Remember how last weekend my honey and I were going to take a little trip down to Carmel? And then you all gave me so many great suggestions for what to see and do and eat while we’re there? But then we found out there was a car show going on and figured it might be a crazy weekend to go, so we’re saving it for another time. Instead, we took a little day trip to West Sonoma County (thanks to Sunset for the suggestion!). Picked up some baked goodies at Wild Flour Bread (think chocolate espresso scones and the world’s biggest sticky buns) and some pretty gifts for our flower girls. And I’m saving all of your wonderful ideas for our trip to Carmel next time!

This weekend is one of my best friend’s birthdays, so we’re going to have a little brunch celebration for her. Don’t you think brunch is the best meal out there? I mean, it combines breakfast, lunch, dessert and cocktails – does it get any better than that? And now, some links to kick off your weekend…

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Can’t wait for Rue Magazine!

Abby’s pics are always a nice little reminder of what I’m missing in Austin.

Yellow, yellow, and moreĀ yellow.

Gourmet s’mores? Yes, please.

Get the Midas touch.

Book of the Month a la Kate Spade.

Summer ties, via Unabashedly Prep.

Dear Pennsylvania, you’re lovely!

My feet have a crush on these adorable polka dotty shoes, via wit + delight.

Have you seen a more entrepreneurial 15-year-old?

Pretty little bow for your head.

Pretty big flower, too.

Back to school sushi.

Back to school wedding invites.

Stone house via Black Eiffel

I had so much fun hanging out at this photo workshop and you will too.

What do you think when you hear cool city garden?

Bohemian wedding style doesn’t get much better than this.

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My honey starts his new job next week (woohoo!) and we’re thinking of celebrating with a last minute trip to Carmel. Any suggestions for things we must see, do, eat, for a quick two-day trip? That won’t break the bank? I’m really looking forward to it, since our only trip so far this summer was the big move, and think we can all agree that doesn’t count.

What about you? Any fun summer plans?

Paper cut bookmarks.

Wouldn’t this poster be a darling baby announcement? via Twig & Thistle

Cheerful yellow bridesmaids.

Fabulously fashionable French wedding.

Ruffles.

Wedding trousers? Yes!

Dig these invites.

And this menu.

Windshield rainbow.

Eames high chair.

Wearing wallpaper.

I’m always a little excited about a stamp release.

Incredible venue.

Loving this fashion spread, via Dress, Design & Decor.

Equally wed.

Movie night done right!


Have a happy weekend, lovelies!

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I just have to thank everyone for all of the kind comments, emails, support, re-tweets, and mentions about the launch of the new Snippet & Ink! As I said before, we’re still working on a few things (like making the search feature even better), but I hope that the new site is a great resource for those of you planning weddings. Also, if you sent me an email this week, thank you so much for your patience – I’m still working on getting all of my emails in one place, and I’m going to have limited access to internet this weekend, so it’s taking even longer than usual for me to reply. Is anyone else finding it tough to stay inside on these beautiful summer days?

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Links, links, links!

Loving wedding week over on frolic.

One family, thirty years – my honey and I are going to start this tradition as soon as we get married.

The perfect slipper, via poppies & posies.

I want.

Did you read this book as a kid? This house looks just like the mole’s!

Little pretties from Petal & Print.

The Gospel According to Coco Chanel.

Fab sunglasses, via Unruly Things.

From the office of Johnny Cash.

Love this seating chart (click to make it bigger).

Bookcase of the day.

I heart this dress, via Something Old Something New.

Take a trip to the Golden Coast.

Who says chocolate cake isn’t for summer?

And chocolate truffles for that matter.

Cosmetic bags that look like retro bathing caps – delightful! via Cafe Cartolina

Have a happy, happy weekend!

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Just a quick heads up that tomorrow we’re doing a server switch, and any emails that are sent while that’s happening probably won’t get to me. But Sunday I should be all set to get emails again. Other than that, my weekend will include breakfast with Leila, catching up with my favorite blogs, meeting with our stationer to talk about invites (!), and enjoying some outdoor time with my honey. I think one of my favorite things about the summer is that there’s no need to make big plans – a simple, relaxing weekend is just fine.

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Some weekend links for you! And if you feel like it, share some of your favorite finds from around the interwebs in the comments.

Short dress, big bouquet.

Congrats to Max and Margaux!

Science never looked so lovely.

Love this sneaker roundup.

Portland pop-up postcard, via simple + pretty.

Delightfully whimsical photos, via Black Eiffel.

Tiny flashcards.

Sweet candy, sweet packaging.

Have a happy, happy weekend lovelies!

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Well dearies, what do you have planned for the weekend? My honey and I are taking a little road trip down the coast to Santa Barbara for my cousin’s wedding this weekend, and then further on to San Diego for a few days where we’ll hang out with my sister and her boys, and where I get to stop by Jonathan Canlas’ Film is Not Dead workshop. I can’t wait!

Hope you enjoy these links from around the web this week!

Frenchwomen’s secrets to aging well (thank you to Mariam).

I write like ________.

Quite a fancy business card.

Custom fingerprint paper cutting? Brilliant save-the-date idea!

My bed wants to wear Leontine Linens, via i suwannee.

Mi madre in 1967, via Nibs.

Raspberry brown sugar gratin? How did I not know about this until now?

Delightful illustrations, via Mint.

One of these days I’ll make it to this fabulous party.

Have a happy, happy weekend!

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