Sunday

me and my cinnamon cape!*


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Good day song birds, and quiet lambs.. It's a beautiful day for breath. The sky has no hue, only reflections of  incident light.  The clouds are spilling baby snow onto the hillsides, pavement, and steeples.      The snow flakes are rendering the world beautiful...  And I'm feeling thankful for these heart beats..

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For my belly, I'm having a banana sprinkled in brown sugar, and a cup of hazelnut coffee.
For my ears, I'm listening to Bon Iver "and here we are rebuilding roads, right by roosting towns.
it's just like the love -the one that's never been enough...."
For my eyes, I'm pondering one slumber nap.
I'm sleepy, but I'm happy.

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I've got hazelnut coffee filling my senses, and snowflakes dancing on my cinnamon cape. During this photo shoot, the winds of winter froze my legs, and tinted my skin pink. When I spoke, or sang to the naked trees,  gauzy clouds formed.  This photo shoot belongs to the top ten of my favorite photo shoots.  It may have been cold, but my spirits felt warm... and I danced... and sang.. and laughed my way through the pictures. I'm also wearing one of my favorite articles of clothing. My cinnamon cape, found in Value village for less than $5  Hopefully it can remind you of sweet cinnamon flavors..      

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Today is precious. Just as yesterday was, just as tomorrow will be. Precious for the breathings, and sounds, and feelings, and sights.  Just for the sun to rise, and the snow to crawl, just to feel wakefulness makes all of our days precious... Today is sunday, the last sunday my heart will beat through a 17 year old's body.
By law, it is the last day my feet will walk as a child.. 

Tomorrow is my birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Exclamation marks express my enthusiasm )
My eighteenth birthday! The year that I grow wings. The year I walk alone, sign my own name, pay my own fare, drink my own drink.. I'm setting my alarm for 7 am, dressing in flowers, curling my hair, painting my lips bubblegum pink, and walking out the door happy.

All day, I will be eating sweets, like caramel corn and apple pie. Hopefully from the over-consumption of sweet things, I'll be able to be just as sweet... keeping spoiled birthday girl at bay..

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In an attempt to make a Merry Christmas video for my followers, I ended up just taking silly videos for you...they belong to the bottom of this post.. I hope you enjoy them despite my awkwardness in front of video-cameras, I'm much more a photo-camera kind of gal...

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 bananas, bon iver, birthdays, hazelnut coffee, cinnamon capes,  and winter wonderland..
All is beautiful.
 
Now I'm off to look at the December catalogs of my favorite online stores... I'm inspired to look at fabrics, and structures, and cloth, and outfits... all while secretly adding to my birthday/christmas wishlist........
   LOVE TO ALL !!!

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 Kisses !!





What I'm wearing:
Cape from Value Village $5
Black Pants- H&M $20
Shoes- Value Village $10 

55 comments:

  1. It's so nice to hear such a lovely person has such a lovely voice! Your smile in your videos are adorable, and extremely contagious. Lots of Birthday wishes from this blogger! :)

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  2. loving your cape!

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  3. Anonymous12.12.10

    Seriously.. Each post you look more beautiful. I think it must be because your birthday is soon. You are growing up! From a cute girl with high hopes, to a gorgeous woman

    this is my favorite photo of you ever
    maybe its because your videos make me want to be right next to you :)

    doll<3333333

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  4. Anonymous12.12.10

    Your lips always look bubblegum pink. I really like the lipstick you wore and this cape is magical like you and your voice I could go onnnnnn

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  5. It 's just gone midnight over here so:
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!
    And now that you're officially adult you should know: Growing up is for kids ;)

    Have a most brilliant birthday :)
    Love that cape btw- you look gorgeous

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  6. Stunning poncho *_*
    Love it!

    xx
    Marc

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  7. Anonymous12.12.10

    The cape suits you with that flowing hair;)

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  8. gorgeous cape! And happy early bday :)

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  9. You are so so cute!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  10. I love your cape & your turban! Cute cute cute!

    KF x

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  11. That cape is amazing! I am so jealous, what a good find! The details on it are exquisite. And happy birthday for tomorrow!

