track of how many a, b, c, … Continue reading Which Gourd are You?
image courtesy of unsplash.com If you're anything like me, water gets too boring. Throughout the day, you want something to (pumpkin) spice up the flavor and start hunting for a fall flavored drink. This week, I've tracked down the best seasonal drinks in three categories: coffee, cocktails and smoothies. Whatever your preferred beverage is, come … Continue reading Fall Drinks You Need This Season
Original Photo: Left, Preset Edited Photo: Right Transitioning your Instagram feed from summer to fall can seem like a daunting task, arising more questions than answers. To ease the headache of editing, I have created a fall themed preset to give your photos a cohesive autumnal look. In this week’s post, I’ll walk you through … Continue reading ‘That’s Fall She Wrote’ Lightroom Preset