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Fall Extravaganza & Guardian Angels in Plaid


It's the episode that needs no introduction. But if we were going to give it an introduction we would say: Grab your pumpkin spice latte, find a pumpkin patch, and light all your fall candles: it's Fall Extravaganza! There's a thorough fall snack tasting followed by the annual fall candle blind sniff test, Falliday gifts, and discussion at great length of fall habits, activities, fashion AND MORE. You know what they* say, "It's not fall until it's Fall Extravaganza!"

*Erica and Kelsey


Things we mention on the show:

Spilled Milk podcast

Fall treats from Trader Joe's:

Pumpkin Cranberry Crisps

Greek Yogurt in Pumpkin and Apple Caramel flavors

Maple Leaf Cookies

Pumpkin Joe Joe's

Candy Corn Popcorn

Dairy Queen Pumpkin Pie Blizzard

Pumpkin Caramel Kringle

Smitten Kitchen pumpkin cinnamon rolls

Not Perfect Linen shop

Mustard cardigan – found!

Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn

And Then Comes Halloween

Pumpkin Soup

Ox Cart Man

In November

The Little Tree

The Night Circus

A Gentleman in Moscow

Fall fringe earrings from The Glitter Revival


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14 responses to “Fall Extravaganza & Guardian Angels in Plaid”

  1. Melissa M Martin Avatar

    Love this episode every year! Erica mentioned a buffalo plaid tank top……where did you find it? That sounds perfect!

  2. Just HAVE to share that you can make beer bread so easily without a mix: (only 4 ingredients: self-rising flour, sugar, beer, and butter). Enjoy!

  3. Hi! Erica reports that she bought it from our friend who sells Agnes and Dora. I’m not seeing than tank listed but maybe she’ll have other items that fit the bill!

  4. You are a beer bread guardian angel! OK, this definitely does not look hard, I will be making this. YUM. Thank you so much for sharing!

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    Loved this episode…always my favorite! Can you tell me who’s instagram you mentioned that you all like for the way she celebrates things simply?

  6. Hi! Yes! It’s Kelle Hampton and she is at @etst (enjoying the small things):

  7. I’m a new listener and this episode made me smile. All things fall, deserves a podcast episode, like this one. Thanks, Ladies and I can’t wait to listen to more episodes!

  8. I’m a new listener too! I am loving your conversations, they remind me so much of my best friend and I! After this episode, I went back and listened to last year’s fall extravaganza and you two in Homegoods could have absolutely been my bestie and me 🙂 Just wanted to share one of my favorite ways to Fall It Up – I change the lock screens on all my tech – desktop, ipad and iphone. The Lily and Val blog introduces a new free desktop every month that is season appropriate, and you can browse all their past desktops too. Right now I’m loving:
    Pumpkin Spice Everything:
    Hello Sweater Weather:

  9. If you need another fall book for the kiddos, this was my favorite growing up: Barn Dance! by Bill Martin Jr. The cadence of the read is really lovely and I can still hear my mom whispering some lines to make it extra special.

  10. Hi Kelsey and Erica,
    I totally agree, “It’s not fall until it’s Fall Extravaganza!” Trader Joe’s Maple Leaf Cookies are just the best! 😉 Looking forward to listening to more episodes.

  11. Thank you so much, Kristen!

  12. Love these, and so glad you can appreciate our fall festiveness 🙂

  13. What a special memory. Putting this on the list for next year.

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