Friday, February 17, 2012

on pals

I've been thinking a lot about friendship lately and what it means.  I could write a long post on these thoughts, but what I really want to do is thank my lifelong pals.  Thank you for your unyielding loyalty, for your incredible wisdom, for your unconditional love and support, for helping me grow and change, for making me laugh until my stomach hurts, for dealing with me when I'm a pain in the ass and calling me on my shit, for letting me call you on your shit because you know it means I love you, for your adventuresome spirits, for sticking together even though we're learning how fast and hard life changes are, for opening your hearts, for being my family (even though you're not all pictured here, you know who you are).  I am so so thankful to have you.

Ok, and on a less serious note, how funny is this?  I snorted I laughed so hard.

Have a fabulous weekend! 

Thursday, February 16, 2012

ted quotes

Who doesn't love a good Ted Talk?  I love to hear people speak on what they are passionate about and I bet you do, too.  But today I discovered Ted Quotes, which is pretty rad because I can get a taste of a talk before watching the 20 minute video and share the cool quotes from them via social media.  Check it out.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

fall in love today

Happy Valentine's Day, friends!  It doesn't matter which team you're playing for this year - what's wrong with a holiday completely devoted to love?  I'm in love with so many people, places and things. 

I had a Valentine's Day party on Friday and made people write down something they love on an instant picture I took of them and everyone taped them on some hanging ribbon.  The answers were awesome.  Here's a few:

-drunk dancing
-my (future) dog named Paul
-bad decisions
-new friends

Find a reason to fall in love with something today - it's all around.

And if you still need a little entertainment, check out the trailer for my all time favorite Valentine's Day movie, SOME LIKE IT HOT

*images courtesy of Park & Cube, Bippity Boppity Boo & Elements of Style

Monday, February 13, 2012

monday memories

Parties & brunching book club & sangria - oh my!

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Field Notes Valentine

Really love this video from Field Notes for their new red notebooks in time for Valentine's Day.  But really, the video is more about a valentine from a husband to his wife - beautiful.

Field Notes: Red Blooded from Coudal Partners on Vimeo.

Thursday, February 2, 2012

With Love, The Beekman Boys

For you longtime readers, you might remember my book club's road trip to Sharon Springs to see first hand everything we read about in The Bucolic Plague (and the delight that is Josh & Brent I had seen on Planet Green's The Fabulous Beekman Boys).

I saw that their shop Beekman 1802 had lovely and thoughtful heirloom gifts for Valentine's Day.  Just perfect.

 (red hot goat milk candle)

 (paper journal for those love notes)

 (teatime for two)

 (mm, truffles!)

(bird messenger - what a cute idea!)

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Stripe & Field

Just discovered Stripe and Field while reading the latest issue of Matchbook Magazine and saw a paperweight I fell in love with (yes, it IS possible to fall in love with a paperweight!).  Paper goods and paper weights, they've got great taste and style.

 (folded notes)

(stationary sets)

(gift sets)
 (and yes, THE paperweight)