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My great mistake, the fault for which I can't forgive myself, is that one day I ceased my obstinate pursuit of my own individuality // Oscar Wilde

Tag: Crema

// lazy Monday wear.

On Monday morning, Allison and I dragged ourselves out of bed for an early breakfast at Crema (THE TOMATO THREE CHEESE QUICHE IS HEAVEN). After breakfast, we visited Cumberland Park for a little fun! Not pictured: the rock climbing attempt and repelling rope. It should be noted that I played with a new lens for these photos! It didn’t go quite as planned. But I did get a few that weren’t blurry out of it!

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Outfit details // Gap Boyfriend fit denim // Dolce Vita blue suede oxfords // T-shirt, hat, & belt thrifted //

// Nashville, a few weeks late.

Recently, I took a couple of mini trips to Nashville. No, unfortunately, they weren’t quite long enough for me to visit Allison (other than a quick hello!), but they were just long enough to get some family time in–on the first trip, I did a cake tasting with my sister and her fiancée and for the second trip, we scoured shops for post-graduation clothing [oh yeah, I’M DONE WITH COLLEGE, YOU GUYS].

First stop on the wedding cake trip–Barista Parlor. Joe had fancy chocolate for breakfast, of course. I had a jam tart.

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For the cakes, we went to Sweet 16th Bakery. We tried several different desserts–the Elvis, a chocolate cake with chocolate frosting, a lemon bar…and to cut the sugar, we had one of their famous breakfast sandwiches and Israeli cous cous salad [menu here].

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And on the more recent Nashville trip–a stop at my beloved Crema just before digging through designer castoffs at UAL. I didn’t carry my camera around for this trip, so I just have a few cell phone shots of the afternoon. We finished out the day with lunch at Silly Goose and a quick stop to see Allison at Eclectic Nashville. You can see photos on Instagram here and here.

It was nice to get a chance to get away from Auburn and Huntsville, even if for just a few hours!

And here it is, blogging again; my shortlist.

Hello all,

What a busy few months it has been! I’ve been camping and from that gained a truly great gradient of shorts tan on my legs and sock tan on my feet; I’ve decided to pick up rollerblading (circa 1990s) for exercising; I’ve taken late-night trips into deep parts of AL that I’ve never seen/heard of; I’ve seen numerous bands and fought the hordes of people at Bonnaroo; I’ve made dozens of bb pies and consumed less coffee than usual (with the exception of my recent trip to Nashville); I’ve plotted stealing a teeny cat to keep in my pocket; I’ve switched to being a vegetarian, which has me eating a lot healthier (with the exception of the aforementioned bb pies); I’ve become… completely out of practice with writing.

Here’s the shortlist–I’ll be seeing Mynabirds at Bottletree this Wednesday. There will be photos to follow. Along with Ninesday posts picking back up (I’m scheduling them as we speak, readers!). My solitude has passed and I’m ready to re-enter the blogging world.

Does everyone go through this type of distance with blogging? At times, I’m so excited to share all of the things I’ve found while bouncing around from blog-to-blog, and other times…I really, really hate writing. And editing/uploading photos. And deciding which parts of my life are worth sharing and which parts should be kept private. Any thoughts?