Current Crush

Current Crush-Gypsy Caravans

I’ve been smitten with the idea of gypsies and caravans since high school. The idea of a beautiful little caravan and a life of constant movement and travel seems so romantic and inspiring to me. I looked up ‘gypsy caravans’ online…and was swept away by the images. A little mini vacation for my brain while…

Current Crush-Enjoy Cupcakes!

While looking for fun places to visit and restaurants to try while we’re on vacation in California, I came across this adorable cupcake business, Enjoy Cupcakes, located in Los Olivos. This is going to be a must-see on the vacation list. Enjoy Cupcakes Trailer Enjoy Cupcakes! (Photos by Jose Villa) Watch this cute video about…

Current Crush-All Things Steampunk

  The Steampunk style makes me happy and a little bit giddy. What is Steampunk? LOVE this definition. As defined by Wikipedia… Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction and speculative fiction, frequently featuring elements of fantasy, that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. The term denotes works set in an era…

Current Crush-Vampire Weekend Stop Motion Wedding Invite

We’re still editing photos from yesterday’s birthday soiree, (and when I say ‘we’ I mean ‘Jeff.’ ) 😉 I’ll post more pics and party details later today. Until then, here’s something fun to watch! My friend Rachel told me about this super cool wedding invitation with Vampire Weekend’s song M79 as the background music. Stop…

Current Crush-Piccolini Pasta-Mini Bowties

Have you seen the cutest pasta in the world? I noticed this on the shelf next to the only store bought pasta I’ll use, Barilla (I prefer homemade.). Barilla also makes this adorable ‘baby’ pasta, Piccolini. My favorite are the baby bowties, and here is a good for you recipe using them. They’d also be…

Current Crush-Penguin Classic Cloth Bound Books

“To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate conversations with men of unseen generations – such is a pleasure beyond compare.”  ~Kenko Yoshida LOVE LOVE LOVE these! Penguin cloth bound classics available at Anthropologie… look at this gorgeous copy of “Alice in Wonderland” ! wouldn’t these look…

Current Crush-Polaroid Pictures

I was looking through some old picture albums with my grandparents when they were visiting last week. It was so fun to see pictures of them in their thirties, vacationing on Maui. They had their picture taken with Don Ho at the Polynesian Palace!  Many of the photos were taken with a Polaroid camera. I…

Current Crush-Cray Floral Thermos

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful”. ~William Morris My friends Heather and Tom gave this to me for Christmas a couple years ago and I just love it. Beautiful and useful. Perfect! Thanks guys! It’s available at Patina stores if you just have…