Poketo, Gift Ideas

Monday, December 14, 2015

I was simply looking on Poketo for a planner (geek) and then I was like...hmm, I wonder what else they sell and then I saw all of these things which I want immediately. Im glad that pinning things feels almost like possessing them!

striped glycerine soap
ceramic coffee grinder
childrens fairytale mug
japanese bathmat
the worlds mintiest toothpaste

Entertaining Links

Saturday, December 12, 2015

(Above picture: Amazing street art by Mateo, "Forgotten Memories)

Happy Happy weekend everyone! Heres a random little round up of random little links for you, tell me if they are boring!
x!

+ Entertaining: Pinterest 'hacks' that don't actually work

+ 12 Fashion Designers re-design Christmas Sweaters for Mashable

+ Pretty/Sophisticated Nurseries 

+ Decorating with Eucalyptus 

+ A cool D.I.Y. latch hook (remember that?!) rug idea

+ Maryanne Moodie, beautiful wall tapestries 

+ A beautiful bag, its like a pillow 

+ Im going to just face it finally. black is my favorite color. this coat is amazing.

+ Impressive kitchen makeover

+ A seriously beautiful Instagram to follow (indiansummer)

+ When cut out snowflakes actually look cool (as opposed to any i've tried)

Backpacks from Katoko

Friday, December 11, 2015


For the past year or something crazy, I was looking for a backpack and I could never really find the perfect one - until I finally just ordered a regular black Jansport one (which I actually love and use way more than I thought). Really wish though that I saw these from Katoko! Maybe I would even go for something not black!

Beanies.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015



I'm addicted. That's all.
(also, it appears i have a style because i have a similar beanie, but i like my beanie style so here you are anyway, absolutely no beanie diversity to be found on village)

credits in order of images
of a kind - pom pom beanies - 68.00
madewell - penfield beanie - 44.00
Huckberry - north beanie - 23.00ish  
idun (told you im addicted) - ONLY 125,00

On texting

Tuesday, December 8, 2015


This quote from an article in The New York Times (The Five Stages of Ghosting Grief) by Rachel Fields made me laugh. (also, the article is about dating)
 
Texting these days is a funny thing, don't you think? I try to keep it in perspective and try not to expect an immediate response...because I know that I don't always respond as soon as possible just due to commuting, walking, child, working, etc. But actually, I kind of wish I was a more reliable responder as kind of a golden rule type thing..

One of my favorite blogger personalities, Garance Dore, wrote an aritcle on "Textonalities" - which also made me laugh big time! It hits the nail on the head about all of the different texter personalities (labrador vs. 1,000 unread messages) and also guys at the beginning of relationships vs. after some time has passed...check it out too ;)

What kind of texter are you?!

Loft!

Monday, December 7, 2015

This loft in Tribeca is so beautiful!
more pictures on desire to inspire

Gift Idea - Personalized childrens book (15% off)

Sunday, December 6, 2015

Here is a gift idea for any little ones that you might know! Its a personalized book using their name and they get to meet these cute characters who build the names for them (the illustrations are really beautiful) - you can even choose what the little kid looks like which Im a total sucker for.  I just ordered one for Wesley! It looks so sweet and whimsical and I know he will love the elephant and the lion. Also its free shipping (which in Switz is a huge bonus for me). And anyway, if you order one, use this link please then you get 15% off and we get a free book I guess!

Leopard Print

Saturday, December 5, 2015

A sweet little leopard print ring for your Saturday morning. Because Im not wearing leopard clothing but I still kind of like the whole leopard thing (its borderline wearing a costume which is always fun?) - but anyway, this ring is a slight nod to it so Im down with it. Its pretty. like your mom.

Pictures from the last couple of weeks

Thursday, December 3, 2015



A brunch with friends...Featuring eggs in a hole with homemade pesto
 Say Yes Dog concert in a cozy venue.
And a secret spot camping trip to Italy for the weekend (Im a camper convert)

Hope youve been keeping it real!

Idun and Shoes



why do things have to cost money?
i want the whole website of idun shoes. and bags. all of it.

Lili Claspe

Wednesday, December 2, 2015


These rings.
(Lili Claspe)

Light Installation

Monday, November 30, 2015

I came across this on the interweb and thought Id share it... Malaysian artist, Jun Hao Ong, constructed this brilliant LED star as part of a public arts festival. It is a testament to the political and cultural climate of his country (the building is set in what was once a significant and thriving industrial port). I wish I could see this in real life!
- more on the project
- Jun Hao Ong website


D.I.Y. Plywood Mirror


I just love this D.I.Y. idea from The Merrythought. It would add something visual to the room, you could get creative with it, endless possibilities. Love.

p.s. a faux fur tote d.i.y

"Le Tigre"

Friday, November 27, 2015

I love this print. It think its just Wesleys style.
Found on The Citezenry

Takenaka

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Yeah, Im posting about tupperware boxes. But if I could own any tupperware boxes forever and ever it would be these and not these dumb ones from ikea that keep spilling in my purse (which actually says nothing about the quality, but about my absentminded morning rushes)
spotted on design crush
purchase here

On Gift Wrapping

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

This year my Christmas gifts are getting the leftover Christmas wrap treatment, especially since Im leaving the country for a trip to India for most of December - I definitely don't have time to order pretty gift wraps, much less do actual christmas shopping, etc.

