friday favorites

1. Reads

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I started this book a year and a half ago (that says a lot about how much I like reading) but I’ve decided to get back into it.  My eyes really need a break from staring at a computer screen all day and this really is a fascinating book! I studied abroad in Paris and even though it’s set in the past (following Jackie O), reading about the city of lights brings me right back to the tiny purple apartment I shared with a sweet older french woman. I could see the Eiffel Tower from my window and it was truly a dream–reading this book takes me right back there.

Oh, Paris.

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2. Eats

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Candy corn and peanuts. Enough said. Don’t knock it til you try it!

3. Music

So much good music lately! Thank goodness the radio is starting to change it up a little. Have you noticed how the same six songs just keep playing over and over? I was going a little crazy!

4. Buys

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My whole life I never cared much about fashion (school uniforms allowed us to pretend fashion didn’t exist), but recently I’ve been really into it.  I had an Express coupon so I picked out a few fun pieces for fall.

5. Things to look forward to

  • Kellie’s birthday party in the city tonight! A big group of friends is getting together and taking a trolley all around the city. It should be a blast!
  • Flag football on Saturday.  Zman’s team might need me to play, which would be so much fun! That’s not to say I would’t enjoy sipping on a pumpkin spice latte from the sidelines, but I haven’t played since high school gym class and I love flag football.
  • Pizza.  The best weekend tradition a Chicago girl could ever ask for.

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Have a great weekend!

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  • What’s something you’re looking forward to this weekend?
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