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november desktop + smartphone calendars (4)

hello, darlings! sorry this month’s desktop calendar is a few days late! november has already proved to be a beautiful month. with changing leaves, pumpkins everywhere and cool brisk days, it’s one of my favorite times of year! i hope you’ll enjoy this bit of brightness for your workspace. love, bonnie

november desktop + smartphone calendars (1) november desktop + smartphone calendars (2)

to download november’s backgrounds: click on the coordinating image above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

november desktop + smartphone calendars (3) november desktop + smartphone calendars (2)

to download november’s backgrounds + seasonal veggie guide: click on the coordinating image above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

for more information on what’s in season in your town, check out this seasonal ingredient map!

please note: all images, patterns and designs © bonnie christine | going home to roost. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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october desktop + iphone calendar (3)

can you believe october is already here?! my my, this year if flying by. but i welcome october with open arms. it means the beginning of sweater evenings, stove top soups, pumpkin patches and lots of fires. it’s one of my most favorite times of the year! this set of desktop + iphone calendars was inspired by all the fall foliage. i hope they will brighten your workspaces and make you smile! :) xo, bonnie

october desktop + iphone calendar (1) october desktop + iphone calendar (2)

to download october’s backgrounds: click on the coordinating image above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

october desktop + iphone calendar (4) october desktop + iphone calendar (2)

to download october’s backgrounds + seasonal veggie guide: click on the coordinating image above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

for more information on what’s in season in your town, check out this seasonal ingredient map!

please note: all images, patterns and designs © bonnie christine | going home to roost. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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june desktop & iphone calendar

goodbye may, hello june! in celebration of this new beautiful month, here’s a set of flower filled desktop & iphone backgrounds. i hope they will brighten your workspace and make you smile! xo, bonnie

june desktop + iphone calendars by going home to roost (1) june desktop + iphone calendars by going home to roost (2)

to download june’s backgrounds: click on the coordinating image above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

june desktop + iphone calendars by going home to roost (3)

june desktop + iphone calendars by going home to roost (2)

to download the backgrounds + seasonal veggie guide: click on the coordinating image above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

for more information on what’s in season in your town, check out this seasonal ingredient map!

please note: all images, patterns and designs © bonnie christine | going home to roost. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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april desktop calendar

goodbye march, hello april! to celebrate the sunshine, sprouting buds and blooming fields is this new set of desktop and iphone backgrounds. i hope they will brighten your day!

april desktop & iphone backgrounds

april desktop & iphone backgrounds

to download aprils’s backgrounds: click on the coordinating link above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

april desktop & iphone backgrounds april desktop & iphone backgrounds

to download the backgrounds + seasonal veggie guide: click on the coordinating link above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

for more information on what’s in season in your town, check out this seasonal ingredient map!

please note: all images and elements © bonnie christine, going home to roost. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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march desktop & iphone background (4)

happy march, lovelies! you can probably tell by this month’s desktop & iphone backgrounds that i’m sooo ready for spring. i’ve been daydreaming about warmer weather, blossoming buds and butterflies. are you ready for spring, or are you still hibernating?

march desktop & iphone background (1)

march desktop & iphone background (2)

to download march’s backgrounds: click on the coordinating link above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

march desktop & iphone background (3)

march desktop & iphone background (2)

to download the backgrounds + seasonal veggie guide: click on the coordinating link above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone.

please note: all images and elements © bonnie christine, going home to roost. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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february desktop calendar

February 1, 2013

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february desktop & iphone background

happy february, friends! this month’s desktop/iphone backgrounds are sweet and simple. i hope you enjoy!

february desktop & iphone background

to download the regular backgrounds: click here for the desktop background and here for the iphone background. then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone. february desktop & iphone background to download the backgrounds + seasonal veggie guide: click here for the desktop background and here for the iphone background. then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’ or download to your phone. please note: all images and elements © bonnie christine. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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stargazing is one of my most favorite things to do. this past december, i was able to see the brilliant geminid meteor shower, and it’s something i’ll never forget! husband and i bundled up in sleeping bags and watched for about an hour as the stars darted across the sky. this year, i’m determined not to miss any of the big stargazing events, so i made a list and turned it into a little printable for us! 14 stargazing events in 2013 printable

1) january 21 — very close moon/jupiter conjunction. a waxing gibbous moon (78% illuminated) will pass within less than a degree to the south of jupiter high in the evening sky. your closed fist held out at arms length covers 10 degrees. these two won’t get that close again until 2026.

