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Autumn Delights

(image via: here.)

Walking to my morning class, wrapped in my warm fleece, cafe au lait in hand. Trees turning gold. Warm sunshine, crisp air. Rainy days. Boots. The return of jackets. The warm orange, red, and yellow hues. Brown. Pumpkins. Baked goods. Long walks down lovely paths. Snuggling. Scarves. No more mosquitoes.

Itsy bitsy spiders. Allergies. Windy days. The abundance of homework. Saying goodbye to the gladiator sandals and flip-flops. Shocking myself every time I touch metal. The looming snow. Bidding farewell to everything that is lush and green. No more warm summer nights.




DIY Cat Barrier for Under $100 (See-Through, Climb-Proof, and Too-Tall-To-Jump)

ICYMI: I gave up Cotton after deciding that after trying so many things, my two adopted cats Dahlia and Cotton were just never going to get along. Long story short: I missed her. And Cotton's back. And Dahlia's not going anywhere. My heart is big enough to keep trying. And my apartment is big enough that if I need to keep them separated long term (or permanently), it can be done.
I'm going to write-up a separate post about some of the solutions I've tried, how they worked, who they worked on, and what I'll be trying next. But in this post, I wanted to share the main 'piece de resistance' of having both cats in my apartment: an un-climbable, un-jumpable, see-through barrier to separate Cotton and Dahlia.

Aria's Room | Pretty Little Liars Decor

Welcome back for LU's 2nd room in the PLL series!  Today you're getting a glimpse into my favorite room on the show... Aria's room.  Aria Montgomery is the artistic, imaginative, bookworm of the bunch.  So it's no surprise that her room has an artsy, historic, romantic eclecticism atmosphere.  Plus, it's full of books.  My two words for Aria's attic space: Vintage Eclectic.  (Those happen to be my two favorite decorating words... so brace yourself for my soon-to-come swooning.)

Penny's Apartment | Big Bang Theory

Aniela, a lovely reader from Germany, sent me an email requesting advice on recreating the style of Penny's apartment on Big Bang Theory.