Archive for May, 2011


Tuesday, May 31st, 2011

I gained an appreciation for an art installation that was recently placed in Cambridge, MA when I researched the story behind it… Flocks is a temporary installation consisting of several nets of reflective birds that are suspended from lampposts spanning over a mile long segment of Cambridge Street between Inman and Lechmere Squares. Inspired by […]


Friday, May 27th, 2011

Lately I’ve been feeling as though I’m floating through space and time. We’re approaching a long weekend, which is exciting, but I didn’t even realize it until this week. One minute Boston felt like London with the consistent rain and then all of a sudden, we got a heat wave. Weekends go by too quickly […]

a little bit of sun, and some seafood

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

For the first time in a week the sun peeked through the clouds, dried the rain and shone over Boston on Saturday. Spontaneously, Mike and I decided to enjoy it by walking around the city. We had no plans and no timeline, we  just took the day one step at a time. After walking around […]

when i travel, i’m a hat person

Monday, May 16th, 2011

[photo courtesy of Bryce of Extension Mattie per her Etsy photo shoot: girls weekend in New Orleans Edition, in which I’m sporting a beautiful, hand-made light purple and gold flecked cozy cowl] When my girls weekend crew and I were wandering the streets of New Orleans, a strange, yet stylish urge came over me as we […]

surroundings matter

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

A long time ago I asked Mike what our dream home would look like if he ever had the chance to design it. I assumed it was an easy question, and that architects must envision their perfect home just like some little girls envision the details of their future weddings. Mike has never answered that […]

photos at dusk

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2011

Taking great photos is something I have always struggled with. For me, it’s kind of like learning a new language. I tell myself that one day I’ll study those photography books that Mike has stacked so nicely into our bookshelf, ready for me to open and learn the art of the perfect photograph. One day […]

bringing brazil to your kitchen

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

This is a sponsored post, written by me, brought to you to by FoodSpring. The thoughts, opinions, experiences and ingredients within this post are entirely my own. _______________ There’s nothing better than exploring new cultures through traveling, but in between trips, there are plenty of opportunities to experience cultures from far away, locally. Lately, I have been […]