Monday, November 12, 2012

Indian Summer

It has been so unnaturally warm for the fall where I live in Northeast America, it's 60 outside right now. When has that ever happened in the middle of November?! It hasn't. Needless to say, I am loving this weather. I was talking to a friend the other day and she mentioned that this weather is sometimes called an "Indian Summer" which is a period of warm weather in late autumn. I really don't have a purpose for this blog post, I just wanted to share my excitement over this wonderful weather. And some fall favorites.

These are a few of my favorite (fall) things:

1.  Pumpkin Bread. Okay, pumpkin anything.
Recipe can be found here
2. Fall colors. Leaves, trees, the sky, everything.
I took this photo on a run a couple of weeks ago on some trails that I like to go on. Love these vibrant colors.
3. Chunky Sweaters.  Scarves, sweaters, boots, and everything that is warm.
The knitted infinity scarf is a great staple for this coming winter.


Wednesday, October 24, 2012

I don't know about you, but I'm feeling 22....

Not to obsessively post about Taylor Swift, but I am obsessed. Her new album is fantastic. I love the new direction her music is going, and although some songs feel a little out of place, the whole album is fresh and new.

Check out one of my favorite songs from the album, 22.

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Outfit of the Day

Paired with a pair of flats or brown riding boots, this is my go-to fall outfit for when I'm running to the store or to the library.  Hope you are enjoying this beautiful fall day!

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Autumn Solstice

It is now officially my fall break and I am so excited to get off campus and go home, and catch up with my family and friends. Since its fall, I really wanted to get into the season, so last weekend I went home to see some family and while I was there I made a pumpkin pie from a raw pumpkin, and I also painted pumpkins. I haven't ever really loved fall, but this year I am really embracing it, and I have to say, I love it. The changing leaves, the perfect sweater and boots weather, the pumpkin spice drinks, pies, cookies, and bread. My school even has pumpkin ice cream! I love it all! One thing I have left on my fall bucket list is a bonfire, which I will hopefully get to cross off this weekend. What are your feelings about fall?

Here is the pumpkin I painted. It was so much fun, and super easy. For the chevron pattern I took masking tape and did two stripes of the zig-zag pattern, and painted around it and then took off the tape when the paint had dried. So easy. The paint came from Walmart, I used a metallic gold and a solid white.
One of my favorite blogs is Lauren Conrad's and she recently posted about pumpkin ideas and this chevron pattern was one of them. Check the article out here: Tuesday Ten
It's fall ya'll, embrace it!

Monday, October 15, 2012

Army vest

Army vest

Currently loving this look, the vest is so transitional for fall and spring. What do you think?



Friday, October 12, 2012

Loving him was red, burning red.

I just tweeted about this, but I really wanted to share on the blog as well. I am just loving all of Taylor Swifts' new single's from her new album. Which, by the way, is being released in ten days!

Here is my current favorite - Red.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Brand Spotter: Jack Wills

Jack Wills is my favorite clothing brand right now, you can check them out here:
Their motto is "University Outfitters" which describes them perfectly.  Originally based out of Salcombe, England. The brand was started in 1999 by two men who desired to develop an authentic British brand. Recently they opened stores in America in Boston, Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, Georgetown, New Haven, Southampton, Newport and Philidelphia. They just released their autumn looks, and this one is my favorite:

The following are some of my favorite pieces from their autumn collection.
Jack Willis: Gilet (Vest) Jack Willis: Sweater