Fall To-Do List

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{Crimson and gold leaves lining my path}.

There’s something so magical about fall. I love this season due to the chillier weather, foggy mornings, drizzly days, and celebrating the holidays. Something I’ve done for nearly a decade is create a seasonal to-do list to find the joy in everyday. While there currently is a heatwave in Southern California that makes it feel like summer will never end, I’ve begun to notice small changes that make it feel more like fall: it stays cooler for longer in the mornings, the sky sometimes feels a bit overcast and grey in the afternoon, and it gets darker earlier at night. With fall technically in full swing {it began last week}, it felt appropriate to share some of my aspirations for this season. I hope it brings you as much inspiration reading it, as it has brought me with creating it. And I’d love to know love to  know, what’s on your fall to-do list?

Fall To-Do

1. Make apple cider donuts at home.

2. Go on our annual apple picking trip and pick up apple berry pie with ice cream afterwards.

3. Have an at-home spa day.

4. Go on brisk morning walks.

5. Light the fireplace on a rainy evening.

6. Have a fall cleaning. Spring cleaning is fabulous, but as the chillier weather approaches, I find nothing is quite as refreshing as cleaning out my closet and my house.

7. Make a pumpkin or pecan pie.

8. Light candles, daily.

9. Spend a day at the beach after it has rained.

10. Make homemade candy {warning: once you do, you can never go back to store-bought}.

x Paris

A New Beginning

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     {Petal pink blossoms by the sea.}

There’s something so magical about the fall. It’s one of my favorite times of year {the other being spring because that’s when the flowers begin to blossom} due to the grey skies, rainy days, and cool, crisp weather. Since I am a firm believer that it really is the little things in life that mean the most, and with autumn in full bloom, I thought this would be the perfect time to begin documenting the things that inspire me – from a decadent dish, to a gorgeous dress, or a stunning sunset. This is a space for inspiration, celebrating the little things, and where we will focus on, find, and discover our pretty. Welcome to a dose of pretty. I’m so glad you’re here!

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

x Paris