Get Organized This Fall With This Clutter-Free Designer Inspo

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Clutter never feels good, and as we prepare for bringing out the flannel sheets and wooly throws and all the wintry decor items that come with fall decorating, organizing your home during a seasonal change actually feels right. Whether you're heading back to the office, kids are heading back to school, or you're just staying put working from home, an organized space can feel like the reset you need to kick off a new season, a new job, or just a new schedule. We rounded up some designer inspo for clearing the floor and finding spaces for backpacks, fall jackets, keys, mail, kids' artwork, even hula-hoops. Happy organizing!

Baskets And Hooks

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"As we approach back-to-school season we are seeing more and more of our clients trying to carve out designated spaces for their kids to do schoolwork in their homes. Whether it's a desk in the kitchen or a separate homework room it feels nice to have a landing zone for all of the papers, backpacks and school projects to live," says Kirsten Krason from House of Jade Interiors.

Minimize clutter by prioritizing what you want to keep, display, and hide for later use. Baskets are a great way to keep smaller items off tables, desks, consoles, and others surfaces you might use regularly. Making sure they're uniform can make them more visually appealing too.

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Hooks, especially in the bathroom and entryway, are an organized way to keep things off the floors. Got kids? Keep hooks low to the ground so they can hang up their own jackets, backpacks, and more, saving you the time and stress of always being the picker-upper.

Bench Storage

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Storage benches are also an elegant way to keep outdoor items, board games, and things you don't need all the time out of sight. They're a great cleanup hack when you're expecting last-minute guests too.

Kids Artwork And Toys

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Don't feel guilty about tossing what you might consider your kids "practice" artwork on the sly, but hold on to the treasures by putting them in frames or getting creative with a DIY gallery wall.

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Turn colorful and kitschy toys like hula hoops into wall art by hanging them out in view. For toys you would rather *not* see day to day, baskets and storage trunks are your go-to.

Makeshift Office Spaces

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If you're still working from the kitchen table, consider other spots in your home so you can take back your kitchen for meals and gatherings. Turn a closet space into a desk space with statement wallpaper and try some of these IKEA hacks to make it work for you.

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Give kids their own study space in a well-lit spot, even if it's just the corner of their room. We always say add plants too. A study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology showed that plants in an office setting can help maintain your attention, improve the indoor air that you breathe, and make a study space more calming.

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Committed to working from home for the long term? Consider turning a whole room into your home office with shelving, natural light, and even a lounge area for when you're taking calls or need to break away from the computer.


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Going tall is one of the best ways to keep floors clutter-free. Look for shelving units that fit neatly into an unused space that store baskets, books, and other decor items. If you have a laundry room or utility room, shelving units can keep clutter at bay in more entertaining spaces too.

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Let’s face it – the wine world is a lot to tackle. Between the endless list of technical syntax and TikTok-backed bottle recommendations, it can sometimes feel like you’re not measuring up to sommelier-tier knowledge, or that you're doing the "wrong" thing when it comes to wine altogether.

Fear not, beginner, for we’ve got a glass full of expert tips, courtesy of AJ Kiamie, founder of Kiamie Restaurant Group. Through his work, he’s established The Sipp on South Lamar and YŪGŌ Oxford, amassing a hub of wine wisdom along the way.

When compared to other wines, red wine in particular holds an intimidating energy, which may be one reason why beginners shy away from drinking it.

“Whites and pinks are usually chilled, this makes them more refreshing. They are also usually lower in alcohol content,” says Kiamie. “Some red varieties can hit above 15% ABV.”

One thing that kept me away from choosing red wine was the fact that every kind I had tried was just too bitter. I’m a sweets-loving gal, so that blip in flavor was hard to work through. Kiamie attributes this preference to what he calls “the American palate.”

“Typically reds are not meant to be sweet. Old world wines (from Europe) tend to be earthy and dry, and new world wines tend to be more fruit forward,” he explains. “America is a culture raised on large amounts of sugar – this carries over to adulthood in the form of sweet wines.”

If you’re seeking to enhance your palette (or in my case, finally grow up and learn to love red wine), here are four *very* simple ways to actually get into savoring reds:

How To Enjoy Red Wine

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1. Participate in a tasting.

There’s a total difference between drinking red wine, and tasting red wine. Following the proper wine tasting steps can help you develop a deeper appreciation for the flavors and impressions of red wine.

