food, Gardening, photography, The Americas

Are You Ready, Pumpkin Eaters?

I like autumn holidays, especially when pumpkins are involved. This year’s pumpkin vines have produced the most calabazas ever. I credit the abundance to Eagle’s weeding and watering the vegetables this summer. May all your pies be pumpkin. ¡Olé! -Rebecca PS Pumpkin eaters is a term of endearment in our family. -R This post is […]

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Architecture, photography

3 More Score Cool Halloween Decor

Witches and ghosts and pumpkins, oh my! Skeletons and spiders and tombstones to die for! (it’s just a saying, despite the time of year) We’ve seen many more houses celebrating the season. Here are three that get good marks. The first house is simple, yet elegant. The second house has good color contrasts between the […]

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Kinda Spooky, These 3

Halloween is a staple of US culture; costumes, candy, decorating windows and yards. The roots are in Ireland and England, but we’ve added our own twists. So glad we learned about pumpkins from the first peoples of the Americas, root vegetables like turnips would be much more difficult to carve! A few examples of the […]

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Art, Humor, photography

Early Halloween 2021 in Madison

September 20th, we strolled after breakfast at our favorite cafe. I was astounded to see this enormous decoration 41 full days before the event. Is it my imagination, or are holidays arriving earlier each year? Like many people in the US, I like Halloween and Día de los Muertos. However, when the local thrift shop […]

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Art, Gardening, photography

Happy All Hallows Eve to You

Happy Halloween to our friends near and far. Have our neighbors gone a little out of their gourd with the pumpkins? For us, it’s just right. May all your pies be pumpkin. ¡Olé! –Rebecca Check out Debbie and Friends fabulous photos at Six Word Saturday. #6WS #SixWordSaturday

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Gardening, Nature, photography

Autumn Promenade Part 2

Seasonal flowers and decorations are springing up in front yards and porches. My phone is ready to capture them as I walk. People put a lot of love and care into their fall decor. Have you set up seasonal decorations? We haven’t, yet. Since our Día de los Muertos party will be online, we haven’t […]

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