How to Recycle Your Pumpkins

Wondering what to do with your jack o' lantern and decaying decorative pumpkins after Halloween? Compost your pumpkins! Pumpkin Palooza is a composting event held by Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services. From October 29 to November 13, 2022, take your pumpkins to one of these locations for environmentally friendly disposal: 1-66... Continue Reading →

Style – The irresistible whimsy of Halloween pins and buttons

Happy October! The Halloween month is here! One way you can wear a little Halloween everyday is by wearing a little enamel pin or button...or two...or three...or five. You can find many styles at Hot Topic (online), like the sweet ghost above (less than $7), or Etsy (also online). Here are a few of my... Continue Reading →

Fall Fashion Trends 2020

Fashion is a product of the designer's creativity...but it also an indicator of the times. Fall 2020 fashion trends are influenced by the pandemic, widespread unemployment and other economic pressures, social activism and the fight for racial justice, concerns about the environment, LGBTQ pride, online shopping and challenges associated with social isolation. Perusing the fall... Continue Reading →

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