Monthly Archives: July 2014

The perfect planner

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You guys: I’ve always talked about my need to use a paper planner, even in this digital age. I think I’ve finally found the perfect one. It’s called the Day Designer by Whitney English. I can thank Instagram for my discovery of it. I saw a post about it one day over at Chirps & Cheers,… Read more »

Travel Page: Cinque Terre

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More from my European vacation! I know, I know—I’m really spacing this out. A quick recap in case you missed it: I’ve already covered our time in Stockholm, Paris (Part 1 and 2), Aix-en-Provence, and Antibes. Now, Cinque Terre, Italy! After a bit of a delay due to a one-day train strike in Italy, we finally… Read more »

Roasted carrot and avocado salad

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It’s so hot and sticky in the summer, there are so many nights where all I crave is a delicious salad for dinner. Lately, Matt and I have been making variations on this recipe from ABC Kitchen. There’s something so tasty about roasted carrots, avocado, a lot of fresh lemon juice, and a little salt… Read more »

Calligraphy practice

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My grandmother Jane on my dad’s side was always incredibly artistic. She did a lot of oil paintings—mostly of the pretty beaches in Maine—but she was also a calligraphy pro. Her illustrated, hand-written poems hang on so many walls in my home. I’ve always had an interest in it, but had never really pursued it…. Read more »

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, my darling readers! What do you have planned for this weekend? I’m taking a calligraphy class! My grandmother always used to practice this art form, making beautiful prints that still hang on my parents walls today. I’m excited to give it a try. Wishing you a lovely and relaxing weekend ahead. Here, to… Read more »