2) february 2-23 — best evening view of mercury. the planet mercury will be far enough away from the glare of the sun to be visible in the western sky after sunset. it will be at its brightest on the 16th and dim quickly afterwards. on the 8th it will skim by the much dimmer planet mars by about 0.4 degrees.

3) march 10-24 — comet panstarrs at its best. first discovered in 2011, this comet should be coming back around for about 2 weeks. it will be visible low in the northwest sky after sunset.

4) april 25 — partial lunar eclipse. a very minor, partial lunar eclipse (not visible in north america) where only about 2 percent of the moon’s diameter will be inside the dark shadow of the earth.

5) may 9 — annular eclipse of the sun (“ring of fire” eclipse). it will be visible in northern australia and parts of papua new guinea but mostly within the pacific ocean.

6) may 24-30 — dance of the planets. mercury, venus and jupiter will seemingly dance between each other in the twilight sky just after sunset as they will change their positions from one evening to the next. venus will be the brightest of all, six times brighter than jupiter.

7) june 23 — biggest full moon of 2013. it will be the biggest full moon because the moon will be the closest to the earth at this time making it a ‘supermoon’ and the tides will be affected as well creating exceptionally high and low tides for the next few days.

8) august 12 — perseid meteor shower. one of the best and most reliable meteor showers of the year producing upwards of 90 meteors per hour provided the sky is dark. this year the moon won’t be in the way as much as it will set during the evening leaving the rest of the night dark.

9) october 18 — penumbral eclipse of the moon. visible mostly in asia, europe and africa, at this time the 76% of the moon will be covered by the penumbral shadow of the earth.

10) november 3 — hybrid eclipse of the sun. a hybrid eclipse meaning, along its path, the eclipse will turn from annular to total and in this case most of the path will appear to be total as there will be a slight ring of sunlight visible near the beginning of the track. this one will begin in the atlantic (near the east coast of the u.s.) and travel through africa.

11) november 17-18 — leonids meteor shower. this is one of the better meteor showers to observe, producing an average of 40 meteors per hour at their peak. the shower itself has a cyclic peak year every 33 years where hundreds of meteors can be seen each hour. the last of these occurred in 2001.

12) mid-november through december — comet ison. the second comet this year, ison, could potentially be visible in broad daylight as it reaches its closest point to the sun. it will reach that point on november 28 and it is close enough to the sun to be categorized as a ‘sungrazer’. afterwards it will travel towards earth (passing by within 40 million miles) a month later.

13) all of december — dazzling venus. the brightest planet of them all will shine a few hours after sundown in the southwestern sky and for about 1.5 hours approaching new years eve. around december 5th, a crescent moon will pass above the planet and the next night venus will be at its brightest and wont be again until 2021.

14) december 13-14 geminid meteor shower. this is another great (if not the best) annual meteor shower. this year put on a show at about 120 meteors per hour and in 2013 it won’t be much different so expect another fantastic show. however, the moon – as it is a few days before full phase – will be in the way for most of the night obscuring some of the fainter meteors. You might have to stay up in the early morning hours (4am) to catch the all the meteors it has to offer.

14 stargazing events in 2013 printable

resources: the sky and space.com

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january desktop + iphone backgrounds

a new year, a new month, and a new desktop calendar! this year i’ve decided to do things a little differently. in addition to the regular ol’ desktop calendar, i’ve decided to also offer one with seasonal veggies listed as well as matching iphone backgrounds! this way, you can keep everything coordinated and never forget what veggies you should be growing or purchasing. i hope you enjoy!

january desktop calendar

january desktop calendar

to download: click on your choice of desktop calendars above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save as desktop background’.

january iphone background january iphone background

to download: click on your choice of iphone backgrounds above, then select your preferred size (most likely, ‘original’). right click and select ‘save image as’. then transfer to your iphone (via e-mail, dropbox ect) save to your photo library and set to your background in settings.

please note: all images and elements © bonnie christine. you may not reproduce, re-create or sell in any way, but please feel free to download for your own personal use. if you share on your own blog (i’d be flattered!) please direct your readers to this post to download the file. thank you!

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