“Be sure to smell the wine before you taste it. This is the key to opening up the flavors,” Kiamie says. “Sip the wine then slowly swirl it around your mouth, and try to hit all the different taste buds in your mouth. After swallowing, open your mouth and breathe out. Then close your mouth and taste again – you will get different flavors on the finish this way.”

Whether you choose to visit a local winery for a tasting (some guidance could be helpful!), or just host one at home, taking the time to inspect red wine with your senses can aid in a better sipping experience overall.

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2. Pair different wines with different foods.

We’re always here for some snack and wine pairings! Kiamie says that trying different combinations can alter the tastes of red wines. “An easy start is cheese,” he notes. “This will help cut the tannins from the wines a bit.”

Sweets are a no-no with red wine, though.

“Shy away from sweet foods when drinking reds – the sweeter the food, the drier the wine will taste,” Kiamie says. “For heavier reds such as Cabernet and Zinfandel, red meat is always a winner.”

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3. Eliminate all judgements.

“Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Everyone has a different palate,” Kiamie says.

It’s important that your red wine journey is your own – so focusing on what you like to drink rather than what others are pouring can be the most helpful tool in the process of discovering red wine. And forget the fancy language!

“Never let your lack of knowledge stop you from exploring,” Kiamie urges. “Try new wines and enjoy them the way you prefer. If you want to drink your merlot with ice, go for it! No judgment here!”

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4. Try everything!

There are endless possibilities when it comes to red wine. Trying a different bottle every time opens up a plethora of opportunities for you to like reds more and more!

“What you choose to drink is completely up to you,” Kiamie says. “Just be sure to enjoy it responsibly and practice moderation.”

The Best Bottles For Getting Into Red Wine

Josh Pinot Noir Red Wine

Great for beginners: a slightly chilled California Pinot Noir.

"The temperature barrier is a major deal for people that drink white or rosé," Kiamie says. "Bringing the temperature down on a fruit forward red helps it to be more approachable.”

Medici Ermete Lambrusco Querciolo Dolce

If you like sweets, pick this: Lambrusco from Italy.

“The sweeter reds from Italy tend to be very popular and approachable. They also tend to have less added sugar than their new world counterparts," he says. "I’ve always enjoyed Lambrusco from Italy. It is a slightly sweet, lightly bubbly red.”

Meiomi Pinot Noir

A crowd favorite: Meiomi Pinot Noir.

Another California-crafted Pinot, this brand of red wine has become popular amongst winos of all kinds.

Colosi Nero d'Avola

For a more complex flavor profile: ruby-red wine.
The allure of the fruits like sour cherry, prunes, and blackberries included in this Italian red wine will have you hooked. Pair it with strong cheeses for a well-rounded sip.

Boom Boom! Syrah Red Wine by Charles Smith

When you want a unique pick: Syrah.

Syrah red wines can range anywhere from savory to sweet, based on the region they're made in. This versatility in flavor makes it a great option, especially if you're attending a dinner party and want to impress.

Justin Cabernet Sauvignon

​Heavier on the palate: this full-bodied red wine.

Though this red is filled with elements of black cherry, red berries, blackcurrant, and vanilla, it still holds a bolder oaky taste. Though it plays around with more complex inclusions, it's generally very balanced and great for red wine beginners. 

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Do you yearn for a simpler life? Maybe you feel that your home is too cluttered and would love to move to an environment with plain white walls, clean lines, and clear surfaces. Maybe you feel that your lifestyle is too wasteful and would like to consume less, making more mindful and sustainable choices about what you do buy. You might feel that you just have too many possessions and too much stuff, and want to get rid of things you don’t need, tidying up your home and workspace and only keeping what is functional and necessary.

These are all elements of minimalism, a lifestyle and design philosophy characterized by reducing excess and promoting simplicity and clarity in all aspects of life. Even if you don’t live in the sort of house where your (ideally few) possessions can be kept out of sight in hidden cupboards, it’s likely that at times you’ve thought about living a less cluttered, more minimalist lifestyle.

Most of us have heard of approaches like ‘Swedish death cleaning’ or been told that we should only keep items that ‘spark joy’. The TV schedules are full of programs where experts or celebrities help families and individuals to declutter. But, like many things in life, minimalism can mean different things to different people, with personality an important factor in this. Knowing our personality type, and that of the other people we live with, can help us to embrace a form of minimalism that will work for us and for the others in our lives.

