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toast

this is a post about toast.  toast and friendship, really.  friendship and comfort and care, to be exact. i’ve always been a toast girl (when it comes to carbs, it has nothing to do with pasta, for me, and everything to do with the bread – and, yes, ok, french fries.  so french fries and […]

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fave friday

happy friday lovelies.  i’m glad it is the weekend.  i’m hoping that this weekend entails as much relaxation as possible (such as movies, reading and knitting to be exact).  last weekend la la had her first slumber party and it was a little surreal, because i very clearly remember having a slumber party in 5th […]

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house crush / christine dovey

i’ve loved christine dovey’s, of bijou and boheme, home the first time i laid eyes on it, several years ago.  it’s always been good and gorgeous, but it just keeps getting better.  christine’s style is feminine, modern, glamorous and yet refreshingly unfussy.  i’m totally swooning over her latest feature on SMP Living and her newly designed website. one of […]

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fave friday

happy friday lovelies.  happy valentines!  before anything else.  i have to know.  do you love or loathe it?  i told you here how my ritual used to be to wear all black and hand out photocopies of cupid with his arrow in his back (there might have even been a pool of blood).  ask my friends. […]

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house crush / caroline z. hurely

i’m beyond loving designer caroline z. hurley’s home featured in the latest edition of rue mag.  i’ve long been crushing on caroline z. hurley’s work and now i’m head over heels for her home. that couch is like my dream as far as couches are concerned.  big.  squishy.  pillowy. do you live in a small space?  what are […]

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my love story

do you love love stories?  ruche asked me to share my love story on their blog, and since i’ve never really shared my story online so i thought i’d go for it. i thought you might like to read it too?  if you like that sort of thing.  if you are all black and death to […]

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wear it / workout

i’m still thinking on strong.  while, i haven’t been as disciplined as i would like to be (mostly with my snacks – surprise, surprise), i have started adding more good things….. yoga, walks, vitamins, water and so on.  the thing is, i tend to be the ultimate preparer.  i like to study and plan and […]

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winter blues

it’s been a white out all winter and i’m feeling a bit blue. do you get the winter blues? while i’m all for snow, it’s beginning to feel a bit like narnia’s never ending winter.  and, where i live, snow is a possibility all the way in april.  i’m getting that trapped indoors, incessant itch to get my cooped up self […]

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bathroom dreaming

what does your dream bathroom look like?  last week i was dreaming of kitchens, this week, it’s bathrooms.  perhaps the frigid weather has something to do with it?  for the past few weeks the only way to get really warm is by way of a hot bath.  my bathroom dreams, in recent years, have included […]

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fave friday

happy friday lovelies.  has it been a lovely one?  this week has been a good one.  it had moments i was wishing my way out of and ones i wished didn’t end.  and, between all of those minutes, there were dishes, desserts (which i should have passed on), laundry, snuggling and cat fights (no cats […]

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