Homage To Music

Does anyone else LOVE this piece of art, A Homage to Music? Matthew Heller is an art genius!


Firmdale Hotels

LOVE love love these hotels! Firmdale Hotels are a group of 6 hotel throughout London and owned by Tim and Kit Kemp. The design in each hotel is chic, bright and hip! The pictures below give you a great idea of just how impeccable they look...even the map drawings are lovely!


The latest Delightful thing...

Delight.com ALWAYS has the best things! My latest obsession....Silicone Doily's by Modern Twist. These are great since your can wipe them off and reuse over and over again! How fun!

Cool iPod app: Last Call

Last Call: Responsibility Made Simple

Last Call is a free, easy way to estimate your blood-alcohol level and determine if it's safe for you to drive after drinking. If not, use it to call a cab. Last Call also provides a list of top local DUI lawyers, provided by Avvo, to call for help if you need it.

How it works:
Log your alcohol consumption as you drink.
Keep an eye on your blood-alcohol level as Last Call instantly estimates it.
Find nearby taxi services if your blood-alcohol level is too high.
Contact a top local DUI attorney on Avvo if you need one.

JUMBO Hostel

This new hostel is one of a kind...really!
This Boeing 747-200Jumbo Jet has made it's final flight and become a staple at the Stockholm Airport entrance. They are taking reservations now!

Coolest Recycling center EVER - By: Mode

This is truly the most chic recycling center EVER! Ok...full disclosure...I don't recycle! I know I should, I know it's the right and good thing to do but I don't. But after seeing this website and product I may have a change of heart. Check out what their website had to say about this amazing product. Just because you want to recycle, doesn’t mean your kitchen has to look like you do. The Deluxe All-In-One Recycling Center with 3 Compartments for 17-gallon total capacity gives you one beautiful place to store all of your recyclables.

It’s never been easier to recycle while staying clutter-free.

Cheeky Chicago

Thank you Yelp for yet again introducing me to something AMAZING!
Cheeky Chicago! This is a new(er) online magazine for the Chicago gals. It's witty, cutesy and I love it!

It features a HUGE calendar of events with goodies ranging from drink specials to openings of hit plays. They also give you the 411 on hot spots to eat, drink, hear the best new bands in the city and so much more!


Tim Walker Pictures

This book, Tim Walker Pictures is must-have for me! Check it out!


1st Christmas Gift

I know a little rugrat that's getting this for Christmas!!! If you want one too check out Red Envelope.

Basic Needs

I got these cards a few years back and found an old one I had written to Jason. I re-fell-in-love with them!


Paper Source Oh How I Love Thee

Paper Source is holding Holiday Demo's! I LOVE Christmas and Paper!

All Holiday Demos are held at Paper Source stores. Times may differ, visit your location for Sunday Holiday hours: Kansas City, Beverly Hills, Berkeley, Santana Row, Carlsbad, Alexandria and North Park demos start at noon. Saturday, November 15 and Sunday, November 16

11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Tidings of the Season!
Create a fabulous Christmas or Hanukkah card using decorative punches, rubber stamps, glittered embellishments or just a hint of sparkly Stickles.

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm - Signed, Sealed and Delivered
We'll supply the "envelope inspiration," you can add your own personality with the help of our envelope liners and template kits-combined with our wonderful new papers and labels!

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm - Setting the Holiday Table
Come learn how to create snowman place cards, paper wrapped candles, embellished paper mittens and glittery snowflakes. Then finish the table off with enticing tiny favors.

2:45 pm to 3:45 pm - Kits, Craft Boxes, Decorations and More!
Create the perfect holiday penguin tree topper, our paper poinsettia wreaths, or learn how to decorate craft boxes to hold small and large treasures!

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Wrap It Up and Tag It!
We have a great collection of bags, ribbons, wraps, tissue and toppers, and can't wait to show you how to wrap it all up for the season.

MAJOR Shopping Blunder

You know those items that you walk by at Nordstrom that you walk by every time and want but because of cost or impracticality you simply keep walking by?
Well this week Jason actually purchased one of those items for us....The Clarisonic Skin Care System. I LOVE it! My skin has never felt so soft, looked so healthy and been so clear! I should of known....OPRAH had this as a favorite thing once so you know it's good!

Cool Kid Haircuts

Cookie Magazine (which I love) offers up these cool kid haircut picks!

For Kids With Curls

The Fine Haired Funky Look

For Thick Straight Hair try a BIG Bang

Medium Coarse Hair check out the Rembrandt

Make the most out of Wiry Curly hair with The Drama Queen

The Short Wave

The Menace

The Cute Quirky Micro-Bang!


Ammunition and Wine...What Could be Better?

I am really loving these adorable ammo cases that have been remastered for a new cheer-y task...holding wine! Make drinks, not war with this Vietnam-era artillery case that was salvaged and renovated into a peaceful and rustic-looking wine bar that holds 3 bottles, 6 glasses and still has space for tools. Closed, it is a rugged and nostalgic decorative box; open, it finds purpose as a functional serving station. The perfect gift for wine enthusiasts or anyone looking to add a unique twist to the average bar. Manufactured in the USA. And sold at Uncommon Goods.

Mod Cloth

Mod Cloth is an online store that doesn't just specialize in mod clothing but also an array of other fun things. Here are some of my faves....


I normally love everything that JCrew produces. However, this season has brought very few things I'm jumping at getting. Strange! Here's what I am loving....


I've always wanted a Chicago Pillow

I SO want all of these! To see more from your favorite places here's their website.