The personality type (MBTI) framework and minimalism

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The personality type framework, as measured by the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI)assessment, looks at four aspects of the differences between people. Each of these can contribute to our approach to minimalism.

  • Extraversion-Introversion intuits that Some of us are energized by focusing our attention on the external world (Extraversion), some of us have the opposite preference and focus or our internal world (Introversion). Both groups can embrace minimalism, but this may come less naturally to Extraverted people, who value external stimulation and may prefer a busier environment.
  • Sensing-Intuition means you may prefer and trust information that is solid, practical, and based on the evidence of your senses (Sensing), or alternatively prefer to look at connections, possibilities, and the big picture (Intuition). People with a Sensing preference may appreciate the physical, tangible aspects of minimalism, such as a clean, uncluttered, and practical living space with attention focused on important details. Those with an Intuitive preference may appreciate the philosophy and ideas behind minimalism but be less concerned with the details of their physical environment.
  • Thinking-Feeling concerns the way in which we prefer to make decisions, either on the basis of objective logic (Thinking) or on how the decision relates to our values and on how people will be affected (Feeling). Those with a Thinking preference might appreciate minimalism's logical and systematic approach, while those with a Feeling preference may be looking to declutter their relationships and emotional lives as well as their physical environment.
  • Judging-Perceiving relates to our lifestyle. Do we want to live our lives in an organized, structured, planned way (Judging) or in an emergent, spontaneous, unplanned way (Perceiving)? For those with a Judging preference, minimalism removes confusion and provides structure. For people whose preference is for Perceiving, minimalism may appeal as different, less traditional way to live one's life.

Minimalism and the 16 types

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Each of us has preference for either Extraversion (E) or Introversion (I), for either Sensing (S) or Intuition (N), for Thinking (T) or Feeling (F), and for Judging (J) or Perceiving (P), giving 16 possible personality types. For example, someone with Introversion, Sensing, Thinking and judging preferences would have an overall type of ISTJ. Here is how minimalism might best be introduced into your life, based on your Meyers-Briggs type.

ISTJ: Look to have an organized, stripped-down home with only essential pieces of furniture. Keep the house clean, tidy and decluttered. Stick to strict routines.

ISFJ: Avoid clutter but look to have a few meaningful or sentimental items on show. Aim for a cozy atmosphere and a simplified lifestyle, but beattentive to the needs and opinions of others.

INFJ: Aim for a peaceful, serene environment where you have the space and time for self-reflection.

INTJ: Have an organized and functional home and maybe go hi-tech to achieve this. Take a long-term view of how to plan and develop your minimalist environment.

ISTP: Practical and utilitarian, featuring tools for projects and hobbies. Might neglect to explain to others why these tools are needed.

ISFP: Decluttered but colorful; may see the home as an expression of yourself and your personality.

INFP: Will have several items or decorations that hold meaning on show. May be quirky or whimsical; holds to your own conception of minimalism.

INTP: Efficient, modern, maybe hi-tech or may seek to be unusual.

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ESTP: May see the home as a machine for living. Needs to be functional and low maintenance to allow space and time for an active lifestyle. Ideally could include a well-organized gym or fitness room.

ESFP: Wants a low maintenance space for entertaining and to fit with the people in your life.

ENFP: Aims to impress with a uniquely personal home.

ENTP: Modern, and maybe hi-tech. Will like the possibility of adaptable, flexible spaces.

ESTJ: Organized, functional, efficient, and well-maintained.

ESFJ: Aims to be welcoming and inviting, with space for family and guests but without excess.

ENFJ: Looks to create a welcoming and nurturing environment rather than a starkly minimalist home.

ENTJ: Organized and efficient; stripped down and uncluttered. Planned to meet future eventualities and may be hi-tech.

People of any type preference may see themselves as minimalist, but this is likely to manifest in different ways.

Want more MBTI content? Read more on how your Myers-Briggs personality type can impact your parenting, your ideal date night vibe, your decision making, and more.

