Monday, November 30, 2009

california dreamin, nov.09

sometimes i think i could just pick up and move back to california...
other times i see homes like this and wonder why i ever left.

Sunday, November 29, 2009

tis the season...nov.09 giftwrap! remember washi? take washi, add a little egg nog, sprinkle in some southwest influence and voila: navaglow

Saturday, November 28, 2009

holiday dreamlist, nov.09

a month-long bikram membership seems like the perfect way to kick off 2010, $175

the Leica Hermes M7- with only 200 produced, this is a long shot...but a girl can dream, $$$

i love macarons: finally a book to teach me the art of creating these petite beauties, $14.95

these carrie tortoise sunnies are the super low-budget (and still supercute!!!) version of the ksubi ones i've been drooling over, $11

the ingenious baker's edge brownie pan, $35

i've been searching for the perfect long-sleeve striped sailor tee forevs. coach makes a beautiful one with buttons up the back, $198

for smaller budgets, these authentic french mariner shirts are the perfect gift at $53

you already know how much i looove the wtwta soundtrack. life would be complete if i could listen to the whole album-on repeat-all the time, $13.98

grey is definitely my new black and these ash suede booties are somewhere near the top of my wishlist- i'd wear em everyday, everyway, $229

as if this lengthy list weren't greedy enough, i'd also die for anything from erie basin or doyle & doyle

coming soon...perfectly manly gifts for the perfectly manly men in our lives

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

rifle paper co., nov.09

yikes! thanksgiving means it's time to start working on my holiday cards. it's taking all the strength i can muster not to just stock up on these lovelies by rifle paper co. j'adooore them! especially bearded santa down there.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

the blues, nov.09

i love this little story about the accidental discovery of a new blue pigment...

thanks lynners!

Monday, November 23, 2009

little joy + devendra b, nov.09

remember how much i love devendra banhart? last night i went with kim and maleeha to see him and little joy, two lovely bands that are pretty easy on the ears and the eyes, if you know what i mean. after 6 days of coughs and sneezes, a seated concert sounded kinda nice. it was a great show (and would have been a gazillllion times better if the girl in the next row had opted not to flail her arms about through all of devendra's set while yelling along to every word).

anyhoo, he played a lot of new stuff, some from the new album and some really hard rock stuff. one of my fave songs off his new album is a sweet little ditty called baby...take a listen.

the opening act, little joy, is fabrizio moretti's (the strokes) cute new little band, and i'm in love with this song:

happy monday, folks.

Friday, November 20, 2009

picasso plays with light, nov.09

years ago, while studying abroad in spain, i spent a month traveling all over europe with two of my besties. we ate croissants in dijon and aix en provence, drank vino in venice and siena and raised beer steins in munchen. but one of the most memorable days for me was spent at the picasso museum in lucerne, switzerland- an exhibit that featured a photo-biography of the life and loves of monsieur picasso. i totally fell for him, and these photos made me fall in love all over again!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

tis the season...nov.09

to coat your world in gold...






Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Monday, November 16, 2009

make: glazed maple cookies, nov.09

this week my goal is to take it slow and spend time on things...i'm going to cook my meals, clean my apartment and get some exercise. buuut i'm also going to make these:

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