Plan – First, sorry for being so quiet around here these days. I’m in a bit of a rut. After I shared my big news, I’ve been struggling with how I want to move forward, where I want to take IBC, all that good stuff. Ultimately it’s a decision I need to make, but I love you and value your opinion so I asked for your input via social media today. What would you like to see on Inspired by Charm? More of … ? Less of … ? If you haven’t already done so, please share your thoughts in the comments.
Eat – Post cruise, I’m attempting to be more conscious about what types of foods go into my body. Healthy is always a good option, right? On Friday, I roasted some asparagus, yellow squash, and red onions for dinner. I just drizzled all the chopped veggies with some EVOO, sprinkled on a bit of salt and pepper, and popped it in the oven at 400 degrees F until tender. It was the perfect dinner. Though, it would have been a lot healthier if I had not chased the meal with a bottle of white wine. Yes, an entire bottle.
Watch – After dinner, my white wine and I finally watched The Perks of Being a Wallflower. I’m not sure if it was because of the wine, but the movie was fantastic. Some of you may have seen me tweeting a few of my favorite quotes. I cried like a baby at the end, but it was the good kind of cry. The movie is definitely worth watching so be sure to check it out.
Shop – On Saturday my Mom and I did some shopping. I know I mentioned it before, but you seriously need to get to Target to check out their Threshold line and the new spring line from Nate Berkus. Fabulous stuff! I’ll be sharing my purchases soon.
Freak Out – Speaking of Nate Berkus – I instagrammed a picture of this beautiful gold-dipped bowl and tagged him in the post. Literally, an hour later he liked the post. Biggest fan-boy-freak-out moment ever. Therefore, March 9, 2013 will be officially known as “The Day Nate Berkus Liked My Instagram Post.” I should also mention that on Sunday he retweeted a tweet from Target I was tagged on. This is why I love social media. Also, did you know his show is off the air? Devastating news. Looks like I need to cross that dream off my list.
Wear – I fell in love with this look from Express. I have the button down and t-shirt, but was super disappointed that the red pants are no longer available. Now, I’m on the hunt. What do you think of bright colored pants for men?
Listen – Sunday I did a lot of lazing around. In an attempt to focus, I did take some time to listen to a few recordings of After the Jump. These are radio programs from the fabulous Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge. They offer really solid advice about finding your voice, becoming your brand, and being present. The programs run about 20 – 30 minutes, but they are invaluable and free.
Snuggle – I also managed to get this admittedly adorable shot of me and Sebastian. A moment to cherish, right?
Hope you had a super weekend. What new things did you find or do?