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If there's one day a year that you can guarantee your drinks to be gaudy and over-the-top, it's October 31, because there's nothing like a Halloween cocktail. They run the gamut from chic spiderweb martinis to seriously gross-looking (but tasty) fake-blood-infused tonics. Whether you're having a sophisticated and spooky Halloween dinner party or you're going crazy with a Halloween bash, these cocktails are *exactly* what you need to keep your beverages on-theme.

When you're not entertaining yourself with fall baking or trying on your pop culture Halloween costume, play mixologist and try out one of these ghoulish drinks. Put on a classic horror film (or your go-to comfort TV show), and scroll your way through the goriest, spookiest, and most delicious cocktail recipes we have. Happy Boo-zing!

Speak Now Spritz

Very few combos scream "Halloween" like purple and glitter. This Halloween cocktail is totally magical, and it's so pretty, it's basically party decor! (via Brit + Co)

Vampire's Kiss Cocktail

This is one Halloween cocktail that tastes good *and* looks good. Add it to all your spooky get-togethers to totally freak out your guests. Bonus points if you're dressing up as a vampire for Halloween! (via Brit + Co.)

Cranberry Is The New Black Halloween Cocktail

Did you know that black vodka exists? Well, thankfully, it does, and it goes effortlessly into this sparkling cranberry drink. (via Brit + Co.)

Black & Orange Rum Punch

It's a Halloween party, so there has to be some orange and black on the menu. This delicious rum punch is a welcome change from all of those pumpkin drinks out there. (via Brit + Co.)

Blood Bones Halloween Cocktail

This campy cocktail is something your guests will be talking about all night. Prep your Jello bones ahead of time using some molds, and there's no need for any other garnish. Unless, of course, you want blood bags for the drinks. (via Brit + Co.)

Ghostly Halloween Cocktail

Turn your cocktail a ghoulish hue by mixing red and green food coloring together with Chambord. Dry ice added before serving makes the drink smoke like a spooky potion. (via Brit + Co.)

Apple Cide-Car

This spin on the classic Sidecar cocktail is like the grown up (and tastier) version of bobbing for apples. You can serve this Halloween cocktail hot or cold, depending on your preference. (via Brit + Co.)

Zombie Cocktail

This delicious drink uses rum for a fruity, tropical finish that will remind you of summer – even on Hallow's Eve. (via A Couple Cooks)

Apple Butter Old Fashioned

Put your fall stock of apple butter to good use in this Old Fashioned recipe. The tart-sweet apple flavor mellows out bourbon's fiery bite for smooth sipping all night long. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Prosecco Punch with Cranberry + Orange

Tangy cranberry and sweet orange set this Prosecco punch apart, giving it a festive harvest flair. Change up the cranberry and orange ratio until you find a mix that you like the best. (via Chattavore)

Eyeball Martinis

Make your guests squirm with this ingenious Halloween hack. Stuff some Spanish olives into cocktail onions, and they look just like eyeballs – ready to grace your glass with gross. (via Sprinkles & Sprouts)

YoCo Vodka’s Monster Halloween Cocktail

To make this spooky sip, add 1 ½ oz YoCo Vodka, ¾ oz Lemon Juice, 1 oz Black Raspberry Liqueur, ½ oz Simple Syrup, and ½ tsp Activated Charcoal to a cocktail shaker. Fill the shaker with regular ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass, add 1 pea-sized Dry Ice Chip on top, and watch your "monster" come alive! (Recipe via YoCo Vodka, image via Madelynne Boykin of @BitesandBevsMedia)

Death Eater Negroni

This moody take on the Negroni is the drink your Harry Potter-themed party craves. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Hallowine Sangria

Here's a sweet sangria to add to your spooktacular holiday list! It's made with Cabernet Sauvignon, sugar, orange juice, orange liqueur, and club soda. Easy! (via The Seasoned Mom)

Spooky Punch

This tasty fruit punch gets a spooky upgrade when you swap the fruit garnishes for faux spiders. Serve in small glasses or go big with fancy goblets that would make Dracula proud. (via Culinary Hill)

Glow-in-the-Dark Infected Brain Cocktail

If you're into the blood and gore of The Walking Dead or 28 Days Later, this bright concoction may be right up your alley. While it's not quite as eerie as a brain hemorrhage shot (eek!), this whole drink glows in the dark thanks to the tonic water, so serve it when the lights go out. (via Boulder Locavore)

