Tuesday, September 25, 2012

let's talk about.

 floppy hat, vest, white tee: Forever 21 / jeans: american eagle / pink oxfords: c/o Bait Footwear / lipstick (moxie): c/o Radiant Cosmetics

let's talk about...
how floppy hats are a must this season.
that i never get tired of this black vest (or making goofy faces).
and that pink oxfords should stick around all year long.

let's talk about...
the fact that there is nothing in the world like sour patch watermelons 
(other than the original sour patch kids, of course).
how this season demands a constant stock of apple cider and candy corn.
that lately i've been craving a Five Guys burger and some of their fries, dipped in hot sauce.

let's talk about...
the excitement i have over the DVD release of The Avengers.
how my personal rule of one Vampire Diaries episode a night is continually being broken.
how i'm still (sadly) in a reading rut - any recommendations for a good book?

now your turn! what do you want to talk about, friend?
grab a mug of caramel apple cider and let's chit-chat!

much love
{happy wednesday, friend.}

p.s. are you Sydney (#1) of Bravo Coconut 'cause you just won the For Lauren and Lauren giveaway! shoot me an email at muchloveilly at gmail dot com with your mailing address and your choice of necklace so that we can get your goodies to you ASAP! congrats to Sydney and thank you Katie for a fantabulous giveaway! 

36 comments:

  1. Love the outfit and the faces! <3

    ooh, now you made me want sour patch kids (or watermelons!)

    Anne of Green Gables, ever read that series? It's a really good Fall one, I think...
    But then again, reading, to me, is a fall thing... ;)

    xoxo,
    Rachel Nicole @ Summer Breeze

    rachyracheshobbycorner.blogspot.com

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    1. YES! i loved Anne of Green Gables - the books, movies, and the tv series! i might have to re-read those books. they are SO good!

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  2. Ilene! Check out books by Jessica Warman! Do it!

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  3. APPLE CIDER. YES TO THAT! I absolutely love your outfit! :)

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  4. Girl you are gorgeous! And I love the hat!

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  5. I look like such a dumb goof in floppy hats. Wear yours in good health! You look adorable.

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  6. You are rocking that adorable hat, girl! Love this! Getting so excited for autumn fashion. And YUM to apple cider! :)

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  7. Sweet friend! Reading 2 great books right now - Love Does by Bob Goff & Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin. xoxoxo

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  8. So...you live near me. So....you need to tell me where a Forever 21 is. I don't get out much apparently.

    Let's talk about your cuteness in said floppy hat.

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  9. I'm in a reading rut too!!! I really need a new book.

    Your outfit is adorable! Love the floppy hat and pink oxfords.

    http://shannonhearts.blogspot.com/

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  10. Oh I am completely in love with your blog these days!! You are adorable and I love love love the hat and I must agree with the apple cider thing. It is hands down my favorite fall drink... put that with a delicious warm pumpkin chocolate chip cookie and I think I might die!

    Reading... Oh I've been in quite the rut lately too, haven't seem to have found anything I am totally into. I always seem to go back to my old favorites... Like Outlaws of Sherwood of Beauty by Robin McKinley. Or anything really by her... I HIGHLY recommend her stuff! If you're interested...

    Dawnelle
    justdawnelle.blogspot.com

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    1. you are the sweetest, dawnelle! also thanks for the recs - i will look them up!

      p.s. can we talk about your name? i love it!

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  11. Yea, I broke my TVD rule too. I finished season 1 in like 3 days. It was ridiculous :P lol


    OOOOHHHHH Have you read Shatter Me??? Read that first or Beautiful Creatures ;)

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    1. never read shatter me - will add to my list for sure (esp since you and i have the same taste in books!). already read Beautiful Creatures - good stuff!

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  12. YES, your floppy hat is perfection!
    xo

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  13. you are sooo cute it's insane. :] love the hat + your (new?) design! :D much love, Illy (see what I did there? hehehe)!

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  14. very cute and 5 guys is the best!!

    http://babybakerlove.blogspot.com/

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  15. Let's talk about...how your lips and shoes match, and I'm totally digging it. You look absolutely gorgeous!

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  16. Love your outfit and the pictures. lets talk about how much I LOVE college and LOVE that God is moving and doing things in my life. Lets talk about how its fall and such a beautiful season. or the AMAZING friends God has blessed me with. Let's talk about how I can pray for? <3

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  17. ok i need a floppy hat AND a black vest, STAT!!!

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  18. I think we really need to talk about Five Guys a little more.

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  19. Okay so one of my favorite books ever is The Shadow Things by Jennifer Frietag. <3 So so good. Must read. :)

    And let's talk about those pink oxfords: I really must get a pair. <3

    blessings,
    ~bree

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  20. YES! Sour patch watermelons are where it's AT.

    Girl, I have been lovin' on the 5guys fries lately. It's annoying because I pass it every single night on my way home from work... and it's also a mere 2 minute WALK from my house. Bad news for the hips.

    Have you ever read The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin? It is so good!

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  21. So cute in that hat!! And sour patch watermelons are amaze. Especially at the movies. ;)

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  22. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Ann Barrows... NOW NOW NOW NOW NOW.

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  23. Tu es super jolie ! J Aime beaucoup ton look

    www.leblogdegilberte.over-blog.com

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  24. For books... try these:
    1. The Everafter
    2. Ultraviolet

    I hope this helps. :D

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  25. 1. unbroken
    2. mr. pettigrew's last stand
    3. cold tangerines
    4. the glass castle
    5. books by kristen hannah (quick, easy, emotional reads)
    6. is everyone else hanging out without me? (mindy kaling's book.)

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  26. Just read the book Code Name Verity. So worth it.

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  27. I'm stuck in a reading rut too! It looks like many people are reading Gone Girl. I personally want to read Justin Bieber's mom's book. Don't judge me but I like all things Bieber, lol :)

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  28. Love your eye makeup and lip color
    k at www.beautystyleandgrowth.blogspot.com

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