Today was a beautiful day. Slept in a bit (after not getting to sleep until 4:30), snuggled with Nora while G hit up the market for 3 dozen of the most orange-yolked eggs you can imagine (more on why so many later this week), and then got dressed and headed out for errands.
We hit up Nordstrom Cafe because I love their French dip and it would be the first time since before the pregnancy I could enjoy it's redness without having to have them cook it through. N slept the whole time of course. Then coffee at the Starbucks next to Whole Foods, which yes, it's Starbucks, but it's in an old mill building and is wonderful for relaxing.
Via Spiga pumps (see more via spiga shoes)
But luxuries aren't just things you buy. Tonight I settled in with a glass (and then another) of bordeaux. It was an $8 bottle that we've spread out over 3 nights so far (with some still left), but a perfect relaxer. I also realized my feet were freezing and therefor not swollen at all and it would be the perfect time to try on my Via Spiga shoes I had purchased before I realized I was pregnant...the ones that last month I couldn't get on. I was worried as I've never worn them and I love their sexiness. Thank God, this time they fit and were super comfortable, so will get to stick around for a date night in the future.
I think we need luxuries, both material and non. It's the coffee break we make time for with a friend. The pretty nail polish that makes us smile. Even a flower you pick from your garden. It's the things that make life better. And a good life is a luxury indeed.