Monday, June 4, 2012

currently.

dress: forever 21 / necklace: c/o Le Mode Accessories / shoes (old): c/o Blowfish Shoes 


reading // The Host by Stephanie Meyer. i actually avoided this book for years. and it wasn't because i hated Twilight (don't hate me but even if i'm not a fan of the writing or K-Stewart, i am a huge Edward fan). i think i heard from some itty bitty bird that it was about aliens - and i turned my nose up with the thought, aliens belong in movies, not books. but then i heard there was a movie, which led me to finding out what this book was really about and happened to find a hardback copy of it on sale for $6. an now, i'm slapping myself wondering why in the freaking world i waited this long. absolutely loving the plot, not at all disturbed (yet - only half way through) with the writing. will let you know my thoughts as soon as i'm done!


watching // i actually feel like i'm hardly watching anything this past week since all of my favorite tv shows had to have their season finales happen one after the other. but today i did get back to watching some good ole Bones. i ran out of episodes to watch on Netflix last year and then honestly forgot about Booth and Bonest (sorry, guys). then i was flipping through Netflix today and saw they uploaded all of Season 6 - so in case, you don't hear from me the past couple of weeks, i'll be spending some catch up time with old friends.


anticipating  //some very, uber-exciting good news! *mysterious laugh as the suspense builds*


laughing about //even though i saw the Threw It On the Ground video awhile back, i re-watched it again when Lauren posted it on her blog and cannot stop watching it all over again - or rather ova and ova and ova again! 


listening to //Somebody I Used to Know by Goyte. yeah, yeah. i know this song became a big hit months ago, but i am just hitting replay. i think i am an odd one. songs sometimes annoy me when they first become hits, and then once everyone else is so sick of the song, i find myself turning up the volume and begging the DJ to play it again, please! 


eating //been going through a childhood flashback with chips ahoy original chocolate chip cookies with a tall glass of cold milk. somebody take this box away or come over and help me eat it. it's replaced my oreo obsession - it's that bad. 


working on //normal orders, summer wedding orders (it's that time of year, folks!), and hopefully wanting to squeeze in some brand new designs for the shop


wishing // for the good news to be affirmed that i mentioned above. or another brand new box of chips ahoy cookies and a gallon of 2% milk.  


found this fun post idea via Sometimes Sweet. if you write up your own "currently" post, i'd love to see it so be sure to leave it the comments so that i can check it out, too! 


much love.
{happy tuesday, friend.}

p.s. there are couple of you that have yet to claim their Le Mode Accessories gift card HERE! and if you are Brittany (#89) of Bee Little Queen Blog cuz you just won the adorable Through the Eyes of the Mrs. giveaway! all winners shoot me an email at muchloveilly at gmail dot com. congrats to all the winners and thank YOU, Beth for a stellar giveaway! 

36 comments:

  1. Okay you MUST tweet me when you finish The Host. I read it right after finishing Twilight and I seriously need to reread it before the movie comes out. I really loved it though and I hope Stephenie Meyer continues to branch out.

    And what are you anticipating!?!

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  2. Love the outfit!

    Now I am craving chip ahoys with milk, yum!

    I do that with music too. I hate when a song is played over and over and as soon as it isn't on the radio I start to like it. Funny how that works.

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  3. I love your dress! Anything with animals on it is so pretty! I own the Host but I'm not completely sure if I want to read it or not! You so have to tell us if you like it! :D

    <3 Sharmaine Ruth
    underpeachtrees.blogspot.com

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  4. I've heard great things about The Host as well, but have been hesitant to start reading it. You'll have to give a review once you've finished it.

    Love your dress and it looks perfect with your necklace!

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com

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  5. The Host IS much better than Twilight. I think you'll enjoy it through the end!

    Pretty dress!

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  6. this has got to be one of my favorite outfits of your yet!!

    -hannah

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  7. I love your dress. Tell me I'm not the only one who looked at it, and though "mockingjays!". Lol! :P

    Ooh, can't wait to hear more about that surprise!

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  8. Totally loved the Host! Some days I think I like it better than Twilight. I just wish Stephenie Meyer would write the rest of the Host series!

