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TWiP: Harvest Gold

This Week in Pictures

I’m starting to see the change of seasons in my everyday life, from the warm harvest gold of the fine-gauge sweater I throw over my shoulders these nippy mornings, to my leafy pajamas and the actual leaves underfoot on the path at the park.

I enjoy September. The early and late hours are full of cozy indulgences like handknit sweaters and store-bought coffees, while the afternoons are still Summer-like, pleasant, and perfectly-suited to driving with the windows down and the music cranked up.

This was a really good week for family fun and Autumn weather. Yay, September!

So, what is This Week in Pictures?

It’s a roundup of the photos I shot for my Project 365, plus some everyday-life images I posted on Instagram during the previous week. (FYI, my daily photo project this year has changing monthly themes. For September it’s simple: mugs. A month of my morning coffee and other delicious drinks.)

Ready? Cast your mind back to this time last week…

Saturday

365: Mugs 20/30 – We’re celebrating Dad’s 70th today. Some assembly required.

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Party hats put together? Check! #dads70th

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Sunday

365: Mugs 21/30 – I always love that sunday-after-a-party, photo-processing day.

Monday

365: Mugs 22/30 – Sunflower update: still here, still really need to do something about them, even more bedraggled than before: http://ift.tt/1v8tTw6

Tuesday

Mugs 23/30

365: Mugs 23/30 – I got the kids off to school bright and early, but now I’m having trouble getting going. I suspect being horizontal is not helping.

Wednesday

365: Mugs 24/30 – I went to write my to-do list for the day, and discovered that the "chalk" pen I used yesterday doesn’t wash off with water like my others. Meyer’s Clean Day (Honeysuckle scent) + elbow grease to the rescue!

Thursday

365: Mugs 25/30 – It’s a rainy Fall morning. The kids are off from school. One is sleeping, one is playing video games, and I am doing my usual photo-editing-over-breakfast thing.

Friday

365: Mugs 26/30 – This morning’s coffee break came complete with almond butter cookies and an Autumnal cloth napkin.

Thanks for taking a peek at this week’s photos! If you want to see this stuff as it happens, please feel free to follow me on Flickr.

I may already have plans to blog about some of these things in greater detail over the coming week, but be sure to leave a comment if there’s something in particular you want to know about!

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4 thoughts on “TWiP: Harvest Gold

  1. Lisa,
    I am very sorry to bother you with this, but I received a charge on my PayPal from your blog site for $.99. Of course, its not the money, would just like to know how a charge like this could show up. There are three others – small amounts on the same day and I don’t recognize them either.
    My dilemma is my bank charges $15.00 per item because it exceeds the number of transactions I can make. For this reason I refrain from small charges on Pay Pal because then it becomes the MONEY! Now $60.00. Can you please check into this for me?
    Thank you in advance for your help!
    Margaret Haidet – leosrus2@verizon.net

    1. Hi, Margaret. I can’t speak to the three charges that came from somewhere else, or to your bank’s high fees, but I can tell you that the 99 cents that came from my site is due to a purchase you made on September 15th. If you would like more details, or copies of the receipts, please email me at polkadotcottage@lisaclarke.net and I will be happy to provide them. I hope this helps!

      1. Yes it does help – but what was the purchase for? I just don’t recall.
        Thanks again so much!
        Margaret

        1. It was a tutorial for sewing a custom-size coffee cup cozy. Have a great day!

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