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  12. You're such a cutie! And yay birthday!
    big kiss,
    Lula

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  13. first, love the cape! (my search continues), second that headband rocks! and lastly, snow, i am totally jealous as I live in Miami and have to travel to see snow :( and even then it's not guaranteed :).

    PinkPopMash

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  14. Nice thrift find in that cape! I had seen a big long cape at the VV myself, but they were asking around $15 and I seem to have trouble spending more than $10 on any one item haha...

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  15. Cape for $5?!?! You are AMAZING! Beautiful post. All the best wishes on your birthday tomorrow!

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  16. $10 for those boots?! What is this Value Village and why don't I have one?

    They are marvelous, keep it up. I hope you will check out my blog and follow:

    http://BeMineStarEyes.blogspot.com

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  17. Anonymous12.12.10

    You are beautiful

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  18. Carter Felker Real Life Boyfriend12.12.10

    I'm reading with amy literally right next to me she is so beautiful! AND MY LOVER YAAAAYYY BIRTHDAY DON"T GO SHOPPING LONG WITH MOM AND EAT TO MUCH SUSHI BECAUSE IT DOESN"T MIX WITH BOOZE.

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  19. Happy birthday darling! I hope you get everything you wish for.

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  20. Happy birthday darling! I hope you get everything you wish for.

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  21. love the cape!
    love the vids you're adorable!
    x
    thatgirlfromhk.blogspot.com

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  22. happy birthday~!
    and love your cape so much:)))

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  23. Anonymous13.12.10

    That cape is just gorgeous x

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  24. hey! I saw your coment and I came here. I felt in love with your blog. You have such a great style. I'm following. I hope you do it to
    thenks for visiting :)
    xxxx
    ulifestyle.blogspot.com

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  25. You are about 28 different kinds of adorable. I'm super jealous of your cape! Happy early birthday!!! :)

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  26. Wow. U look just way too cute! Love u'r blog!

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  27. u look amazin dear!

    lovely cape:)

    kiss

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  28. love your cape! thanks so much for your sweet comments on my blog. im glad you stopped by. i love your blog and now im following. you have great style and are really beautiful. cant wait to look as more of your older post! visit again soon

    Happy Birthday!!!

    xoxo Monroe

    Fashion Steele NYC

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  29. that cape is just all kinds of beautiful! what a find

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  30. Anonymous13.12.10

    Happy eighteenth goddess

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  31. This cape is perfect!

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  32. I looooove your cape!!! You look too cute Amy! And love the videos :)

    xo Danielle

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  33. i LOVE your cape! it's so cute. the color is perfect and you look great in it!


    love
    sherry

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  34. value village,seriously?????? now i really have to drag you to take me!! happy bday love!!! x

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  35. You're adorable! :)
    And love the cape.

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  36. that cape was made for you, you look positively adorable in it. I just found your blog today and thinks its super cute. Consider me your new follower

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  37. wow, this cape is really perfect! I love it so much. and it was only 5$? great!
    X

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  38. Anonymous15.12.10

    Following your blog now- <3

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  39. Your voice is so cute! And I love this cape..cant believe you found it at VV. Such a good find!! Merry christmas love bug. x

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  40. oh..amy love your cape....you look terrific in it....esp when you turned around in it...heeehheee....
    you are too cute in the video...hope to see more vids of you soon enough..
    and happy belated birthday...!!!!
    bisous...(can't wait to be eighteen)

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  41. It was so cool to see you in a video !! Happy Birthday dear (a bit late i guess) <3

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  42. I really love your cape! and your so pretty! Im following you now ! :)

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  43. I can't believe that cape is from Value Village! What a find!!! Oh how I miss Value Village. It's a vintage mecca. Looks a-m-a-z-i-n-g

    www.iheartcocoon.com

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  44. Great find! Love it and that head piece is to die for! Great look all together and blog too!

    http://themessenger-bag.blogspot.com

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  45. lovely! love all of your pics. how pretty you are!
    wanna follow each other? if you dont mind :)

    diva

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  46. The color of your cape suit your skin tone, you look really good wearing it!

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  47. you're beautiful ! love tha cape !
    xxx
    http://lejournaldalexandra.blogspot.com

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  48. I want a cape...yours is so unique and i love the fringe detail.

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