The Coyote Thistle Has Moved!

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Sorry for the lack of posts this past week! ‘The Coyote Thistle’ has grown so fast that it was time to make the switch from wordpress to our own site. Thanks to all our readers and the wordpress community for helping make this happen! Our wordpress hosted site will be shutdown in a few weeks. To make sure you’re still following ‘The Coyote Thistle’, follow us on Facebook , twitter, bloglovin‘, and instagram. New posts will resume Monday at

Thanks again to our amazing readers! I hope you all continue to follow ‘The Coyote Thistle’ and watch us as we blossom and grow.

Color of the Month: June

june colorThis month’s color is a beautiful, bright shade of blue by Essie called ‘Naughty Nautical’. Part of their summer 2013 collection, this color is exciting and flirty. Plus, what a better color to kick off beach season than blue. Doesn’t it make you want to go for a quick dip?


Don’t Miss It, Last Day to Enter!

Just a reminder that today is the last day to enter The Coyote Thistle’s Contest: ‘Flower Bouquet Giveaway’. One lucky winner will have a bouquet of fresh flowers sent to their home or office by a local florist. All you have to do is ‘like’ the The Coyote Thistle’s Facebook page to entered to win. The lucky winner will be picked tomorrow Friday, June 7th.


Weekly Blogger Wednesday: The Little Owl

Let me introduce today’s lovely guest blogger, Sabrina from The Little Owl. Started to promote her etsy shop, which is currently on hiatus, The Little Owl is the blog of a 19 year old living in New York City. She posts everything from vegan recipes, outfits, diy, and inspirational pictures. Check out The Little Owl, its super cute!



Two Ingredient: Pumpkin Brownies

by: Sabrina Brucker of The Little Owl 

I know it’s not technically “pumpkin” season, but these brownies are such a simple recipe they can be made any time. I made these brownies unintentionally while I was in charge of making brownies for a Memorial Day picnic. Being vegan, I didn’t have any of the proper ingredients to replace the egg that’s needed to make brownies. After thinking for a bit, I was inspired by a few other bloggers who I saw had posted two ingredient recipes. Once I realized that I had a can of pumpkin I decided to give these brownies a go, and they were definitely delicious! They weren’t quite as sweet as brownies prepared with oil and egg, but that can easily be fixed with frosting or by adding chocolate chips into the mix!

You will need:
1 box of brownie mix
1 15 oz. can of pumpkin

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line a 9×9 pan with aluminum foil and lightly grease the foil. Mix together the brownie mix and pumpkin in a large bowl until just combined. Pour brownie batter into the pan and bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean when inserted in the brownies.

That’s it! How simple are these brownies? Once the brownies are cool you can add frosting and cut them up. I personally think they taste great with frosting, especially if you are looking for something even sweeter!

Tunes Tuesday: Little Green Cars – ‘Harper Lee’

Originating in Dublin, Ireland, let me introduce Little Green Cars. I think this confirms my suspicion that I love Irish bands. They have a catchy sound that I want more of. The band is made up of: Dylan Lynch, Donagh Seaver O’Leary, Stevie Appleby, Aoife Kelly, Utsav Lal, Adam O’Regan, Faye O’Rourke. If you like the sound of this song, check out their song ‘Big Red Dragon’.

Munchie Monday: French Toast Breakfast



frenchtoastbreakfastThis week for Munchie Monday I wanted to share the wonderful and delicious breakfast that my mother made while I visited. French toast, scrambled eggs, fruit, breakfast potatoes, and sausage. May this inspire you to cook a beautiful breakfast for someone you love!


Fashion Friday: Periwinkle Maxi




IMG_4418Shirt: C&C California | Maxi: MM Couture | Sandals: Bucco | Bracelet: Nina Farag | Necklace: vintage


Thrifty Thursday: I Madonnari ‘Italian Street Painting Festival’


Over Memorial Day weekend, the Santa Barbara Mission hosts an Italian street painting festival. At the festival businesses, schools, families, and organizations can sponsor plots where an artist will draw on the pavement with pastel. The result is beautiful! Rows and rows of beautiful artwork which lasts for weeks until the rain eventually washes it away.


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