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Hey. Happy Halloween 1st! October is here and you might be wondering why I’m so hyped about october. Here is why october is best month of them all.
Mosquitos are gone. No more annoying late night buzz – it’s the blessed time where all of the insects die.
Sweater weather. Fall fashion is my favourite kind. Cozy sweaters, cute cardigans, img_9194huge warm scarfs, hats and  stylish boots – what can look better?
Pumpkin spice everything – smells like autumn tastes like autumn.
Apples and cinnamon – When I think about cinnamon I always picture late autumn evening watching tv shows wrapped in a blanket holding apple cinnamon tea. Most img_9080peaceful feeling of all.
 
This photo was taken last week when me and my roommate Domc (books) were harvesting apples for our home-made caramel apples and apple cinnamon chips.
Colors
DROWN ME IN OCTOBER WINDS, IN BLOWING LEAVES THAT TURN THE COLOR OF FIRE”
Fiery combination of red, orange and yellow harmony, smell of crunching leaves underneath your feet. I’m a sucker for autumn aesthetic.
Last year me and Domc went to Prague for short trip to Zizkov tower and old Zizkov cemetery. Little did we know that one year from that moment we would be living together in Prague.

Cemeteries are also huge part of October for me. I don’t know if it’s the Halloween spirit, color vibes or upcoming christian All Saint’s day but I spend way too much on cemetery in october.
Halloween month – It’s strange how hyped I am about Halloween even when my country doesn’t celebrate this holiday at all. But considering I grew up in america I have only fond memories of trick or treating in my Snow White costume. Later on trick or treating turned into Halloween parties – not big fan of parties in general but what I love about this ones is the costumes, the freedom of creativity, (suck that most of the costumes are simply bought and slutty) make up arts that blows my mind and inspire me in my own Halloween make up creations every year. Here are my creations for last 2 years.
I had my 2018 Halloween make up figured out last year already so I’m supper excited for its realization. Don’t worry I’m gonna share it with you when the time comes.
Halloween specials of almost every tv shows – might be cheesy and corny but I still like it, it’s a classic just like a christmas movies that never grew old I can’t imagine Halloween without Tim Burton’s The Nightmare before Christmas even thought I saw it millions of times and know it by heart.
Halloween spirit – spooky , scary, creepy – what’s so appealing about it for me is the controlled fear. As someone who is suffering from panic disorder it’s kind of freeing to be scared without my sympathetic nervous system  being too involved, to have limited fear, to know when I’ll be scared, what’s so scary, to recognise the cause of my fear = scary clown, ghost, murderers or whatever instead of crippling anxiety and fearing ?? something ?? and ?? everything ?? but ?? nothing ?? in ?? particular ?? 
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Yes october has its negatives as rain, cold, wind and storms but I’ve always enjoyed cold weather more (from comfort of my blanket of course)
My plans for this october is to explore autumn colors of Prague, drink as much Starbucks pumpkin spice late as my bank account allows me to, draw, finally finish my Godess Marilyn Monroe book,  purchase LUSH Halloween special edition bath bomb, check out last season of American horror story (even thought it’s getting so bad lately unfortunately it’s still huge inseparable autumn custom for me) and create many many many creepy Halloween make up looks.
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Let me know in the comments what’s your stand on october.
Thank you for your attention
xo Natalia

21 Comments

  1. October 2, 2018 / 1:56 am

    Lovely 
    Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone

  2. October 2, 2018 / 2:12 am

    There’s still 29 days remaining for October!

  3. October 2, 2018 / 4:28 am

    The leaves are turning into beautiful colors, my house is covered in Halloween decorations and the fall baking has begun! Great post!

  4. October 2, 2018 / 6:54 am

    It’s something about the cool weather starting from October. It’s lovely.

  5. October 2, 2018 / 3:03 pm

    I love October! The cool weather, the warm coats and vests, and best of all, ample opportunities for dramatic landscape photography!

  6. October 2, 2018 / 11:36 pm

    October is a beautiful month here, too. I like the hayrides, roasting hotdogs, and smores that come with fall.

  7. October 2, 2018 / 11:57 pm

    What fun! And yes, draw, draw, draw. I have found myself getting in to the October- cool weather spirit as well. Something I look forward to is being able to sleep with the windows open again. Also finding myself gravitating to writing a little bit about moons.

  8. October 3, 2018 / 4:05 am

    Girl, you are motivating me to get a PSL asap! haha. I am so excited for sweater weather. Can’t wait to see what a fall looks like in Prague!

    • October 3, 2018 / 3:09 pm

      Things go the opposite way for us in the South. How can you match your past Halloween makeup triumphs? Beautifully horrible!

  9. October 3, 2018 / 8:37 pm

    The above is, of course, meant to be here!

  10. October 4, 2018 / 11:15 pm

    Hi… For me it’s the cooler weather and the awesome colours that I like. You’re Halloween faces are amazing. 😀

  11. October 6, 2018 / 1:21 am

    October is the best month! And I so agree with you about controlled fear. I would even take all the “negatives” never minded a nice storm!

  12. October 6, 2018 / 9:08 am

    This is full of nice memories of things I don’t get where I live now – most of all, AUTUMN COLOURS!!!

  13. October 10, 2018 / 7:43 am

    I’m super glad you feel October is the best of them all!!! Finally, someone sees things just the way I see them.. today is my birthday anyway…😂

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