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  • Autumn Lodge Candle Tin by Sassy Kandle Co
    Autumn Lodge Candle Travel Tin by Sassy Kandle Co
    I'm a huge fan of candles, so I have this huge stash in my house. However, there are some that have ended up on the not-going-to-use-unless-there's-a-power-outage pile, either because they don't smell great, the scent doesn't...
  • Pumpkins rich source of zinc, for fighting colds and age-related diseases.
    Gourds Got It Going On!
    This article is written in honor of the gourd family, and yes I am in love with a pumpkin. Honestly, I’m in love with the Autumn season, cool crisp air, crackling leaves in vibrant shades of orange, burgundy, brown and green; and let’s...
  • Three green mixed drinks for fall
    Three green mixed drinks for fall
    If you’re a regular reader here, thanks and a toast (Bacon!) and be assured that you’re in right place. We’re going to look at 3 simple, tasty mixed drinks for autumn.1. Pumpkin spice coffee + rye whiskeyIt works, really well....
  • Get your skin ready for colder days ahead
    Get your skin ready for colder days ahead
    Once the coats have bravely come out of hiding we all must face the inevitable that the weather is changing, for the colder. We change our wardrobe to combat and prevent the cold. The same rule goes for your skin care. As weather changes your skin...
  • Now is an excellent time to start or feed your compost pile
    Now is an excellent time to start or feed your compost pile
    Autumn has arrived in Charlotte with plenty of wind and rain, and leaves have been turning and dropping all over the city. The leaves made a lovely show of color a few weeks ago, and now they can be used to make excellent compost.Compost piles are...
  • Arlington Virginia autumn 2014
    Cold morning hike
    Looking outside this morning at the sun shining on the autumn trees, you might think that all you need is a hooded sweatshirt to go outside. Hey, I added a corduroy shirt just to be safe. In addition, I put on a wool knit hat. No gloves today, I...
  • Winterthur: Autumn allure for garden walks
    Winterthur: Autumn allure for garden walks
    While the name suggests the holiday season and inside tours, autumn is a perfect time to walk the lovely grounds charmed by romantic sculpture, elegant garden settings and captivating views.Garden walks through historyThe du Pont extended family...
  • Skin transitions: Help your skin ease into the cooler months
    Skin transitions: Help your skin ease into the chilly months
    Once the coats have bravely come out of hiding we all must face the inevitable that the weather is changing, for the colder. We change our wardrobe to combat and prevent the cold. The same rule goes for your skin care. As weather changes your skin...
  • Golf Ball atop Honey Locust Leaves
    Fallen autumn leaves will hide golf balls
    On Chicago’s golf courses, leaves began falling from trees in October. However, as of Nov. 7, 2014, not all of Chicago’s, golf course trees are bare. Not all of Chicago’s, golf course, fallen leaves will hide golf balls.Fallen...
  • Where to see the leaves changing colors
    Where to see the leaves changing colors
    Every year after the International Balloon Fiesta leaves Albuquerque, the air is a little more crisp and cold, making it the perfect recipe for leaves to change colors. While many will experience this delight simply driving down Lead or in their...
  • Longwood Gardens: A changing season, outdoors
    Longwood Gardens: A changing season, outdoors
    The process of change is sometimes as intriguing as a single event. Now is a great time to witness the continuous change of autumn, outdoors at Longwood Gardens.Flowers and planningRegular visitors to Longwood Gardens envision and expect the ever...
  • Children can meet a Thanksgiving turkey survivor at Benjamin Banneker Park
    Children can meet a Thanksgiving turkey survivor at Benjamin Banneker Park
    The turkey is the guest at any true Thanksgiving feast – although the turkey would prefer not to be the guest of honor. In past history, the wild turkey was an important food source in early American history. Now is the time to honor such an...
  • Kids can discover seasonal changes through activities at Benjamin Banneker Park
    Kids can discover seasonal changes through activities at Benjamin Banneker Park
    Fall has now brought cooler temperatures causing the leaves to change colors. The different seasons affect nature and the environment in many ways. What different changes occur as autumn turns to winter? Benjamin Banneker Park and Museum will help...
  • Map of Potomac Overlook
    Celebrating fungus today
    Following a day of downpour, the trails were surprisingly not too muddy for a hike. It wasn’t even slippery. However, you could see evidence of flash flooding in the stream bottom. Looking for animal tracks, you could discover deer, but...
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    The best health drink of autumn
    Autumn, particularly in northern countries, is a time associated with death. The cold weather and the bare trees and withered plants remind us that winter is on the way. Many traditions throughout Europe include the variations on the idea of ...