my week in objects (mostly).

March 11, 2011

five little things that made my week.

1. this iris.iris {because it was taken directly out of a bunch of irises purchased by a friend and given to me. now that’s the spirit}.

2. this milkshake.
"milkshake" {because the addition of a banana and peanut butter make it feel almost saintly}.

3. this book of feminist fairy tales.
tatterhood {because i have to tell a story for one of my classes and this little volume proved as good at 26 as it was when i was 10. creases to prove it}.

4. these other branches.
more {because really, you can’t have too many}.

5. this sweet almond oil.
sweet almond oil {move over moisturizer. this nectar from the gods wins many times over}.

what about you? what little something made your week?

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16 Comments

  • Reply Julia March 11, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    My mom swears by the sweet almond oil–it smells delicious! I love the branches, too. I have to keep rotating mine around the apartment!

    Have a delightful weekend, sweetie!

  • Reply Ashely March 11, 2011 at 3:17 pm

    do tell about the sweet almond oil…

  • Reply chloé March 11, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    ahh i always forget how great bananas are until i get little reminders like this. i can almost taste that milkshake. thank god i have bananas on my counter! xoxo

  • Reply Denise | Chez Danisse March 11, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    Excellent week – everything looks great. I want a peanut butter and banana milkshake and some sweet almond oil and…

    I'd say all of my warm cups of homemade masala chai have made my week.

  • Reply Whit March 11, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    I love peanut butter banana milkshakes!! I make them with some chocolate syrup and protein powder. Great one to start the day.
    Your photos are lovely!
    xoxo

  • Reply Jenn March 11, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    oh goodness, I love that sweet almond oil. I especially love that is is unfragranced. best stuff out there.

  • Reply caroline March 11, 2011 at 6:44 pm

    looks like a nice week! hope you weekend is just as wonderful!

  • Reply Doe March 11, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    i used that same oil in the scrubs
    i made this summer–and Jackie O'
    apparently swore by almond oil for her skin
    xo

  • Reply Mo Pie, Please March 11, 2011 at 10:44 pm

    I'm intrigued by this almond oil. My skin isn't anything to write home about, so perhaps this is just the ticket!

    have a great weekend!

  • Reply the chirpy bird March 12, 2011 at 2:50 am

    Love all your favs!
    I'm definitely wanting to try this almond oil asap!
    xx t

  • Reply Marjorie Rose March 12, 2011 at 5:18 am

    Yeah, there are times when I favor oil over lotion moisturizers. It always feels like I'm pampering myself more.

    Great collection of objects.. especially that book. I have the same, but mine are a couple of romance novels from when I was in my teens that I just can't get rid of.

    Have a beautiful weekend!

  • Reply Deb March 12, 2011 at 6:47 am

    The iris took my breath away…such delicate beauty. As usual, delighted by your Friday pics.

  • Reply Emily March 12, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    Oh so pretty! I love how simplistic all the photos were. Gorgeous.
    x

  • Reply Taylor Yves March 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    oooh, almond oil for the face. does it look oily on your face?

  • Reply lauren March 14, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    I LOVE irises – that picture is gorgeous 🙂
    http://happylifeinnyc.blogspot.com/

  • Reply Erin March 15, 2011 at 3:03 pm

    taylor: i've been using the sweet almond oil as an all-over body moisturizer, but not on my face! not sure how that would work!

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