Monthly Archives: April 2011

Chalkboard notes


There’s something so inviting about a chalkboard in the home. I love that it’s a guaranteed spot to jot down handwritten notes, to-do lists, and colorful doodles while you’re on the phone. My roommate and I use the chalkboard outside our kitchen to write down recipe notes, and track how many trips we make to… Read more »

The weekend is here!


Happy weekend dear readers! And happy Easter too. I’m excited to celebrate the holiday with my family in Connecticut. It will be a nice city escape — with lots of delicious home cooking too! My mom is even attempting to make a version of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding cake to get in the… Read more »

You are greater than cupcakes


What a sweet note to share! And it certainly does say a lot. To put in writing that you love someone more than a cupcake? That has to be the highest form of praise you can get! (Postcard by 4four via Etsy)

Something fishy


I’m totally digging these ocean-inspired pillows from West Elm’s new summer collection. Designed by Cuban-born artist and textile designer Lourdes Sanchez, each pillow gives off a cozy, beachy feel — the perfect decorative accent for your summer cottage or outdoor porch. I particularly love the look of the blue whales, but the black zebra fish… Read more »

What to wear in the rain (and the fog)


When the weather decides to act up, there’s only one way to fight back: with fashion! I love Atlantic-Pacific‘s take on how to dress your best for a rainy drizzle or a foggy day. For the rain, the matching coral skirt (from Zara) and Hunter boots are perfect — they add a bright spot that… Read more »