Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Monday, November 23, 2009

office space.

so, you guys? i have a problem. i work from home now, and i don't have an office space. my current work set-up consists of me sitting on the floor with my laptop perched on my coffee table, a pen and notebook beside it. this is not acceptable. not only does it make me feel totally unorganized, it also makes me feel slightly crazy.

so i've been trolling around looking at inspiring workspaces, because i've realized that a desk, at least, is essential, and i just loved victoria's--isn't it bright and cheery? and those of you who work from home--any office space tips?

{ photos by victoria, a.k.a. sfgirlbybay }

Friday, November 20, 2009

what are you doing this weekend?

happy friday, my loves! what are your plans this last weekend before thanksgiving? (and, um, can we talk about the fact that thanksgiving is coming up so quickly? eek!) i have an action packed couple of days ahead of me: i'm having what i'm jokingly calling "first thanksgiving" with some very, very dear friends and their family; working for a few hours; going to a birthday party; and then spending a lot of time in bed on sunday. then it'll be three days of work and up to my parents' for thanksgiving.

so tell me, what are you doing? and are you looking forward to the holidays or are you feeling slightly blindsided by them this year? (for me, it's a combination of both.)


{ peaceful image by slight clutter }

Thursday, November 19, 2009

that's amore.

i've been obsessing about making the italian staple cappellini con cacio e pepe (pasta with cheese and pepper) since i read about joanna's version of the dish on cup of jo last week. her cappellini con cacio e pepe was a little healthier than mine: i cooked the nigella lawson version, which consists of penne pasta, butter, lots of parmesan cheese and tons of freshly ground black pepper.

the florida version of fall has finally arrived, so i've been spending a lot of time with the windows and lanai doors open, enjoying the gorgeous weather. this is the perfect dish for a november night wherever you are, whether florida or maine: it's comforting, and the heat from all that pepper gives it a great kick.

what's your favorite comfort food? (soup is my second favorite after pasta.)

{ photo via khakai kitchen }

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

shoe love.

just a pretty photo of some pretty shoes for your wednesday. i love the colors.

{ photo by the fabulous jen gotch }

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

je ne sais quois.

ooh, la la: i'm loving sandrine place's gorgeous home, which was featured on design*sponge yesterday. so pretty, non?

Monday, November 16, 2009

quote monday.

love. between this and hearing the phrase "true love casts out all fear" last night, i feel like i'm in a pretty good place right now. not to get all, you know, quotey on you. i just like to share.

how are your mondays going, lovelies?


{ via the lovely mary ruffle }

Friday, November 13, 2009

what are you doing this weekend?

happy, happy friday, lovely readers! how have your weeks been? what are your plans for the weekend? my friend s. is turning 29 on saturday, so we're having an asian-food potluck/birthday party at her house, complete with sake and japanese beer. all my closest sarasota friends will be there, so it should be a great time. other than that, i'm going to be working out, doing work and gearing up for a busy week that's quickly going to be followed by thanksgiving (can you believe it?).

tell me: what are your plans? i hope your weekends are delightful. xoxo!

{ seriously gorgeous dresses by kate towers }

Thursday, November 12, 2009

i want to dress you up in my love.

this dressing room? genius. i love those illustrations. wouldn't getting ready for a fancy event be fun in a room like this?

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

loving: leather writing pad from dewdrop inc.

in love with this lovely new pad from the lovely g.'s online shop, dewdrop inc. did i mention i love?

p.s. isn't "dewdrop" a nice word?

{ image via dewdrop inc. }

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

up, up and away.

this movie looks great, doesn't it? i can't wait to see it.

have you seen any good movies lately? (the last one i saw was paranormal activity, and while it scared the you-know-what out of me, i also thoroughly enjoyed it.)

p.s. happy tuesday! xoxo

Monday, November 9, 2009

endless love.

i have no real reason for posting this photo other than that it makes me happy, and that i can almost feel its sunshine on my back and its cool breeze in my hair.

{ photo: max wanger; via: joanna }

Monday, November 2, 2009

deep blue something.

the lovely and talented dallas tweeted about this gemma comas image today, and when i looked at it, i couldn't help but share it, too (click to enlarge). how soothing is that gorgeous blue?