January 9, 2012

Winter Mornings

Fall and Winter mornings are something I cherish. I adore early mornings with the sun barely peaking in through the window, sipping hot coffee, knitting and/or reading blogs. Summer mornings never feel quite the same, so while we have winter mornings I try and fully take them in. Scott is also very fond of early mornings (he does get up for work at 4 a.m. on Saturdays, but I would say that he doesn't quite enjoy those mornings as much), so when we have the chance to spend them together doing something special, we jump at the opportunity.

On this particular morning we were in downtown Phoenix early. A breakfast date was in order, a walk around downtown, and a stop at our favorite coffee shop. It was a beautiful, slightly chilling morning and I was just happy to be there.

For Christmas my sweet dad got me a Pandora bracelet. I never thought of myself being a fan of them, but now that I own one I kind of like the idea. There are so many neat silver charms out there, and I'm excited to add a few to my bracelet. Anyone else have a Pandora bracelet or a similar one?

To top of the morning, we took these photos in my favorite spot in downtown Phoenix. When they built this park during my first few semesters at ASU, I thought it seemed like a strange concept. After the park was finished I found sanction in it, and would often spent my time in between classes lounging in the sun, sipping iced coffee from the coffee shop that sits on the park area. I desperately miss having this so accessible to me, so it's nice to have time to go visit my favorite spot every once and awhile. Until next time.

Outfit details:
She //
Jacket: Levi's
Cardigan: Banana Republic
Shirt: Gift
Corduroys: Jcrew
Moccs: Minnetonkas

He //
Jacket: Levi's
Shirt: Gap
Jeans: Levi's
Shoes: Sperry's

This morning Scott and I are taking another chance to soak in the winter mornings by going on a breakfast date. We're trying out a new place, and I promise to report back about it soon!

Are you fond of winter mornings?
-Chelsea xo


  1. I do tend to like mornings in general because it feels so clean and fresh. A new beginning and so much to get done before the world really starts turning. Thanks for reminding me to enjoy them more! :) -Lo

  2. I want to go to Phoenix so bad! Also... you have the cutest hair, I love it :)

  3. Winter mornings are the best! Especially in Phoenix. It's not so cold you can't go outside and enjoy it, but just chilly and dark enough to make it feel really special.

  4. hehe your definition of 'winter morning' seems foreign to me seeing as winter mornings to me are walking up freezing cold, putting on a thousand layers (ya, a thousand!) and then heading out into the icy sidewalks to walk to the bus...

    your winter seems like our late summer/fall weather. i'm jealous.

  5. Forever one of my favorite places - it's where we got our engagement photos taken :) We went on a little picnic/doggy date there recently with some of our bffs and I definitely soaked up all the beauty. Yay Phoenix!

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