taking stock // 01

taking stock

Making : time to get back to blogging.
Cooking : dinner with leftover holiday ham.
Drinking : a generously poured glass of Layer Cake Malbec.
Reading: The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson.
Wanting: a few extra days before Christmas.
Looking: at a new delivery van for the flower shop.
Playing: catch-up.
Wasting: evenings watching How I Met Your Mother on Netflix.
Wishing: all our family and friends lived close by.
Enjoying: sweater weather!
Waiting: for my friend, Laura, to come home for the holidays.
Liking: FaceTiming with my mom.
Wondering: what to get our parents for Christmas…
Loving: “pumpkin magic bars.”  
Hoping: for a successful finale to 2013.
Marvelling: at the kindness of a lady who made a trip across town this afternoon to return my planner that I unknowingly left in a restaurant.
Needing: a little Christmas tree for our living room.
Smelling: Tokyo Milk Bulletproof.
Wearing: pollen-stained skinnies and a Target sweater.
Following: a daunting holiday/year-end checklist.
Noticing: my jeans are tighter than they were last Wednesday.
Knowing: I have so much to be thankful for this season.
Thinking: about going blonder…
Bookmarking: Mandy Moore’s beauty secrets.
Opening: holiday decorations at the flower shop.
Giggling: at Jimmy, Rashida and Carrie’s holiday mash-up.
Feeling: grateful.

Inspired by Sydney, who was inspired by Pip!

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  1. TRIKIMIA wrote:

    Hi! I just found your beautiful blog! Your furry friend is adorable! Happy NEW Year! Teje

    Posted 12.28.13 Reply
  2. I loved this. I did my own version too :)


    Posted 12.14.13 Reply
  3. Juliane wrote:

    I can fully understand your “Wanting: a few extra days before Christmas” and “Wishing: all our family and friends lived close by” contributions. I feel just the same!
    Lovely Post ♥

    xoxo Juliane

    Posted 12.13.13 Reply
  4. Your dog is adorable and your blog is awesome!

    Posted 12.6.13 Reply
  5. urbanpassu wrote:


    Posted 12.6.13 Reply
  6. jbyjuee wrote:

    Reblogged this on fashion.

    Posted 12.4.13 Reply
  7. hofboss wrote:

    Loved this post :) I think I’ll make my own tonight. Thanks for passing on the inspiration!

    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
  8. Lyndsay wrote:

    Keira! Just found your blog and LOVE it. I grew up in a small town in Fl too, so I instantly felt a connection… excited to follow along. :)

    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
    • Hi Lyndsay! I’m so glad you found me so I could find you! 😊 Your blog and photography are lovely!

      Posted 12.4.13 Reply
  9. fattyfair wrote:

    Cool, I will link this post in my blog cause I’d really love to make one in Italian for my readers! Btw: 1. I love your dog 2: I’m wanting a few extra days befone xmas, too!

    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
    • Cool! I think it’s a great way to journal 😊

      Posted 12.4.13 Reply
  10. dorienxo wrote:

    This is such an original blogpost! I am quite new to the whole blog-thing but I think not many have done this, it’s a really great idea of you! ;)

    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
  11. nowwhatnow wrote:

    Love Layer Cake red wine!

    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
  12. Christiana wrote:

    What a great post! Might jump onto the bandwagon with this one… Looks like fun…

    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
  13. Allison T wrote:

    What a wonderful idea! I may partake in this list! It’s the perfect time of year to show what you’re grateful for and what you’re up to! <3


    Posted 12.3.13 Reply
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