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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 509

Pumpkin carving This is a big deal in America. I shan’t show you my poor effort. It’s just sad. I won’t be entering any competitions, put it that way. But look at these! Amazeballs! Reflections on the UK, part 3 … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 491

Pumpkin-flavoured everything It’s that time of year in the USA. It’s Pumpkin time. If you’re not seeing pumpkins, you’re tasting pumpkins. You can now find pumpkin-inspired beers, teas, marshmallows, soy milk, Pop-Tarts, and Pringles. #gross Add to that pumpkin room … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washingon, chapter 279

Halloween – check! Well, another year down, another shed load of candy gorged upon and some very amazing costumes worn. Good work America! Even the dogs got a look in on the costume front. And the poor children who have … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 277

Freakin’ freaky I love a bit of Halloween now. I’m a converted Brit, but…. THIS. IS. FREAKIN’. FREAKY. See….? Freaksville! Love it! Pumpkins USA vs Pumpkins UK This is USA. This is UK. If there was a Halloween showdown, the … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 269

Fall food In case we had forgotten that it was Pumpkin Season, otherwise known as Fall, here is a coffee shop menu reminder. And lo, they have used the word ‘Autumn’! Candy corn update So, after yesterday’s blog post another … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 268

Understanding candy corn These little Halloween blighters are everywhere…. …and they are ANNOYINGLY addictive. And then I saw these fellas alongside the candy corns…. Oh, how on earth will I get through Halloween with these things in every nook and … Continue reading

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Desperate English Housewife in Washington, chapter 255

Indian Summer It’s hot, folks, and the Daisy Dukes are still a-rockin’ in Howard County! Today was one of those days for enjoying the great outdoors – it’s ‘unseasonably warm’ everyone tells me – and can change in an instant. … Continue reading

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