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Yumiko Higuchi’s embroidery is my new favorite thing on Instagram.

Congratulations to my sister on her local news segment! Love the blow torch!

Why some people are left handed.

The four pastas of Rome.

These oval nesting ramekins would make a gorgeous wedding gift.

Or any of these dishes from Suite One Studio.

Is our obsession with heirloom fruits and vegetables “nostalgic”?

How about our nostalgia for New York in the late 1970s?

And a little more nostalgia for you: in the age of Photoshop, most designers still prefer to brainstorm with paper and pencil.

This little guy walking his dog is sure to make you smile.

Giant friendship pins – that’s my kind of DIY. EASY.

A rainbow of corn tortillas.

 

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I do love me some soft serve, especially when it’s displayed in a window.

Well that’s just the cutest cotton candy I’ve ever seen.

I’ve been doing some serious window shopping over at Ariel Gordon, and I want those diamond bezel ear pins. And the petit signet ring. And the little circle pendant…

“Husbands admire wives who keep their stockings perfect” … what? My main takeaway from this article on totally offensive vintage ads for women is that while a lot has changed in marketing to women, some things are very much the same.

The “Flintstone house” is for sale for a cool $4.2 million.

I want to try these adorable mini pies with blackberries. Little nuggets of summer deliciousness.

Not sure I’d want Guernica on my wall, but I do love the visual impact of this.

Staying in the actual palace at Versailles would be way better (they got me with that headline!).

This is quite a proposal story!

Sour cherry Italian cream sodas sound yummmmmy.

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I didn’t get a chance to post links last week, so some of these are probably a bit belated and you may have read them already, but in case not…

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I mostly wear black. Black yoga pants to be exact. But my alter-ego wears this dress.

Hold on to summer a little longer with sea glass candy.

Jordan’s tips on how to find cheap airline tickets.

Rookie home decorating mistakes (great list!).

Can you tell I have a big crush on Stephen Colbert? I love his entire GQ interview, especially the last few paragraphs. What an amazing and inspiring way to think about life.

I will be making this frozen hot chocolate some time very soon.

Dear people who live in tiny houses.

I’ve been doing some research on logos and brand identity (for a super fun project I can’t wait to share!) and came across this branding which I love, and this hilarious “Hipster Logo Design Guide” poster.

Goat cheese ice cream with blackberry red wine swirl sounds like a yummy grown-up summer treat.

The gold leaf band on this hat is perfection.

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Mascarpone soft serve with balsamic vinegar? Yes please. (Maybe with the help of a home soft serve machine?)

I love paper and packaging and this ad melted my heart a little bit.

And on a related note… if there are photos you really care about, print them out.

Stephen Colbert on why women should be in charge of everything.

Dress the rainbow – delightful!

Online dating in the 1960s.

Tiny house jamboree.

Prickly pear margaritas – love that color.

How astronauts watch the Perseid showers.

 

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Gorgeous sequin sparkle confetti pack.

This toddler’s birthday party theme is hilarious.

Chicken and waffles 17 ways.

Have you ever watched the live cams of Katmai National Park? So cool when you get to see the bears catching fish!

Salted caramel flan popsicles… yummmm….

Netflix has started offering “unlimited” maternity and paternity leave.

Incredible fabric sculptures of homes.

Make your own mini choco-tacos.

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