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Saturday, August 15, 2009

Gorgeous Shop Alert !! Milagros Deco

I get so excited when I come across new shops, this particular one called, Milagros Deco is based out of Argentina. For more go here.


Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Quote of the Week

"The desire for symmetry, for balance, for rhythm
is one of the most inveterate of human instincts."

- Edith Wharton

My Journey

I'm very very busy
this week
you know...
packing my trims
&
bows~

and my fancy dress up clothes~

My car is packed
&
I am ready to go....
Do you know where
I am going on this
glorious journey?

Knock knock....

To your house, of course...
to visit you my friend!!
In my favorite
make believe land~

We will sit & visit
heart to heart...

I will bring lavender
scones~

I have secrets
I want to share with you...
Do you have one too?
xox's
See you soon!!

GnaJo

Photographer Tim Irving....

Have you heard of Tim Irving? If not, he's an amazing photographer that I'm happy to highlight here on my blog. These are some of my favorites from his shop, you can buy these and more here. Enjoy!


Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Loft I loved!

I haven't had time to post anything lately due to my very painful back spasm! For a few days, I could not move around, thanks to lovely hubby, he has helped me a lot, take me to the bath room in the middle of the night, dress me up, take me to the doctor and help out with my daily chores! well, here are some pics that I've looked over and over again, and it helped to ease my pain a little bit!

Lofty spaces...



These were a few of my favorites from the Living Etc. website, hope you enjoy them!


Images below via Loft Life Magazine.

rooms of the week

New York Times.....defining gorgeous.

The New York Times always amazes me with their Home & Garden section. For example, this huge residence (once a church) in the city.....wow. Can you imagine what it's like to live there? Do you notice how you can look out the large window while in the shower? Gorgeous, barely describes it.


Sunday, July 26, 2009

Fair and back pain





This Saturday we went to California Mid state fair! The kids had so much fun, bun Unfortunately My back is driving me insane, I've had back spasm for the past 8 years and never really get a proper treatment for it! but anyways I thought I share some pics from the fair!

Saturday, July 18, 2009

Strawberry Balsamic Hot Chocolate

Chocolate Box

Seattle's Chocolate BOX

Chocolate chips pancakes created by My Love,..



My hubby made some awesome chocolate chips pancakes for brunch today, boy,..it was soo good, I put some of my old time favorite blueberry sauce and some fresh peaches from the farmers market.

my summer snack

bruschetta.jpg

Bruschetta is one my favorite simple summer dishes and I love that I can currently find all of the ingredients at the farmers’ market. I’ve mastered a simple recipe that really enhances the sweetness of the tomato, the peppery taste of basil and the fruity aroma of the olive oil. Here are my little added touches for making it just right.

-Use high quality extra virgin olive oil. Trust me, it’s worth the extra money.
-If you can find some, buy a loaf of rustic, Artisan bread (La Brea Bakery’s Country Sourdough is perfect).
-Cut the garlic in half and rub the open end on the freshly toasted bread. The heat from the bread melts the garlic evenly without being overpowering.
-Finish with a touch of premium kosher or sea salt (I swear by Maldon’s flaky crystals).

I'm a sucker for Vintage Jewerly,..