Home Sweet Autumn – Weekend Journalling

Autumn winds begin to blow , coloured leaves fall fast and slow. Whirling, twirling all around, till at last they touch the ground. September is an unpredictable month on the coast.  2 years ago we were sun tanning on the beach in 24 degree weather very near the first day of Fall.  This year the…

A Ramble and Fall Candle Preview

As August enters it’s 3rd week and  the weather is still hot and the sun is bright, I can’t help but feel a twinge of excitement at the coming of Autumn. Summer’s been so busy and I quite look forward to the slowing down that occurs with longer nights.  June began with the rush of…

What Is Hygge?.. And Why You Need It In Your Life Now

You know that feeling when the season changes and suddenly the days are shorter and nights are crisp?. You light the fireplace, make a comforting meal and life becomes more about home.  Or maybe on a balmy spring afternoon after a picnic in the park, the rain begins to fall and you find yourself sheltered…

Date Night: Indoor Picnic Charcuterie

“Autumn seemed to arrive suddenly that year. The morning of the first September was crisp and golden as an apple.” ― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows In the past years we’ve enjoyed an indian Summer well into the Autumn Equinox.  This year however, September arrived with a swift temperature dip; even today, a sunny…

Autumn Equinox

“No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face ” After an unseasonably dry summer here on our Pacific Northwest coast,  the first of September arrived with a notable cool bite in the air.  Today is Sunday, 20th of September, the day before the Autumn Equinox and the home…