What I’m Loving: October

This October is a very exciting month for me! I started the month by running the Twin Cities marathon, and then I will spend the second half of the month on an overseas trip for work. I’m a little bummed about missing my favorite weather of the year (but also not sad I won’t be stuck cleaning up the leaves in my yard– sorry mom and dad!).

Since I’ll be missing my favorite time of year, I decided to round up everything fall and cozy that I’m loving right now to share with y’all.

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Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

If you own your home, now is the time to complete your fall maintenance tasks to ensure your house is ready for the winter. It’s important to stay on top of things so that they don’t end up costly problems down the road! Did you know if you don’t turn the water off to your outdoor hoses AND drain them out, they can freeze and explode during the winter? Take it from me, that’s not a fun problem to have!

Preparing your yard for winter also helps save headaches in the spring– if you keep your gardens and lawn free of leaves, you won’t end up having to clean up soggy leaves when the snow melts.

Here are the steps that I follow every fall to make sure my home is ready for the changing seasons.

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Fall Wardrobe Staples Worth the Splurge

Fall is the time that everyone starts thinking about refreshing their wardrobe. When the weather starts to cool, it’s time to put away the summer dresses and pull out the scarves and sweaters. As you’re thinking about new pieces for fall, there are a few items that you won’t regret splurging a little more on. These items will last for year after year, and probably end up saving you money in the long run!

Here are my tried and true staples that I would totally splurge on again:

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What I’m Loving: September

Fewf! I almost missed this month’s what I’m loving post, but made it with one day to spare! It’s been a busy month for me with work and personal obligations, but it’s always important to take a pause and think about what inspires me.

Fall is such an inspiring time if you just take a moment to take it all in. Fall isn’t when things end, its when things begin to transform. This month’s post is all about beautiful fall colors and how to celebrate them in your life.

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Free Fall Printable Downloads

Happy fall, y’all! This is my favorite time of year, and I’ve been so excited for the chance to change out my summer decor to cozy fall pieces! Fall is full of so many fun traditions and family time. I think that’s why so many people feel so nostalgic about the season.

For me, fall means running the Twin Cities Marathon, my birthday, football games with friends, and Thanksgiving with the family. If you’ve been following this blog for any amount of time, you know those are all of my favorite things!

In order to celebrate the best time of year, I’ve created some cute printables for you guys. They are all free to download, so feel free to use as you would like. I love the idea of pinning them in a family space, or putting them in a fancy frame.

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4 Fall Wardrobe Staples to Buy Now

Buying new clothing for fall is one of my favorite times of the year. I am not a fan of really hot weather, and I get so happy every time the fall chill is in the air! I’ve already begun working on adding pieces for my fall wardrobe. If you’re looking to update your style this fall, there are a few key pieces that are a great place to start.

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