It wasn't my first time in Oxford, home of Ole Miss. My friends and I usually venture down south during football season, festival weekends, shopping, etc. Any excuse really to pretend like we are in college will usually do. It was the perfect day to stroll around and act like we were students hanging around during summer vacay.
It is the quintessential Southern town quiet, colorful, filled with charm and the faintest smell of fried chicken wafting in the air. The Square bustles with residents, students, and visitors there for some quality home cookin' (not a chain in site) and some boutique shopping for the weak of heart.
We strolled through the square stopping for a Bloody Mary and Mimosa at the creole inspired Boure
A little light reading commenced at Square Books. We embrace our nerdyness.
Why yes, they sell ice cream in a book store. I mean, why not?
Alex maintaining an enormous amount of self control. She only bought one...
I totally judge books by their covers.
Me bookworming in the F. Scott Fitzgerald section.
Naturally rewarded the child inside of us with some confections from Holli's Sweet Tooth.
A random chair just asking to be sat in.
All in all I'd chalk up our day trip as a major success. There's nothing quite as wonderful as stuffing your face with some delicious eats and drinks, shopping with your partner in crime, and taking in the plantation style architecture on a warm summer day.