friday finds.

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happy friday everyone! what’s on your agenda for the weekend? i’ve been trying to plan better meals for myself and do a lot of prep in the kitchen on sundays so i don’t get lazy during the week and make bad eating choices. lots of salads and soups — i’ve been making a delicious chilled cucumber soup, and laura miller’s oven roasted tomato... 
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there’s something about harlequin.

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handbag designer carolina l. iriarte’s fabulous floors, via freunde von freunden (above + below). i have this thing for harlequin patterns. i’m not sure why i love them so much, but perhaps it stems from my family’s days in the circus. oh no, i kid you not, we had a circus. taschen has a book dedicated to the circus with a harlequin print cover — i... 
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friday finds.

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’tis friday folks, and i’m ready for the weekend! it’s been a nice week though — i found out i won bloglovin’s best home decor blog which both shocks and thrills me, and i so appreciate all of you who so kindly voted. i’m also planning a few of my favorite things — a little gardening time which always chills me out, some reading (all... 
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the art of patrón.

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i’ll admit it — i’m a bit of a bottle hoarder. i love saving beautiful bottles and upcycling them into pretty water carafes for serving at dinner parties, jars for fresh soups and salsas i’ve made, flower vases — you name it, i find a reason to reuse them. so when Patrón invited me to share their Art of Patrón Bottle Art Competition i thought,... 
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diego, the pop up shoe shop.

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hey, hey — look who’s coming to town! and traveling in the cutest little vintage trailer named diego, i might add. it’s FRĒDA SALVADOR, those gorgeous shoes handmade in Spain from Spanish + Italian leathers. they’ve left their san francisco flagship store and hit the road in their newly renovated pop-up trailer, traveling around down south —... 
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