Happy Friday, friends! I hope you all had wonderful weeks, wherever you happen to be.
I spent quite a bit of time outside this week, playing tennis and riding bikes. One day I even took my morning workout outside! Yay!
A personal design project and a fun side project for a friend has also kept me busy on the “work” front. I’m hoping to share some work-in-progress glimpses of the personal project here in the next couple of weeks, so be on the lookout for that :)
In the meantime, enjoy some links. And happy weekend.
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I didn’t set out to go MIA this week. But you see, good weather has at long last returned to this part of the nation and I have been celebrating. We went out of town for the day on Wednesday, and yesterday I convinced my brother to go play tennis with me. Soaking up the sunshine felt SO nice. Can I just say how wonderful it is to be able to step out of the house or open the car door without experiencing a traumatic reduction in body temperature?
Anyways, now for some links! I mostly read every article in the Etsy seller’s handbook this week as I brush up and prep for my relaunch, but below are some of the fun/pretty/interesting things I came across, for your enjoyment :)
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Mucho respect for Andrew Carmellini.
For your reference, all you paper-writers.
Undeniably normal. And that’s okay :)
Some pretty photos of Italy, just because.
Happy Friday!!! I only have a few links to share today, but I want to know: what’s the best thing you came across on the internet this week? Leave a link in the comments!
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This is a rather brilliant cookie concept.
I love the open living room/kitchen in this apartment.
And finally, how to order coffee.
List of cities most concerned about eating organic food.
My bestie wrote a book review and now I want to read Attachments.
Molly Yeh went to Europe on her honeymoon and wrote about Vienna this week. The photos make me want to head there stat.
Feeling good? How does your state rank?
I love the side-by-side comparison.
Natasha + London + film.
This Pantone project.
Also, I want to be a school kid in Italy.
Friday Favorites has a new look! For now, at least. I’ve been thinking about nixing the random photos and giving this weekly feature it’s own identity. But believe me, random photos will absolutely still have their place here ;)
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These photos do Yosemite justice.
In terms of large chains, I’m a Peet’s person myself.
Good Instagram tips!
I love that they call it Singles Awareness Day.
Note to self: you should work out more regularly.
Saving these tips for the next time I’m in an elevator. #alwaystalktostrangers
The prettiest drinks.
You like to geek out over balsamic vinegar too, right??
Thoughtful and efficient renovations make me so happy.
This guide makes me almost wish I was behind on readings for a class.
So basically I learned that every time I go to the coffee shop I break the law. (Because I don’t even know how many blocks I’d have to walk in opposite directions to even find a real, painted crosswalk. That’s a town with an overall walkscore of 32 for you.)
Funny all the way through: Men’s Illustrated Guide to Buying Flowers.
This GIF essay will not give you a good feeling.
A straight up time-waster. (But I got 10 out of 10!!)
Hahahahahaha. What is this world coming to?
We are not our jobs. #identity
Considering how much ice cream I’ve been making lately, I need this information.
I’m partial to the makeshift double-boiler method, but this looks so fun!!
Ojai has been popping up so much lately on different blogs I follow. Maybe it’s a sign. I want to go.
Go pick mushrooms.
Cycling: “a harmony of diversity.”
And finally, I’ve really been enjoying the work of Jessie Webster this week.
Happy weekend, friends! Here are a few links! Continue reading