Falling in love with Fall

Fall is my absolute favorite season and my very favorite time to live in New England.  The smell of Fall fills the air, the air is crisp, cool, and sunny.  And for me, Fall feels like the chance to start over and do new things.  I suppose it will feel this way from now on with the beginnings of the school year.  I have a memory of every year from Fall, the warmth, the colors, and the smells.  Buying a pumpking scented candle each year is theraputic for me and as I sit here right now, I am taking it in.  So.  Good.

One other perk of Fall is of course Apple Cider, and Pumpkin Spice coffee.  I am not one to love flavor-brewed coffee, they are way to strong in flavor for me, and so I always prefer, no matter if it’s french vanilla or pumpkin, to add syrup to mine.


And while I was glancing at pinterest today (my current addiction), I came across a delicious looking recipe for pumpkin spice syrup I had to try.  And try I did.   I cannot wait for the morning to pour this love into my coffee and soak up Fall just a little bit more.



a break.

I took a break from technology this past summer/fall.  Well, a mac break.  You see, I had a love affair with my mac.  It was my child, I loved it with all of my heart, and I spent all of my time loving it.  Then, for some financial and personal reasons, I took a break.  I still used the computer, on and off, but shared Ry’s windows machine with him.  It was good.  I needed it.  I mean, let’s face it, I was soooo much more productive.  I went apple picking instead of facebooking.  I cleaned instead of google read.  It was glorious.  And now I am back, with a break.  I want to spend less time loving my mac and more time loving my family.  Oh, but let me just say, once I put this baby back in my hands, it was like butter.  HOW DID I EVER LIVE WITHOUT A MAC?