Hellooo Weekend!

Friday makes me happy. Very happy. I always start my weekend with a to-do list a mile long and, always, inevitably, make very little progress on it. So busy am I with doing the things that I don’t have time for that, well, I don’t have time for them still. But whatever, there’s always next weekend, right??

What I’m Reading this Weekend:

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Not my edition. But it’s so pretty that I may have to acquire it for my bookshelf…

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen. Having recently read Evelina by Frances Burney (Miss Austen’s predecessor, whom I’ve already blogged about), I thrilled to see a reference to it in Northanger Abbey, something I had never noticed before (and I’ve visited this book multiple times!).

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Diary of A Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield. So far an enjoyable story of a British family straddling modernity and tradition in the 1930’s and written in humorous, journal-like snippets.

My Shopping Plans

I plan on picking out a new fall fragrance this weekend. As a horrible decision-maker, I predict that not only will this monumental, life-altering choice take forever to make, but that my nose will have lost all sense of smell at the end of it.

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Jo Malone… and wanting this top from Anthro… and picking out a purse for my mom…

Any place that has a sale! (Did you see that Anthropologie is having an extra 25% off? Wut wut?! See ya in the sale section…)

My lovely mom has a birthday next week. I plan on getting some pretty things for her big day. (Any one else have a mom whose style sense is closely related to your own? Makes shopping so.much.fun!)

Eating and Drinking

Whatever I indulge in this weekend, let me tell you, it will be good. (I don’t work out all week not to enjoy my weekend foods…)

Come back tomorrow for part 2 of Paris! Until then, dear friends… xo

 

 

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5 thoughts on “Hellooo Weekend!

  1. I love Jane Austen! It was years before I ventured to read Northanger Abbey though, since ads and most of the book covers I’ve seen for it made it look so “spooky,” but I finally gave in and thoroughly enjoyed it. (I held off on reading Jane Eyre for years too, for the same spooky-looking-in-the-ads reason, but now Jane Eyre is one of my all-time favorite books.)

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    • Both Jane Eyre and Northanger Abbey are all-time favorites of mine as well! I had almost the same expectations before reading them many years ago and was happily surprised otherwise. Isn’t it funny how we form an impression of a book and then, on reading it, get a pleasurable surprise when it’s not at all what we thought? I have had this happen to me so many times! I am so glad you gave Northanger Abbey and Jane Eyre a try, because they are books that appear dark and spooky, but on reading, are so enjoyable! I find Northanger Abbey such a funny book that it’s hard to know why publishers have never made its covers and ads as lighthearted as the book’s content.

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