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Pumpkin Painting Party {DIY}

Pumpkins don’t have to be carved to look festive — you can paint them, too!  I hosted a little pumpkin painting party the other night for a group of college girls that I mentor, and it definitely helped get us into the fall spirit!

Gather the following supplies:

Mini pumpkins Craft paints of many different colors Paper plates (for your “palette”) Painter’s tape Paint brushes of varying sizes Glitter Cups of water (for rinsing your brushes)

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I laid down some butcher paper (this can …

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Anxious for Autumn {favorite fall festivities}

So yesterday’s drizzle, cloudy sky and slightly cooler temps got me all kinds of giddy inside. Why, you ask? Fall is almost here!

Autumn is definitely my favorite season of the year, and I am getting so excited that it’s close {FYI, September 21st is the official first day of autumn}.  Don’t get me wrong– the summers in the 805 are amazing, but autumn has my heart.  There’s just something about the cooler temperatures, boots and scarves, the changing colors of the leaves (I know, I know it’s nothing compared to the east coast or  up north, but still), and of course, the plethora of pumpkin …

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