It's been feeling a lot more like fall around here recently, waking up with chilly air coming through the window and leaves blowing across our front porch. I got David these Halloween string lights for his birthday, and although he doesn't like them I positively love them. It makes our house feel Halloween-y without being too overbearing. A set of Dia de los Muertos ones is going up soon, whenever I decide where they'll go best.
Speaking of fall, Kate is still fighting a cold from last week. It's gradually getting better but she's still majorly snotty and not sleeping her best. All you who use essential oils: if I were to dive into them (which I haven't yet) and I wanted something to prevent colds or heal them quickly, what would I get? I'm nervous about making a big commitment until I've seen some proof (realist alert) but since you can't give "real" medicine to kids under 2, I'm willing to try anything. (Right now we're using this cold "medicine" but it doesn't seem to be doing much good.)
I jumped on the THM way thanks to Colleen and Theresa's recommendations. (And yeah, I don't want to call it by its full name either.) I'm working my way in slowly, trying to remember what the heck all the acronyms stand for and what kinds of foods fall under carb or fat headings. (Why is that so hard for my brain? idk.) I'll let you know how it goes once I've got a few weeks under my belt!
If you're in need of some fall music to listen to, my three favorite fall artists are Alexi Murdoch, Gregory Alan Isakov, and Nickel Creek. In fact I have a pretty baller fall playlist if you're interested...
I'm itching to do a saint peg doll exchange like Theresa posted about the other day, but lots of moms around here have already been in one and so I'm not sure if I should proceed or not! Has anyone been in one where it's people from all around that you could ship them to? Or how do you work it when someone's out of town? Also if you're interested in joining me (if I ever get my stuff together and do it) email me or hit me up in the comments!!
I haven't been keeping up with this current season of Doctor Who, mostly in protest of how much I'm not really enjoying it lately. Last season was okay - but I miss Matt Smith, David Tennant, and some supporting characters who had a storyline. (Sorry but Clara is just kind of blah at this point!) Should I give it another shot and watch this season? Bueller?
S'all for now, folks.
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