Sometimes it really is the little things that make a difference in your day. I bought this ceramic Iittala mug in Seattle while we were killing time waiting for a restaurant to open. One of those impulse buys (do I *really* need another coffee mug?), but I have loved reaching for this mug every morning to pour my coffee in. The cup feels substantial with a nice weight in my hands and I love the color and subtle pattern.
In my search for a winter mid-weight coat for Miss C this year, I ventured onto the MiniBoden site, a shop that I always dismissed as out of our price range. But with the Gap coat prices creeping upward every year and J Crew prices getting ridiculous, I was surprised to see that the prices were somewhat similar to the Gap if you happen to catch a sale or a coupon code. By the way, long tangent…does everyone know about this? Searching for coupon codes online? Yes. I would say I get lucky 70% of the time, even if it’s free shipping. Anyway, I used one of those found coupon codes to get 20% off my purchase so I bought a bunch of things for the girls. I have to say, when the
Speaking of black (because I don’t have to make excuses anymore for wearing black like I sort of did in high school when my friends’ moms would ask me why I wore black all the time), I bought these jeans and have been wearing them almost everyday. So here’s the dilemma if you’re wearing ankle boots all the time like I am: where do the pants go? Do you tuck them in? Roll them up? Just have them puddle around at the ankles? It’s awkward sometimes (yeah, I know. silly problems). I’ve decided that cropped jeans are the answer. They just end right at the top of the boots so you don’t have to deal with any of that nonsense. Problem solved.