Tuesday, September 3, 2013

9.3.13

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We're a bit delayed here but you know what they say, better late than never. And hey, I'm home, I'm working and I'm blogging, currently from my mother's office. God knows if i was home, Dunkin's cuteness would be too distracting.

This week...

 + As stated above am home to celebrate the High Holidays (the Jewish New Year) and spend my mother's birthday with her for the first time in 6 years. She's the best. (see here)

+ Instead of a post of things she taught me, this year, I'll be sharing one of my favorites of her recipes: Easy Apple Pie. So be sure to visit on Thursday.

+ I've been doing some shopping and hit up some of the Labor Day Sales. I was very excited to score these pajamas on Shopbop's sale.

+ We also went to J.Crew, of course. I got this sweater, this tweed, this blouse, this skirt, and this skirt.

+ I also made a decision on a watch and bought this [kate spade] guy.

+ In addition, to my mom, its one of my favorite people, my roommate Amy's, birthday this coming weekend. We'll be celebrating that when I return to Chicago on Friday with a party on Saturday.

+ Now, this roommate of mine, she's kind of difficult to shop for. A bit too practical when it comes to, well, anything. Anyone have any ideas? I'll also be joining my pastry chef roommate to bake something delicious. Maybe, I'll even blog it.

+ I'm wishing for fall weather. I have new clothes I'm dying to wear. Fun outfits like the one above that I love. Flannels, layers, jeans, sparkles, sweaters, boots. Ah.

+ Also, I'm going to re-clean out my drawers but this time with a fine tooth comb, much stricter. I read this article last night and am going to take their advice and ask, "if I were shopping right this second, would I buy it?" If the answer is no, it's being donated, or put in storage. I already know I have a lot of things that fall into the no category with that question.

Have a GREAT week!

xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo xo
Currently -
Listening: the sounds of phones ringing and other usual office sounds
Eating: just enjoyed a delicious Stuffed Pilgrim from my favorite hometown sub shop
Drinking: I have a plethora of options in front of me - coffee, water and sprint zero
Feeling: energized!
Wanting: it to be 6pm. I'm off again tomorrow and Thursday.
Needing: to finish my books still, my flight home was cancelled and turned into an early am flight so there was no reading
Thinking: I want some tea
Enjoying: being home with my family
Wondering: when the fall weather's going to it?


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