Be Grateful

Fall always seems nostalgic and important and melancholy and beautiful to me. Maybe that's overwrought but it's true. Especially right now, with M's birthday in two months, and our anniversary in a few days.

I keep thinking back to this time last year. What we planned for and hoped for and desired and how the year has played out. Some...

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Pumpkin, Pumpkin, PUMPKIN

While we were in Dryden we hit up Dairy Queen for the first time in awhile, and promptly discovered pumpkin pie Blizzards (which we didn't eat). The last time we were in a Starbucks, Matt tried pumpkin loaf. And our apparent old-fashioned glazed donuts at Tim Horton's this week? Tasted suspiciously like pumpkin. Then I told Matt that Tassimo is...

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Marbles the Cat, Autumn 2012

Marbles is known to be a skittish cat. He immediately velcroed himself to us when we picked him up at the shelter, and displayed no signs of nervousness -- until one day, we had house guests, and he tried to jump through a second-floor window. We've since discovered that he's a bit of a scaredy-cat, especially around strangers, and especially...

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Luxe Box: Fall Edition, September 2012

I have to admit, I was a bit iffy on the switch to sending Luxe Boxes quarterly instead of monthly. I got my Fall Edition box last week, though, and I was impressed!

I had to laugh when Matt told me I got "a box from Members Only." It wasn't a jacket.

The branding itself is quite nice. Everything is made from high-quality papers,...

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