Friday, April 15, 2011

I'm Going to Need a New Wardrobe...

I need scarves and mittens and gloves and long underwear and layers and sweaters made of fabrics more substantial than cotton.....

I am moving to Michigan. From Arizona. On May 1st. What am I doing?!?!

I feel remiss concerning my lack of posting, but I have been a bit occupied with lots of freaking out, deciding what to pack, freaking out, making lists, freaking out, getting nostalgic, and a little more freaking out. I am excited to live somewhere new...but does it have to be so...new?

The Bf got a promotion, so we are headed to the Detroit area for about 2 yrs.... after which, anything could happen, so there are about a million plans running through my head at any given moment. Most of them concerning wardrobe issues, naturally ;) Anyway, enough of my disjointed sentences, on to the good stuff- pictures! (hehe). Here are a few snaps from my recent visit to the balmy, glamorous town of Detroit:

The view of the Detroit River and Canada from my hotel room


The Renaissance Center (everyone calls it the RenCen)


The Detroit River Walk offered me a brisk jaunt to look at icy waters and the Ambassador Bridge (Hi again, Canada)


Ice? I thought that stuff comes out of the freezer....?


I found some greenery, too, don't worry!


While driving around Royal Oak, I stumbled upon a grilled cheese sandwich at Cafe Muse. Apparently, the peeps at the Oprah Show liked it as much as I did (read here)?

No trip would be complete without shopping (for me anyway) and I found this adorable bee brooch at a vintage shop called Lost and Found.

So there's my news. I should probably get back to packing, but I have some of my favorite blogs to read! Happy Friday to everyone-- have a great weekend!

10 comments:

  1. Congrats on his promotion!!! That sounds really fun. I love moving and I bet you will love it there...Good luck with the packing, sweetie
    Hugs and kisses

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  2. OMG! Elise just gets back and you trade places? :) Enjoy the adventure and don't worry... Everyone will love you.

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  3. New adventures. I wish you all the best. Those aerial shots look great.

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  4. No worries, love -- I can totally help you out on the cold-weather-wardrobe front. Just think about the happy things -- great coats, scarves, and really fantastic sweaters!
    xo Josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  5. oh em gee Congrats to the BF on his promotion! Arizona to Michigan is definitely a whole weather experience but will definitely be an exciting adventure! Wishing you all the best and hope you enjoy your weekend! xo

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  6. Yayy! Congrats to your bf for getting the promotion. This will be a big move - how exciting!

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  7. Good luck! I can't imagine moving somewhere with weather so different than what I'm used to, but I'm sure it will all work out. :) Emailing you back now!

    http://sprinklesinsprings.blogspot.com

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  8. Amazing photos!


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  9. Oh my goodness what a big climate change! But coming from someone who moved halfway across the country as well a few months ago, you're in for a big adventure! I'm so excited for you! xoxo Marissa

    http://happiness-is-the-little-things.blogspot.com/

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  10. What a big move from Arizona to Detroit. I am complaining about NY weather when Detroit has it worse. You will nedd of the layers in the world to keep you warm next winter. Thanks for sharing the photos. I have never been to Detroit, maybe one day.

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