Haunted Orchard Cocktail

A mysterious rustling noise in the orchard... a mist creeping in between the trees... it sounds like after your apple picking adventure, you could use a drink! (via Half Baked Harvest)

Magic Cotton Candy Martini

Impress your friends with an alcoholic magic trick by playing magician mixologist at your party. Pour shaken grape juice and vanilla vodka over cotton candy, and watch it dissolve into a delicious syrup to sweeten your Halloween cocktail. (via The Cookie Rookie)

Pomegranate Cider Mimosas with a Salted Caramel Rim

Start your Halloween celebration early by serving up these pomegranate cider mimosas. Of course, it wouldn't be trick-or-treating season without adding some candy to the mix with the salted caramel rim. (via How Sweet Eats)

Witches Brew Cocktail

Use regular or black vodka to make this eerie cocktail. The recipe *also* includes a special hack for rimming the glasses with colorful sugar. It's scary good! (via Sprinkles & Sprouts)

The Grave Digger Halloween Cocktail

This creepy cocktail mixes bourbon, hard cider, and ginger ale for a drink that will make even the scariest of demons disappear. (via Boulder Locavore)

Sour Frankenstein Halloween Cocktails

What makes these cocktails *so* delightfully sour? Homemade margarita mix, shaken with freshly squeezed limes. Oh, and that's not real blood on the rim — just a little corn syrup and red food coloring. (via The Girl On Bloor)

The Quick Demise Halloween Cocktail

You wouldn't think that a drink with such a poisonous name would be good for you. With ingredients like carrot, lime, and orange juices, this cocktail is more likely to extend your life... rather than end it. (via Best Friends for Frosting)

Spider Bite Cocktail

Give the *illusion* of a spider's web, without having to deal with the real thing (or having to clean up a party prop!). This Halloween cocktail is bright and colorful, which is perfect for anyone who's not a huge fan of darker decor this time of year. (via A Beautiful Mess)

Vampire's Drip Cocktail

If vampires had access to these boozy milkshake-inspired cocktails, maybe they wouldn't be thirsting for blood all the time. Yum! (via Half Baked Harvest)

Slow Cooker Vampire Punch

It's always a nice gesture to make a special drink for guests who don't consume alcohol. Simmer this mocktail punch in the slow cooker so they can help themselves whenever they get thirsty — it'll also make your house smell deliciously like cinnamon. (via Boulder Locavore)

White Widow Halloween Cocktail

Sure, a black widow sounds scarier, but this white widow will knock you out with one swing (or swig, ha!). Garnish the top with a black gel icing web that will catch all of your Halloweentime prey. (via Best Friends for Frosting)

Witch's Brew Cocktail Recipe

You certainly wouldn't catch any self-respecting witch with a single beer. She would most definitely be drinking a fabulous purple cocktail, complete with a glitter spider garnish. (via Pizzazzerie)

Pumpkin Beer-mosas

Pumpkin juice (like they drink in Harry Potter) is mixed with pumpkin beer for a brunch drink that's truly autumnal. (via Growing Up Gabel)

Candy Corn-Infused Vodka

Didn't think the all-time best Halloween candy (we know it's an unpopular opinion, but still, the right one) could get any better? This infused vodka will make you think again. (via Kitchen Treaty)

Poison Apple Cocktail

These spookily sour cocktails emulate everything you love about a margarita and make it Halloween-friendly. (via Crowded Kitchen)

Pumpkin Margaritas

The season's favorite ingredient gets blended into a frozen sip that'll leave you with the spooks all Halloween long. (via Clean Cuisine)

Smoke & Mirrors Halloween Cocktail

Love a Halloween cocktail, but aren't a huge fan of spooky drink accessories? This sip is equal parts sweet and smokey, and features one of our favorite ingredients: orange blossom water. (via A Spicy Perspective)

Halloween Punch with a Severed Hand

You can create an icy 'severed hand' using a glove for this big ol' bowl of spooks. (via The Edgy Veg)

Follow us on Pinterest for more wickedly delicious Halloween cocktail recipes, and check out these Halloween Drink Recipes For Any Age!

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Instead of making a mess carving a pumpkins this year, I've decided to take a chance on the next best thing — pumpkin decor. My weekly pumpkin spice latte order may have more to do with this decorative choice than I want to admit, but that's neither here nor there! 😉

Knowing I'm not the only one who loves pumpkins, I've bookmarked as much decor inspo as my internet browser can stand to share with other pumpkin enthusiasts. So, put your carving tools down (for now) and let these pumpkin decor ideas transform your home into fall bliss...or an IRL version of Halloweentown.

