Summer in the Shade

I don’t think summer can get much better than spending an afternoon sprawled out on a blanket under the shade of a big tree, drifting in and out of sleep as the breeze rustles the leaves above you. In Florida, this is basically impossible unless you’re hoping to lose half your body weight in sweat and/or suffer heat stroke. So, for now, I’m just going to use my imagination.


1. Recycled Glass Bottle by Sur La Table
2. Colorblock Indigo Tee by J.Crew
3. Henrika Throw Blanket by IKEA
4. Sutro Tower Canvas Tote by Unionmade
5. White Selvedge Jeans by Gap

Cozy Weekends


Cozy weekends are my favorite. Whether I stay cocooned in bed a little longer than I should (right up till the sun says it’s about time for lunch), get up early and tackle my mental to-do list (I don’t believe in written ones — not for the weekend, anyway), or grab a dozen doughnuts to share with good friends over delicious, home-brewed coffee (as we did this weekend with Michelle and Cole), I’m happy because I’m taking it slowly and savoring every cozy, delicious, beautiful moment.


The Dandee Donut Factory / Panther Coffee / Chemix Coffeemaker

San Francisco in Squares


A couple of weeks ago, we spent a long weekend in San Francisco reconnecting with our second family and our second home. Walking miles around the city we’ve grown to love with friends we’ll always have, it was too much of a bother to carry my “real” camera with me most of the time. So, here’s a collection of photos taken with my iPhone and processed with VSCO Cam (basically my favorite app ever). Enjoy.