A Coffee Shop Date A Week Keeps A Gal Going

“Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.”

-Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Cinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in Burgundy

I got this shirt as part of my February intention of adding color to my wardrobe….. I initially was very hesitant when I saw it online but LOVED the cut of it so decided to step out on a limb- I figured I could always sent it back. The triangle cut outs, the extra long sleeves and retro vibe made this piece easy to style even though the color scared me.

One piece of color in my wardrobe and I’m addicted; I officially need more burnt orange in my life!



Cinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in Burgundy

Cinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in Burgundy

Cinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in BurgundyCinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in Burgundy

Another thing I need in my life?

Coffee Shop Dates

I’m a firm believer in girl time. There is NO way I could get through life without their support! One of my fav ways to get one on one time with my bffs is to meet up at a local coffee shops to chat. Sometimes our coffee shop dates are just a quick thirty minutes and other times they turn into a four hour discussion on the depths of life.


Cinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in Burgundy

3 Tips For Making Coffee Shop Dates Routine

1: Find a central location!

I love heading downtown to a shop that is close to me and where my close gal pals work. The vibe of the shop is great and the mountain views while we talk are amazing!

2: Be flexible!
We don’t have a day of the week or certain time that we meet up. Rather, the day and time a reflective of when we are both free! Sometimes our coffee shop date happens in the evening other times mid morning.

3: Make it a priority!

Did you read last week’s post on compassion? Making coffee time a priority in my week is one of the ways I am kind to myself- stepping back from what has to be done for something that refreshes me.

Cinq á Sept Coffee Shop by Basking in Burgundy

If time with your girls doesn’t relax you and let out your silly what will????

I’d love to hear how you make time in your week for your girlfriends!

Also are you loving this burnt orange shade as much as I am?

Basking in Burgundy Signature

PS: Photos are by the gorgeous Anni Powell Photography, one of my fav weekly coffee date gals!


  1. March 16, 2018 / 7:59 am

    I love this and completely agree! Been eyeing those shoes too and need to get them


  2. March 13, 2018 / 6:07 am

    this look reminds me of autumn! I almost wish it was October already now!!

  3. Taylor Aube
    March 11, 2018 / 8:15 am

    I love this outfit and that top is so gorgeous! Love the color. And that bag is super cute as well. The last shot is my favorite – so cute babe

    • March 11, 2018 / 6:51 pm

      Oh my gosh- this color with your hair would be incredibleeeeeee. Your latest IG shot was major hair goals. Hugs!

  4. March 10, 2018 / 7:01 pm

    I absolutely love this color on you!! Such a cute sweater and coffee dates are so fun!

    • March 11, 2018 / 6:51 pm

      Thank you beauty! I’ve had three this week and enjoyed every one!

  5. March 10, 2018 / 7:35 am

    Aww this quote is everything!! Loved reading these tips and post.

  6. March 10, 2018 / 7:10 am

    Coffee dates are so much fun! I love the style and color of your sweater!

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:53 pm

      They are the best! I’ve been wearing it at least three times a week. I LOVE it.

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:53 pm

      I couldn’t agree more!!! Thank you gorgeous lady. I hope you have the best weekend!!!

  7. March 9, 2018 / 12:14 pm

    Yay, girl time coffee dates! I love coffee dates with friends!
    Also, I’m loving your top! So cute!

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:54 pm

      Girl time is the best time!!! Thank you love. Happy Saturday!

  8. Liz
    March 9, 2018 / 8:55 am

    That color is so pretty on you! I love the fit too!


  9. maggie
    March 9, 2018 / 8:45 am

    I am such a firm believer in girl time as well! So important to stay connect toy our friends and have that human interaction!

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:54 pm

      Yes!!! Everything that you said is SO true babe. Happy weekend!

  10. March 9, 2018 / 8:35 am

    Since I work from home, I try to work from a coffee shop at least once a week! Love this look too, girl!

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:55 pm

      I’m the same way! It’s just good to get out and I definitely get more motivated!

  11. March 9, 2018 / 8:09 am

    Coffee dates are my go-to when catching up with my girlfrans! It’s maybe too much of a habit for me ๐Ÿ˜‰ And cute sweater girlie!

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:56 pm

      Mine too! It’s cheap and coffee shops always have the best vibes. Thank you love!

  12. March 9, 2018 / 6:06 am

    I hope you know how absolutely stunning you are!! That orange color on you is perfect! Now I need something in my closet that shade. Making gal Time is so important, I am inspired to make it more a priority. Thanks, love.

    • March 10, 2018 / 4:56 pm

      You’re the best Biffle!!! Gal time can be hard to balance but it definitely needs to happen. Hugsssss!

  13. March 8, 2018 / 10:02 pm

    Love visiting coffee shops and I Love your outfit girl, these cap toe flats are so cute!

    cute & little

  14. March 8, 2018 / 4:08 pm

    I LOVE that quote!! Seriously, so true! I love going to coffee shops. I feel like I just get that much more motivated for some reason! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • March 8, 2018 / 10:42 pm

      I’m the same way!!! I love going alone too. Hugs babe!

  15. roxyturtle
    March 8, 2018 / 2:36 pm

    Nothing better than mixing caffeine and friends! I love the intense shade of your sweater. Hilarious outtake photo too!

    • March 9, 2018 / 1:29 am

      The only thing that might be better is wine and friends! Thanks for stopping by babe.

  16. March 8, 2018 / 1:43 pm

    that top gives me so much life! i need to go to a coffee shop soon. it’s fun to switch up my work space every now and then ๐Ÿ™‚

    • March 9, 2018 / 1:30 am

      YES! I love working in a coffee shop- they always have a good vibe and the best people watching to inspire.

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