a summer garden

grow your own edible flowers! When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other. Chinese Proverb dress, ring, hair flower , hanky pankies, organic edible flower kit calla lilies, roses, peonie mix, flower sketch, stairs, quote

festivals

I read a wonderful book over the weekend called A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison. I LOVED it and will be updating the book page with a full review this evening. The book mentioned the Holi festival in India (pic below), and I remembered reading an article about the best festivals to visit in the world. holi…

beach weekend

Headed to the beach this weekend with some friends. I’m just going to take a book and read all day under the sun. There’s nothing like an ocean breeze in your hair. For those who love Greek yogurt (I’m obsessed!) check out the Chobani and Yogurt Culture Company ‘yogurt bars.’ I think this trend and I are going to…

oh hey there…

 BE BOLD!! Thanks for the pic Ali! Nothing like a beautiful round table of Repettos,especially when found at Excelsior in Milan. Such a word traveler she is. Happy Thursday! xo, B repetto pic by ali, deep v pink dress, pink door, sequin dress, field of flowers, yummy drink, all other images via 6thave.tumblr

bec’s goes to telluride!

Joining us once again, is my good friend Rebecca to tell us about her glorious trip to Telluride. This post is long overdue, but almost perfect timing as you can now see pics from her trip over on her and her hubby’s amazing photography blog See Don’t Look – and now for her Telluride travel essentials: ____________________________________________________________________ So long, hot…

nyc moments

Five little hidden gems in NYC. Monochromatic New Yorkers. Story of my life – hehe. If you live in NY, you’ve undoubtably had a New York moment. One where you shake you head after, say only in New York, and go on with your day. Whether it’s sharing a great conversation with an old woman…

bisous

  Fun read – 50 kisses from the movies. Kissing – a love blog. Pick your cupid. Blowing a kiss your way  on this Monday morning, B rain, painting, quote, beach, brick wall, studly, kids

friday

this chorus popped into my head right after i read this poster vroom…  vroom… you know you love me, xoxo b images via: gown, puppies, cut out leather skirt, poster, ring, loubs, bugatti

currently loving: lavender

lavender and honey ‘raw’ cheesecake Other yummy lavender recipes: lavender honey madeleines lavender and vanilla bean french macaroons lemon, ginger and honey cupcakes with lavender buttercream frosting honey lavender cookies blueberry lavender lemonade cocktail Happy Thursday!xxb images via: un, deux, trois, quatre, cinq

married in mykonos

Vogue’s Phoebe Papadopoulos’s  wedding in Mykonos.  Gorgeous. Full story here.  xxb photo credit: vogue via Costantine Delis

oui oui

In case you missed the craze last year… Dior oui ring: Another cute option: Yes or Oui ring, $35 The site called Names Ring also makes cute rings with your name/initials, or 1-4 letters of your choosing – see below.  Both rings also come in 18k gold. Initial name ring, $35 I have a little thought of…

memories…

Just spending a few days in Houston. I saw the following photos and some childhood memories popped into my mind that I had to share. I grew up with a plethora of pets…two bunnies included*.  Scratchy and Penelope For some reason I saw the above image and the film The Secret Garden came to mind. Have you…