Where I’ve Been – An Update

So….yes. I haven’t posted anything in about a month. Which I think is alright sometimes. My actual job has been getting a lot busier now that we’re coming close to the end of the year, which stresses me out to no end. I’ve been really unfocused and unmotivated to post just about anything, but I’m starting to get excited again. Mainly because Christmas is upon is, and I’m VERY VERY thrilled to be participating in Blogmas this year.

Blogmas!

I’m one of those people who starts listening to Christmas music as soon as November 1st hits. It’s always been my favorite time of year, since I was a child, really. So needless to say, I’ve been prepping for Blogmas (ALREADY, yes), for the past week or so.

And I think that’s it! I’ll be keeping up with posting about once a week now that I’ve had a needed break, and I’ll keep getting more excited ABOUT BLOGMAS! WHAAAAT.

An Autumn Mood Board + A Playlist

Call me basic if you will, but there’s nothing I love more than the autumn season. Also the actual word ‘autumn’. I wish we used that word here in the States, rather than ‘fall’. It sounds so much more poetic.

I wish I could take a walk in the morning with the crisp air, my shoes crunching on leaves, and the feeling like you’re the only person awake. Or to snuggle in a warm blanket while it gently rains outside, sipping on hot cider and reading a good book. I wish I could wear all of my favorite sweaters, boots, and scarves without sweating like a pig.

I wish all of these things, and yet…global warming is giving us 80 degree days in the middle of October. The fact that my favorite season is slowly becoming non-existent has me feeling very depressed. Anyone who knows me well knows that summer is my least favorite season. I detest being hot, the sun hates me, and I’d much rather wear a sweater than a tank top. While I enjoy the IDEA of summer, in reality, it’s most definitely not for me. Now, I could make an entire post just about global warming (how some people STILL think it doesn’t exist is beyond me), but I don’t want this post to be about that.

Instead, I’ve carefully created (with the help of Pinterest) a selection of images that reflect what I really wish was my reality right now. I’ve also been cultivating a Spotify playlist filled with songs that, to me, put me in a very autumnal mood (which you can find below).

Playlist

Mood Board

All images are from Pinterest, and you can click here to find where they’re originally from.

The Best Lip Colors for Fall – Two Might Be Surprising!

Fall is my favorite time of year…for lip colors (and basically everything else too, let’s be honest). There’s something about a berry or dark red that really puts me in a good mood. And the fact that darker colors really pop against my super pale skin is a plus, too.

Today I’m sharing the best lip colors I’ve come across for the fall season. They’re all mostly on the darker side, with a couple of exceptions…

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All the Books on My Fall Reading List

There’s really nothing more that I like during the fall season than sitting with a good book and a warm cup of something. I never plan on reading any books in particular during any particular season. The only exception? I always read Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone during Christmas. I’ve just always done it since I was a kid.

Today I’d like to share with you all of the books I’ll be (trying) to finish this fall. AKA just all of the books I’ve unnecessarily bought over the summer.

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