egg in a hole

March 29, 2011 § Leave a comment

My new favorite breakfast coming to a food blog near you on Friday.

Meanwhile, you have these sweet and simple shots to savor.

Breakfast is my favorite meal. Love savoring a slow morning, a big breakfast, a rising sun, waking birds and the prospect of a fresh day.

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elephants.

March 27, 2011 § 1 Comment

Random? Yes. Happy Sunday. Sometimes Sundays feel like this. A little pensive, a little melancholy. Sleepy and hoping the afternoon will move slowly and the Monday won’t come.

Found these two pictures separately but close enough together for me to chuckle over the repetition of such a curious theme.

the recently added.

March 20, 2011 § Leave a comment

love living in the music mecca where it’s so easy to find new bands AND see them live. here are some i enjoyed discovering this week. after the wine and cheese tasting outside whole foods, my favorite event of the week was quite honestly the kgsr morning broadcast. it was comfortable, laid back and i got to see emmylou harris AND was surprised to be in the same room as {eek!} taylor hanson! {cue 5th grade hearthrob}

young the giant

oh land

grouplove

noah and the whale

sahara smith

matt & kim – did not see them this week. feel in love with them at acl, and every song of theirs is great. love good ol’ fashioned nightmare, dash after dash, daylight, don’t slow down, spare change and blazing dynamite. chose yea yeah’s video because you get to see what a stud of a drummer kim is.

ellie goulding – she was on my list, found her from a free starbucks itunes card {which are so great btw} and i didn’t make it. she was going to play a 45 min set, i was going to have to leave for dinner plans with T. right after, missing matt & kim, parking would be a beast, at a place i’d been to earlier in the week, already waited in line two hours at and rumor has it the line was even more ridic this last day. maybe she’ll come to acl… maybe by then i will have a bike with which i can BIKE to all these events.

project patio.

March 14, 2011 § 1 Comment

Just got some of these for our back patio. Pretty sure they’ll require a table. Then we’ll be good to go to enjoy some spring evenings with the grill and the hammock!

Remember my zinc top tables?

Pottery Barn would just add this gem for much more pretty of a penny than I’m willing to spend on outdoor furniture…

I do think this is fun. though. From Crate & Barrel.

I’ll keep you posted.

spring wishlist

March 10, 2011 § 2 Comments

Just some things I’ve been eyeing. Some ideas for wardrobe sprucing as the sun comes out and the temps climb…

Need me some lake with friends. Looking back, and as I get to know other cities, the more I realize how fantastic it was to get to grow up in Austin. It was pretty legit we got to spend Spring Break and summer days on Lake Austin.

Some other gems…

Or a sunny beach. I need sun. Ready to wear my pastels without looking sickly.

Oh and hey there dream boots. It’s spring now so feel free to go on sale.

 

{1} pinterest, {2}anthropologie, {3} warby parker {4} nordstrom, {5}pinterest, {6}madewell

spring fever

March 6, 2011 § Leave a comment

spring has arrived in central texas and i love it. chilly in the mornings, sunny, breezy, gorgeous, perfect by midday. I have loved eating and reading outside in the cool air and warm afternoon sun.  we {me, T. and the pup} ate lunch outside and even napped on the hammock this afternoon. welcome back warmth!

my sweet husband planted herb pots for me and is working to keep them alive. we’ve enjoyed fresh basil and rosemary already and it’s been gloriously simple and fun.

i have hopes for hydrangea. supposedly deer like them and they aren’t known for growing well in this neck of the woods. but we shall see.

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after school snack.

March 3, 2011 § 1 Comment

Goldfish are my little treat. I usually bring a bag to work to eat after school, literally, between teaching and tutoring jobs. Salty, crunchy. So good. In the summers, I crave the “plain” ones and without fail, they must accompany me to the pool.

and so i will be ordering this cookie cutter and…making these asap.

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