my week in objects (mostly).

November 5, 2010

five little things that made my week.

1. this bright yellow mum.mum, reimagined {because even though i knocked it right off its stem, it’s doing a lovely job brightening up our bathroom}.

2. these bracelets.
bracelets {because they’re the reminders of a surprise night i planned for james. tickets to see greg brown. i’m still proud i managed to keep it a secret}.

3. this white bowl.
bowl {because it’s one of four newbies. nice and deep and perfect for autumn soups}.

4. this paint brush.
paint brush {because not only did james use it to give a facelift to our entryway, he also cleaned it. and managed, mostly, to keep paint off the handle}.

5. these cookies. and the coffee too.
cookies and coffee {because james made them, and forced me to close my laptop lid just for a minute so i could enjoy them}.

what little something made your week?

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19 Comments

  • Reply Emily November 5, 2010 at 3:05 pm

    Oh, that last image is so delightful! Little things that made my week was Harney and Son's Hot Cinnamon Spice tea (delight!) and a whole wheat cinnamon bun from Big Sky Bakery in Portland, ME. Heaven!

  • Reply olivia rae November 5, 2010 at 3:11 pm

    God I love all of these more than I can express. Your blog brings me such a sense of peace and contentment.

  • Reply Meg November 5, 2010 at 3:11 pm

    what a splendid relationship you must have… surprises, helping out around the house, COOKIES! delightful 🙂

  • Reply the chirpy bird November 5, 2010 at 3:50 pm

    Love that! Nothing like a solid and sweet give and take! Glad you both take time to smell the roses with each other. 🙂
    xox tash

  • Reply Jessica November 5, 2010 at 4:27 pm

    I simply love that yellow flower. So simple and happy. Perfect for a Friday!

  • Reply Rachel November 5, 2010 at 5:17 pm

    Greg Brown tickets = best surprise ever! Love him.

  • Reply Conny November 5, 2010 at 5:20 pm

    All five are wonderful, And your scored Greg Brown tickets (I actually am a fan too). James did an awesome job on the paint brush cleanup. My husband is a stickler for clean brushes ~ I'm not as careful as he wishes.

    Have a great weekend. Cheers~

  • Reply Blasé November 5, 2010 at 5:47 pm

    Stems are overrated…

  • Reply Bridget November 5, 2010 at 6:32 pm

    white bowls, plates, etc. are th ebest for food. everything looks so pretty in them.

  • Reply A November 5, 2010 at 8:09 pm

    you two are such a loving/thoughtful couple!

  • Reply Jane Flanagan November 5, 2010 at 9:33 pm

    Sounds like James is earning some major credits this week!! I love this round-up.

    Have a great weekend Erin. I think my first Spanish hot chocolate of the season (with a churro on the side) made my entire week!

  • Reply cindy November 5, 2010 at 9:57 pm

    i do love that yellow mum and good for stopping to enjoy your cookie – good guy, james! enjoy your weekend!

  • Reply Jackie November 7, 2010 at 9:16 pm

    I love the flower in the bowl, I might have to try that for my room!

  • Reply and flowers pick themselves November 8, 2010 at 9:36 pm

    i am such a dork about saving those paper wristbands from kick ass concerts. great list!

    xo Alison

  • Reply Pravina Studio November 9, 2010 at 12:50 am

    a good soup bowl is very VERY important. my favorites are sky blue and white ones from anthropologie. even just eating cereal out of them makes my morning a little nicer 🙂

  • Reply anotherfishinthesea November 9, 2010 at 1:42 am

    awwww cute cookies and coffee! and it is hard to unplug sometimes! argh!

  • Reply elissa @ faucethead November 9, 2010 at 8:36 pm

    i love a good soup bowl. it's right up there on my list with a good cereal bowl.

  • Reply anna heejin November 10, 2010 at 11:59 pm

    this james sounds pretty amazing 🙂

  • Reply annawithlove December 6, 2010 at 6:38 pm

    really like your blog, just found it following you! xx

    http://www.annawithlove.com

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