Saturday, August 11, 2012

Raised Right

With the announcement of Ryan as Romney's running mate, I'm more excited about this fall than ever. Fall has always been my favorite season, specifically November, my birthday month. But this year, November is going to be even more exciting because ladies and gents.. it's an election year. (which you should know unless you've literally been living under a rock)

{Ryan and Romney}

{a fall must have for any and all guys I know}
stock up on other gear here

 It's obvious which side I fall on, but in the off chance anyone would like to discuss why, I'd be happy to share.

 'Til then I'll leave you with a little anecdote from my childhood:

In 1992, Bill Clinton ran against George H.W. Bush; Emily (my older sister) was 5 and I was 2. My parents had been big into the whole political scene, and basically my sister and I kind of just picked up on stuff here and there. We were in another room when the final decision was tallied, and my mom walked in to announce that Clinton had won. Instantly, my sister and I started crying.

Needless to say, we were...

Thursday, August 9, 2012

nail envy

Anyone who knows me knows I have a minor obsession with nail polish and painting my nails; so, here are a few of my new addictions.


{dark red}

{glitter + multi-color}

{simple white}

{dark grey}

{white + glitter}


Thursday, August 2, 2012

Delta, Delta, Delta, can I helpya, helpya, helpya?

Being that I've been born and raised in Memphis, the northern-most point of the Mississippi Delta, it's always fascinated me. From the floods and factories, to the farms and agriculture--it's just interesting to me.

As some of you might recall, I went "country" last fall and had my first true taste of Delta-life. While parusing the Memphis magazine website today, I stumbled upon a new treasure.

{buy it here}

This book is now added to my ever-growing "need to read" list, and it should be on yours too. Don't take my word for it though, Memphis agrees with me.

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