…retail therapy

7 01 2011

nothing makes me happier then seeing this: thanks, madewell. you make retail therapy that much more fun.





…come darkness

7 12 2010

just read about one of the coolest projects i’ve heard about in awhile on cup of jo this AM.

and i totally want all one of these scarves! they are seriously so beautiful!!!!





….knitting

2 12 2010

I finally found the time to get to work on my new knitting project… it’s been quite awhile, but it’s like riding a bike!!! and oh, so relaxing after a rough morning while sitting on a plane to arkansas…..





…fun add ons

16 11 2010

how fun are these???

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i don’t even know that i would where them…. but that is all.





…plaid christmas clothes

11 11 2010

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ok, i know its WAY too early for christmas posts… HOWEVER, i saw these and i want these and i need these.in case you didn’t know, the mr. and i have a love for “holiday outfits…” i couldn’t find the perfect plaid skirt last year… so i even sewed my own!and those pants might just have to be my holiday outfit this year!





…vince fall 2010

4 11 2010

lately, i’ve started to notice a trend in my shopbop wishlist… of the last maybe 15 things i’ve added… over half are items from vince’s 2010 fall line. i don’t know if i never really paid that much attention to the vince  collection or if they are just designing to my aesthetic this season, but i am in LOVE- ugh, i die for the shapes, the color palette (very neutral), the textures and knits, and the versatility…. especially with the sweaters! here are a few of my favs right now:

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oh yea… and this BEAUTIFUL jacket… (ba-nan-as!)

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i went over to their website, and stumbled upon this video… it pretty much shows EXACTLY why i’m loving it right now-

yummy. too bad november starts my “credit card vacation…”





…november

1 11 2010

ok, i’m not gonna lie, i don’t love november as much as i love september and october… however, there are some super fun things happening this month and the best way to get over a case of the mondays is thinking about the fun things coming up! so… with that… here’s my list!

re-entering the race world by running the hot chocolate 15k this weekend along my favorite lakeshore!

throwing my little sister a baby shower on next sundayvisiting libby and matt in des moines….

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my first vegan AND gluten free thanksgiving… still working on the perfect recipes, but there is a lot to be thankful for and i am so excited to spend it with my family this year!

the re-introduction of winter coats… woo hoo! my new one!”]

shall i say… the first snow? (when its so pretty to look at)

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happy november!!!!