Monday, July 23, 2012

currently.

 dress: base exchange / lace cover-up: belk / garren wedges (last season): Blowfish Shoes / fringe with benefits belt: c/o Kintage / earrings: c/o Le Mode Accessories 

obsessing over: Christian Bale. not like he is a brand new obsession or anything. i fell in love with him when he took the role as Laurie in one of my all-time favorite movie (and book!), Little Women. but after going to see The Dark Knight Rises last Friday, i definitely got the urge to pull out all of my Christian Bale movies - from the other two Batman movies, The Swing Kids, Newsies, and of course, Little Women. *swoon*

working on: i carry a notebook around with me where i go, and lately, i've been jotting down a ton of ideas for writing projects. this excites me because writing is my first love - even before sewing and fashion. and lately, i've gotten the urge to dive back into writing - more of it than normal. whether or not these essays or writing pieces show up on the blog, i'm just excited to get them all out on paper. 

thinking about: like most of the world, Friday's news headlines of the movie massacre shook me up. we had the news on for most of the morning, and then around 11:00ish, i couldn't handle it anymore. i fought back the tears hearing about all the victims, reading this blog post, and then thinking about all the families and loved ones directly affected by this senseless, violent act. i honestly am still processing my thoughts from this and most likely will be writing a separate post on it. it's something i know that i need to write out to help me think through it. so stay tuned! 

listening to: no shame but Justin Bieber's Believe cd continues to be replayed. i also love me some Foster the People and Regina Spektor's newest album. 

watching: Vampire Diaries continues to grow into a dangerous addiction to my well-being. in other words, i keep pushing the bedtime to after 1:00am. i have been going strong with about 3 episodes plus a night. i can't stop! i need to know where is Katherine?!

eating lots of: vanilla yogurt and granola has been meeting my cravings as of late. oh! and Mickey D's vanilla ice-cream cones have made a comeback in my life. 

wishing: for August to be here because of some exciting happenings *hopefully* making their appearances during these last few days of summer. oh, the suspense! *wink*

what about you, friend? make your own list in the comments, or create a post and leave me the link so i can see! 

this post was inspired by the currently feature over at danni's blog, sometimes sweet

much love.
{happy tuesday, friend.}

p.s are you Bree Holloway (#18) 'cause you won The Saturated Canary giveaway?! shoot me an email at muchloveilly at gmail dot com to claim your $50 Modcloth gift card, so that you can start shopping the summer away! congrats to Bree and thank YOU, Kristina for a marvelous giveaway! 

27 comments:

  1. Your dress is stunning, as are you! Hope you're having a lovely day friend! :)

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  2. I went to the midnight showing here Friday morning; the shooting happened about the time we were leaving this theater. Very tragic the evil that is rampant.

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  3. I work from home & keep Vampire Diaries on while I work. I'm about a quarter of the way through season two. CAN'T STOP, WON'T STOP.

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  4. I absolutely LOVE what you are wearing. I keep wearing amazing things about Vampire Diaries. I need to watch it for myself!

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  5. I fell in love with Christian Bale on Newsies and Little Women too. Especially ... well, especially both. :) GOODNESS that guy is attractive.

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  6. Love the belt, so cute!

    Carly
    www.lipglossandcrayons.com

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  7. Yes! Christian Bale! He makes an awesome Batman and i loved the trilogy (i wasn't to see DKR again), but he'll always be Jack Kelly to me. Have you seen Equilibrium? A lot off people don't like it because of the stylistic similarities but i liked it. It's really more like Fahrenheit 451. Reign if Fire is good too.

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  8. Working on: My upcoming CD:)
    Obsessing over: The beach
    thinking about: my future
    listening to: currently i'm digging worship music.
    watching: I don't do much t.v. :)
    eating lots of: carbs. yikes!
    wishing: for my crush to notice me... sigh:)

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  9. hi ilene! :D i love this post series, waiting for the next "currently" post by you! and here is mine: http://ginfragont.blogspot.com/2012/07/currently.html

    hope you have a nice day! <3

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  10. Hello Illy! You really inspired me to make a similar one, so here it is:http://www.littledailymiracles.com/2012/07/currently.html I really hope you'll take some minutes and read it!

    Happy Tuesday to you too! Xo

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  11. you look adorable friend!!! i love your little lace cardigan~!!

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  12. funny story, I was never that fond of Christian Bale in Little Women; I mean, I liked him okay, but there was no swooning. now, though, I just adore him! we went to see Batman last night, and I loved it. of course, my husband had to point out that he's old enough to be my father... but that's beside the point. ;)

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  13. Awww... Laurie! Newsies! Swing Kids! I love me some old school Christian Bale.

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  14. Love the outfit - the wrap is perfect with that dress! And you can't go wrong with a McD's vanilla cone. :)

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  15. AHhh TVD ;) Love that show. I watched about 15 episodes in one weekend.. Yea I know.

    NOW if only netflix would add season 3, I would be one happy camper :)

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  16. Aw, you look adorable. I love this dress on you. I'm also a HUGE fan of McDonald's vanilla cones - they are so yummy and really low-calorie. I used to eat them constantly when I was on my diet! xo

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  17. YES Little Woman! Laurie! Seriously have seen that movie 100 times. :]

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  18. You look gorg! I totally didn't realize Christian Bale played Laurie until you mentioned it. I've watched that movie dozens of times and never noticed. No wonder I kept asking my husband what other movies Christian Bale has been in because he looked so familiar.

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  19. Freaking LOVE Little Women and I think I've watched that movie about a hundred times or so. I've even made the fella watch it a few times. Everything about it just makes my heart swoon.

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  20. Have you seen Christian Bale in American Pyscho. That movie RUINED him for me =-/

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  21. Well, now you have me craving McNuggets and a Mcflurry. Sigh.

    I freakin love that dress on you. And Little Women is my all time favorite movie!

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  22. That fringe belt is absolutely amazing! And omg, Christian Bale will forever be my Laurie. *swoon*

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  23. i LOVE this outfit! so pretty!

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  24. You look STUNNING, and I love your list! I've been trying really hard to carry around a notebook with me as well! I feel like so many ideas and thoughts just slip by because I don't have a notebook to write them down in! Excited to see what exciting happenings you have going on friend! XO

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  25. you are beautiful! love this outfit on you!

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  26. I am so in love with Bieber album. I was like a little girl when I saw him perform on the Teen Choice Awards and also when I saw the snippet for the As Long As You Love Me video. I'm so embarrass now that I have admitted it.

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