I love snail mail, but what I love even more is when that snail mail has come from another country. I was super excited a few weeks ago to log onto Instagram and discover that I'd won a giveaway (yes, not only do I post giveaways, I occasionally enter them, as well) posted by Arrow and Plume! I was even more excited when Kristine, the mastermind behind the shop, said she'd send me a few extra goodies to share with all of ya'll.
But then it got even better. I was SO excited when the goodies arrived because they came to me all the way from Australia! I think it's probably because I haven't been traveling as much as I did when I lived in Germany, so I'm currently finding that receiving mail from far away places is kind of the bee's knees.
Also, an interesting note about this bracelet: it is made from quartz, which is thought to instill feelings of calm and to increase psychic abilities. While I love to think that crystals have healing powers, I'll admit that there is a part of me that can't totally buy into the whole concept, but for real.. the morning I put this bracelet on, I was walking through the parking lot to my car and had the thought, "Wow, I haven't found any lucky pennies or loose change on the ground lately."
No big deal, right?
SB and I hopped into the car and headed to Starbucks for a pre-errands caffeine jolt, but the line was super long. Since there is a Starbucks in the grocery store on the other side of the parking lot, we decided to take a little walk.
... and that's when it happened...
There must have been at lease 35 pennies on the ground.
I totally freaked. I started picking up pennies that were heads up and then I had a weird moment of panic where I wondered if someone was filming the area to see if people would walk past the pennies, get greedy and pick them all up, etc. and I really hoped that no one was filming because, let's be honest... that clip would totally find it's way back to me and then I'd be mortified.
SB kicked a few coppers my way and I pocketed a handful of them, leaving the others behind for other people to exclaim over/supplement their income with.
What do you think? Did I do the right thing? Did my quartz bracelet awaken my psychic abilities? I found another lucky penny in another parking lot on our second to last errand... coincidence?
What's sustainable about this outfit?
: the t-shirt was thrifted
: the necklace is handmade
: the bracelet is handmade
: the ring is handmade