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Sunday, December 17, 2017

sunday & christmas memories

dancing around the house this morning to she & him and this funny little video...

come dance with me! & enjoy...

Friday, December 15, 2017

have a relaxing (christmas countdown) weekend!

is it me or are you also trying to juggle a million things right now?
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the holidays approaching can stress you out, you know what i mean?! & pair that with working full time and trying to stay healthy, getting to bed on time, eating right, geeez. i'm trying to slooooow it down a bit and realize that a lovely break is coming soon. days of sleeping in, not eating on the fly, and actually tasting my morning coffee. can't wait!

this weekend i hope to take a winter beach walk, here, slurp a pile of pasta here (soooo good!), and begin wrapping a few presents to get a jump on it! i hope that your weekend is everything you want it to be. and it's friday, so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

a fun way to display a favorite photo (bonus: great gift idea too!)

just so gorgeous, these pumps in blush.

loving these square rings.

yes!

i just really love these rainbow bracelets.

on sale, these marbled monogram cheeseboards. a neat gift!

this do-it-yourself pillow applique is bold (very gucci-esque & i love it!).

potato yum.

oh & if you're vegetarian or vegan, she has some great recipes.

more yum...hot chocolate on a stick.

these bowls. i want one in every color palette they have.

this children's line, takes me waaaaaay back to how my mother dressed me growing up.

a stunning sconce in gold.

give the gift of a christmas tree (scent).

serious rattan love, (handmade love!)...plus supporting these artisans.

vintage love.

a new twist on the winter leather gloves
.

a holiday table top idea, an arrangement of these would be simple and gorgeous for having guests to dinner.

vacation inspiration.
enjoy!

Sunday, December 10, 2017

sunday & nickel creek

dancing all around the house this morning to nickel creek and this version of destination...

chock full of awesomeness. come dance with me! & enjoy...

Saturday, December 9, 2017

have a fun weekend!

happy weekend! are you in full christmas sprint or slow and steady wins the race mode?
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i'm in the slow & steady catagory, trying to not get overwhelmed, attempting to enjoy this month in a variety of ways. i bought a christmas tree on black friday to enjoy it for much longer than i usually do. i'm looking forward to snow (coming to new england today!) and i literally live in this chenille sweater every day after work. i'm also shopping slowly. putting extra thought into more personal gift ideas. how are you embracing the hectic christmas season? i'd love to hear!

i hope that your weekend is everything that you hope it to be! and it's friday saturday, so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

my kind of christmas ornament.

oooh what i could do with this space.

this headboard is everything.

if i had a newborn.

if i had a toddler.

amazing red boots.

these are gorgeous too.

yum, tis the season.

i prefer holiday garland over wreaths, this one is simply beautiful.

etsy love: how fun would these be on a cocktail party table setting?

be your own muse.

okay, just alot of cool stuff here (great gift ideas!).

patent leather snowboots? yes please.

couture poufs. loving the fringe!

sparkly flared trousers, because why not.

another reason to love going to bangs
.

speaking of hair, these hair pins for a christmas party, so fun.

this mustard dress
, with this gold purse.

it's about to snow in new england, but wishing for these for next summer.

eyeing this checkered blouse.

this fluffy dolman jacket
really needs to be mine.

enjoy!

Monday, December 4, 2017

found inspiration: earthy peaches & pinks...color & texture

super drawn these days to earthy peaches and pinks, those muted sunset colors that fill in all of the blanks...

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just saying...enjoy!

Sunday, December 3, 2017

sunday & david ramirez

dancing around the house this morning to the amazing sound of david ramirez...

dance with me! & enjoy...

Saturday, December 2, 2017

have a terrific weekend!

what are you up to this weekend, anything christmasy?
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i ran out last weekend and bought a real tree! it's early but i just wanted it. i'm really feeling christmas early this year, are you too? it's a fun feeling.

in between staring at my tree at night, you'll find me watching this, considering a quick getaway this month, here, (more maine vacation inspiration, here), and stopping for a beer here. i hope that your weekend is everything that you hope it to be!

and it's friday saturday, so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

this willow chandelier is pretty amazing.

how fun are these do it yourself pom pom ornaments? p.s.: her weaving kits would make fun christmas gifts!

this floral etched cutting board (would make a gorgeous cheese board) for holiday parties. also a unique gift idea.

a creative christmas wall treatment.

this white wash cabinet is lovely.

a pretty black bra.

how fun is this moose mug for holiday punch or mulled wine?

i would paper my kitchen in this.

get your reindeer game on for entertaining.

a sweet & simple christmas/holiday card
.

etsy (and pillow) love.

just still THE best chairs.

so many beautiful things here.

i bet these smell and feels so lovely.

imagine this under your feet for winter?

french press mugs, on the go!

pretty holiday hair.

so much to love in this home tour.

pure love...these chairs. see them in yet another really gorgeous home tour (with great links!)

just purchased this unique wall hanger for a plant of mine that is growing like a weed!

and i just liked this, own your worry.

enjoy!

