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Project Pabst

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IMG_0213The Violent Femmes

 

IMG_0214Tears For Fears 

 

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Project Pabst this past weekend was so good!

Tears For Fears sounded as good as they did on their 80s albums. Plus, they also did a cover of Radiohead’s “Creep” and Arcade Fire’s “Ready To Start”.

The second day consisted of Speedy Ortiz, The Thermals, and Modest Mouse for me. After seeing them perform, Speedy Ortiz has definitely become one of my favorite garage bands. Modest Mouse also played an amazing 16 song set, including favorites like “Dashboard” and “Float On” and “The World At Large”.

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Bits and Pieces of Life Lately

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Finally got some chelsea style Dr. Martens boots

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Late night Voodoo Doughnuts run in downtown Portland

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Breakfast run at B Street Coffee House in downtown Portland

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Yummy Coupe D’etat at The Barn Light in dowtown Eugene

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Whilamut Trail along the Willamette River 

Music Mondays, Trending

Mess Is Mine

Vance Joy is by far one of my favorite artists currently. His single “Riptide”, released in 2013, is sitting pretty at the top of the Alternative Music chart. And with also coming off of signing a five album deal with Atlantic Records in 2013, Joy has released his first studio album which has the single “Riptide” and current satellite radio favorite “Mess Is Mine” on it.

 

All in all, I’d say the Aussie Vance Joy is definitely one to check out!

-C

Fashion, Life

Lovin’ Right Now: Muted Colors for Fall

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muted colors for fall

Now that temperatures are starting to drop in parts across the country, I’d definitely say it’s time for some sweater weather!

Today I leave for New Mexico, a place I was originally packing shorts for, but then found out it’s currently in the 70s and is supposed to get down to the 50s over the new few days. Crazy! But I won’t complain because I do enjoy Fall oh so much.

-C

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Home Envy: Risky Kitchens

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I love kitchens that break away from the norm! Quartz or butcher block countertops (instead of granite), subway tile, two toned countertops, and pendant lighting honestly make me feel a bit giddy. And I love the idea of putting artwork into your kitchen or even painting one of the walls a dark color to add some drama.

 

(Original photos found on Pinterest and can be seen on my Board)

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Purple Yellow Red and Blue

 

These next two weeks are going to be busy for me–with having my last week at my summer internship starting today, starting to pack for NM, and finally going back to OR.

With that being said, I’m going to be blasting all the chill music I can to bring me down and relax. One of my current fave songs is Portugal. The Man’s “Purple Yellow Red and Blue”, which has been on repeat for weeks now.

 

Happy Monday y’all! 

-C

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Lovin’ Right Now: Brunch Options

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Now that football season is getting underway, it’ll be time again for a mixture of late nights accompanied with either early or late mornings. Many times, I love to make the other half and I a great brunch so that we can handle the busy game days ahead.

Lately, I’ve been loving leftovers in general and I’d love to incorporate recipes that could yield leftovers into our brunch tradition.

Have a great weekend! 

-C

 

(Recipes and their original sources can be found on my Food Coma Pinterest board)