Thursday, October 18, 2018

How the Leaves Fell in October...


The beach is a very peculiar place in the off season.  The occasional wave boarder floats about the lake, and crunchy leaves litter the sandy ground.  The trees are just starting to turn here, with some golden hues

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Autumn Laydowns

Francesca's Chenille Sweater (haven't been able to find this online, I bought it in store.  But also love this one!!)  |
Forever 21 Rust Scarf (old) |  Forever 21 Black Suede Shoes (old)  |  Thrifted Chaps Corduroy Pants
|  Pumpkin from Imperfect Produce!!!


It's always a thrill going into a new season for fashion.  I love unboxing all of my favorite knits and accessories for the upcoming months, whether it be unearthing the crochets and pastels of spring into

Friday, October 12, 2018

Fall is Upon Us

  

Well, as is pretty routine in Illinois, the day before yesterday it was 85 degrees and sunny, and I was sweating on the way to work wearing a light cardigan, and then yesterday it dropped to a cool 44 degrees.  It's this time of year that's got me laying out a couple of different options of what to venture out in, waiting

Thursday, October 11, 2018

That Fall Mood



Hello all! 

As the leaves start to turn and the temperatures start to drift downward (or hover around 75 in these parts with an eventual steep drop into the 30s coming soon no doubt!),  I'm taking cue from the trees and beginning to switch my wardrobe over to fall things... wonderful warm knits and wooly berets, plaid prints

Friday, October 5, 2018

My INFJ Personality Type - Part II


For those of you following along at home, I previously posted a part 1 of this post, going into the "I" part of the INFJ personality type.  Here's to continuing on with Part 2!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Chicago Botanic Gardens, Pt. 2



A bit delayed from the last installment of our botanic garden adventures for sure, but it's rather apt seeing today's weather was up in the 80s again.  I'm sure I'll be taking the dive into fall for serious starting next

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Strawberries and Mint



Ah, summer. The bright, beautiful flowers, the sandy beaches, and the sweltering heat.  Though I'm a summer baby (my birthday is on the solstice even!), I don't know that I would claim summer as my favorite season.  The heat and also the presence of bees (there were SO many bees in the hydrangeas behind me in these photos) hinder my unconditional love for this season.  But, I am reminded that with the summer