Of New Scarves & Silas Marner

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Hello, Friends! How’s it going? Texas finally cooled down and I am feeling so happy. I even wore a jacket – a jacket!!! – this morning (please don’t laugh too hard, those of you lucky enough to live in climates with seasons! 😉 ). I also wore a new scarf from Lily Silk and it felt so good to wear an accessory without sweating. Isn’t the scarf beautiful? It’s wrapped around my wrist as a bracelet in the above photo, but you can see it on if you scroll down. The one I’m wearing is Floral Orange and I have another in Aqua Floral, which you can see below.Read More »

Victoria & Abdul: a Review

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October = Pumpkins!

Happy October, Friends! (Please scroll down for the film review if you want to skip this part). The start of a new month always feels so fresh and promising, doesn’t it? Over the weekend I wrapped up the month-long reading of Wives & Daughters with the loveliest group of readers on Instagram. It was such a pleasure to immerse myself in Elizabeth Gaskell’s novel again, savoring her portrayals of rural nineteenth century life in England. It’s a sweet novel and a most wonderful escape from the busy and complicated modern life. Read More »