Happy Fall Y’all – Five on Friday

I can’t believe that it is SEPTEMBER!!! You know what that means, PUMPKIN EVERYTHING!  If you regularly read my blog, you’ll notice I’ve added some Fall touches to my blog!

In case you were wondering, YES I did have a pumpkin spice latte already.  I tried to order it on August 31 and the barista was so excited about pumpkin spice because he stated they had the syrup in the store already for several weeks *however* it would not be ready until September 1. So September 1 rolled around yesterday and I got my PSL!
I know some people get mad about celebrating the seasons “early”. “Fall is not until September 21” they say. “Christmas can’t be up until after Thanksgiving”.  Well, I take my cue from outside. The leaves are starting to change, the mornings are cool, so according to the weather, it’s Fall.
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Fall Preview…

I’ve been starting to decorate with Fall decor.  I am working on a wreath that I will share with you all soon. I’ve never made a wreath before, so this was exciting for me! 

Trader Joe’s

As it is now suddenly Fall overnight (I turn into a pumpkin on September 1) I am now into eating comfort foods… soups, stews, grilled cheese, macaroni and cheese… 

Well, I was at Trader Joe’s and I saw this Hatch Chile Mac & Cheese in the freezer section and decided to try it.  GUESS WHAT. It is DELICIOUS!  I wish I bought more.  It says “two servings”. HA! Actually though, I did only eat 3/4s of it until I was full, so I felt less like a miss piggy. I highly recommend you try it!!

Favorite Instagrams

Here are my favorite Instagrams of the week. I am obsessed with Instagram.  You can follow me here.

Kids Trying Dark Chocolate For the First Time

Have you ever seen this video of kids trying chocolate for the first time?? If not, you have to watch it! (it’s a short video).  I love the look of utter betrayal… they are thinking, how can this be chocolate? I’ve been tricked! Remember when you snuck into the pantry as a kid and tried the baking chocolate? I know you did. I did. I still cringe remembering how bitter it was! However, I actually love dark chocolate now and dislike a lot of milk chocolates (unless it is quality).


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  1. September 2, 2016 / 6:19 pm

    Glad we share the same philosophy on fall (fall-osophy? eh? haha!)! I don't really like PSLs, but I'm desperately hoping they bring back the toasted graham latte this year!!! Ahhh!

    • September 3, 2016 / 7:26 pm

      Oh I have totally forgotten about the toasted graham latte! I actually drank more of those last year than this year!!