my week in objects (mostly).

October 16, 2015

five little things that made my week.

1. this sourdough.sourdough reading my tea leaves{because james is back at it.}

2. these fancy nails .
nails reading my tea leaves{but really the chance to spend a weekday morning out of the coffee shop office. nail tutorial forthcoming thisaway.}

3. this broken camera lens.broken lens reading my tea leaves{because even though i smashed it last week, the world kept spinning. and now i’ve got a good excuse for an upgrade.}

4. these decorative gourds.gourds reading my tea leaves{tiny teeth marks included. and because. (warning: definitely not for the faint of heart).}

5. this wad of reading my tea leaves{uncovered by my mom in a box with high school memorabilia. tips from the clam shack. i can practically smell the fryolator grease.}

other things.

i’m all signed up. you?
“i’m sorry, i just had this idea…”
another reason to learn how to sew.
looks like a good route. (pun intended.)
the science of cheap flights.
“i always change ‘girls’ to ‘kids’ because i don’t want my son to grow up to be a sexist moron.” love.
cookbook sale.
liz gilbert strikes again.
on board, of course.
judging a bottle by its label.

what else did i miss?

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  • Reply Laura October 16, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    Just wanted to send a note through cyberspace: keep up the good work! Your blog is a daily read for me. I find it so cheerful and uplifting. I love that you prioritize ethical companies and celebrate the simple things in life. 🙂

    • Reply Erin Boyle October 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

      Thank you, Laura!

  • Reply Emily October 16, 2015 at 12:48 pm

    Hi Erin,

    Can I ask what kind of camera you shoot with?

    Thanks! Emily

    • Reply Erin Boyle October 16, 2015 at 12:56 pm

      Answers and links to specifics in the FAQs!

      • Reply Emily Partington October 16, 2015 at 2:25 pm

        Thanks Erin. Love the new site, by the way. Have a good weekend!

  • Reply Elizabeth October 16, 2015 at 1:06 pm

    Hah! All of the pumpkins and gourds in my house have little teeth marks in them, too. I’ve decided they’re vegetables and it’s fine. 🙂

  • Reply Elizabeth October 16, 2015 at 1:08 pm

    Oops! Make that fruits. Seeds inside, right?

    • Reply Erin Boyle October 16, 2015 at 1:48 pm

      Ha! Totally. Pick yer battles!

  • Reply Lauren J @ The Barn October 16, 2015 at 1:52 pm

    I read a lot of blogs with “Five Things” or “Friday Favs” and the like, most I gloss over and maybe click a link. But your word strategery (necessary made up word) gets me every time! Love these posts!

    Latest Post: That Time I Cooked Octopus For Dinner ~

  • Reply julia October 16, 2015 at 1:54 pm

    excellent list this week- i think i clicked on and read all the links. and i TOTALLY do the same thing with changing girls to kids in one fish two fish (or “one two fish” as my son calls it). for exactly that reason. why can’t boys brush and comb?! have a great weekend erin.

  • Reply Alli October 16, 2015 at 7:03 pm

    Oh no about your camera lens! Hopefully it is an easy (cheap!) fix xx

  • Reply Brady October 16, 2015 at 8:54 pm

    How fun are those old tip bills?!? Are you going to spend them or put them away for safekeeping?

  • Reply Jayme | holly & flora October 17, 2015 at 3:39 am

    Ha! You know? I always seem to make a new purchase “happen”, when I need it. I completely dropped both a phone and a lens the very same week. I must’ve summoned the new purchased by “accidentally” dropping both of them! Cheers to new equipment! XO

  • Reply Patricia October 17, 2015 at 6:12 am

    Even better than a Squam sewing pattern is to go to a Squam Art Workshop. Life altering.

    • Reply Elizabeth October 21, 2015 at 8:52 am

      wow– Patricia– I saw this comment– you just made my day!! XOXOXO

  • Reply tim October 17, 2015 at 9:57 am

    Try the 35mm 1.4. I think the two of you would get along really well.

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