It's December!

This weekend’s edition of Retreats… how we’re unwinding and recharging in 2.5 days flat.

We’ll be going full steam ahead this weekend as we get trees for both our home and my parents’, hang wreathes, and fill our tiny cottage with touches of cheer. We seem to be a little behind the times in the decorating department as so many people take care the weekend of Thanksgiving, but we like a transition out of fall, and I’m sure we can’t be the only folks to do so. In that spirit, and for those who still have some decorating to do or to help with, I’ve rounded up a couple of my favorite articles for DIY wreathes and bows. (Oh, and some sweet treats I’ll be trying in the next week…you knew that was coming!)

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All Hallow's Eve

October graced us with both warm and crisp autumn days, brightly colored leaves, deep blue skies brought to us by dry air, and pumpkins dotting porches - all some of my favorite things about Autumn. And as Halloween draws near, I always love to see the houses in town decked out in seasonal and spooky decor, laying in wait for the annual onslaught of giggling kids in costumes stuffing bags with what is only the start of the seasonal sugar ration. Yesterday I took a stroll with Hunter down South Avenue, the main trick-or-treating drag of New Canaan, to see what folks were dressing their houses in this year...

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