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friday letters

13 Jul

peeta and katniss ♥

Dear new dress, I cannot wait to wear you!! And thanks for missing the belt when I went to buy you so I could get extra monies off!

Dear work week, Thank you for going by so quickly! I was positive it would take forever and it ended up flying by.

Dear sweet friends, Thank you for sending me lovely texts, emails, and calls after my post earlier in the week.

Dear Nicholas Sparks, Why does someone die in every one of your books? I just don’t get it.

Dear Friday the 13th, I’m not scared of you.

Dear Olympics, I CANNOT wait for you to begin!! I couldn’t care less that it’s going to be lovely summer weather… I plan on staying inside the entire 2 weeks to watch. All day every day. #USA!

Dear Katie, I’m sorry your marriage didn’t work out, but I’m glad you decided to dump Tom.

Dear Hunger Games series, WHYYYYY are you making me wait FOREVER until the rest of your movies come out?? I can hardly wait until August when HG comes out. #teampeeta


I don’t have much on the schedule for this weekend, but I’m pretty sure that’s exactly what I need. Here’s to a weekend of sun, laying out, shopping, sleeping in, reading, and maybe a glass of sangria (or 3…?) 🙂


let us lay in the sun and count every beautiful thing we see

11 Jul

I want to travel so badly I can’t think of much else.

Dusk, Piazza Navona, Rome Italy

I want to go home right now, pack a bag, and go somewhere… almost anywhere.


I want to experience something new.

Floating Lantern Festival in Thailand.

I want to try something scary.

El Caminito del Rey, Spain. I am adventurous, but I could never do this!

I want go somewhere nobody knows me.

Beacon Hill neighborhood in Boston... Lovely, in a word.

I have probably 8 trips planned in my head… all of which are just waiting to be gone on.


I want to bring friends with me, I want to go alone, I want to go with my family… I just want to GO!

gorgeous photo!

Wouldn’t it be so fun to have the time and resources to just hop in the car and drive across the country or go to the airport and jet off somewhere?

Lombard Street, in San Francisco

Dip my toes in the ocean, climb a mountain, eat amazing food, visit small towns and big cities.

Simple. Classic. Italian.

I’d love to fly away somewhere with my boyfriend, hold hands while walking down streets neither of us have been down before, and fall more in love with travelling and each other.



apartment wants

5 Jun

I’ve been looking around Pinterest to see what kinds of awesome ideas/inspiration I can find for my new apartment. To give you an idea of where I’m starting from, here is a photo of my living room:


It’s nice, right? Too bad it’s not actually mine 😉 I’m fairly certain this living room would be able to eat my living room in one bite. My actual living room is rectangle and cute.

Anyway, here are some things I’d like for my apartment…


1 – I love the idea of book shelf walls. I could definitely do something kind of like this.


2 – Hello beautiful chair!


3 – I love the unmatched and uncluttered nightstands, bright comforter, the art on the wall and nightstand. Simple. Love it!

every little thing is gonna be alright

I love this! So bright, cheery, and me!

hardware Little Green Notebook

5How fabulous is this?? I’m not sure where I would put it, but it would be such a great piece for an entryway.

Love this.

6Reminds me of Friends 🙂 I always hang my keys on a hook and this would be the perfect way to dress it up.

I’m also looking to do some DIY projects to make it more me and more personal. I’m not that creative sooo… any ideas?!

here’s what i’ve been up to

21 May

here’s what my phone tells me i’ve been up to lately…

eating and drinking:

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(Contrary to how it looks – I am NOT an alcoholic… )

Window shopping:

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Spending time with Littlest Bug:

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Date night with the boyfriend:

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Finding some awesome pictures from my second birthday:

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Dropping a bottle of (black) nail polish and watching it paint my floor:


Driving down Lake Shore Drive with the boyfriend, the pup and the windows down:


Going to see the Hunger Games for the THIRD TIME!:


turning “we should” into “we did”

9 May

It never fails that when Corey and I are together we come up with another “should”… we should go to that store down the street… we should go to a play… we should spend a whole day in bed watching movies… we should should should… Yet, we don’t.

Lame, right?

We decided we needed to change that. So, the other day I got a text from the boyfriend asking if I wanted to do a should? Yes, sir, I do! He suggested we go mattress shopping (for him) or to that random clothing store down the street from my house. Personally I had my heart set on mattress shoppingturns out mattress stores close around 6. How stupid is that? How are people who work the 9-5 supposed to go??

Plus, shopping with Corey is one of my all-time favorite things to do. I rarely buy more than I need to and I end up learning something new about him. Win/Win.

After not really coming up with what we should actually do, we decided to settle it the mature way. Rock/Paper/Scissors. The boyfriend won so we headed north and ended up just walking around and poking into stores… a hat shop, a bike shop, almost into a tea shop, and finally we ended up at Dueces, where we ate burgers and lounged on these fabulous outdoor couches and stayed for the next 3 hours.

It was… dare I say it… a perfect night.

puppies and kate spade

15 Mar



Cute Yorkshire Terrier


Do Dogs Ever Get Full?




Lily and Batman


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I want a pup.  A lot.

I even have the cutest name picked out (if it’s a boy), but I’m going to go all celebrity on you and not tell you what it is until I get one. Which won’t be for a long, long time.

Until then I’ll be dreaming of taking my adorable pup on walks by the lake and cuddling up with him/her at night.


Switching gears a little…




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Have you seen the new Kate Spade watch collection “A NEW YORK MINUTE“?

It’s love! It’s time telling, classic, fabulous, Kate Spade love.

I love all things Kate Spade.

I may or may not have teared up last year when I got a KS purse for Christmas. 

Anyway, you should humor me and check them out 🙂