Crate and Barrel Decorative White Pumpkins, Set of 7

Your coffee is pleading with you to finally decorate it. What better way to do that than these decorative white pumpkins from Crate and Barrel?

Pottery Barn Handcrafted Faux Mini Pumpkins

Take it down a notch with Pottery Barn's handcrafted faux mini pumpkins.

West Elm Natural Woven Pumpkins

These natural woven pumpkins are the perfect match to the wicker baskets that you (and I) can't stop buying from T.J. Maxx.

Williams-Sonoma Faux Pumpkin Patch Centerpiece

Bring the pumpkin patch to your dinner table with this faux pumpkin patch centerpiece.

Pottery Barn Handcrafted Terracotta Pumpkins

Mini pumpkins are too cute to resist, especially this handcrafted one from Pottery Barn.

Walmart 6pcs Halloween Artificial Foam Pumpkins

If you can't wait for Halloween, decorate your space with these artificial foam pumpkins.

Golden Moment Gifts Fall Pumpkin Decor

Remember your monogram print era? Bring her back with this personalized pumpkin.

Lychee Wreath Boutique Fall Lambs Ear and Pumpkin Wreath

Your porch and front door deserve a little pumpkin decor too so start with this pumpkin wreath from Etsy.

Vexora Art Boucle Pumpkin Cushion Decorations

It feels impossible to get boucle wrong, especially when it's accompanied by a pumpkin shape. These fun cushion decorations will add a pop of color to your living room.

Gemmy Airblown Inflatable Nightmare Before Christmas Jack on Pumpkin

All hail the resident Pumpkin King, Jack Skellington! Place him in your front yard, or on your balcony for a fun way to celebrate Halloween this year.

Transpac Wood Brown Harvest Give Thanks Pumpkin Decor

If colorful pumpkin decor isn't your thing, don't fret. This wooden pumpkin decor sign will fit perfectly in your kitchen.

Transpac Resin 14 In. White Harvest Elegant Squirrel and Pumpkin Decor

If your fur baby is consistently trying to chase squirrels, this squirrel and pumpkin decor might be a source of tension. But we still think it's worth adding to your space.

Joann Fall Pumpkin Coir Doormat

Welcome your guests or delivery drivers with this fall pumpkin doormat.

H&M Coconut Fiber Doormat

If you want to feel like you're about to walk into your personal pumpkin patch, you need this coconut fiber doormat.

West Elm Glass Pumpkin

For an elevated take on pumpkin decor, add these glass pumpkins to your mantle.

Williams-Sonoma Faux Pumpkin Patch Wreath & Garland

For a cohesive theme, buy this matching faux pumpkin patch wreath and garland set from Williams-Sonoma.

Pottery Barn Metal Jack-O-Lantern Candleholders

You'll want to save these for that Halloween party you're throwing. They're stylish and functional so guests will feel like they're in a party version of Halloweentown.

Threshold Medium Woven Pumpkin

Remember what we said about Studio McGee having amazing pieces at Target? Well, guess where this medium woven pumpkin is from.

Glitzhome Fall Pumpkin Leaf Swag

Our fall and Halloween motto is "Go big or go home." Since you'll be decorating your home, why not do both this fall pumpkin leaf swag?

I'm very committed to my pumpkin decor obsession, so I'm basically eyeing one of everything from this list. I'm having a hard time narrowing it down, but can't wait to fill my home and set the tone for the season in my space.

Are you thinking about adding pumpkin decor to your space? Let us know what you choose in the comments and be sure to subscribe to our newsletter for more updates!

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Simone Bilesis back, baby! The nine-time world and four-time Olympic champion returned to the world stage earlier this week for the2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Antwerp, Belgium, where she made landing a Yurchenko double pike vault look easyAF. She made history in the process with the move being *officially* named after her (now, it’s called The Biles II).

It’s no surprise that Biles absolutely rocked her return to the sport. So, what’s next for the 26 year-old gymnast?

