my week in objects (mostly).

February 19, 2010
five little things that made my week.
 
1. these blue seed pods.blue
{because they match my kitchen table perfectly. and they’re proof that a new england winter still has a little something lovely to offer}.
 
2. this cookbook.cookbook
{because i found it in a box in my parents’ home, ready to be given away. a rescue}.
 
3. this rose.rose
{because even though i’m not usually a red rose girl, this one was from my uncle. and so it cheered me up all week}.
 
4. this cup holder.coffeeholder
{because on a field visit for one of our classes, my friend kathryn adapted our awesome safety vests to suit her needs. genius}.
5. these sprinkles.sprinkle
{because they’re the remnants of valentine candy sent with love by my mom. once a valentine, always a valentine}.
 
what little something made your week?

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24 Comments

  • Reply Char February 19, 2010 at 2:23 pm

    sweet little snippets. it is amazing how we are always our parents children, isn't it. i was 42 when i lost my mother and the day she died she patted my hand like i was still 2. i cherish that.

  • Reply Vintage Simple February 19, 2010 at 2:35 pm

    Oh, I love them all..! I can't even pick a favorite this week, Erin. They're all so meaningful and just beautifully captured – with your photos and words.

    And, well, you know what made my week. (And thanks for the note over there. You are a dear.)

    Have a good weekend!

    xoxo,
    -maria

  • Reply magnoliaamber February 19, 2010 at 3:07 pm

    why, I always love your soft photos so much!

  • Reply Stacey February 19, 2010 at 3:14 pm

    Sweet sprinkles indeed, and from your mom. 🙂

    Friendly birds made my week, they have been visiting everyday, their singing is beautiful!!

  • Reply julie king February 19, 2010 at 3:22 pm

    i so enjoy the way you look at the world. you're my kindred spirit, for sure!!

  • Reply Julia February 19, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    Oh, I love those sprinkles at the end 🙂 I have a bowl of Dove chocolate I'm slowly wittling away!

  • Reply wishful nals February 19, 2010 at 3:56 pm

    that cookbook looks like a hidden gem! xo!

  • Reply The Yellow Door Paperie February 19, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    O I love that cookbook. Any lovely recipes in it?

  • Reply cindy February 19, 2010 at 5:09 pm

    i love the sprinkles and the answer to the question for me is – curling and argyle pants. enjoy your weekend!

  • Reply Diana February 19, 2010 at 7:06 pm

    oh, these posts are always so lovely. 🙂

    my fiance coming is home is totally making my week! so excited! 😀

  • Reply wiley February 19, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    that simple new england cookery book is an amazing find! i think my boyfriend making all my favorite foods for me on sunday was the best part of my week. grilled cheese sandwiches and potato skins all in one day. glorious!

  • Reply emilly.victoria February 19, 2010 at 10:07 pm

    I love all your pictures! So nice. What lens did u use for these?

    Godiva milk chocolate covered strawberries made my week!!

    xoxo.

  • Reply My Wooden Heart February 20, 2010 at 12:40 am

    hahaha I love the picture with the safety vest. Genius

  • Reply Ann Marie February 20, 2010 at 1:05 am

    LOVE this post. LOVE your blog. so fun!

  • Reply Nicomi "Nix" Turner February 21, 2010 at 3:01 am

    Aw, what a lovely post. A mom is always the best valentine 🙂

  • Reply j. vorwaller February 21, 2010 at 9:14 am

    those sprinkles are tickling the happy child inside! how sweet..

    what made my week: the sun came out in seattle this weekend!

  • Reply Pretty Things February 22, 2010 at 1:42 am

    I love this type of post!

    And sprinkles. I love sprinkles.

  • Reply Jane Flanagan February 22, 2010 at 4:09 am

    Ahh such loveliness. I always admire your ability to step back and capture these moments. They conjure such a contemplative and perceptive existence… I usually feel so harried I don't stop and smell the roses.

  • Reply Denise | Chez Danisse February 22, 2010 at 4:40 am

    I love your blue seed pods. My week was made by walking over the Golden Gate Bridge yesterday. I just felt like walking forever and Chris indulged me. We walked all the way to Sausalito and took the ferry home. Fun fun.

  • Reply tinypaperheart February 22, 2010 at 2:33 pm

    aww what a lovely entry! and fabulous photos! 🙂

  • Reply Blicious February 22, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    aww i love the last picture! made me smile!

    have a great day!

    xoxo

  • Reply Kathryn February 23, 2010 at 4:13 pm

    Ahahaha, so glad I made the cut, Lady!

  • Reply Erin February 23, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    of course 😉

  • Reply knack February 24, 2010 at 3:49 am

    oh my….the coffee cup in the vest is genius!! what fun!

    xo

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