Monthly Archives: October 2013

patience

Although most of my home decor comes from thrift shops, I have a big weakness for one particular retail outlet: Target. It doesn’t help matters that I live five minutes away from a shopping center that includes a Goodwill and … Continue reading

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satisfaction

I had a very satisfying weekend, even though it didn’t go exactly as planned. It’s been overcast and gloomy here for the past week and today was no different, so I decided to postpone the zoo trip we had planned. … Continue reading

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friday finds: spirit of the season

I’m not sure why, but I’ve┬áreally been feeling especially excited about autumn and everything that comes along with it this year. I’ve decked out my apartment with gourds, pumpkins, and leaf decor, and I even bought some leaf-shaped sprinkles to … Continue reading

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looking forward

I try to maintain an optimistic mindset as much as possible. This can sometimes prove to be difficult, particularly in periods of high stress and uncertainty, such as when I was planning to move from Boston to Raleigh this past … Continue reading

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paper flowers

If you haven’t noticed yet, I’m pretty into flowers and plants. I was browsing the West Elm website last night, doing some digital window shopping (so out of my budget!) and came across this beautiful photo. I’d love to have … Continue reading

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shop talk

I never really imagined opening a small business before I actually did it. The decision to create a vintage Etsy shop was made this past spring, as I began collecting items for my new apartment. I kept finding treasures that … Continue reading

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day tripper

Yesterday Matt and I went over to Phillips Farm in Cary, NC to partake in an afternoon of fall-themed activities. The sky was beautiful and blue and the sun was bright and hot like a summer day; I’m still getting … Continue reading

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