Quick note: if you're not following me on Instagram, I'm @eewiley. That's the best place to stay current on my life anyway!

I was kind of all over the place this weekend. Socializing, going to class, attempting to get some work done, I did a little of all of it. I actually only have about eight hours of class time left for my degree. That is ridiculously awesome and scary all at the same time.

Since my attention span is only good for about five minutes at a time, I thought it was the perfect time to put a currently post together. Just a little glimpse of my life at the moment. Here's what I'm....

Watching: I have actually gone to the movies twice in the past few weeks. I saw Argo and Skyfall, both of which I would highly recommend. Seriously. Though I will be the first to admit, that I'm not so much a movie critic as I am an enthusiast. That's not to say I'll watch anything. I draw the line at Twilight (sorry all you fans out there, but only partially).

Listening to: The Heist by Macklemore. He's a local hip hop artist who I've loved for a while. And he's exploded this fall. I love how real and honest his music is. Plus he has remained independent throughout his career, which I think deserves mad props. Oh, if you are a thrifter, here's your new anthem (NSFW, there are some swears!):

Planning: All the things I want to bake. (This should read, job hunting, but that would be a lie at this point.) I have plans for sweet potato muffins (I've been looking for easy breakfast options to grab as I run out the door) and chipotle cheddar biscuits with bacon. I spent a small fortune at the store in preparation. Something about fall makes me want to have things in the oven making the apartment smell good.

Thinking about: Job hunting. I really need to dig in and get started, but the prospect is exhausting. I can't really put it off any longer. So tomorrow?

Also, travel. I can't actually travel right now (financially), but oh the places I'd go. It's fun to dream about for someday. What's at the top of your list?

Looking forward to: The holidays. I really enjoy catching up with people, finding just the right gift, making cards, and cooking (as you may have noticed).

Reading: I've actually done quite a bit of reading recently. I think it's the whole avoiding job hunting (can you sense a theme here?). I read Matched and Crossed by Allie Condie, the Promises to Keep series by Shayne Parkinson (set in New Zealand...fun!), and The Perfect Hope, the third in the most recent Nora Roberts series. Now that I've finished all of those, I'm open to suggestions. What good books have you read lately?

Making me happy: Life. Besides the whole job thing, I feel really blessed right now with friends, family, my internship, school, and so much more. Also, I'm blessed by the fact that sweatpants exist. Truth.

On that deep and thoughtful note, I'm calling it a night. It's bedtime.

(At 8 p.m. I'm an old lady. Maybe I'll just go straight for retirement.)


  1. Yay for oven-baked goods! I've become terribly lazy at cooking and baking.

    Also, we're on the same sound wave with music! :)

  2. I really liked Argo! trying to find you on instagram - but struggling, I'm so technology silly sometimes.

  3. i adore you for introducing me to this song, it's awesome :)

  4. I think our next trip will be to Venice, but I also want to go to Spain, where I've been tons of times already, and maybe Austria.. also I love the Canary Islands..

  5. Argo is SO GOOD! I went and saw it Friday night- best movie I've seen in the theaters in a LONG time. I want to also see Flight, but I've heard mixed reviews.

  6. I fall Skyfall too, and I want to see Argo.

  7. I'm gonna follow you on Instagram now just so I can catch up with all your pictures. And I am so ready to travel again. Somewhere far and distant please!

  8. 8 class hours left deserves very sincere congratulations!

  9. Yes, Macklemore. LOVE!
    And definitely looking forward to the holidays too! Can't wait :)
    xo TJ

  10. So funny - I did this post today, totally not knowing you had done this! Ha. Brain twins?

    Love the line about sweatpants. SO TRUE!

  11. Absolutely obsessed with Skyfall!