1.03.2011

army coat

this isn't a super exciting outfit post, i just wanted to tell you about my ammmazing new coat.

so i was at h&m the other day and i saw this long, puffy, blue coat.
so i said, "mom. look at this coat. i could totally use a coat like this in rexburg."
and she was all, "bran, it's $60. jcpenny is probably having their end-of-year outerwear sale and you could get a seriously warm coat for that same price." how wise she is.
so i did! it was originally like $180 but with 70% off + a gift card my mom's had in her purse for a couple years that she let me use...i got a smokin' deal. i don't ever shop jcpenny but i'm digging this coat! warm x50.
david has (and wears!) his dad's old air force coat and now we're totally twins. i love matching people i love...which is maybe weird. don't care.

today was way productive.

+ bought books for the new semester 
(life of pi / the road / the things they carried / i think i'm going to love post-modern lit)
+ got david hooked up with health insurance  
(married to a GRADUATE !)
+ got a rock chip repaired on my windshield  
(road trip yesterday)
+ got michelle moved into her apt.  
(she's rooming with shpitty! jealous!)
+ tried to discreetly squeeze david's bum  
(he got new jeans & they're cute)
+ shaved my legs
+ ate a delicious grilled-cheese-and-tomato sandwich 
(sammy's!)
+ put new jewelry and 2 shirts out in the store  
(PANACHE)
+ hung out with my momma almost all day
(she da best)
( (does anyone say 'da' anymore? dangit.) )

that is all.
thank you & good night.

7 comments:

  1. life of pi is a seriously awesome book. i read it back to back to back, i couldnt get enough! i hope you like it too. and that jacket is rockin ps.

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  2. Seriously, you WERE productive. I'm still wearing the same thing I slept in last night. I only left the apartment once for about 20 seconds to spray paint some clock hands. I had to finish the vacay with one last extended lie-in before I start accomplishing things tomorrow.

    PS: I have a lil table for you/the store if you want it! Carrie's lil black round one that at one point in its life won a "ruffle your stuff" contest. I'll try to swing by tomorrow as I'm running about town/campus.

    PPS: Becky's right. Life of Pi is the shiz. The Road is brilliant, but heavy for Liz. Still have to tackle The Things They Carried. You'll have to tell me how it is.

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  3. i love jcp. i love you.

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  4. Looking for a warm coat just like that... and wow, what a productive list! Seriously. Especially the squeezing bum bit :)
    alltumbledown: a modest attempt at style

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  5. yay i love getting good deals on clothes, especially jackets since they're so pricey. also, my husband and i match all the time but it's always on accident. then we head out the door and we're like, "hey! i was wearing this color first!" haha

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  6. welcome back. to both of us i guess. let's hang.

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  7. the things they carried is one of the best books i have ever read on like 15 different levels- you will love it!

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oh, hey!

i think you're smart, pretty, and entitled to your own opinions.

i'd love it if the feeling was mutual!