Fall Nail Colors | Blogtober Day 4

One of my favorite things about fall is the beautiful colors! Today, I’m sharing four nail colors that I’m loving this season. 🙂 I love having a fresh manicure, it’s one of the best ways to make me feel special. However, having two little ones to chase around, I have a tough time finding time to paint my nails. Anyone else know my struggle?!

Anchor Down – Essie


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Fall for NYC – Essie


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Stop, Drop, and Shop – Essie


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Say it ain’t Soho – Essie


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This post is not sponsored by Essie.


Out of these four colors, I’d definitely have to say that Anchor Down is my favorite! I love the blue with grey undertones. What are some of your favorite colors this fall?


Favorite Fall Treats | Blogtober Day 3

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Fall is such a cozy time of year, and when I think of fall there are certain foods that always come to mind. Here’s a few of my favorite (sweet) things to eat during this season. 🙂

Caramel Corn

Recipe 🙂

Caramel Apples

Recipe! 🙂

Apple Crisp

Click here for a recipe. 🙂

Apple Pie

Recipe 🙂

So, basically, I love anything with apples or caramel! 😉 To many people’s surprise, I am not a fan of pumpkin anything. Shocking, I know!

Comment down below and let me know what your favorite fall treats are! 🙂

Fall Bucket List | Blogtober Day 2

Hey there, buddies! Today I’m sharing my Fall Bucket List with you. 🙂

  1. Go to a pumpkin patch
  2. Go on a hayride
  3. Make tons of apple related desserts
  4. Hand out candy to trick or treaters
  5. Tell spooky stories around a bonfire
  6. Sit on my front porch, a lot 🙂
  7. Go stargazing with my husband

This list may seem simple, but I enjoy the little things in life. My husband and I have very crazy schedules, so all in all as long as I get to spend some time in the nice weather with my family I’ll be satisfied. 🙂

I’d love to know what’s on your fall bucket list this year!

10 Things About Me | Blogtober Day 1

Hey there! Happy first day of Blogtober! 🙂 My first EVER Blogtober post is going to be a little “get to know me” kind of deal. So, here we go!

  1. First off, hi, my name is Chelsea.
  2. I am married to the man of my dreams, our 2nd wedding anniversary is in December.
  3. I have two kids. Titan is 2.5 years old, and Mia is 3 months old. 🙂
  4. I was born and raised in Southern Illinois, which is where I still live.
  5. I just recently discovered my love for coffee. My coffee of choice is Starbucks Veranda blend with Vanilla Caramel creamer.
  6. My birthday is in October, so loving fall runs in my blood. 😉
  7. I work full time, mom full time, wife full time, and try to blog full time.
  8. My all time, without a doubt I will watch over and over, TV shows are: Friends and The Office.
  9. Rachel Hollis is my “spirit animal”.
  10. Will Ferrell is my favorite actor.


I hope you feel like you know me a little better now! See ya back here tomorrow, folks. 🙂

Fall Activities Round-Up

Good morning, buddies! To get us all excited about fall (in case you weren’t already) I’ve compiled a list of things to do in the Southern Illinois area this season. 🙂

  1. Mt. Vernon Fall Festival – September 28-30
  2. Woodlawn Haunted Woods Opening Night – September 28
  3. Nashville Fall Festival – September 28-29
  4. Kimmundy Log Cabin Village Fall Festival – September 29-30 & October 6-7
  5. Fall Family Night Hayride (Salem) – October 5
  6. JCHS Heritage Festival (Mt.Vernon) – October 6-7
  7. Little Egypt Festival (Salem) – October 6
  8. Vandalia Fall Festival – October 13
  9. Carlyle Haunted Trail – October 19-20
  10. Marlow’s Pumpkin Patch Fall Finale – October 20-21
  11. Centralia Halloween Parade – October 27
  12. Witches Night Out (Lebanon) – October 28

Let me know in the comments if there’s any events that I’ve missed!

My Go-To Fall Movies

It’s September, which means we should soon be welcoming fall into our lives. Cooler weather, beautiful colors, bonfires, pumpkin patches, Halloween, and the list could keep going. Fall is such a cozy time of year, which is why I have an entire list of movies that fit in perfectly with this time of year.

Grab a blanket and your choice of warm beverage, it’s time to get cozy friends! 😉

  1. Practical Magic
  2. October Sky
  3. The entire Harry Potter Series
  4. Hocus Pocus
  5. Remember the Titans
  6. Radio
  7. Sleepy Hollow
  8. Halloweentown
  9. The Rocky series
  10. The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  11. The Sound of Music
  12. Pocahontas
  13. The Patriot
  14. The Halloween series
  15. The Addams Family

Be sure to let me know what your go to snuggle on the couch fall movies are! 🙂