Monday, November 19, 2012


I've loved this week. I spent the week wrapping up projects for work so I could take off this coming week for traveling and Thanksgiving. All day Saturday and Sunday, I spent time interning at Blogshop and had an amazing time! I'll be sharing lots of photos from my adventure later. ;) After dropping off the girls at the airport last night, I drove to Jenny's just in time for our closet switch party! I've loved this season of meeting new friends and doing things that align with my passions.

This week is filled with traveling and food! We are having two Thanksgivings this week. One in Georgetown, SC, with Jon's family and the other with my family here in Georgia. I love the holidays...Thanksgiving, Christmas. This is my favorite time of the year. I DO need to get into the Christmas spirit though...even though I'm insanely excited about just doesn't feel Christmasy. We are planning to decorate this maybe that will help? I'll blast the Christmas music and "deck the halls"...I think that will make things better. :) 

Snapshot(s) of the Week: 1// Giant Kyo. We took him to the vet today and he weighs over 13 pounds. Big boy! BUT he's not fat...just healthy and big. ;) 2// Love this ridiculously huge scarf. 3// Yummy lunch. 4// Getting ready for the students to arrive at Blogshop. I'll share more pictures later today. :)

5 Favorite Posts this Week:
* Holiday Gift Guide for Him by Creature Comforts 
* Holiday Gift Guide for Her by Creature Comforts

Favorite Blog of the Week:
* In Honor of Design -- Met Anna this weekend and was so excited to find another Atlanta blogger! Looking forward to getting to know her more and exploring her (new to me) blog. :) She has such beautiful DIY projects! 

Inspiring Me this Week:
* Family, Thanksgiving, cooking, keeping warm, taking time off, being creative, and hot drinks. 

3 Things About Yours Truly: 
* I prefer taking naps in a bright room.
* I LOVE getting packages in the mail. 
* I'm about halfway done with my Christmas shopping. 


  1. I'm so impressed you are getting through your Christmas shopping - I haven't even started mine yet. Love that cosy looking scarf, and I hope you have a great Thanksgiving xo

  2. I too can't believe it is the holidays already,I can't wait to decorate too so that it will feel like it :) lucky you with two thanksgivings!

  3. i LOVE anna's blog...her diy projects ARE fantastic! i bet you two are going to be great blogging buddies. :)
    Can't wait to check out the gift guides from Creature Comforts...thanks for the links, i always love your weekly wrap-ups. so fun to read.
    xo! :)

  4. Anonymous19.11.12

    That scarf is the best! My roommate has it, so I'm always eyeing it...maybe I will have to borrow it soon :)

  5. I just started reading your blog, it's great to find people who also live in the south. I'm from SC and I don't think I know ANY bloggers around here! I look forward to reading your posts!

    <3, Kelsey

  6. Sounds like you have some nice things going on at the moment:)
    And I'm not sure what you plated up there, but it looks delicious!

    Also, I'll give that nap idea a try. I always seem to wake up more tired when I sleep during the day, but maybe this will help...

  7. Anonymous19.11.12

    Where is your scarf from? I've been on the hunt for more huge scarves.

  8. Lovely post... <3


  9. Yay for being halfway done with your christmas shopping! I haven't even started, but I generally don't until a few weeks to go. Which is now, oh gosh!
    I love that photo of your cat, so precious! I have a big kitty too, and he's fantastic :)

  10. Anonymous19.11.12

    Taking time off and being creative are definitely things to be inspired by! I should definitely keep those in mind in day to day life xx

  11. Oh, I've always wanted to do the Blogshop course (one day!) can't wait to see your pics. And I'm loving that scarf - it looks so darn cosy. x