Simone Biles' 2023 Gymnastics Competition Schedule

Knowing that she’s always searching for ways to improve, we’re cheering on Biles in every way we can, and hope to see her succeed on the Olympic floor next year. Until Paris comes around, the sport is focused around the Worlds in Antwerp. Here’s when and how to watch Biles compete:

September 30 - October 8 – 2023 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships

  • October 4 – Women’s team final
    • The best 8 countries will compete.
  • October 6 – Individual all-around final
    • The best 24 female gymnasts, max 2 per country, compete.
  • October 7 – Apparatus finals, day 1
    • The best 8 women gymnasts, max 2 per country, compete on vault and uneven bars.
  • October 8 – Apparatus finals, day 2
    • The best 8 women gymnasts, max 2 per country, compete on balance beam and floor.
  • July 2 - August 11, 2024 – Paris 2024 Summer Olympics

The competition will be broadcast on NBC/CNBC in the U.S. You can also stream it on NBC Sports Live, Peacock, or through the NBC Sports App. If you don’t have a cable login for those platforms, you can get a trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, FuboTV, or Sling TV.

Biles admirably sparked conversations about mental health in sports after withdrawing from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics team finals due to the “twisties” – a common phenomenon among gymnasts that causes them to lose their sense of space and dimension entirely.

During her time away from gymnastics, Biles took the idea that ‘physical health is mental health’ to heart, focusing more on “being intentional, going to therapy, and making sure everything is aligned so that [she] can do [her] best in the gym, be a good wife, good daughter, good friend, all the good things,” she said in an interview with the TODAY Show.

Though we’ll have to wait for a final word on Olympic qualifications, it’s clear that Biles has her intentions set on Paris 2024.

"That's the path that I would love to go," she told NBC earlier this year.

Simone Biles' Best Moments, On And Off The Floor

Watch Simone's stunning beam routine at this year's world competition.

Biles earned a score of 14.633 for her impressive work on the world competition floor.

All eyes were on Biles as she returned to her first US Classic in two years.

In case you wanted a sneak peek into the life of a gymnast...

The queen delivered such seamless work during the US Classic in 2021.

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Our favorite murder mystery is returning for another season! Only Murders in the Building, which stars Martin Short, Selena Gomez, and Steve Martin, is Hulu's most-watched original comedy — and season three was the platform's most-streamed original project this year. It looks like Arconiacs really *do* want more because we're getting Only Murders in the Building season 4. Here's everything we know about the newest installment, and don't forget to check out our interview with costumer Dana Covarrubias!

Will there be a season 4 of Only Murders in the Building?

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Yes, we are getting Only Murders in the Building season 4! The official Instagram announcement post features our favorite trio against a vivid green backdrop. Selena Gomez stuns in a bright red sweater dress with a cold shoulder silhouette, while Martin Short wears a blue suit and Steve Martin wears purple. This definitely feels like a nod to the Only Murders in the Building costumes — Selena's Mabel wears a lot of marigold and red, while Steve's Charles started off the show in blue and Martin's Oliver chose shades of purple.

Who's going to be in Only Murders in the Building season 4?

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Based on the announcement, we can expect Selena Gomez, Martin Short, and Steve Martin to return for Only Murders in the Building season 4. But as far as guest stars go, we'll have to wait for official casting announcements!

When can I watch Only Murders in the Building season 4?

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We were hoping to get the new season of Only Murders in the Building in 2024, and now that the writers' strike has officially come to an end, pre-production (like writing the scripts) can start. However, the SAG-AFTRA actors' strike has to end before production can begin.

Where is the Arconia in New York?

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In real life, the Arconia is the The Belnord Apartments. The building takes up an entire city block, and the Italian Renaissance Revival style it was made in is absolutely beautiful. You can see the outside of the building in New York City's west 86th street, but since it's a real apartment building, you won't be able to go inside!

How did they get Sting to be in Only Murders in the Building?

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Sting was a guest star in the first season of Only Murders in the Building thanks to his friendship with Steve Martin and casting director Bernard Telsey! That's also how Meryl Streep (who's also friends with Steve Martin and Martin Short) got to be a part of season 3.

Is Only Murders in the Building nominated for any Emmy's?

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Yes, Only Murders in the Building has a few Emmy nominations: the show is up for Outstanding Comedy Series against other titles like Abbott Elementary, The Bear, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Wednesday. Martin Short is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, while Nathan Lane is nominated for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series.

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