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Favorites Friday: London calling

So obviously inspired by all things London this week. Sunday we fly out spending the first half in the countryside and the last 3 days in the heart of the city. So completely giddy with excitement, can't wait to share photos.
Rain is absolutely in the forecast, but I don't think it'd be …

Bertoia love

Despite deep love for our current barstools were in dire need of more lumbar support. (something with a back, please!) I really love the archtecitural element the bertoia wire barstool exhibits just not sure about the comfort level?!

images via puregreendesign and thecitysage

Lucite revisited

Still thinking about the lucite coffee table, still haven't decided but keep coming across more convincing images.....hmmmm?!

via delightbydesign, check out the rest of this home here too

Still can't decide, but I do love the look!
{sorry for lack of sources}

Snowy Park

Couldn't keep us inside any longer, the sun was out and the park was calling our names!

{I really do have two children, see!}

Favorites Friday: Carpe diem

This post stems from a conversation I had with a patient the other day, who was pretty sick. She was grieving her illness because its preventing her from enjoying retirement. It truly motivated me to live now; carpe diem! Here's some images from this week that capture this mantra for me.
Ask God…

40 days

Yesterday was Ash Wednesday marking the beginning of Lent, the period of fasting and prayer for 40 days ending with the celebration of Easter. So this season I'm refraining from all personal and home shopping, for those of you who follow this blog its clear I'm active in both of those areas…

Guess where we're going?

I'm finally partaking in the perks of my husband's current!! I seriously derive this itch if I've been in one place for a long period of time, equal parts restlessness and wanderlust!!

images via londonphotos, lonny, and google
Ready to guess? Fully planning on chowing d…

Tiny hearts

Fell in love with these tiny hearts, perfect for my Valentine's date!

Valentine goodies

Our Valentine date is tonight, but look at all the goodies I got, so thankful; let the festivities continue!
These gorgeous roses
This killer purse for an upcoming trip, can't wait to tell you all where were going, stay tuned!
These booties, my first pair!
and ended the day with pink cupcakes!
But t…

Favorites Friday: Vday edition

Unfortunately I'll be working during this "love" weekend! But here's some lovey dovey images to inspire from this week.
Perfect shoes for valentine's day via audreyhepburncomplex
"Loving" this wallpaper via designsponge
Love letters via dressdesigndecor
Lovely date via d…

Hidden treasures

Thought I'd take you guys on a little trip to the antique store right up the road from my house. I frequent here because every two weeks everything changes and they have great prices! Here's some recent treasures.
Great print especially in a kitchen.
I'm really digging tassels lately and …