Watching// The Following. Staring Kevin Bacon. Woah! Love this show. Have you seen it? Dear lord it's good. I mean, the season premier was mind blowing. It was like wham bam thank you ma'am. Also holy cow there are so many movies coming out that I want to see. Warm Bodies is one and another is Beautiful Creatures. Both are coming out next week and both have books that I've read. Very interested on how they turn out. I usually come out of the theaters loving the movie even if it doesn't completely do justice. To me, no matter what it's thrilling to see a book come alive. Other movies I want to see are; Silver Linings Playbook, Mama, Identity Thief and Safe Haven (only because Julianne Hough is in it and I sort of have a major girl crush on her!) Anything you've seen that you recommend?
Reading// I was in a super reading lull. I have a huge list of books I want to potentially read but nothing was jumping out screaming READ ME. The last book I read was Talisman by Stephan King. Now that book was daunting! It was great don't get me wrong. I really loved it but for me it's hard not to love Stephan King. The number of pages I think got to me and I blame that on my readers block. It's funny how I have a hand full of people that I go to when this situation washes over me a push in the right direction! People that know exactly what I am looking for. I ended up picking up a book called Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi. I love it so far and can't wait to start the second one.
Listening to// The Joy Formidable. Specifically the album that just came out last month, Wolf's Law. I simply adore the album cover too! Swoon. Other than that Tegan And Sara's new album has been on repeat. At first I wasn't sure how I felt about it but then it grew on me. Although, So Jealous will forever be my favorite.
Thinking about// How much being apart from the people you know best can be so hard. Just recently had a conversation with someone who found out that their best friend is moving to another state. I know all too well what she is going through. Even though I wasn't the one watching someone go but the one that was moving across the country, the feelings are one in the same. It's tough stuff and I always sympathize with people that go through it. Whenever I talk about it I get the same sick feeling like it's happening all over again! It doesn't get easier which is an awful thing to say to someone who is going through a move or watching someone leave but I tend to not sugar coat things (well, unless I'm baking). You just take it one day at a time. For me some days are worse than others. I'm famous for slipping into a day of depression when I get nostalgic for home. Most the time when I'm feeling the blues I usually just call my dad or sister. All I know is you have to hold on to the people you love, you never know what comes next. Have you ever gone through someone close to you moving or even yourself moving away from friends and family?
Excited for// This weekend! I've only got a four day work week and I'm super excited about that! Bobby and I are heading up to the Poconos on Friday morning right after we drop our little boy off at preschool. Sebastian will be spending the weekend with his grandparent where he will be loved and of course spoiled. I've collected quite a bit of gear. We bought all the necessary things like; snowboarding jacket & pants, gloves, helmet and all the other little things to keep me warm. However, I'm only just renting a snowboard & boots. We found a place that has kick butt equipment for a reasonable price on our way to the mountains. I'm pretty excited to get on the a board and shred. Best of all my sister in law, Brittany is joining us. She lives in Baltimore so we don't get to see her all that often. It will be nice to spend time with her and have a gal pal to hang out with!
Random// My new Smitten Kitchen Cookbook that I love oh so much. It's really inspiring seeing an ordinary women turn food blogger all because she loves to cook and then put out her own cookbook. I was flipping through the book again last night and admiring the photos. Also loving a new ring, big comfy infinity scarves, my minnetonka boots, slouchy beanies, pretty manicure nails and beautiful nature light.
ps: my "currently" posts have been inspired by Danielle!