January 31, 2012

Photo of the Day...


...love the look of this boho, beach-chic room. Extra long sofa with mix-match throw pillows, definitely a vacationers dream. Oh and how can I forget...the view.

What I'm Loving Now...

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Nothing says that spring or summer is around the corner than bright crisp stripes...preferably in navy and white.  Would you agree?

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just a few things...

{polish party}

{candle I got for my birthday}

{some of my favorite reads}

{love these colors}

{a pre-marathon trip to the French bakery around the corner}

{best Spring collection ever...}

January 30, 2012

What I'm Loving Now...

Run a Marathon...check.
I did it! I survived my first marathon and if you would have asked me yesterday to run a marathon again one day, I would have told you no way.

...but, today's a new day and I would love to be crazy and run 26.2 again!!!  I think...

January 27, 2012

What I'm Loving Now...

1/ FACE Stockholm Nailpolish 2/ Carnantion Ring 3/ Summer Straw Hat 4/ Skinny Calf Hair Belt 5/ Quorra Ballet Flats 6/ Tillary Tote 7/ Marina Necklace 8/ Dotted Moons Bracelet 9/ Verona Calf Hair Driving Mocs 10/ Farmer's Market Tote 11/ Boardwalk Tote 12/ Lia leather Platform Wedges 13/ Crystal Hoop Earrings 14/ Tort Capri Sandals 15/ Vibrant Paisley Scarf 16/ Lia Midheel Sandals

January 26, 2012

Looks I love...

Sequin-stripe V-neck sweater

 Sequin-Stripe V-Neck Sweater

Oh my! J.Crew sure knocked it out of the park this Spring! (my family is in baseball mode right now...can you tell?) I just about fell over, when I got an email from J.Crew this morning announcing new styles were added in-stores and online.  I couldn't wait to get home and pour over all the lovely pieces online that are intended to make us all smile.

...all I can say is that...I think I'm going to need a second job!

Sequin tank

 Sequin Tank

Sequin stripe tank

Sequin Stripe Tank 

Saint James® Minquiers III tee

Saint James Minquiers III Tee 

Vintage cotton boatneck tee

 Vintage Cotton Boatneck Tee

Piqué polo

Pique Polo

Lattice peacoat

Lattice Peacoat

Rugby-stripe dress

Rugby-stripe Dress

Seabreeze maxidress

Seabreeze Maxidress

Featherweight cashmere short-sleeve cardigan

Featherweight Cashmere Short-sleeve Cardigan

Marielle dress in superfine cotton

Marielle Dress in Superfine Cotton

Memo dress in Super 120s

Memo Dress in Super 120's

Director dress in bi-stretch wool

Director Dress in bi-stretch wool

Origami sheath dress in wool crepe

Origami Sheath Dress in wool crepe

3" chino short

3" chino short

Denim short in faded indigo

Denim Short in Faded Indigo

Canary tweed pencil skirt

Canary Tweed Pencil Skirt

Whisper gauze baja tunic

Whisper Gauze Baja Tunic

Things That Make Me Happy...

Good morning!  With all the things that fill our lives each day, I always try to remember the small things in life that make me happy. A beautifully set breakfast, roses from my husband, a box of delicious chocolates from my students, a tasty grilled sandwich from a bistro and a visit to Starbucks.  These small things I never take for granted...

January 25, 2012

Three things to love...

{French Bakery Almond Croissants}

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{Enjoying a delicious latte in the morning with my husband}

{this perfect spring to summer Thea Maxidress}

January 21, 2012

Beyond the Beach...

A few weeks ago, I came across this traditional Portuguese fishing hut that was renovated for modern living by Aires Mateus and Assoc. The unique sand floor is warmed by a radiant-heat system and the kitchen island is made of white corian.  This home does seem different from the normal beach homes in that....there is sand on the floor.  It took me quite a few trips to the website to decide that yes, I can appreciate a true coastal home that is beyond the beach.

Wood walkways connect the two cabanas to the main house.

Outdoor dining area.

January 20, 2012

Dreamy Coastal Rooms

Good Morning! I hope that you are in for a great weekend!  We have another three day weekend here with school being out on Monday.  It's nice to work four days...wouldn't you agree?!  I've been searching the internet for inspiration on beach houses and I came across these lovely images.  All of which, I would do in my home.  Some of you may know me by now, I love a white backdrop and some color added and I think these coastal designed rooms have just that.  Enjoy and Happy Friday!

Two-Tone Border Bedding

Percale Border Bedding

Two-Tone Border Bedding, Sale

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