Archive for May, 2015

Date: May 31 2015

Filed Under: Fashion

Happy Sunday!! We’ve had a fantastic weekend. Will put together a Life Lately post for tomorrow to share some pictures. In the meantime, I just saw that today is the last day of Nordstrom’s Half Yearly  sale. You all know I love to shop a sale by designer, so I thought I’d highlight some sale favorites from one of my most favorite brands, Madewell.




white top, orange dress, denim vest, white dress, chambray shirt,

plaid shirt, denim shorts, white top, green shorts, swing sweater


That cropped swing sweater is actually 60% off! The little white top on the bottom could be worn all summer. And I just love that orange silk slip dress, don’t you?!


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Date: May 29 2015

Filed Under: Fashion

TGIF!! In celebration here are 14 fabulous things. Because you have to look good on the weekend, too. Riiiight?




stripe dress, blue topwedges, iridescent slides, pink dress,

tassel clutch, polka dot dress, white dress, flats, cherry clutch,

grey top, suede bag, green printed dress, yellow maxi


So that little white dress, while seemingly simple, is quite perfect. And that pink dress – SO much fun. And those iridescent slides – freaking love but y’all probably already know that. And that grey top drapes nicely, don’t you think?


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Date: May 28 2015

Filed Under: Decor, Family

You Guys. Get ready for your mind to explode because I’m about to show y’all the coolest new toy. I’ve been playing around with my new HP Sprout PC. It features a dual screen (one HD touchscreen and a dynamic interactive touch mat), an HP illuminator to project and capture hi-res 3D images, and a built in web cam for live chats. It’s sort of the new, all purpose creativity station for designing, collaborating, and doing.





So one of my favorite features of HP’s new Sprout is the overhead camera. With it you can transform any object into a 3D image. You just lay your object on the interactive touch mat and tap the camera icon on the HD touchscreen. In this example I’m taking a picture of a plate setting.






From there you can manipulate it on the interactive mat to resize, move around, edit… I scanned in another image of my mostly empty pie pan. I mean, I could have just placed it on the table setting in the first scan, but where’s the fun in that? HA! I’m addicted.





So let’s focus a little more on the interactive touch pad down there, because that’s where so much happens. I uploaded one of my iPhone pictures of water to use as background for a text graphic. You wouldn’t know from the pictures here but to get images from the touch screen down to the touch pad you can just flick them down there with a simple little motion. Kinda like magic.




Then you can move, resize and edit. One of my most favorite features of the Sprout is the ability to write with your finger (or you can use the stylus).




happy weekend



HP’s Sprout computer is dope. It has so many capabilities that you really just have to see – check out this video to see it in action!



cch collection top, denim shorts, pearl ear jackets


Room Details:

hp sprout, chalkboard globe, stripe throw,

bone inlay tray, look for less rug, similar chair,

serena & lily light, similar desk, similar sofa,

sally benedict abstract (print avail here),

teil duncan beach painting (print avail here)


Photography by Gray Benko. Thank you to HP for partnering on this post.



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