as my high school latin teacher used to say: it’s been hotter than hades lately. i’m not usually one to complain about the heat, so bitterly do i hate the cold, but sleep in our luxurious loft* has been hard to come by these past few nights. today, i’m dreaming of the perfect summer sleep conditions: a slight breeze from the fan on low, a temperature cool enough for lightweight summer blankets, but warm enough to sleep in undies (the bra’s only there because i thought undies alone might be too shocking), the sweet smells of lavender and jasmine, and drifting off to sleep, the weight of a good book on my belly. yes, sounds about right to me.
1. ship-in-a-bottle pillow 2. sleep sachet 3. fan 4. pintuck bra 5. undies 6. the marriage plot 7. blankets
*another tiny apartment video, for which i forgot to brush my hair and j. forgot to smile. whatchagonnado?
all the makings for a sweet summer night 🙂 love that pillow.
you have such a great imagination 🙂 thanks for sharing!
love! the video is adorable too. i'm curious- have you read the marriage plot? i was wondering if i should give it a whirl. 🙂
hey nina, i haven't read it yet! it's on my list. i'm especially excited because it's about kids who went to brown. i love knowing the place where a novel is set!
The marriage plot is on my list as well! My husband went to Brown, so I spent a lot of time there as well when we were dating (we met the summer before second year)
That bra and undies set is fabulous! I may need to pick that up for summer sleeping too.
Mal @ The Chic Geek
This post almost makes me salivate. I am a raging insomniac and wish for the sweetness of easy sleep. And, er, al the lovely things in this post!
Such pretty picks! That video of you two is so cute. Love your towels! And we have the same skinny garbage can in our kitchen! lol…
You're almost famous !
Here in Barcelona is really hot at the minut! Wishing to finish my last project in the university so I won't need to work with this heat….
I love your tiny apartment and the video really showed it well. Do you think you will stay living in a tiny space for long or do you long for a larger space?
we're not sure karen! we love it here, though it would be lovely to stretch out a bit! for now, we're staying!
Love the video!! Your tiny apartment is so cute and well-organized. Great tips.
I'm also digging that bra + undie set!
i love, love, love your little place! and thanks for all the tips…i think they are great even if you don't live in a super tiny space. 🙂
I just bought that fan after reading your post about purchasing a beautiful fan instead of a plastic box. It arrived on my doorstep this morning and can't wait to cool off with it tonight.
LOL Not shocking at all. Ugh…who could sleep in a bra. So uncomfortable. 🙂
Loved the video. You two look lovely, and it was fun to hear your voice.
Love the fan! Love those cool summer nights
the lingerie is so pretty and this video was very helpful. love your dresser!
I just found your blog when Yahoo did a feature on it. It is now under my favorites. Love your blog and the things you write about. And that video is great!
The Marriage Plot is such an excellent book! Jeffrey Eugenides definitely has a unique style. Let us know how you like it! I believe I may share the same taste in books – I saw your photo of Wild by Cheryl Strayed awhile back and I loved that book too 🙂
Oh man I cannot wait for it to be summer down under (only a few months to go!) so I can do this. I adore falling asleep wearing nothing but undies (just having the undies wouldn't have been shocking, but I do like that bra :P), with the fan blowing and a good book.
I'm officially going to start living vicariously through all of you northern hemisphere bloggers until it warms up down here! You've captured a good summer's night perfectly, thank you! Rhi xx
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