Monthly Archives: July 2011

bon voyage

a dear friend
moved away
last week
before she pulled out of town
we shared one last lunch
with fortune cookies for dessert
hers:
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our fingers are crossed for you, sara!
good luck and love in sunny CA
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safe travels to you
and tucker too-
nellie misses her BFF already
xoxo

summer blues

my sister came home this weekend
kiddos in tow
(while her super-hero hubby stayed home to refinish their handwood floors)
we spent glorious days on the beach
but saturday morning
the whole family woke early

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to pick plump blueberries


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and scamper home
to bake our bounty
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into muffins bursting with summer goodness

summer in the city

my dad and i were in NYC for a few days last week
and managed to hit all my favorite places
for food, drink and inspiration

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lunch at balthazer
their goat cheese carmelized onion tart is one of my very favorite things!

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way-cool vintage interior decor
and gherkin bar snacks

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pizza at serafina

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purl.
a trip to the city is never complete without a visit.
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color. texture. perfection.

and then….
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McQueen.
at the MET
.

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there are no words.
except:
GO.

day-cation

the school year was finally over
but summer was already in full swing
and reid and i needed
a day
to slow down…
…and catch up
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little compton
ahhhhhhh.

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blue skies

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lucky rocks

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and the season’s first raspberries.
perfect, no?

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nellie picked up a new skill
(note the ball AND stick picked up mid-swim)

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and even work
seemed sweeter

happy.
thank you.
more, PLEASE!