Friday, May 29, 2009

another day at "the office"

yep, that's jenn talking to kate flannery aka meridith palmer from The Office.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

sunday dinner

sunday night sean made fresh chicken burgers with swiss and an asparagus, goat cheese, lemon pasta that he saw on smitten kitchen. delish! find the pasta recipe here.

13 gypsies

sean and i finally made it to 13 gypsies last thursday for dinner! when we arrived all 14 seats were filled and it was a bit loud, but after one party left it calmed down and we were able to have a nice relaxing dinner. we had a bottle of naia ($24 = 200% markup), thier honey garlic hummus (easy at-home idea), queso manchengo, a cheese plate of jarlsberg with quince paste, and the curry mango chicken. all yummy, good service and fun music. we'll definitely go back.

memorial day weekend

friday night our friend gloria came into town. i took her to moon river for dinner, we hit up steamworks for some cheap drinks then tsi for some dancing, but alas it was electronic band night. saturday we went to ram (native sun 5pts burger!), then gloria & katie went for drinks at starlite while karen and i got our hairs did by carol at lockstar. after that we all met at estreet in riverside for some more beers then headed over to edge 17 in murray hill for the zombie luau - interesting is all i can say, but luckily clay, fallon, chad & becky were all there too so the good conversation made it worthwhile. i picked up some sushi to go, went home to rest before more fun ensued but we all ended up crashing at our respective homes that night. sunday sean and i got up slowly, watched cbs sunday morning, had tijuana flats for lunch and picked up some things at target. when we got home my dad was in our driveway ready to work on the jeep & take it home with him to high springs. he stayed through dinner & found a stray kitten in our neighbor's yard with it's eyes crusted over, so sad (and gross, haha). he fed it milk & gave it to a couple he met at the gas station who seemed to know alot more about taking care of kittens than he did. monday i had to work but sean made up for it by taking me to dinner at the brick for 2 martinis & apps, then to see the movie gigantic (zooey deschanel, paul dano, john goodman & zach galifainakis) at the 5pts theatre, and we finished last night with a few shorts from the new wolphin dvd. all in all it was a good weekend, but i dont' think i got one thing on my list of "things to do this weekend" done. ah well, there's always next weekend, no wait we'll be in st. pete, then it's sean's bday weekend, and then its . . . . ah well, that's life.

Monday, May 25, 2009

passion pit - sleepyhead

my FAVORITE song right now.


via married to the sea

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

genius wedding video

a MUST watch via cup of jo

happy birthday maegs!

rain, rain, go away - it's maegan's birthday! happy 26th bday to the first friend i ever made in jacksonville. it seems like just yesterday we were running around the honors dorm at unf (or sleepwalking into other people's rooms in our underwear) and always having the best time. super excited for dinner at j.alexander's tonight and looking forward to many more years of friendship. xo

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

fecal face potd #2!

fecal face recently picked up another one of my photo of the day submissions on may 17! this one was taken on a foggy day at the university blvd off ramp from 95n. click here to see the other fecal face photos chosen for march. my first potd on fecal face was a fun picture of stella.

Monday, May 18, 2009

get swine flu . . .

. . . tshirts here. thanks for the link ryan!

snl: ferrell & the merrell sisters

judy made another hilarious appearance on snl this weekend!

sophie madeleine: beardsong

so i posted about this girl last week as part of a duo i found on today's big thing. then jenille posted about her on her own blog nuckingfuts but with a video called beardsong. a whole song about BEARDS! sean's gonna be so excited. turns out the lassie's name is sophie madeleine and you can name your price (min $5) to buy her album on her bandcamp page.

check out some more uklele hits by our friend jemnifur here!

Sunday, May 17, 2009

diy shelf project

design sponge has done it again. i LOVE the idea of screwing in the jar lids into the shelf. use for loose tea, spices, pepper, etc. go here for the supplies list and building directions.

Friday, May 15, 2009

i wawnt that

via oh joy!

patrick watson for NPR music

the selby: natalie wood

natalie wood, fashion designer & artist, at her home in sydney, australia. how awesome would it be to have such a cool access to such a beautiful ocean, you can see her view of it from the second picture. not to mention all of the art, jewelry and creativity that must be buzzing around her home. inspiring! see all the pics here.

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

i heart you online

how adorable are these british girls? great voices, cute concept - singing about love on the internet ie. "i wanna be in your profile picture" enjoy!

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

bbqs + chalk

saturday night's impromptu bbq led to some interesting additions to our menu board in the kitchen. see if you can find the following: a "thug life" tattoo, a phantom penis (shout out to karen!), curly tears, and a cap 'n crunch hat. also note today's special: chicken burgers, dissapointment and friends.

we also gained some great new quotables that night, courtesy of mr. chris lahey - "she looka like she preeeegnant" referring to one of the playboy playing cards (don't ask) and "what's that computer doing? just chillin?" referring to my laptop. muahaha.

best decoration

fresh flowers.

kate spade 2009

omg i wawnt that owl purse & the "daisy" top.

the selby: julia roitfeld

i want her tv, books, jewelry, shoes, flowers, camera and effortless cool. see the rest of her new york apartment pics here.

Monday, May 11, 2009

the selby: helena christensen

click here to see the full spead from vogue paris c/o the selby.

Saturday, May 9, 2009

Thursday, May 7, 2009


via violet voice

summer cokes

limited edition summer time cans from coca-cola. i wish they'd spruce up their dc cans too!

via the dieline

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

happy cinco de mayo

sean and i are excited to get home and cook up our own little mexican fiesta to celebrate cinco de mayo. tofu-beef tacos with chipolte sour cream, grilled corn on the cob, fresh guacamole, and ice cold beer. i'm also gonna put on nacho libre right when i get home to help get us in the fiesta mood. nachooooooo!

goods for the greater good

Social Designer, Goods for the Greater Good, is an interactive online design and fashion marketplace for people who want to make a difference. Social Designer promotes social awareness through design competitions, the selling of goods created as a result, and donation of a portion of the proceeds to non-profit organizations tied to the nine cause categories it supports.

Each week will focus on one of the cause categories: Animal Welfare, Peace, Education, Arts & Culture, Emergency Relief, Environment, Health & Well-Being, Human Rights and Poverty. Through the votes from the online community and a panel of judges, a winner will be chosen and receive $2,000 and their design will be featured and sold on the Social Designer website.

pictured howdy by jakob uhlin & karolina eriksson

kings of leon + the walkmen

sean and i went to see kings of leon + the walkmen at the st. augustine ampitheatre last night & it. was. awesome. the crowd wasn't too packed so we were able to scoot down a few rows and sit with karen, tiffany, sean & amy in ROW D! the walkmen set started out a little shaky since their frontman was caught in traffic "behind a 400 lb walrus", but he made it just in time to pull off a good two song finale. then the sun went down and the lights came up for kings of leon. they played a straight set of great songs and seemed geniunely thankful for where they are today saying "i used to paint houses and now look at this" referring to the sea of fans. all in all it was a great show & after two concerts in four days at the st. aug ampitheatre its my new favorite venue. hope they keep up with adding newer acts to the lineup. check out the killer kol posters sean tucker did for the ampitheatre staff & a video clip of use somebody from last night.

mom's day in st. augustine

my mom and i celebrated mother's day early last weekend complete with james taylor at the st. augustine ampitheatre on friday night (awesome!), shopping & the beach on saturday, and more shopping on sunday before we headed home. our last stop of the weekend was leonardi's plant nursery off A1A where i dropped an easy $50 on new succulents and pots for the house. see more pics of the great greenery here.

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