April 16, 2014
Speaking of Violetta... an Oldie Kate Spade OOTD
As you can probably surmise, this outfit is from last month when there was still a lot of snow on the ground. And it isn't the oldest in my backlog of outfits to post...
This semester I have struggled more than ever to balance work and life, leaving the blog to fall low on my list of priorities. My parenting blog has seen one update since Emilia turned 1. And this one hasn't seen much more. Although I still like keeping this space and I really value the small flashes of time I have to catch up with my favorite blogs (linked in my blogroll), my posting has stalled from necessity. For the first time since I began blogging in 2008, I have felt a bit of uncertainty as to whether I should continue with Consume or Consumed. This is a hobby that I continue to enjoy but documenting and contemplating the rationale behind my purchases is no fun if I'm not really coveting much in the first place. I can count on one hand how many Anthropologie trips I've made in the last year and even when I do go I wind up feeling too scatterbrained to offer helpful reviews later.
I will likely reassess things once my semester ends. I'm currently in the thick of end-of-term insanity with a mountain of papers to grade and student emails to answer. Surely that reality is clouding my thinking.
Details (interestingly fairly similar to the last outfit I posted):
Kate Spade Dress
Aqua Cashmere Cardi