Archive for March, 2011


Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

My blog and I are on spring break. Be back soon! { source }

fashion forward in floral

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Spring is in the air, and florals are blooming in stores with full skirts and pretty necklines. If I had (way) more moolah, I would fill my closet with lovelies like these from heavenly anthropologie:

velvet elvis

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Ultimately our gift to the world around us is hope. Not blind hope that pretends everything is fine and refuses to acknowledge how things are. But the kind of hope that comes from staring pain and suffering right in the eyes and refusing to believe that this is all there is. It is what we [...]

the king’s speech

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

I’ve been playing scenes from this remarkable film over and over in my head since Joel, Ash and I saw the Oscar-winning picture last weekend. Every aspect that goes into making a movie was done above par for this one. “Speechless.”

how about now?

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Can it be spring yet? { source }

he gets me.

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

If only we arrange our life according to that principle which counsels us that we must hold to the difficult, then that which now still seems to us the most alien will become what we most trust and find most faithful.” -Rilke


Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

The Letterpress iPad app: ironic? Trying to preserve the craft of letterpress printing by making it into an iPad app is kind of like trying to save the art of the book by promoting the Amazon Kindle. It’s absurd. So absurd that it just might work! Graphic designer and wood type enthusiast John Bonadies has [...]

hey there, weekend

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Excited: our Katie friend arrives for a visit tomorrow! Yays all around. : )

crush: west elm

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Yesterday I received a fun surprise from my favoritest ashley: a set of four cute garden key plates from west elm! I just love them. So sweet and simple, and I’m always a sucker for the skeleton key motif. And now I find myself perusing through the west elm website, my eye caught by so [...]

let’s review: 3 willows

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011

Here’s a book review of 3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares, which I wrote for the library’s teen blog, Teen Scene. (Original post found here). Polly, Jo, and Ama, friends since elementary school, are drifting their separate ways during the summer before they enter high school. Polly is set on exploring the possibility [...]