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  9. i need this dress!!! I've been wanting something with birds on it forever!! did you just get it??

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  10. I am the WORST about songs like that! Sometimes it takes me about 20 listens before I'm like Oh hey that is pretty good. My friends laugh at me because of it.

    PS - I am envious of your hair!!

    I finally joined in on currently: http://adventures-in-amberland.blogspot.com/2012/06/currently.html

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  11. currently reading: your blog lady! uh...just saw the jo totes giveaway.

    whuuuuuuuut. insane.

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  12. You look amazing in Blue, friend!
    I really liked the Twilight books, I liked the movies too... but liked the books better.
    Ive heard the host was good, but have not have time to read it. Im sort of wanting to read the hunger games. Fell in love after I saw the movie... so now I wanna read the books! LOL

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  13. I love Gotye's album. I really enjoyed The Host. They're making it into a movie too.

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  14. what is this anticipating that you talk about? i think it calls for an DM, NOW!! ;)

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  15. I love your dress! It is so fun. The color looks great on you. I totally feel you with the music. It drives me crazy when an artist becomes overplayed. I used to be obsessed with all things Adele and then when she became a smash hit and the DJs started playing her every hour I swear I started turning the the radio off when her songs came on lol.
    http://myfavoritef.blogspot.com/

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  16. nice post.. :) http://lovesimplegreen.blogspot.com/

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  17. I've been looking for a sundress just like this. I can't get enough of them!

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  18. hey you! praying your good news happens!

    also, i watch bones (im only on season 2) while i sew! it's such a weird combo of blood, bones and gore to go with pretty printed fabric but it works!

    (and i can't believe it took me this long to start watching it!!)

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  19. I love this blue color! It is a beautifull choice with your skin color ;)

    Kiss
    Aurélie
    www.lespetitesbullesdemavie.blogspot.com

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  20. Cute dress, and all those things sound like so much fun! I hope your anticipation-topic works out wonderfully :-)
    C Marcia (Sequins)

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  21. Through it on the Ground is one of my favorite SNL skits!
    and wasn't the season finale of Bones great?!

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  22. omgosh! this dress is super duber cute!!! love love love

    ps. i am having a giveaway if you would like to participate :)
    http://redheadeddaybook.blogspot.com/2012/06/giveaway-tuesday.html

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  23. Cute dress! I never knew Stephanie Meyer wrote an alien fiction, definitely going to check that out!

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  24. first, your outfit is so cute! i have a thing for birds! lol..and chocolate chip cookies sound yummy right now!

    ahhhh ok im emailing you !:)

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  25. Loved The Host - it was another one of those books that I was sure I would not like at all and ended up loving!

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  26. aw, let me know what you think of The Host. i saw a preview for it and want to read the book before i see the movie. well, if it's any good ;)
    xo TJ

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  27. Oh my gosh I've been wanting to read The Host! Please let me know how it is when you finish it! :)

    loved this post, lady!

    xoxo
    Dani

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  28. I am in loooooove with your dress girl! The bird pattern is so cute! You just look so pretty Ilene. Also, I still love Somebody I used to know by Gotye! It's so fun to sing along to! :)

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  29. I posted this dress on my blog today!! I guess great minds think alike!! It's one of my new fave finds! New follower!
    xo,
    Shanna

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  30. Loving your "currently" list. I just posted one on my blog!

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  31. You're so pretty! Loving your dress.

    Haha I'm nooooot too sure if I would read the Host. I'm not into sci-fi or stuff like that. Or vampires, haha. I actually didn't even know that she wrote another book, haha!

    oh I was going to check out Bones because it's on netflix! Haha I'm not sure if you saw the ENORMOUS list of shows/movies I wanna watch on my blog but I think it's on there!

    Oooh exicing news! Awesome! haha can't wait tohear what it is!

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  32. Whhhhaaattt is this news!!!!? Dying!

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  33. the outfit is really cute! i love blue's but never seem to find a fun dress in that color. nice pick! glad i found your blog
    xoxo
    ali

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  34. ahahaha, this is so fun! i made one too inspired by you!

    http://ginfragont.blogspot.com/2012/06/currently.html

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