ALL POSTS IN: lifestyle

I'm busy working on my blog posts. Watch this space!

Please reload

January 25, 2019

Do you love love? I love love so much that my Facebook has more "loves" than "likes"! 

I love all of the different types of love there are in the world. From the love for my fur babies to the love for my family to the love of nature, love can come in many different form...

October 2, 2018

I call the spiders here on the lake and in the forest, Halloween Spiders because a LOT of big, juicy spiders come out in October and create HUGE perfectly sculpted webs all over everything... on the ferns, across the trees, between chairs on the deck, across the handra...

September 9, 2018

Years ago, in my 20s, my two besties and I would get together for a bit (or some would call a lot) of holiday baking. We would gather up all of our supplies – literally anything that can be used for making up some delicious holiday treats – and bring them over to one o...

September 2, 2018

Our old house had rust in the bathroom sinks where the porcelain had worn away over time. It always bugged me but at the time, we didn’t have the funds to replace them. I decided one day that I was going to paint the sinks with pretty scenery to hide the rust and unfin...

August 26, 2018

Carnival – a period of public revelry at a regular time each year, typically during the week before Lent in Roman Catholic countries, involving processions, music, dancing, and the use of masquerade. 

Carnival – a traveling amusement show or circus.

I love a great carniv...

August 19, 2018

A few years ago, I was reading a blog about a woman who had started collecting little notes throughout the year in a jar about each of the good things that had happened to her. At the end of the year, she would open the jar and read through all of the amazing things an...

August 12, 2018

I’m not sure when my fascination with trees began but I do remember the first tree I truly loved. It was a huge willow tree that umbrellaed over half of our grassy yard, providing shade in the hot summers and reprieve from the winds in the winter. I can still see it in...

August 5, 2018

The first time we drove out to our new cabin on the lake, attempting to see it the day before the real estate agent could take us there, we took the long, winding gravel road, miles into the forest and around the top of Tenmile Lake. If it weren’t for GPS, we might hav...

July 29, 2018

There we were, enjoying a Sunday evening at our old house when we thought we heard meowing at the front door. Our cats were all in for the night so we thought one might have gotten out unbeknownst to us. My love went to the front door and there before him was a very yo...

July 22, 2018

Ah, the holidays. The wonderful time of year where everything smells like fresh, mountain pine, snow falls, children become especially well-behaved waiting for santa to arrive, and family gatherings are a must. I always loved Christmas as a kid and even well into my 20...

Please reload

  • White Facebook Icon
  • Instagram
  • Pinterest
  • Twitter
Blume Bauer, the author of The Yellow Desk and designer for the clothing and home decor brand, YELLOW.
About Me

Hi, I'm Blume! I recently moved to the Oregon Coast where I live in a tiny cabin, high up overlooking Tenmile Lake, surrounded by a rain forest on the Oregon Coast. It's like living in a tree house...


Read More


© 2017-2020 The Yellow Desk by Blume Bauer