my week in objects (mostly).

January 4, 2013

1. these paperwhite leaves.
paperwhites {because they shot right up while we were away and soon: flowers!}.

2. this chocolate.
dandelion chocolate {because san francisco cousins bring the best christmas loot}.

3. this tiny cord.
tiny cord {because sometimes a girl needs to listen to gregorian chants on spotify all day long, and sometimes she needs it to come through her radio speakers}.

4. this verbena candle.
candle {because moms know best}.

5. this coffee foam.
coffee9398 {because our stove-top steamer must have been lonely while we were away}.

other things:
this sweet blog.
i finally read this. and liked it.
hmm.
a year in flowers.
dream shoes.

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26 Comments

  • Reply Milynn {Love + Whimsy} January 4, 2013 at 2:15 pm

    That chocolate packaging, beautiful! Have a great weekend!

  • Reply Chloe Moon January 4, 2013 at 2:26 pm

    I love the sometimes simplicity of life's little things! That coffee looks yummy! =)

    Have a great weekend!
    Ergo – Blog

  • Reply Becca January 4, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    We grew paperwhites in our window when we lived in our 388-sq-foot condo on Capitol Hill. I loved them.

  • Reply Daniella C January 4, 2013 at 2:35 pm

    I have to try growing some paperwhites, they seem like such a nice bright spot in the winter!

  • Reply Amy Powell January 4, 2013 at 3:14 pm

    I have to search for a stove top milk steamer now. looks like a perfect treat.

    have a lovely weekend!

  • Reply sweet harvest moon January 4, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Milk foam is the best thing ever!

    Happy weekend!

  • Reply Joan January 4, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    Hmm…is right. Very interesting. Who knows what is in store for us. Sometimes I think about how fast the past 10 years have gone. But then think about ALL that has gone on during those years, and then think, WOW!
    The mind so hard to figure. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Joan January 4, 2013 at 3:53 pm

    The mind is so hard to figure. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Lauren Ashley January 4, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    A lovely list, paper whites and coffee foam – hard to beat. Glad I discovered your blog. xo!

  • Reply Elise Martinez January 4, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    Mmm, verbena!

  • Reply Maria January 4, 2013 at 6:24 pm

    Oh yum, that candle looks absolutely amazing. I may be slightly obsessed with candles though! Personally, I think you can never have to many.
    xo, Maria

  • Reply Janis January 4, 2013 at 7:49 pm

    First, your beautiful chocolate bar reminds me that I need to get myself down to Dandelion on Valencia soon. Second, I admire your plug-in technology. I'm still popping cassette tapes to listen to my Gregorian chants (while doing my calligraphy).

    Lovely place you've got here. Happy New Year!

    • Reply Erin January 6, 2013 at 12:13 am

      they're so calming, aren't they? i focus so much better when i listen to them!

  • Reply Anonymous January 4, 2013 at 11:07 pm

    All gorgeous pictures! I wish I had your eye!

  • Reply Kat January 4, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    Erin, any particular favourite Gregorian chants?

    • Reply Erin January 6, 2013 at 12:13 am

      ha! wish i was discerning, but i just type in gregorian chants to spotify and tune out (or in?)!

  • Reply Karin - The F Girl January 5, 2013 at 2:30 pm

    Beautiful, every little love you share with us. And I so adore those bulbs in the winter. They send out hope, somehow, that spring will return, really, some day πŸ™‚

    Have a great weekend! xx

    • Reply Erin January 6, 2013 at 12:12 am

      yes. my thoughts exactly. (and thank you).

  • Reply life without want January 5, 2013 at 2:47 pm

    Do you like your stove-top steamer? We have been contemplating one but aren't sure how much we'd use it, etc.

    • Reply Erin January 6, 2013 at 12:12 am

      LOVE it! use it every day!

  • Reply Sarah Dee January 5, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    That foam is awesome! I wish I could make soymilk do that :/

    x missdottidee.blogspot.com

  • Reply Mary January 6, 2013 at 1:42 am

    Mmmm! Chocolate! Paperwhites are divine. Spring will come soon. πŸ™‚

  • Reply Amanda January 6, 2013 at 4:13 am

    I read The Art of Fielding while I was on Christmas vacation and loved it! I read it so quickly, I practically drank it down, and wanted more!

  • Reply Neurotic Workaholic January 6, 2013 at 8:24 pm

    The first picture in particular makes me want to get a plant for my apartment. I always walk by florists' shops and feel tempted to buy a vase and a bouquet of flowers or a small plant, because then it would brighten up my studio apartment a little bit.

  • Reply simply blythe January 7, 2013 at 5:42 am

    love these posts you do.

  • Reply mirana r. January 9, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    Oh my God! I can't believe this! Madagascar is where i'm from πŸ™‚ i'm so proud that a pretty fancy chocolate gives a credit to our product and that you actually like it.
    Love from MDG.

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