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Autumn

I love fall…

Being that I live in the central valley of California, it’s not so much the changing leaves (we don’t have that many trees), the change in weather (it’s 85+ degrees until the end of October, IF we’re lucky…the heat can last into the first half of November) – No – It’s things like:

– Starbucks starts carrying their special holiday drinks. I, myself am a Grande, no whip, peppermint mocha kind of girl (sometimes half caf).


– Fall/Back To School sales at the mall

– And I just like the idea that pretty soon, I can put on my sweatshirt and fuzzy socks and snuggle under my favorite quilt, falling asleep as I watch a movie.

As for plans for this fall, I really hope to focus in on a project I have in mind, which I hope to launch by a November 22nd Craft Fair. As soon as I get a few done, I’ll post them on Etsy! Since I will be drawing my own patterns, It might take a while to work out some kinks, but my goal this fall is to launch this new product. Depending on time, this project may reach into the beginning of the year.

So here’s to sweatshirts, peppermint mochas, and Etsy goodness! I hope you enjoy your 2008 Autumn season!!

Thanks to A Keeper’s Jackpot of the EtsyBloggers Street Team for hosting this month’s blog carnival!

13 thoughts on “Autumn

  1. I love when the holiday drinks come out! I am more of a Dunkin’ Donuts girl….but I may have to break the diet for at least one yummy drink!

  2. To be fair, storybeader hosted, not me 🙂nice post! I love blankets, fuzzy socks and movies!

  3. yay! I can’t wait for sweater season! I love sweater season especially since we don’t get that much sweater season in L.A.!

  4. I like the eggnog lattes, but they don’t show up until closer to Christmas.

  5. Is it really almost that time already? I cannot wait for Fall it is my absolute FAV!!

  6. Great post! I live in CA too, but come from the midwest and I do miss the fall leaves changing. I can relate to being excited about the special seasonal drinks that come out in the fall. I also LOVE to wear jeans and sweatshirts and can’t wait for a break from this heat!

  7. Mmmmm! I love peppermint mochas and Edy’s peppermint ice cream (Dreyer’s on the west coast)

  8. I completely agree with your assessment! those are all some of my favorite memories of fall – ESPECIALLY the starbucks flavors! bravo!

  9. Oh, the pumpkin flavor at Starbucks and then there is Baskin Robbins Ice Cream and even Jack in the Box has Pumkin Milk Shake!!

  10. The gingerbread latte is my favorite. NOM NOM NOM!

  11. I’m afraid I’m still a decaf latte kinda gal – I keep meaning to try that pumpkin spice drink they have, but I love my latte – this year it’s going to be different…

  12. I’m in sw okla, and we have a longer sweater season than you, but people are still in shorts! love the texture of your blog background, and your sewn-up “hem” sides!

  13. Autumn does get us all excitied about holidays and holiday drinks (and food) are great!

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