Taking a little break from all the recipes I have been posting lately and reflecting on the things that have my heart at the moment – from music, food, television, and beyond.
Also, I just have to say… devastated over Carrie Fisher. She was one of my very first heroes to look up to as a little girl. She was a badass woman, and I’ll miss her presence. RIP, my fierce princess. What an inspiration. xx
Hi friends! It’s been a little while since I’ve shared some of the things that I am loving lately, so here’s a light post for today. As you can imagine, life is crazy busy at the moment and we’re honing in on our wedding day. I’m over-the-moon excited and a big ball of nerves – Joe, too. Normal, right? Eeeee!
Wedding plans aside. Food, books, things… here’s what’s making me smile these days.
There’s so much in life that I am absolutely in love with that I wanted to compile it all in one place. I know we had a vegan version of this last week, but hey… let’s broaden the horizon, shall we? I hope that some of this inspires you guys – and I would love to hear some of the things that you’re loving in the comments. Let’s talk, let’s share.
Here we go…!
Hi friends – how are you? Life has been pretty fantastic over here. Still working on wedding plans… and cannot believe how fast October is coming up on us. We’re also in the process of finishing our basement- we just finished painting recently – YAY! Truth be told, I haaaate painting. I thought I would like it, but when you buy a foreclosed home and have to repaint the entire thing (including trim and ceilings), you don’t like it anymore. We may have done that 3 years ago, but when I picked up the brush last weekend… it felt like yesterday and all those “ughhh painting” feelings came back. Haha! But glad that is over – so now we need to hire someone to do the flooring – then fix up the second bathroom… then furnish. It feels like we are sooo close but still so far. I just can’t wait for this space to be done! We’re basically doubling our living space – yay! Minnie is going to love it down there, too. It’s so much cooler than upstairs. With these 90-degree days, I’ve been feeling bad for her. We keep the fans running while we are away so she at least has some airflow.
So this morning I felt like compiling a few of the vegan things in my life lately. Maybe I should do a post like this every so often, because I am constantly trying new things and then becoming obsessed with them. I go through phases. Currently, these are all the things that have my heart. Maybe it will inspire you, too!
I love a full coffee table – from himalayan salt candles to crystals to books. I always think it’s interesting to see what someone puts on their coffee table. It can say a lot about that person! On mine, you’ll find a couple of my favorite books. I put them there so that when people come over, they can experience (hopefully) the same excitement and interest as I did when I found these books. All unique, and beautiful in their own right. I find inspiration in their pages, and I think you will, too.
Yeah, I said best. Okay, so they are the best in my eyes, but still… the best. Sara shared a round-up of her favorite cruelty-free cleaning products a few weeks back, and now it’s my turn. Because as she so awesomely pointed out, we are insane. We’re like two 80-year olds who have nothing better to do than wipe down counters and then walk around smelling the damn house as their scents waft through the air.
Yeah, it’s like that for us. Wouldn’t have it any other way!
Hiiiiiii! I’m currently in Seattle with John visiting a friend of his from college. More to come on our trip and all the vegan eats I’ll be scarfing (and you can see it all on Instagram!), but we just got here yesterday and hello, jetlag. This east coast girl is not doing well. B-U-T, let’s move on to my favorites! This week they’re a big mismatch, but aren’t they always? Continue reading
If you had to pick one social network to stay on, and only one, what would it be? Mine would hands down be Instagram, because there is no shortage of color, serious inspiration, and good people. A few months back, I had the honor to be included on Hold the Eggplant’s post about her favorite instagram accounts (you’re the sweetest, Chrissy!) and I thought it would be fun to do the same. I wish I could include… basically everyone that I follow, because hello… there is a reason why I follow you! Instead, I am painfully choosing my top 10.
So, here we go. The following instagram accounts feed my soul in the best way possible.
I am a kitchen product junkie. I could spend hours wandering through Williams Sonoma, Sur la Table, and Crate & Barrel. Even the kitchen section of Ikea is like a wonderland. Understandably, I’ve gathered quite a few fun gadgets over the years. Read on to see my faves! Continue reading