Monday, November 10, 2014

october favorites

(yes, I know we're well into November, but this is how I roll)

reading - I finished the Lord of the Rings trilogy while I was on vacation, which was something I'd been meaning to do forever and hadn't found the time for. I finished a curriculum that had a bunch of good classics (or just good solid books in general). The last one I read was Alas, Babylon, which I thought I would hate, but it was prob one of my favorites from the whole year. I also read/skimmed through a bunch of plot structure books to prepare for National Novel Writing Month (which is now, yikes).

watching - I read more, so I didn't watch a ton of movies, but I did watch Return of the King after reading the book. It was long, but good. That's pretty much all of the movie watching I did, but I've been liking random vlog channels on youtube. For some reason I find other people's night or morning routines entertaining . . . no clue why, I'm weird.

listening - I went through a huge country phase and so Tim McGraw was playing a lot. (I think I listened to "Highway Don't Care" every single day.) The last week of October we were in Florida and I always end up listening to Owl City's more upbeat songs then. They just fit. Colbie Caillat's "Try" was on repeat a lot, I needed to hear that more.

wearing - I really like wearing short skirts or dresses with leggings. It's super comfortable and jeans can be so uncomfortable sometimes. The best thing is when you find that the skirt has pockets. When I was on vacation I was wearing t-shirts and shorts everyday. good stuff.

eating - So I've been loving (not that I ever haven't) the new fall menu where I work. We have this chicken curry salad, grilled sandwiches, and pumpkin chili. Eggs have been on the menu a lot at our house -- all the chickens starting laying at the same time so it seems like we eat eggs every meal.

drinking - Black coffee was the thing for me in October. And iced green tea.

This was kinda a last minute thing, but I'm planning on making next month's better. I've been writing a lot for National Novel Writing Month so yeah, this was kinda rushed.

What have you all been loving this October? any favorite random things?


  1. i love reading posts like this! and I drank so much black coffee in October too, also pumpkin chili sounds like the bomb.com. I have to find a recipe for that. also owl city for the win. ;)

  2. You watched Return Of The King! :D What did you think? I lovvvvvve Highway Don't Care - Colter makes a strange face every time I put it on though. Lol How's Nano going for you? Anna says you've been writing a lot - which is more than I can say. I'm only at 10k. :-/


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