Monday, November 7, 2011

Lifestyle Forecast: welcoming November's chill


Monday, November 7:
"First of all then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people, for kings and all who are in high positions, that we may lead a peaceful and quiet life, godly and dignified 
in every way."
-1 Timothy 2:1-2 ESV


Tuesday, November 8: 
Treat yourself to some season themed coffee while you're out & about. One of my favorite coffee shops, Jameson Brown, has a pumpkin pie steamer that tastes like pumpkin pie in a cup. It's amazing. (Sorry, Jameson Brown is only here in Pasadena...guess you'll have to come visit me.)
Starbucks has a pumpkin spice latte that is yummy, & a few other autumn-y drinks that I haven't tried yet. 
The warmness of the coffee will make any chilly, rainy, stormy day instantly brighter.

 macarons  & coffee--a lovely combination. (If you're reading this from the Pasadena area, try 'lette macarons. It's a cute little shop on Fair Oaks & Colorado)
okay, this isn't a cup of coffee that I have had, but that's just awesome.

Wednesday, November 9:
Since it's my cousin's birthday (& my friend's), everyone should go rake their leaves & jump in the piles. We can all celebrate together. & for those of you who live in places that have summer all year 'round (lucky!!), I'm afraid you'll have to jump in imaginary piles of leaves. 

this is a pretty good seized leaf pile.
*face plant*
Or...if you're a hard core leaf jumper...

Thursday, November 10:
I'm not a cold weather person. I enjoy summer & years of it. However, there is something awesome about curling up with a hot drink, a blanket, & a book before a roaring fire while chilly winds blow the leaves around outside. & the scenery is beautiful with all the colors.
So--for Thursday--grab a good book, or if reading isn't your thing, a good movie, some hot apple cider, a soft fuzzy blanket, & curl up in your favorite comfy chair. If you have a fireplace, turn it on. If you have loved ones with you, snuggle close. 

I want a fireplace!
snuggling is the best--especially in cold weather. 

Friday, November 11:
"There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!"
-Percy Bysshe Shelley 




from Pasadena with love, 


Chelsea.

5 comments:

  1. "Chill"? What, did it plunge all the way down to 70? ;-) Can't wait to do some of that snuggling by the fire when you get home!

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  2. DUDE! I really want to jump in that pile of leaves that takes a ladder to properly jump in. It looks awesome!!!

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  3. I *love* the kitty pics. I'm a cat person. =) And I agree with Brittany, those leaf piles looked incredibly inviting!

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  4. I love jumpimg in leaves, but I have a mulching mower, so my leaves are all gone! Love the pic of the kitties snuggling, I might have to snag that one! Next fall I will rake all my leaves and invite all my friends from out of state over for a weekend of leaf jumping and a good bon fire with lots of Starbucks brand coffee! That way you, Brittany and Molly can come here and enjoy the Autumn weather!
    Dani Lynn

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  5. Do you have enough leaves to jump in in Pasadena? We're past leaf jumping season here, we've got snow.

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