Thursday, January 9, 2014

Snow Speckled

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I've been feeling uninspired lately when it comes to blogging. A combination of the winter blues, taking time off (and not wanting to return to the real world), and... that damn miserable arctic vortex. It's cold, it's dark, and I'm grumpy. November and December were just incredibly crappy, hard-to-bounce-back-from months for me, and as I start out 2014, I've been doing a lot of thinking about the ways in which I need to adjust my life. I've been turning inward, reflecting, and making slow moves towards a more balanced and present mindset. One thing I know I need to do more of is making. Whether it's taking pictures, cooking, or just doing a simple craft, it's so refreshing to sit down and just create something.

I found my camera remote wedged beneath the passenger's seat of my car when we moved. While I appreciate Chris being so willing (sort of willing... kind of willing) to take my blog photos, it was refreshing to take this set myself during my lunch break the other day. I love the excitement of not really knowing how a set of photos will look until I get them up on my computer, there's something fun/exhilarating about the possibility of having to scrap the whole thing.

Wearing: Jacket: Vintage // Dress: Darling // Tights: AA Super Opaque // Boots: Samantha Pleet for Wolverine 1000 Mile (on sale here) // Crystal necklace c/o Unexpected Expectancy // Fringe necklace: Free People // Stone necklace c/o Moorea Seal // Ring: UO // Hat: Tamworth Lyceum