5 Things I'm Loving Right Now ♥

Friday is always such a joyful day. The feeling can be traced all the way back to my school days. After five long days of seemingly endless learning, assignments, & homework, Friday was always a momentous moment — an achievement. Instead of school, now it's social media & blogging, but the idea is the same. Friday is the mark of an accomplishment. We did it! Happy Friday! Here are the five things I'm loving right now — farmers market edition!


Pumpkins

Well it's officially autumn. Hooray! This is my favorite season in California. Since it's fall, I obviously had to buy some mini pumpkins to add a touch of festivity to the house. I got two of these pretty white pumpkins & two orange ones.


Thai Tea

What a yummy little treat. Thai tea is strongly brewed black tea, often spiced with cardamom, anise, etc. The brew is sweetened with sugar & condensed milk, making the most beautiful swirls as everything blends together. If you like masala chai, you may enjoy this too.


Herbs
I love me some herbs. I was at the farmers market & simply had to buy a dill plant (not pictured). Although I can't recall the exact price, it was incredibly affordable. I adore dill so much, so I couldn't survive without it any longer. It's such a fragrant, approachable herb.


Veggies

I bought some veggies from the farmers market & vowed to purchase more of my produce from there. Everything was incredibly fresh, like the farmers had literally picked everything prior to coming to the market & immediately plopped it on the table. The kale even had a little caterpillar on it. That's fresh alright!


Fruit & Flowers

Flowers & fruit make for a remarkable combination, don't they? I swear these strawberries were redder & more sweet than anything I've had before. It was like eating pure sugar. I bought a bouquet of flowers for $5 too. Can't beat that price.

Have you had thai tea before? What's your favorite herb? What are you loving right now? :]

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40 comments

  1. Gorgeous photos! I think white pumpkins are so cute and make a perfect decor piece.

    Rae // http://www.raechic.com

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  2. Your list is so interesting; I love Fall too ! I really want to try Thai Tea. It looks yummy. Great post x
    themisslubna.com

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  3. I do not like fall or winter just for the reason that I hate cold weather, but I do love fall colors and fall fashion. Nice list.

    March and May

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  4. Yes I'm such a fan of thai tea as well and pumpkin time for Fall!

    xoxo
    www.atsunamatsui.com

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  5. Great post and amazing pictures. Fall is indeed the best season for me,

    xx
    http://www.thestylefanatic.com/

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  6. Really enjoyed reading this! The white pumpkins are adorable - and so photogenic, too.


    Mind checking out my recent - it's a brand collab ft. floral bombers!

    Alice x
    girlabroadblogs.blogspot.com

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  7. So cute xxx


    sweetpoppy.dudeklatero.com

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  8. Thai iced tea is always so yummy!! The perfect treat :)

    Tina
    www.justatinabit.com

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  9. I'm in love with fall. It's almost as joyful a time as spring for me. Pumpkin spice everything rules though! Thank you for writing this entertaining article.

    Have a great day
    KaSonndra
    http://livewellbefabulous.com

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  10. Amazing pictures, love this post!!

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  11. marie from heartfelt huntSeptember 25, 2016 at 9:44 AM

    what a cute post! and these white pumpkins look super pretty!!! :)

    xoxo,
    marie

    www.heartfelthunt.com

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  12. Oh my gosh, I'm flipping out over this entire post just because the photos are making me so giddy and happy -- I've NEVER been to a Farmers' market and have never experienced autumn, so put those two together and it's me wanting to roll myself in a puddle of orange and never get up, hahaha. Have a lovely week ahead, Carmen!

    MAY | WWW.THEMAYDEN.COM

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  13. Amazing blogpost! I've never tried thai tea but it looks really yummy :)
    What about following each other? :)

    Caro x

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  14. What a lovely post! I love pumpkins and going to the farmer's market too :) I must say that I don't like Autumn that much... Because in Switzerland, the weather gets quite rainy and gloomy... But it seems great to experience it in California! :)

    xx

    Claire from Dresscape
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  15. Amazing post, love your picks and great pictures. :)

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  16. Love masala chai so definity have to try thai tea, it sounds so yummy! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  17. Such beautiful and fresh photos! :) I am loving the fact that there are so many fruits and vegetables available right now! My grandma sends me heaps of them from the countryside and I couldn't be happier about that!
    Really lovely post!

    www.callmemaddie.com

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  18. Hi Carmen! This Autumn we are determined to find a nice, comforting pumpkin soup recipe. That's quintessentially Autumn, right?
    xx,
    E.
    www.theslowpace.com

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  19. I love pumpkins to for decorating and pie! lol What a cute idea

    Life is just Rosie
    Instagram

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  20. I agree. White pumpkins are so adorable! :]

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  21. I love cold weather - well Southern California cold. :]

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  22. I love spring too. Autumn & spring. :]

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  23. May, you definitely need to experience a farmers market at least once. They can be hit or miss though. :]

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  24. Hopefully you try it one day. It's not very sweet though. :]

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  25. That's understandable! Our autumns/winters aren't bad here, so I love it. :]

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  26. It has that perfect amount of spice! :]

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  27. That's amazing! What kind does she send you? :]

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  28. Absolutely! Pumpkin soup sound divine. Tell me if you find a good recipe. :]

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  29. Haha, pumpkins are so versatile. Gotta love them. :]

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  30. I bought the same kinds this past weekend too! Love them :)

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  31. That strawberry though.. Looks so yummy.. lol

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  32. Every fruit is extremely sweet out there. They are also so huge..

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