The girls and I took a quick trip south into Connecticut before skating lessons this past week. Ginger had outgrown every pair of shoes she owns, and I was hoping to find something for her at the LLBean store.

Ginger did not, however, find anything there she liked. So, we ended up down the street at Anthropologie, looking not at shoes, but at the usual things that captivate our interest there…plates, doorknobs, books, soaps, more books, and coffee mugs.

I wish I’d seen the above books while we were there (Pepper took these photos). Now, I’m filled with curiosity. What does Berlin Street Style look like? I must know.

And lots of red happening at Anthropologie.


Red on the dishes…


Red on the home accents….

I have to be careful with the color red. I can only take so much of it. It’s kind of an aggressive color. My mother used to have a red pant suit. She said she always had the worst days when she wore it. I can imagine. Red is tricky.

Anyway. By the end of the afternoon, we had plenty of photos, but still no shoes – so, we went for ice cream.


Why are my children eating their ice cream so far apart? Because each of us wanted varying degrees of sun. Ginger likes full shade, Piper, partial light, and I’m happiest in full daylight. People probably thought we were strange, taking up three benches the way we did, but it worked.

From the dining room table, with CPT America blissfully happy because college football started tonight,

Mrs. Smythe

5 Comments on “Anthropologie…Again

    • Wouldn’t that be fun? I’d love to visit Berlin. CPT America has been there – but that was before he met me.

    • Anthropologie is an interesting store. Always inspiring to walk through.

  1. Looks (and sounds) like a fabulous outing! Of course, any outing that ends with ice is a winner in my book.