end of october, but still think pink!

Just as you surely remember that September was Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, I’m positive you also know that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

But just because Halloween is here, which means October is coming to a close (how did that happen?!), it doesn’t mean that we have to stop thinking PINK*:

1. Someone asked for Pink…lol, 2. Pink hibiscus…, 3. Gradually Pink, 4. Smile!, 5. :: the pink daisy ::, 6. pink peep bunnies, 7. Pink!, 8. Petal Princess, 9. Pretty Pink Gingham Girls, 10. Pink Rose, 11. Pink Ribbon (close-up), 12. Cherish the pink sky, 13. Hazel Atlas Ripple C/S, 14. sweet melody, 15. Pink Tutus, 16. Pink Delights, 17. Berries Smoothie, 18. Tiny drops on pink flowers, 19. red & pink, 20. PinK, wHy So pINk??

*Special thanks to my dear friend Collette at All Over the Map for the inspiration to create this pink mosaic!

For more information on breast cancer awareness:

Breast Cancer Awareness Tool Kit

National Cancer Institute Breast Cancer Home Page

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Don’t forget to check out Judith’s Peach Crisp, this week’s La Buona Cucina Americana at Think on it! and hey, what great Halloween costumes do you and your children have planned?

Buon weekend and Happy Halloween!

21 Beans of Wisdom to “end of october, but still think pink!”
  1. oh teh cute!!!1!

    and if I don’t get back to you before then, tutti auguri x ognissanti!

    Thanks, you too 🙂

  2. 10.31.2008

    Beautiful collage!

    girasoli’s last blog post..VOTE for HOPE ~ Obama ’08

    Thanks 🙂

  3. fantastic collage…very pretty and for a great cause.

    nyc/caribbean ragazza’s last blog post..Flashback Friday – Rocky Horror Picture Show – "Let’s Do The Time Warp"

    Thank you 🙂

  4. Gil

    You’re just getting too talented!

    If only I *took* all those photos, Gil!

  5. 10.31.2008

    Beautiful collage, all so wonderful, don’t know which is my favourite..

    Happy Halloween, have fun 🙂

    anne’s last blog post..Museum of the History of Science Oxford

    Thanks Anne; you too!

  6. 10.31.2008

    Thanks for this Michelle. The collage is beautiful and the cause close to my heart.

    Scintilla’s last blog post..The Blogapalooza Party – A scary (true) story

    Glad you like it 🙂

  7. 10.31.2008

    What a pretty collage! 🙂 And for a very great cause!

    LuLu’s last blog post..The final stretch on the road to dual citizenship…

    Thanks LuLu!

  8. Carla

    Beautiful collage, I won’t stop thinking PINK!

    As far as costumes, my nephew Aidan is going to be a knight in shining armor and niece Alaina a little butterfly. Very cute!

    Happy Halloween!

    Aw, those are both really cute costumes…and names 🙂

  9. 10.31.2008

    I’m ashamed that October came to an end, & I didnt think pink. Was telling my hub, that last year his bday cake was pink for Think Pink October, & this time I erred & thought coffee. That collage is inspirational & ever so pretty.


    No need to be ashamed…we can think pink year-round 🙂

  10. I love pink… I am SUCH a girly girl! Happy Halloween to you, too!

    You know I’m not *really* a girly girl, but I’ve always *loved* pink 🙂

  11. 10.31.2008

    Pink is year round for me, amica, and always will be. Thanks for the prompt to remember it beyond today!

    And, Happy Halloween!!


    Ciao Cara!

    Scarlett & Viaggiatore

    Hope you had a great holiday Scarlett…I’m sure you looked fabulous 🙂

  12. 10.31.2008

    Love the reminder, and the pink. Peach cobbler? Drool. But peaches aren’t in season anymore…clearly I need to go check this out for myself. 😉

    J’s last blog post..Personhood vs. Parenthood

    We still have peaches around here, but they’ll be gone soon 🙁

  13. 11.01.2008

    By the way, how do you say “Happy Halloween” in Italian? Buon Halloween??

    girasoli’s last blog post..a happy halloween joke

    I guess so. They’re really only just starting to “do” Halloween here, but they do call it “Halloween” so I suppose Buon Halloween works 🙂

  14. 11.01.2008

    Gorgeous montage of pink! Have you seen the pink groups over on Flickr – some gorgeous shots – and I think someone did pink for October too.

    Absolute Vanilla’s last blog post..The Mighty Stonk

    I wish I had more time to go through Flickr groups…*so* many great ones out there!

  15. 11.01.2008

    Vampires and ghouls, of course!

    saretta’s last blog post..Halloween, continued…

    Of course is right!

  16. maryann

    What a pretty grouping of pictures!

    maryann’s last blog post..Porcini Powder

    Thanks Maryann 🙂

  17. 11.02.2008

    Wonderful post and reminder, Michelle! And I love the new photo and look of the blog!

    jen of a2eatwrite’s last blog post..What’s Cooking Wednesday on a Thursday: Three Veggies/three meals – variations on a theme

    Thanks for noticing Jen 🙂 I’ve been fiddling around with quite a few things on the blog the last few days…I can only imagine that a new header is on its way when I get in these moods….

  18. 11.02.2008

    Michelle, Thanks for your comment. I definitely need to look you up. I am still in the very beginnings of the trip, not even sure who is coming with me but I know it will be some great girl friends!
    Love the post as well, thanks for reminding others to always remember Pink!

    Jenn’s last blog post..National Blogging Month

    Come on over Jenn 🙂

  19. Loving the pink! and for such a good cause. Is that your ‘new hair’ I spy in the profile photo, molto glam sister, molto glam!

    amanda@A Tuscan View…’s last blog post..Day of the Dead

    Hah, thanks Amanda. ‘Tis the new hairdo indeed 🙂

  20. 11.04.2008

    Hi Michelle, I just found you through the lovely Paz. Great pink-themed photos! And I feel totally stupid that I didn’t know September was National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. I had a tiny scare with breast cancer about two years ago – it turned out to be a little ball of fat and water that felt lumpy (thank goodness). Ever since I’ve been screaming at friends to get used to giving themselves self-exams and educating themselves on the statistics as well as getting regular ob-gyn exams. Anyway, great pear salad recipe you passed on to Paz. Cheers, mari

    mari’s last blog post..Monday Cookies: Vote!

    Thanks for stopping by Mari! So happy that your scare was just that and not more. Good on you for pushing your loved ones to get checked!

  21. there sure is a lot of pink goodness in that mosaic. i LOVE it, of course.
    i especially like the tea cups & cake photo. i dunno those just speak to me.
    and man i can’t believe it’s november already and 2008 is almost at a close. where did the year go?

    collette~all over the map’s last blog post..A Halloween Wish For You

    I kind of wish I had those tea cups…and I have *no* idea where this year went. Crazy!

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