The Siberian American: Friday Favorites: Spring Obsessions

Friday, April 10, 2015

Friday Favorites: Spring Obsessions

Happy Friday, friends! It’s been a while since I have been able to write a Friday post, so I am glad to be back at it. It’s crazy to think it has already been three weeks since Match Day. We will be moving to Chicago before we know it (yikes!). I will definitely feel much better about the move once we head over there next week and pick out a place to live. Anyways, on to my Friday favorites this week…

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I have today and Monday off. Life has been crazy lately, and this weekend is really busy, so my goal today is to do as little as possible!

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One of my favorite parts of vacation is having more time to read. I am currently reading Dead Wake by Erik Larson about the sinking of the Lusitania (c/o Blogging for Books). I love Erik Larson because he writes nonfiction novels that read like fiction (The Devil in the White City and In the Garden of Beasts are both fantastic reads). Dead Wake is another winner. I didn’t know much about the sinking of the Lusitania before, but I was instantly fascinated by all the details. I am always amazed by his writing and meticulous research.

/ / Three:
I am currently obsessing over fun spring dresses, especially all things light blue, lace, eyelet, and scallop. This dress from Loft is perfection!

/ / Four:
I started going through some of our photos from California, and I am truly thankful Chris and I got to spend such a fun week together in the middle of a stressful season in our lives. I am so excited to share more trip details soon!

/ / Five:
When I am really stressed, I love to paint my nails with OPI’s Pompeii Purple. It’s such a happy color and takes me back to carefree summer days.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Linking up with AmandaKarli, and the High Five for Friday girls.


  1. oooh that dress is so pretty! I'm the sme with vacation & reading, and I'm happy to hear you like Erik Larson - the devil in the white city is on my list!

  2. Love that dress! I would be completely happy having every article of clothing I own come from Loft. :) And I have to add that book to my reading list-I really liked Devil in the White City! Happy Friday!

    1. Rachel, I am the same way with Loft! I always try hard not to buy the whole store. Glad you're also a fan of Erik Larson. :)

  3. Holy cow, girl, those are some serious nails! Mine are a good half in shorter, and they still drive me crazy when I'm typing on a keyboard.

    I absolutely adore Erik Larson as well, and I've been thinking of picking his new book up. Have you read any Jon Ronson? I've been flying through his non-fiction lately, and really adored "So You've Been Publicly Shamed."


  4. I hope you enjoy your day off!! I've been loving a similar scalloped dress from loft and think it would be perfect for a wedding I have in June!! Hope you have a great weekend girl! xo, Biana - BlovedBoston

  5. Enjoy your day off, sounds so nice! Your nails are amazing, love that color! I'm all about the Spring dresses too, so fun to wear! Have a terrific weekend! :)

  6. Wow, look at those sassy nails! I love them! :)

    Mandie ~

  7. Pompeii purple is one of my all time favorite OPI colors! Enjoy your relaxation!

  8. That dress is so pretty and the color is perfect for spring! Enjoy your weekend and time off!

  9. I'm unfamiliar with Erik Larson. I read mostly fiction, but I like to mix in some non-fiction too. I shall check him out.

  10. I am totally into Spring dresses now too. That blue one is gorgeous! Love that nail polish color. Hope you have a great extended weekend!

  11. The mint dress is perfect! Hope you enjoyed your days off!

  12. I've read Devil in the White City and In the Garden of Beasts and loved them both. I agree that I enjoy his work because they read more like a novel. You aren't bogged down with so many boring details.


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