30 is the new… me.

Groundhog cupcakes: the dish du jour.

Fast approaching is our nation’s most sacred of holidays, Groundhog Day. On February 2nd, Punxsutawney Phil shall enlighten us all with the most scientific of methods: casting shadows to predict weather. This special day was even commemorated in one of the greatest movies of all time. What a lucky girl I am that my birthday just happens to fall on this monumental holiday. This year I shall share some of the spotlight with Phil, as I do plan to celebrate the new decade that I am stoked to enter into: the 30’s. My 20’s were one hot mess of a learning experience, and I fully intend to use the wisdom I’ve gained to enrich my future. In addition, I subscribe to the notion that “your presence is my present,” but if you don’t buy into that kind of rhetoric then I’ve got some gift suggestions for me…

To Wear.

3 Wolf Moon T-Shirt,$13, Amazon.com

J.K. Livin Bandana, $10, JKLivinStore.com

To Read:

All You Need To Be Impossibly French by Helena Frith Powell, $10, Amazon.com

Domino: The Book of Decorating by Deborah Needleman, $21, Overstock.com

To Listen:

Throw a one-woman Coachella (Phoenix, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Grizzly Bear, She & Him...), iTunes gift card, $10, Apple.com

Brush up on my Deutsch with Drive Time: German: Learn German While You Drive, $10, Powells.com

To Go:

Round-trip tickets to Paris in the springtime, $700, Travelocity.com

A stay at the Opus Hotel, Vancouver B.C., $300, Expedia.com

To Cherish:

Obeying the laws of The Style Trial & spreading the good word, Priceless, TheStyleTrial.com (Photo courtesy of Shmal)

Make a donation. My local pick: Dress For Success, learn more at DressForSuccess.org

To Wish:

Fingers crossed Phil does NOT see his shadow; hence, an early spring. I've got us all prepared just in case!

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