So here we are at the end of September and sure enough, on the East Coast of the U.S., pumpkin everything is around us. From the famous Starbucks pumpkin latte (have never tried it, sounds too sweet for my taste), to pumpkin spice yogurt, cookies and ever beer, not to mention decorations like this one below! Continue reading
In the second half of September, the weather here on the East Coast has been phenomenal, sunny, with just a hint of Fall felt mostly during our evening walks with Stella the dog. Soon it will be time to gather around our fire pit and make some s’mores, go apple picking and get those costumes ready for Halloween! Pumpkin everything is around us! It has been a busy time: we went back to school (don’t you love the student painted tiles on my son’s elementary school facade below?), celebrated an important birthday, admired amazing mushrooms during a hike, snapped some photos of wonderful architecture and interiors (went to the Georgetown flea market again), had more ice cream and cooked some tasty food – roasted Brussels-sprouts anyone? Stella has grown so much – almost six months old! I hope you’re having a good late September! Mood board below.
So after more the two years back in the U.S., I finally made it to a baseball game. Pretty ignorant about it, I nevertheless needed to check it out since: 1) my older son has been playing recreational baseball ever since we’ve moved to the U.S. and loves the game, b) it is such a big part of the U.S. culture and living experience and c) I am a curious person so had to check out the baseball game atmosphere. Since we live in DC area, it had to be the home team – Nationals. Continue reading