** Friday Finds **

I love November. There’s no shortage of gratitude on social media. The real trick, though, is to actually embody a spirit of thankfulness; to make it a practice each morning and evening to notice the big and small things in our day; to be thankful for the good, and also the not-so-good. Because failures, mistakes, and wrong turns are crucial to the process of becoming whole.

I live for these walks with beans in this gorgeous fall weather!

I live for these walks with beans in this gorgeous fall weather!

Here are a few things that inspired me this week, and I hope they inspire you too: 

This shirt is brilliant. Casual, cozy, and cute! 

I want this sexy little black dress

Making this apple cider cocktail for my next brunch party. Who's coming?! 

Dinner tonight...

On living deliberately. Beautiful! 

Looking forward to reading this book next month: here.  

Quote to live by:

“The world’s otherness is antidote to confusion [and] standing within this otherness — the beauty and the mystery of the world, out in the fields or deep inside books — can re-dignify the worst-stung heart.”
-Mary Oliver

This Week on Instagram:

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Oh, and don't forget to revisit this homemade chicken soup and my Grand Canyon photo journal. :)

Have a great weekend!