December 28, 2012

Sparkly, Quirky & Me...

It's the little things

If I had the option between one really large gift or multiple small ones, I would pick the small every single time. I love the little things, I think they're ultimately what make the big things great. The big thing this Christmas was a black Cuyana tote bag. It. is. stunning. Exactly how I imagined it and I couldn't ask for more. What's makes me happiest is that I received all the small items above and will have a majority of them in my new bag at any given time. They make the inside sparkly, quirky and me

Butter London "La Moss" \\ Gap clutch \\ Kate Spade studs \\ heart pin \\ Essie "Fiesta"

December 19, 2012

Emerson Fry: Sneakers Edition

Currently researching ways to stylishly incorporate sneakers into my wardrobe. Emerson Fry makes it look cool, so maybe that means I can too? My...feet...are...broken. Kudos to the girls who trump around in heels all day. I can't even handle flats.  

images--  one // two

December 17, 2012

2013 Calendars and Planners

2013 planner/calendar

I enjoy wholeheartedly love organizing. Clips, planners, pens, calendars and post-its (does anyone else get excited just reading these words?) are my thing and I'm here to give a PSA. Buy your planner and calendars now, otherwise it's going to be too late. You will wind up waiting until February or March before a new shipment arrives...*insert minor heart attack. I'm all set with my planner, but I still need to decide on a calendar. I'm leaning towards the Cities version on the top left. Has anyone struck gold elsewhere?

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December 12, 2012

Not So UGGly Winter Boots


It's strange, but there is this one Starbucks that is always filled with ridiculously stylish people. I've dubbed this my favorite of all the locations . Last week I saw a girl wearing the boots above. Naturally I stared at them until I located the brand. SOREL!! Color me impressed.

boots | cardigan | jeans | earrings | glasses | pin

December 10, 2012

First Big Snow

Hello, friends. Sunday marked the first big snow of the year in Minneapolis. I, like so many others, have a love/hate relationship with this day. It's all so beautiful until you're stuck digging your car out of your parking spot for 30 minutes. Oh, and along with the treacherous road conditions came a broken toilet. Waahh wahhh.Thanks for nothing "emergency" landlord phone line. 

On the brighter side-- I went to a Vikings game with my boyfriend and am starting up an exciting project at work. Bring on the week!

December 5, 2012

The Little Things

My brain is on overload. I'm about to begin a really exciting project, re-entering "the search" and trying to stay out of my head...eeek. You will find me indulging in coffee, blogs, a book, my planner and nail polish to keep the inspiration's all about the little things.

coffee: nutella latte
blog: Smitten Studio
book: Where We Belong by Emily Giffin
polish: essie 'good as gold'

images: left // right

December 3, 2012

I Like Turtle [neck] s

As promised, an outfit post...that is if you think one photo suffices.

Remember this dress from way back when? I was surprisingly pleased with how this outfit turned out. I have been on the turtleneck train for a while now and am excited by all the funky ways bloggers and retailers (like J.Crew!) are styling them.