images & inspiration

The weather was blindingly cold today (that will make sense to you if you had to walk outside facing the wind for any length of time), so I felt no desire to venture out once my shift at work ended. Instead, I’m sipping my second cup of Oolong tea and enjoying some quality time with pinterest while Daniel reads excerpts of his school reading to me.

pinterest collage

  1. A little house with a yellow door
  2. Eley Kishimoto for Clarks Desert Boots
  3. Leather jacket and polka dots (no link available)
  4. Shallow dof + storefront + love
  5. Swedish design is so in right now
  6. I want to stay in that house for awhile
  7. American Eagle Tie-Dye Denim Corset Dress

wishes

We’re having a nice time visiting with family and friends-who-are-like-family this week. We made delicious turkey, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, stuffing, pecan pie, and oatmeal chocolate chip cookies for our Thanksgiving feast.

This was my first time hosting – although I helped with the past two years’ meal preparations – and it was a bit overwhelming. I (mostly) forget that I’m an introvert until I’m surrounded by a handful of people for days on end. I become agitated and feel the need to flee, but I have to push through it, resist the urge to snap at people, and drink more coffee.

We’re likely spending tomorrow basking in glow of the coming Christmas season with local festivities instead of braving the ravenous crowds at retail chains. I’m morally opposed to Black Thursday/Friday in-store sales, but I love to peruse online sales (although I guess it may be just as bad for warehouse employees this weekend as it is for store employees). But as I always say, there’s no harm in window shopping. I am particularly drawn to the preppy basics American Eagle offers. All items are 40% off until November 25!

AE wishlist

AE wishlist

  1. Boyfriend Cardigan
  2. Leopard Print Belt
  3. Simple Striped Dress
  4. Bass Heeled Booties (way out of my price range)
  5. Purple Dress
  6. Patterned Bucket Bag
  7. BC Footwear Wedge

(click collage to view links)