December 20, 2010

oh, just a snowy day at the park... ( part 1 )

A few things I learned this weekend:
1. Twenty degree weather is (semi) bearable if the sun is out.
2. Compassion really is one of the best qualities a person can have.
3. Starbucks peppermint white hot chocolate is heaven.
4. There are few things as fantastic as a super witty best friend.
5. Fingerless gloves--although cute--are not so functional.
6. I'm obsessed with cable knit everything... (no, but seriously.)
7. Francesca's Pizzeria on Clark is, well, awesome.
8. Hunter boots are everything they're cracked up to be.
9. Things won't always go as expected... but, yes, you'll survive.

(Photos: my flickr)


wichser studio said... [Reply to comment]

i love the color in those photos! amazing. that last photo of you and adorable:)

i love your last lesson learned..needed it right now.

your blog seems to be my go-to blog for pick me uppers hehe

brlracincwgrl said... [Reply to comment]

These are beautiful photos!

And love the lessons! Completely agree with #3.

Rachael said... [Reply to comment]

I agree with you on number 2 and number 9(especially lately).
I love that you share with people things you learned, and thoughts you have in general. I really identity with a lot of what you're saying, and it's great to see similar viewpoints out there.
Cute white winter hat by the way! Love it.

Kelly said... [Reply to comment]

love the photos! makes me want to go outside and play in the snow.

I agree with 1, 2, 4, 6, and 9! I need to try that Starbucks drink ASAP...I usually get a typical peppermint mocha, but it's time to expand my horizons : )

Ana* said... [Reply to comment]

Those photos are beautiful. You're very beautiful yourself. I absolutely agree with #2 & #9.


Briel79 said... [Reply to comment]

I love the sun flare in that second picture and those are super cute boots! I really want a pair of Hunter boots (now that I finally purchased a pair of Frye boots a few months ago. :))

Briel79 said... [Reply to comment]

BTW, where did you get your boots? I don't see them on the Hunter website. Are they older?

Laura Marie said... [Reply to comment]

@Briel79--Those boots are actually Uggs! I bought them last year but I'm sure they have a similar style this year :) I only mentioned Hunter boots because I got a pair this week!

MJ said... [Reply to comment]

Love the lessons from the week :) I wish the rain here could turn to snow...oh well, it's So Cal, what can I expect!?

Nicole Marie said... [Reply to comment]

so so so pretty!! can't wait to be in the snow!

s a m said... [Reply to comment]

Laura, have you seen the Hunter Wellie cream cable knit liners? Someone came into my coffeeshop wearing them last week and I (literally) squealed over them. I think they sell them at saks!

dee said... [Reply to comment]

:/ aw, i bought fingerless gloves and find it very functional! i can move me dear fingers!
i don't know if it's cause my hands are small and my fingers too, ordinary gloves are always too big!

have a wonderful day :)

Betsey said... [Reply to comment]

love this post!! your boots look so warm and comfy!

Antoinette said... [Reply to comment]

What a beautiful blog and a beautiful couple!!