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{simple pleasures} pink shutters + green ivy

Saturday, May 7, 2016


"mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, 
can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways."

oscar wilde
{today's simple pleasures}

tickled pink: red walls, pink shutters + green ivy: the colors of life charm me + cheer me endlessly 

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{simple pleasures} poésie + la pluie

Saturday, April 23, 2016


"but he said yes with his heart
he said yes to what he loves"

jacques prévert

{today's simple pleasures}

livres rares et ancien: come rain or come shine, i love skulking about early morning, late afternoon, or deep into the night, perusing sleepy bookshops filled with rare books + nouveau poets. this is how i say yes to what i love:

{eco mom} mother's day: a kind find gift guide

Friday, April 22, 2016

"geniuses are just people who had good mothers"
r.buckminster fuller

mother's day is around the corner, and while i always say the best gift is the gift of time {an afternoon of tea + fruit pie, a show at a local playhouse, an outdoor picnic, musical concerts, the options are endless!}, it's still a lovely thing to receive a note, a flower or a token of your love + gratitude for years of growing you into the person you are today. these four ethical companies are celebrating women around the world every day of the year. take a peek:

{fashion revolution } take action: show your label

Monday, April 18, 2016

while fashion is a creative industry + a highly sophisticated industry, it is not always a clean or safe industry. this week marks the beginning of fashion revolution week, which brings people together from all over the world to use the power of fashion to change the story for the workers who toil in the apparel industry in perilous + unsafe working conditions.

{simple pleasures} the louvre: for the people

Saturday, April 16, 2016

"the artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place, from the sky, from the earth, from a srap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web."

pablo picasso

{today's simple pleasures}

pour le gens: dubbed "the museum of the people" in 1848, the louvre is the world's largest museum with artwork from over eight centuries. awe-inspiring antiquities, paintings, sculptures + drawings by masters such as giotto, raphael, leonardo, rembrandt, rubens, delacroix + vermeer form a spectacular collection

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