Thursday, November 29, 2012

Holiday gift guide

There's no theme here -- I just think these gift ideas are all pretty great!!


[Enamel mugs in red and grey for camping -- $18 -- Brook Farm General Store]

[Maple iPhone Speaker -- $95 -- Koostik]

    [Seed Pot Maker -- $18 -- The Beekman 1802]

[Handmade wool mittens -- $31 -- via Etsy seller Fall Code]

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Holiday window displays on Newbury Street

Monday, November 26, 2012

A natural Christmas

It's finally socially acceptable to listen to Christmas music!  I'm looking to scale things back a bit this year and take more of a natural approach to my holiday decorating and gift wrap.  That means lots of greenery!  Here are some recent images that are inspiring me this holiday season.


Thursday, November 22, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

I absolutely adore this image, called "Golden Retriever Pilgrims,"
by Elizabeth Aldridge.  Hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

In my room

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Where to buy Nordic leggings

I've been getting a lot of comments and emails recently from readers trying to hunt down patterned leggings for winter.  I don't blame them!  I am obsessed with everything Nordic and Fair Isle  these days.  Here's where to get them. (image above is from their site) has a bunch of leggings in all different patterns and textures.  

How cute are these Fair Isle Leggings from j.crew?

We've already been over my love for these Lands' End leggings, but they're worth mentioning again!

Then there are these Nordic leggings found via

Here's another pair from

These are from

These Fair Isle Knit Tights are from Forever 21.

Fair Isle Knit Socks from Madewell

Dog Days: Office pets, street dogs, and more

Monday, November 19, 2012

Bring on the beards

Winter is coming, and so are the beards.  It truly is the most wonderful time of the year.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Floral display: fall berries

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