My Favorite Things: September 2015

August was filled with hot and humid days that I felt like I was melting in the car each time I had to go somewhere.  My car AC is broken and so the struggle of wearing shorts, having leather seats, and sitting through traffic lead to a constant dehydration after sweating out most of my water.  Just as Edward Bloom said in the movie Big Fish, “I was drying out.” :’D

Summer is finally winding down and so while I enjoy the temporary reprieve from the heat, here are a few of My Favorite Things from the past month!

Kingdom of Dreams and Madness

Kingdom of Dreams and Madness is a documentary that gives you an inside look into Studio Ghibli’s history and Miyazaki’s animation process.  I have been a long time fan both and so I was really excited to see this up on Netflix.  This was filmed during the making of The Wind Rises and so there are some spoilers for that if you haven’t seen that yet.

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My Little Green Friends


I fell in love with succulents a while back ago.  However, I didn’t have the heart to go out and actually buy some for myself.  But luck would have it that my friends were giving them away as party favors for their wedding shower.  And sure enough, it planted a new interest.

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