Tomorrow we’re flying to Wisconsin to spend Thanksgiving week with Ryan’s family – fingers crossed the plane ride with Caroline goes as smoothly as possible! Any tips for flying with a 6 month old? I’m also hoping to contribute a pie to Thanksgiving dinner, something seasonal but not obvious, but the truth is that I’m not much of a pie baker. I’m thinking maybe a chocolate pecan pie or this butterscotch pie, but I’m open to suggestions, so please share!

A swing at the end of the world.

The night sky.

Paris Advent calendar.

And Vosges takes the chocolate Advent calendar to a whole new level.

Illustrated guide to pears.

Serious dose of cuteness.

wishbone for everyone around your Thanksgiving table.

Lovely spool of calligraphy, via Oh So Beautiful Paper.

How to make lame art cool.

Who wouldn’t want a Hobbit Hole playhouse?

Have a happy weekend friends!

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Caroline has decided that getting more than three hours of sleep in a row isn’t her thing, so Ryan and I are a little sleep deprived these days… which might explain why I’ve started this sentence seventeen times, only to delete it, start over, and still end up with something bearing no resemblance to the English language. So instead of trying to string words together in a coherent way, I’m just going to get out of the way and share some awesome links…

Poster by Emma Bergqvist.

Happy shoes.

Party goodbyes – yes or no?

Adorable little critter embroidery kits.

Dear fork.

11 untranslatable words from other cultures.

Rosemary wreath place cards.

Pumpkin pecan scones with maple glaze.

I think Caroline needs this tutu.

Super fun clutches by Tiff Manuell, via Eat Drink Chic.

 

 

Have a lovely weekend everyone!

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Congratulations to Calder Clark on the beautiful new website!

See Corbin Gurkin‘s wedding, produced by Duet Weddings and shot by Elizabeth Messina, in the latest Martha Stewart Weddings.

Ariella Chezar just announced her next floral workshop!

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Did you have a fun Halloween? We dressed Caroline up as a little duck (if you click through you’ll see me in my ninja outfit/blogger uniform) and showed her off to the neighbors – she was a really good sport about it! This weekend we’re going to a Diwali party, and I’m also hoping to do a little baking. What are you up to?

Day of the Dead cookies by Casue Sweets.

Words to use more often.

Flavors for the season: pumpkin pie bars and cranberry curd tartlets.

The New York subway signs experiment, via A Cup of Jo.

Gift wrapping money.

DIY gold and acrylic clipboards.

Ghostfood is fascinating (but the thought of no sushi or chocolate is seriously frightening).

I have big dreams about making some changes to our living room, and Les Indiennes has me drooling over their prints.

Which state matches your personality? (I’m Tennessee.)

Calder Clark and Ariella Chezar both have beautiful new websites!

Have a lovely weekend, everyone!

 

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Halloween is just around the corner! My mom made all of my Halloween costumes when I was a kid, and she’s generously offered (okay, I may have badgered her a little) to make Caroline’s first Halloween costume. You’d think we would have figured this out already, but we’re still trying to decide what to dress her as. Also, I’m not exactly sure where you’re supposed to take a 5 month old on Halloween…

9 month old babies swimming laps!

PB&J shortbread bars (raspberry jam for me, please!).

A Bananagrams engagement and wedding!

Donut pumpkins and pushpin pumpkins.

Baby dreams.

The power of photography.

Sassy ceramics by Rebecca Wilson.

Art and ice cream.

Make your words look fancy with Recite This.

Gorgeous headband for your inner Greek goddess.

Have a Happy Weekend everyone!

 

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Elisa Bricker has a shiny new website!

Congratulations to Trent BaileyEric Kelley, and Ed Peers for being named “Rising Stars” by Rangefinder magazine! Well deserved, gents!

Have you seen the Found Frames offering from A Bryan Photo? Love this!

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I’m not sure what makes it feel like fall when it’s 80-degrees outside, but it feels like fall nonetheless. Time for pumpkins and apples and sweaters and soups. Even if it’s way too warm for the second half of that list.

Citrus from Rifle’s look book.

Drooling over this vanilla souffle with salted butter caramel sauce, via Katie’s Pinterest.

Extraordinary LEGOs – my nephews would love this!

Photo booth Halloween costume. Brilliant!

Love a wedding dress with a print.

Six decorative pie crusts.

So many gorgeous hats.

I’m always looking for alternatives to plastic – definitely going to give this bee’s wrap a try.

Cake-in-a-pumpkin.

Have a happy weekend, lovelies!

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