my week in objects (mostly).

June 12, 2009
five little things that made my week. 
 
1. garlic flowers.garlic
{because they’re such friendly little pom-poms. and who knew?}
 
2. pickles.pickles
{because i made them. and i haven’t tasted them yet, but i get to soon}!
 
3. my table turned desk.tabledesk
{because it allowed me to finally sit down and get things finished. and it made me all the more excited to have a real desk come september}.  
 
4. chocolate cookies.cookies
{because i found the recipe here, and they were the perfect accompaniment to my afternoon tea. yes, it’s 90 degrees. no, i can’t help myself. they may have also been my breakfast. on two different days}.
 
5. these flowers.black-eyeds
{because they are wild and growing on a city block. love at first sight and always}.
 
what little something made your week?
 
{p.s. thank you to victoria for featuring my downtown, i can’t wait to see you here!}

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27 Comments

  • Reply Thao June 12, 2009 at 1:08 pm

    Lovely! I adore your little photos… they remind me of the important things in life. My week was made by finding a wedding dress. Learning to use my French press. Taking a fake-sick day on Monday. Reading lots of poetry from the South. Have a beautiful weekend!

  • Reply our little love nest June 12, 2009 at 1:25 pm

    What gorgeous bits of your week. Luv it! Our week was made with morning bike rides, sneaking snuggly times on the sofa after the kids are sleeping, minty sweet tea and my new inspiration board. Here's hoping your weekend is super lovely. xo

  • Reply Vivian June 12, 2009 at 1:51 pm

    exquisite pictures! i had never seen a garlic flower before. you kudos for making your own pickles- wow!

    a little something that made my week? soy lattes, new sonic youth album, lots of rain, the weather getting warmer, seeing friends.

  • Reply Katherine June 12, 2009 at 1:59 pm

    whoa–those garlic flowers are amazing! i had no idea, either, but i might have to incorporate them into the garden soon…

  • Reply Stacey June 12, 2009 at 2:27 pm

    My running shoes made my week, went for 2 lovely brisk runs with my husband.

    The chocolate cookies look wonderful!!

  • Reply vanessa joie June 12, 2009 at 2:37 pm

    I love that you made your own pickles! I've been wanting to give it a shot ever since I lived in Minnesota for a few years.

  • Reply Children of the Nineties June 12, 2009 at 3:06 pm

    You made pickles! I'm so impressed. I've always wanted to try that.

  • Reply Kelly June 12, 2009 at 3:23 pm

    i have to agree with vivian, amazing photos! and I really like how you shared the little things that made your week through pictures! very creative.

    things that made my week: chai tea, new opi nail polish, an old sting album, some awesome blog comments & emails and my family.

    Happy weekend!

  • Reply Amanda Nicole June 12, 2009 at 4:51 pm

    Ooo, pickles! I haven't made any before, but I do love to eat them.

    This week was a slow one, kind of in a good way. So that was good.

  • Reply BeeHappy June 12, 2009 at 5:29 pm

    I love your blog. I love your idea. I plan on doing "what my week consisted of" sometime this weekend.
    I am glad for bloggers like you! Happy Weekend! 🙂

  • Reply paula June 12, 2009 at 5:48 pm

    hope you have a wonderful weekend. I just love the little peeks into your life!

  • Reply Rebecca June 12, 2009 at 9:03 pm

    i bet your pickles will be deligthful! they look beautiful:) have a great weekend!

  • Reply jasmine June 12, 2009 at 11:31 pm

    oh my stars! those chocolate cookies look amaaaazing!

  • Reply knack June 12, 2009 at 11:39 pm

    I love that garlic flowers look like that! I have never seen those before! 🙂 Looks like a fabulous week!

    my little girl left me a love note inside the bathroom door at my studio……I will never take it off:) That made my week…..

    Happy weekend! xo

  • Reply Rebecca June 13, 2009 at 2:01 am

    those chocolate cookies look fantastic– i will have to make them ASAP!

  • Reply orange sugar home June 13, 2009 at 3:36 am

    this is a great weekly post. something that made my week was the rain that is keeping things cool!! what a great beginning to the summer. beautiful blog.

  • Reply Vanessa June 13, 2009 at 10:32 am

    I've been dying to try pickles. Highlights of my week? That will come tomorrow when I start planning my trip to Spain!

  • Reply Anne @ The City Sage June 13, 2009 at 3:10 pm

    those cookies look divine, and I'm so impressed that you made pickles! what a fun summer project 🙂

    hope you're having a fab weekend!

  • Reply Kristin June 13, 2009 at 4:06 pm

    Lovely images!! Holy domesticity! I would love to make homemade pickles. Yum.

  • Reply Carissa June 14, 2009 at 4:14 am

    how fun to make your own pickles! I bet they will taste delicious! and really, who knew about garlic flowers?? I never heard of them, but they are so cute!

    oh, and your makeshift desk looks much better than mine. our table is full of my work papers and the sad thing is… I DO have a desk! (that is stacked with notebooks and papers too. geez)

  • Reply Alessia June 14, 2009 at 6:02 am

    mmmm! Those cookies look delish.

    P.S. Your blog is adorable

  • Reply Melissa June 14, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    PICKLES!!! You've found my weakness! They look yummy.

  • Reply Julia June 15, 2009 at 1:16 pm

    These images make me so happy! I love the pom poms and the pickles!

  • Reply Amy@OldSweetSong June 15, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    Your pickles look lovely, let me know how they turn out. I didn't love mine and need to try again with a new potion.

  • Reply lauren June 16, 2009 at 2:07 pm

    i think i need to do this – make my dining room table my desk, or get a desk! i currently work from my laptop on the couch…which then again can be really nice sometimes!

  • Reply jen laceda June 17, 2009 at 1:53 am

    Love you blog. I will be lurking…a

  • Reply stephanie June 18, 2009 at 6:25 pm

    Ooooh! I've always wanted to make my very own pickles, are you willing to share your pickle recipe with us?

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