Hello Autumn

Hello autumn, my favorite time of the year! I’m looking forward to cooler temperatures, the leaves changing colors, the beautiful autumn flowers, pumpkins galore, trips to the East End of Long Island to pick fruits and vegetables, garden trips, Halloween decorations and so much more.

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

I love decorating pumpkins and I’m always on the lookout for new ideas to try out. I rounded up a few of my favorites from around the web, most can just be created with paint and some with just minimal carving. Day of the Dead Pumpkin – Courtesy of Michaels Snapchat Pumpkins – Courtesy of…

Web Finds: Fall Edition

It is my favorite time of the year, fall. I love everything about the season, the weather getting starting to get cooler, the dahlias at their peak blooming time, the leaves starting to change, pumpkin everywhere and I could go on for a lot more reasons. What better way to kick off fall than with…

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns

Happy Halloween! One of my favorite local Halloween attractions is Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens. It combines my love of pumpkins and art into one and just so happens to be at one of my favorite Long Island places. More than 5,000 pumpkins are carved and turned into creations such as animals,…

In transition

One of my favorite things about fall is watching the leaves change colors on the trees. The transition of colors is so pretty to watch throughout the season. The trees around me are starting to change now so I spent my lunch break the other day wandering around the grounds of Nassau County Museum of…

Autumn in the Walled Garden

When I visit Old Westbury Gardens, my first stop is my favorite place on the 100 acre property, the Walled Garden. Aside from an always changing variety of flowers growing in the garden every month it also boasts beautiful architecture from the brick cutouts along the walls, stone steps and columns, fountains, iron gates at it’s…