my week in objects (mostly).

February 28, 2010

this week was another busy one. i needed the quiet of the weekend to reflect on the days that came before it. but here they are, five little things that made my week:

1. these beeswax candles. beeswax_candles{because even unlit, they are so cheery. and i could use cheery these days}.

2. these tomatoes. tomatoes{because it sure does help when things come in pretty packages}.

3. this crepe pan. crepe_pan{because it makes the perfect pancakes}.

4. this milkshake. milkshake{because it was had over a meeting about an exciting new project i’m working on for school. exciting and time-consuming. i guess that’s how these things go}.

5. this succulent. succulent{because it came back to life even though i killed all of its siblings. turns out even succulents like a drink sometimes}.

phew. i did it.

now, what little something made your week?

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19 Comments

  • Reply anotherfishinthesea February 28, 2010 at 10:41 pm

    mmmm you made me want a milkshake. 🙂 and girl scout cookies made my week! hooray!

  • Reply Pretty Things February 28, 2010 at 11:01 pm

    I like the succulent, although my one cat is liable to eat it anyway.

  • Reply Vintage Simple March 1, 2010 at 1:50 am

    I love that you've taken your time to share – it makes it all the more meaningful. And pretty packaging rocks – makes me smile every time.

    Hope school is going well, dear. It appears as though it is – and that makes me happy for you.

    My week was a jumbled mess of sick kid, and later in the week, kid falling down brick steps, and just all-around taking care of little guy while he recovered. He's now fine, by the way… I, on the other hand, am a little frazzled from hyper-alert mama bear mode. Phew..! What a week! Thank goodness the weekend was a lot mellower…

    xoxo,
    -maria

  • Reply Julia March 1, 2010 at 2:27 pm

    You are so cute! I loved your little quip about the succulents 🙂 I hope this new project is getting you excited!

  • Reply Stacey March 1, 2010 at 2:39 pm

    That succulent is so sweet, happy that it came back.

    My furry blanket made my week, spent so much time cuddled up in it watching the Olympics.

    🙂

  • Reply Amy@OldSweetSong March 1, 2010 at 3:28 pm

    Hope everything is okay, pal.

    My week was made by getting to take a snow day Friday. Yay for working at home in my slippers!

  • Reply our little love nest March 1, 2010 at 4:02 pm

    Love the tomato tin! Super fun looking. I think I would have to plant something in it when I they were emptied. xo

  • Reply janis March 1, 2010 at 4:31 pm

    Ha! San Marzano… I'm a can girl too :^)

  • Reply Suejean March 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm

    That milkshake made me want one too like "anotherfishinthesea"!!
    Eddy's limited/seasonal girl scout somoa cookie icecream make my entire week 🙂
    It's a scoop and mouth full of heaven!

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  • Reply katherine March 1, 2010 at 9:26 pm

    those tomatoes look so good.

    lately i've been addicted to pear cider – so good.

  • Reply Char March 1, 2010 at 9:34 pm

    lovely shots. love the bits and pieces of teh weekend – quiet and unassuming.

  • Reply Denise | Chez Danisse March 2, 2010 at 1:18 am

    Nice tomatoes.

  • Reply Wendy March 2, 2010 at 2:13 am

    I love pretty packaging like your tomato tin!

    I found my old vintage typewriter downstairs and pulled it out to type a letter to friend who moved to England. It was so hard to press down so firmly, and frustrating at times with spacing, but it felt so good to do something so tactile!

    Good luck with your new school project!

  • Reply thenextarrow March 2, 2010 at 6:17 pm

    this post is very inspiring. what i lovely week you had!

    xo Alison

  • Reply knack March 3, 2010 at 3:29 am

    I love succulents!! and yours is so cute!

    I hope you are having a great week! I'm sending some cheeriness your way!

    xoxo

  • Reply Adrianna from A Cozy Kitchen March 4, 2010 at 6:06 am

    Yes! San Marzano tomatoes are the best ever. I love this post that you do each week. I think it's a great way to simply be grateful and pay attention to the things that matter, no matter how small or seemingly insignificant.

  • Reply Elena March 6, 2010 at 10:53 pm

    Pork dinner with friends last night!
    Tidying the apartment for said dinner,
    always my succulent plants.

    – Elena

  • Reply chelsea March 7, 2010 at 12:31 am

    gosh i love your blog! i can smell the beeswax candles from here:) yum!

  • Reply Christina March 9, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    my favorite tomatoes.
    these photos bring me comfort.

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