my week in objects (mostly).

January 22, 2010
five little things that made my week.
1. these {because i shipped off eight of my books. and now i’m ready to buy new for a fresh semester}.

2. this rumply handkerchief. hanky {because i found it mixed up in our bag of rags. but it’s far too pretty to be a rag.
2. this shelf.risd{because it’s my favorite window at risd. the room is filled with so much goodness. one day i will bring a step-ladder and peer in}.

4. this knot.knot{because knots are nicer than staples}.

5. this special delivery.special delivery {because even though it wasn’t for me, it still made me smile. to think of a cheesecake on a doorstep}.

what little something made your week?

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  • Reply abby try again January 22, 2010 at 3:45 pm

    Cheesecake at your door sounds pretty perfect.
    I was so happy when the sun came out yesterday-it made my week 🙂
    Happy Weekend, Erin.

  • Reply S@sha January 22, 2010 at 3:55 pm

    Cheesecake, tea, and antlers in a window, very nice week. I'm curious as to what you are studying… over the last couple months my guess was historic preservation? I don't remember that you ever said.

    (Hi! I've been reading your blog for awhile– most of last year, but I don't think I've ever commented).

  • Reply Jay Tee January 22, 2010 at 4:01 pm

    Your Friday posts always make me happy. Thanks for sharing : )

  • Reply Erin January 22, 2010 at 4:05 pm

    happy friday guys! s@sha, i study public humanities at brown…it's a program aimed at all things that help bring, well, the humanities to the public. i've been focusing a lot on the built environment, historic architecture (good guess!) and that sort of thing, but i'm also interested in the way that crafts are interpreted for public consumption..and on, and on! happy weekend.

  • Reply our little love nest January 22, 2010 at 4:10 pm

    Erin, this little window to your week is lovely. You find beauty in the smallest and most interesting things. I LOVE! xo
    (wishing I would find a box of cheesecake on my doorstep today)

  • Reply D&D January 22, 2010 at 4:17 pm

    that cheesecake shot is hilar

  • Reply katy elliott January 22, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    I love the cheesecake too! Maybe we are all hungry?

  • Reply the goodie life January 22, 2010 at 4:33 pm

    i love this sneak peak into your week! lovely. couldn't agree more about the knot vs. staple thing if i tried.

  • Reply A "cheery" disposition January 22, 2010 at 4:45 pm

    I love the cheesecake at the door… how wonderful.

  • Reply Liane January 22, 2010 at 5:36 pm

    cheesecake! on your doorstep? genius. wish that would happen to me.
    i'm getting some moose antlers from a friend next week. well alright!

  • Reply Stacey January 22, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    An evening out to see a play with my family, it was full of so much joy.

  • Reply marisa January 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    just stumbled on your blog somehow… so lovely!

  • Reply olivia rae January 22, 2010 at 8:17 pm

    so lovely. i'm kind of amazed at your packages. they're just so neat and perfect and pretty. i'm terrible at mailing things.

  • Reply cindy January 22, 2010 at 8:32 pm

    the tea looks wonderful. i must research that company. enjoy your weekend!

  • Reply for the love of pictures January 22, 2010 at 8:53 pm

    Lovely pictures of a week's memories. I would love to find cheesecake packages at my door 🙂

  • Reply Erin January 22, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    might be in order tonight.

    olivia – brown paper bags+duct tape. all you need!

    stacey – james picked up the tea at whole foods–they were out of my regular!


  • Reply vanessa joie January 22, 2010 at 9:41 pm

    That cheesecake reminds me of that episode of FRIENDS! Love it. And love that pic of the candles.

  • Reply Red Boots January 23, 2010 at 12:22 am

    Cheesecake on a doorstep sounds like the best thing in the whole world. Ever. I would die if I came home to find cheesecake on MY doorstep! xx

  • Reply JESSICA LAUREN January 23, 2010 at 1:21 am

    Happy 2010! I just stumbled upon your virtual chronicle and absolutely love your world view.

    If you get a chance, swing by and say hello. I would love to hear about all your wants, musings, and distractions. Thank you darling and wonderful blog, I will be back regularly.

  • Reply Amy January 23, 2010 at 1:27 am

    I think we have the same favorite window at RISD. That looks like the Nature Lab window. One day I'd love to look around there, so much cool stuff. Hope you have a great weekend!

  • Reply Pretty Things January 23, 2010 at 1:37 am

    Someone is SO lucky that cheesecake didn't end up missing when they came home!

    And YES on the knot — I hate staples in my tea bags.

  • Reply Char January 23, 2010 at 3:53 am

    i know a cheesecake on my doorstep would make me tooooo happy

  • Reply smrithi rao January 23, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    cheese cake hmm sounds so yum right now. Loved the package picture:)

  • Reply Christine Chitnis January 23, 2010 at 5:08 pm

    I can't believe that you posted a picture of that window at RISD on the same day that I took a tour of the nature lab…if you want a peek at what lies behind the window, I posted my pictures here:

    If you ever have a chance to visit…do it! You will be blown away!

  • Reply Wendy January 24, 2010 at 4:27 am

    your Friday posts I really look forward to!
    This week a student left me a note on my laptop telling me how he felt about me as his drama teacher. I can tell you that there is nothing that makes me happier then a note left as a surprise. Esp. from teenagers. I have a board of them in my office and they just never cease to make my entire day. Your photos capture these pleasantries. Now I only wish I could find a cheesecake on my laptop!

  • Reply phresh-produce January 24, 2010 at 9:28 am

    everything that you post gives me great feelings…love love love your pics

  • Reply DIANA DYE January 24, 2010 at 4:35 pm

    Am in love with this blog it's so witty and whimsical! it’s like entering a fairy tale world! I think I smell the cheesecake hahaha! am a follower how could I not your blog is amazing thanks for the inspiration!

  • Reply Erin January 24, 2010 at 4:53 pm

    thanks for all of your sweet notes! happy sunday!

  • Reply knack January 24, 2010 at 9:12 pm

    wish that cheesecake had been waiting on my doorstep!

    love that you rescued your little hankie from the rags…….such a good thing!

    happy weekend!


  • Reply Sum January 26, 2010 at 8:35 am

    Your week in objects always make me smile. I love how you find the beauty in the simplest things. I know exactly how you feel about shipping off books and getting new ones. The cheesecake is my absolute favourite! Wouldn't that be a lovely surprise? I agree. Knots are so much nicer than staples.

  • Reply vintage simple January 26, 2010 at 1:12 pm

    These are all lovely, Erin. I love them all – and the little stories behind each one.


  • Reply Denise | Chez Danisse January 27, 2010 at 5:07 am

    Knots are so much better than staples.

    Visiting a goat farm in Pescadero and then going home with fresh ricotta ravioli really helped make my week. It was so tasty!

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