Lately...

Lately I've been...

...rewatching my way through Parks and Recreation.
...buying more Lush products than I'd like to admit.
...pulling a tarot card every day to learn the set.
...thinking about new blog posts, but not finding time to make things.
...wishing I was better at painting my nails.
...loving the 60 degree weather in December.
...feeling good about Christmas this year.
...needing an actual winter coat for when it gets cold around here.
...rocking a zit for so long that I think it's taking up residence.
...writing out Christmas cards and getting them in the mail.
...trying to read more, and this is helping.
...having a lot of feelings over my new nephew and
...attempting to be a more helpful friend to his mama.
...dreaming about being on break from work.
...feeling pretty giddy about life right now.
...considering using Rent the Runway to get a birthday dress.
...also considering buying these and this as birthday presents to myself.
...hoping that 2016 has as many ups and hopefully less downs than 2015.

Lately...

Lately I've been...

...looking forward to my upcoming birthday and celebration!
...reading my way through Wild, with Yes Please up next.
...eating brunch more than I ever have in my life, and thrilled about it.
...wearing the hell out of my new fur coat.
...also wearing the hell out of my new clogs.
...pampering myself with a pedicure and hair appointment this week.
...watching tons of HBO miniseries I never knew existed.
...feeling like 2015 has a lot to offer.
...dreaming up new recipes to share.
...thinking about finally buying a instant film camera.
...remembering that I need to get a new blog photo taken.
...spending too much time playing Wii, but not regretting it.
...loving this lipstick every weekend.
...writing and scheduling blog posts like mad.
...trying to buy less clothes, and rethink the clothes I already own.
...feelings oddly content with life right now, and happy about it.

Lately...

Lately I've been...

...wearing this Essie nail polish nonstop.
...deciding that I just want to wear heels, so I bought these and these.
...loving the new-found confidence I seem to be feeling.
...breaking out my socks and tights since the weather has changed over.
...fighting chapped lips with Carmex and homemade lip exfoliant.
...eating way too many bags of Pizza Goldfish while at work.
...swooning over my custom-made desk that was delivered last night!
...drinking stouts and pumpkin beers like it's my job.
...planning out some bedrooms DIYs.
...watching my way through season 6 of Parks & Rec and still loving it.
...feeling like my apartment is starting to come together.
...awaiting the bedding of my dreams to arrive at my door.
...(probably) having wayyy too much fun on the weekends, and loving every minute of it.

Summer Lately

Lately I've been...

...Listening to New Classic from Iggy Azalea and Riptide by Vance Joy on repeat.
...Dreaming about this Max Wagner Photograph for my new apartment. Big size.
...Snacking on hummus almost every day after work.
...Struggling with decorating my new space.
...Hoping to get down the shore again before summer is over.
...Loving this summer more and more.
...Getting used to my new commute, which makes my life so. much. easier.
...Learning to live without air conditioning.
...Thinking a lot about DIYs, but not having the energy to complete any.
...Going to the movies more. Recently loved Begin Again and Obvious Child.
...Feeling more and more comfortable in crop tops and high-waisted shorts.
...Needing to get my car washed badly.
...Spending this week on the beach & celebrating the summer with friends.
...Loving my new clogs and my older clogs.
...Planning more vacations in my head. I have such a travel bug right now.
...Realizing I'm in a really good place right now.

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Spring Lately

Lately I've been...

...thrilled to have finally found an apartment that's quirky and feels like a fresh start.
...purging my closets and drawers in preparation.
....wishing I was reading more.
...loving the warmer weather and longer days.
...dreaming about decorating a new space and buying new things.
...getting back into flea markets.
...finally wearing these clogs (but in tan) and not caring how tall they make me.
...but hoping someone will buy me these to add to the collection.
...excited to be soon living within walking distance of a little weekend farmer's market.
...considering selling my beach cruiser (which I can't transport) and buying a new bike.
...dreading the actual moving day.
...working on being a better friend.
...putting off getting my hair colored, even though I think about it everyday.
...eating hummus like it's my job.
...ordering new things from ModCloth almost every other week. (oops!)
...making lists of new DIYs and recipes, but feeling too lazy to complete anything (also oops!)
...setting my hair with a curling iron almost every weekend, and realizing I look pretty good!