stuffs & such on a rainy thursday night
Hazel seems to be feeling much better. Her fever broke and while she’s still a little touchy, she managed to eat a solid dinner and dole out a slew of kisses before bed. I think that is a good sign. Thanks to all who sent well wishes to my munch. I caved this morning and dug out my pair of maternity jeans from last pregnancy. At 6 months pregnant this doesn’t exactly come as a...
29 Signs It's Summer In Chicago [Refinery29] →
i like this list…. a few of my favorites: 1. The only place you ever want to go is Big Star 5. You grill everything. 11.You can’t stop ordering rosé*. (*I wish!) 13. You spend more time planning outfits for street fairs than for dates. 16. Everything in your closet is jealous of your sundresses 19. The patio furniture section of Target is now your favorite shopping destination. I...
a holiday at the lake
mom in the garden, picking peonies, I think ted, the family dog, ready drop his stick and shake the lake at your feet simon and hazel and papa, hand in hand headed for the candy shop if you can’t tell, the lake is a happy place. the perfect place to spend a holiday to spend a summer.
made with love
[sunday] my iphone predicted 90 degrees- and based on the intensity of the sun beating down on our terrace and the way the family dog lounged lazily shade of the front overhang, I don’t think the weather app was exaggerating. not ones to miss the first rays of sun, my family made their way down to the beach bright and early. With striped towels and fold-up lounge chairs tucked under their...
There is nothing wrong with loving the crap out of everything. Never apologize...– Ryan Adams
Hang with the right people. This is a collaborative world now. If you hang with...– Carol Bartz, graduation keynote at University of Wisconsin, Madison [via:Notice Things]
“the great thing about music is that it has all these fractal consequences. you know, it may start as something and mean something to you, but then it works its way into other people’s lives and takes on a whole new life, and it’s like it’s theirs now,” clark says. “so playing these shows on the one hand is obviously about me, because i’m the performer and the lights are focused onstage, but it’s...
She stuck a bookmark in my heart and walked away.– Saul Williams, from “She” (via alexitaa:nouvelle-nouveau)
i was struck by a thought this morning while reading through my dash our todays are going to be different. The sun is shining in chicago, so my neighbors and I have that in common (but I hear it is raining somewhere in north carolina). The bank sign on my corner read 58 degrees meaning it will be a warmish day for those who wore jeans or layered on an extra scarf before walking out the door but...
We rarely hear about the little acts of love that exist between partners, where...– “Three Cheers for Boring Love,” by Chelsea Fagan (via vbtwns: haygirlhay)
I am in the mood for listening to some inspiring Ted Talks this afternoon… Anyone have a must-hear recommendation?
Chicago is the most creative food spot, without a doubt. San Francisco has...– Graham Elliot | via Eater
Anonymous asked: Are you keeping the name to yourself until she is born? & Where did you come up with the name H2 ? Is H2's name going to start with an H as well?
Obsessing Over: Furniture. More specifically, our lack thereof. I have been feeling fairly overwhelmed about where to even begin decorating our new home, so today I stopped by Room & Board and had a heart-to-heart with Joseph, the designer who has been showing us couches & stuff. I asked if he would just do it for us…would he be willing to come over to see our home and help us...