Sunday, November 26, 2017

sunday & terra lightfoot

dancing around the house this morning to terra lightfoot and paradise...her voice!

come dance with me! & enjoy...

p.s. to hear more goodness, head here.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

have a fun weekend!

did you flip the switch? are you getting in the christmas spirit yet?
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i have to admit i am! there is usually a larger separation between thanksgiving and christmas for me, to reeeeaaally start feeling christmasy. but for some reason this year, i want to run out and grab a tree and decorate immediately.

i buy a new ornament each year, and so while searching around, i just saw these merry polar bear ornaments, how adorable are these? oh, and this entire shop is chock full of super sweet gift ideas....like this, this & this. so if you are decorating like me this weekend, cheers!

and it's friday saturday, so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

ready to shop til you drop? here's the grand deal list!

just plain loving her work.

this tote...darn it, i have expensive taste.

want to put this one away for next summer, bigtime.

this candle
, i can already smell it!

black patent leather loafers are a staple in my work wardrobe...i wonder if these are comfy? good deal!

a plant fiber magazine rack.

a statement seat.

ooh and this seat in leather.

statement earrings, handmade to boot!

a pretty wooden bowl. (and a great gift idea!)

this peek floor lamp
is just perfect.

the sweetest gingerbread cookies for christmas.

want, need, love this teddy peacoat in copper.

don't these train rides look amazing?!!

colorful bucket love.

super fun holiday earrings. hard to pick...gold or silver?

do it yourself tie dyed VELVET pillows? yes please.

planning a winter vacation? this gold one piece is gorgeous!

oh palm springs, (and speaking of winter vacations!) these photos make me want to visit you all the more.

enjoy!

Thursday, November 23, 2017

have a happy thanksgiving!

are you travelling this holiday or hosting thanksgiving?
(image mine: burlington vermont)

i am laying low, moving slow, having a few family members & friends for thanksgiving dinner and planning on sipping wine, engaging in relaxing conversation surrounded by football sounds.

and i went off the grid a bit this year , creating classic dishes with an innovative edge, this friendsgiving post prompted me to want to get just a little bit more creative this thanksgiving... i'm making the twice baked root vegetable mash, let you know how it comes out!


hey! enjoy your day friends!

Sunday, November 19, 2017

found inspiration: keirnan & theo

the still life photography of keirnan monaghan & theo vamvounakis seriously inspires me today. each image is chock full of sumptuous color, rich pattern, sexy set-ups. it's as if you are waiting with bated breath to see who shows up for the party. you want to be at this party...
see so much more of how keirnan & theo style just about everything, here. and enjoy!

sunday & natalie merchant & rem

dancing around the house this morning to this amazing collaboration between rem and natalie merchant, two of my absolute favs...

come on, dance with me! enjoy...

Saturday, November 18, 2017

happy weekend!

yeah for the weekend! are you up to anything fun?
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i took a few days and went to vermont last weekend (will post some photos soon!), so i'm playing mad catch up around the house. but for fun, i'm meeting up with my son for dinner tonight, sleeping in tomorrow, and beginning to plan some christmas gift ideas. i hope that your weekend is everything that you want it to be!

and it's friday saturday so some fun finds from around the world wide web:

in love with this piece.

her photography,

serious sofa love.

ok, and she has designed yet another wildly beautiful piece.

a series of these together would make for a cool coffee table.

wow.

pure blouse love. i want it in green.

this baby jumpsuit, just the sweetest!

this chair looks comfy.

this for a unique nightstand.

want grab this and put it way for next summer.

this too, a beachy door mat made in colombia.

this pendant lamp in white.

wanting this napkin set, in smoke.

or how about these foil dipped napkins, so jazzy.

love these with the right dining table.

etsy love.

makes me want bangs again.

a great do it yourself
for the kitchen.

loving this simple black jumpsuit.

white leather love.

delish.

whoa, this prada dress (if i had money to throw away).

love love LOVE this mix and match bedding line.

miss obama like i do? this was a really great podcast i listened to on the train this week: from his white house photographer.

enjoy!

Sunday, November 5, 2017

sunday & mondo cozmo

dancing around the house this morning to mondo cozmo and plastic soul...

just loving this, come dance with me....