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This Week's Top 10

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1. 3 New York Baristas Spill the Deets on Tips, Regulars and Oat Milk // I read this article on Man Repeller on Wednesday morning and could hardly wait to share it. I find baristas fascinating. Maybe it's a stereotype, but baristas always strike me as down to earth and genuine people, and I absolutely loved this article. Truly one of the best I've read in a while-- check it out!


3. The Everygirl editors shared their favorite items from Trader Joe's and not a single one coincides with my personal faves! IMO, next time you're in Trader Joe's, you cannot leave without the cruciferous crunch salad mix, white truffle potato chips, or butternut squash soup. What's your favorite TJ's item?! By far it's my favorite place to grocery shop and I'm always looking for inspiration (I've gotten so lazy and literally eat the same exact things everyday, haha).

Mid-Semester Recap



With the second wave of midterms finally behind me and Thanksgiving just next week, the end of this semester is creeping up so quickly! For the last couple of weeks I have been swamped with exams, papers, and projects in all five of my classes, so I thought it would be nice to do a little life recap now that all of that is behind me. I shared another small recap a few weeks ago, but I think this kind of post is so fun to look back on, so I'm just going to go ahead and do another ;)

Gift Guide: For the Girl Who Has Everything


It's gift guide season!!! I absolutely love getting into the holiday spirit (who doesn't?!) and I'm so excited to start listening to Christmas music and shopping for all of my friends and family after Thanksgiving next week. I got a little too excited to share gift guides, so I'm starting a little early, but I figured that's better than starting too late! My roommates and I all worked together to create this year's repertoire of gift guides (I love them and so grateful they were excited to help me!), so you can be assured that these gifts are all approved by multiple highly selective, particular, stylish girls ;)
 Up first, one of my favorites: the gift guide for the girl who has everything!


A Perfect Red Sweater



By now I feel like I've shared this sweater so much (here and here for example) that it's only appropriate to dedicate a post to it. These photos are probably my favorites I've taken this semester, so I couldn't go without sharing them! I also felt this outfit is a fitting Thanksgiving outfit idea, especially relevant given yesterday's post. I didn't used to like the color red at all, but since transferring to UW where the colors are red and white, I pick up pieces in red whenever I can, and this sweater is by far my favorite red-colored piece I own.




Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas




How is Thanksgiving next week?! I'm so excited to spend the holiday in Boston this year with my dad's side of the family. Although my brother is abroad and neither of my parents are coming along, I know I'll have such a fun weekend in New England with my aunts, grandma, and cousins. I can't wait!

October Favorites


I love Octobers. Fall is probably my favorite season, and I associate it most with October. It went by crazy fast this year between midterms and spontaneous trips home, but it was definitely a fun month while it lasted. Fall semesters are always a good time with game days each Saturday, and it's hard to believe we had our last one (besides Thanksgiving weekend, but most of us won't be here!) this past Saturday. Here's what I was loving in October:

This Week's Top 10


1. Happy Friday everyone!!! I hope you all had a fun Halloween week and are starting to get excited about the holidays too now that it's November! Speaking of holiday... the gift guides are going to start soon! Is there anything or anyone in particular you're shopping for?

2. What did you dress up as for Halloween? I shared a recap from the Halloween party I went to last weekend in a blog post here, and then I dressed up again as a tennis player on Tuesday night when we went out for Halloween at school.

3. Also on the blog this week I shared a ton of pieces I'm currently loving from ASOS.