When a Change of Season Calls for a Beautiful Room Refresh

Autumn has always been my favorite time of year. Every August, just like clockwork, I find myself anxiously anticipating the change in season. It prompts me to refresh my wardrobe with yummy sweaters and find new and innovative ways to redecorate my home in preparation for the chilly yet cozier months of the year.

When Sherwin-Williams shared their 2019 Color of the Year, Cavern Clay SW 7701, Kate and I both agreed we loved the look and feel of this color tone and we jumped at the thought of doing a beautiful redesign story around it. I was drawn to the warm terracotta color because of its ancient, elemental roots and mostly by the way it made me feel. Cavern Clay is a blend of midcentury modern style and the rich and earthy American Southwest, which together create a kind of desert modern aesthetic vibe. Because I love and live in all things boho, Kate asked me to take on this makeover story, and if you know me just a little bit, you know I absolutely LOVE anything interiors related, especially if it’s bohemian. So, I couldn’t wait to get started.

Because I’m currently living in a rental unfortunately my bedroom was off limits for painting. So I quickly reached out to good friends Jenny Jorgensen and Kate Worum, the local mavens of She She, a hand-painted print and pattern design studio, to see if they were interested in receiving a little room refresh and luckily Kate Worum was all in! Kate, a local Minneapolis illustrator who recently turned 30, was looking for a fresh start and a little change of scenery in her life. We were happy to provide that to her with a fresh wall of paint in her bedroom, and we thought, why not help a girl out with a full-on room refresh! After kicking off the project I went over to her place right away and we began brainstorming how we could transform her sunny little apartment bedroom into a relaxing bohemian bungalow.

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Turtles of the Hudson Valley

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October 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm at Teatown Lake Reservation

The many turtles native to the Hudson Valley come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own unique characteristics. Meet Lily, Mr. Woody, Tangerine, and our other turtle ambassadors and see what makes each specially adapted to their habitat. For families.

Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register.

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HALLOWEEN TRAIL

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Halloween Trail starts on Saturday the 29th.
Will run every Sat & Sun until Halloween.
Saturday Hours: 10am-4pm, Sunday: 11am-3pm
Special Hours:
Halloween: 5pm – 8pm
Sat Oct 20th: 10am-7pm
Sat Oct 27th: 10am-7pm
Admission: $4 per person
(includes Haunted House, Straw Maze, Train Ride & Pumpkin Painting – must buy pumpkin).
Can purchase $2 sugar pumpkins for the pumpkin catapult.

THE ART OF NATURE AWARENESS

summer-nature-week-fox-debra-lahm-300x205November 26 – 30, 2018 – Mohonk Moutain House

Immerse yourself into the ancient art of nature, mindfulness, and self-awareness.

Join Mohonk’s Naturalist, Michael Ridolfo as he teaches time-tested principles of tracking and nature observation, authentic survival skills, and the spontaneous attention that occurs when we move through the arena of the natural world.

You’ll never look at a hiking trail the same way ever again…

Pumpkin Harvest Festivals

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Pierson’s Farm

daily corn mazes, u pick pumpkin patch, petting zoo, games, duck races, trike track, slides on the weekends, Hayrides on the weekends and Columbus Day. Weekend Food Tent, on a beautiful 7th generation farm. OCNY West Fall Fest Sept 29/beer

  • Pumpkin patch
  • Picking Hayride
  • 4 acre corn maze
  • 3/4 acre mini maze
  • Petting zoo
  • Play area.  
  • Hot Cider and Hot Chocolate along with baked goods.  
  • Mums
  • Cornstalks straw
  • Hay bales
  • 5 evening haunted events
  • Flashlight night

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Headless Horseman is open the last two weekends of September, and October Weekends – Friday, Saturday, & Sunday evenings. Additional dates may be added around Halloween. Check the Schedule for a full list of dates.

Children’s Day – A Tiny Taste of Terror – 2nd & 4th Saturday in October

  • 10 Attractions
  • 4 Gift Shops
  • 5 Food Cafes

Tickets are now available online!

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Behr Just Announced Its 2019 Color Of The Year, And You’re Going To Love It

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It’s official: 2019 is all about the color blue — Blueprint, to be exact — at least according to Behr. The paint company revealed Blueprint S740-5, a warm, soft hue, as the brand’s 2019 Color Of The Year, describing the shade as “a mid-tone blue that charts a course for people to reimagine the colors and design of their home.” The paint company says it’s meant to signify authenticity, confidence, and timelessness. As far as blues go, this one’s pretty stunning — it feels cozy and inviting, but not overpowering.

Erika Woelfel, Behr’s vice president of color and creative services, called the shade an “instant classic,” adding that, “Much like the sketches builders rely on to bring an architectural design to life, Blueprint S470-5 lays a foundation for consumers to make their unique vision a reality.” Continue Reading >>>

PFALZ POINT TRAIL CHALLENGE

challengeThe Pfalz Point Trail Challenge is a 10-mile benefit run to raise money for Mohonk Preserve, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the beautiful Shawangunk Ridge. The proceeds from the 2018 race registration fees and sponsorships will support the restoration and maintenance of the carriage roads. The network of more than 30 miles of carriage roads in Mohonk Preserve serves hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, including hosting races, such as Pfalz Point Trail Challenge.

Date

Sunday September 30, 2018 (rain or shine.) Check in begins at 8:00am. Race starts at 9:00am.

Location

Start and finish at the Mohonk Preserve’s Spring Farm Trailhead on Upper 27 Knolls Road (off Mohonk Road) in High Falls, NY. See course map.

Course

The course offers a rare chance to race on some of the most extraordinary running trails in the U.S., with ten miles of broad open meadows with spectacular views, steep and rocky footpaths, and gently rolling carriage roads. The course is clearly marked and features water stops at 2¼ miles, 3¾ miles, 6 miles and 7¾ miles. See the course map for details. Continue reading