But Im really appreciating these beautiful wrapping papers over at Of a Kind.

Tell me, how do you wrap your presents? Is it worth it to scour the internet looking for (and paying for) beautiful wrapping papers or do you just grab whatever is at your nearest store and call it good? Im torn between the two - I really love to give a beautifully wrapped gift...but on the other hand, I love any gift however its wrapped!

p.s. some more ways to wrap it
p.p.s. cheap d.i.y. gift wrap ideas

Kitchens

I just finished my fourth Whole30 (a month of strict paleo) and I spent a lot of time in the kitchen...meal planning, preparing, cooking, cleaning it up, etc. Before I always grew so tired of it but this time, I was/am loving it. I love the kitchen...I love playing music, I love that Wesley is playing at my feet and chatting with me, I love that his little hands reach up to try whatever I'm cutting and I love giving him pieces of red pepper, apple peels, spoons from paleo muffin mix, etc. And its all good for him. I love how cooking lately has turned in to quality time with him - how he wants to "help" and taste things, and we talk about it. It was completely joyful and so much fun this time with him around to keep me company.
So hence, my eye and dreams for kitchens lately. Arent these pretty...
(images via: scandinavian interior design, b.a.s, desire to inspire)



Easy Paleo

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

I thought I would share one of my most recent favorite paleo meals with you (in case you're looking? if not ignore? or still try it? is anyone else doing paleo or whole30 this month like me?). This is super easy - I just chop and fry a few pieces of bacon and add the tomatos in eventually. Maybe even a dash of balsamic vinegar would add another layer of flavor, but this is really great! (Recipe via cooking with cakes)

Interesting Links

Monday, November 23, 2015

image via swiss miss

Happy Monday morning everyone! Here are some links to get you through that morning commute or coffee at your desk ;) Have a great one!

+ An 18 year old Instagram star re-edits her photos to tell the truth behind them. I really loved this.

+ This etsy shop has some killer engagement rings, this one is my favorite

+ Interesting article on children and screen time

+ My curiosity is peaked about this FairPhone - a sustainable phone where you can easily switch out the parts that you want to upgrade, etc.

+ Iconic Hip Hop Photography - cool browse

+ I ordered this book and this book from and this book from amazon. what are you reading?

+ I love how this teacher starts class everyday 

+ Amidst all of the online debating about refugees, one tweets how hard it actually is to get to america. (and they are only bosnian)



(good) smelly thing

Sunday, November 22, 2015

im not sure that i would ever even light this, its too pretty. but the sandalwood manly smell would be nice. or maybe i'd light it and keep the jar for something. because i hoard things. its tough being a minimalist - slash - hoarder!
(by saturdays surf nyc)

Pictures from the last week

Saturday, November 21, 2015



Right, hi. I love just coming out of the blue to surprise you. My life has been so disorganized and already today I did so many things to fix this - so now I feel like I can relax my brain a little and thats always when I turn to this blog. Its still comforting to come back and see your comments and visit your blogs (even though i'm not commenting, i'm still browsing on my commutes!).

The pictures above are from the last week, paleo meals, balthazar in concert (sorry to not be able to take the photo cred), the little guy. Ive been trying to take more pictures lately.

Have a great weekend. Tonight (Fri) i spent on domesticity and relaxing. Tomorrow is cooking, visiting a new store with a friend, making almond milk cappucinos with cinnamon, a dinner party (fish tacos!) and then a night of dancing to one of my favorite bands. Sunday will be for brunch and cooking (Im doing whole30 this month).

Hope yours is great!

Oeschinensee

Sunday, October 11, 2015
























A recent weekend excursion with a g/f to "get away from it all"...not that it is all bad, but sometimes having no cell phone coverage is super cool!
(Oeschinensee.ch)

Private Parts Rugs

Wednesday, September 30, 2015


i don't know. i really don't. on one hand if i walked in to a friends place and saw this my immediate reaction would be something like delight and hilarity and major props...but then if i had to see something like a penis rug (which they also have) everyday, i'm not sure it would last. where do you put it?
(the shop, cold picnic, also has many other great and not so shocking things)

Unicorn Gin

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Why can't you do emoticons in blog posts? If so I'd do the one with the laughing and tears because this gin. (total exaggeration always)...but anyway, i just thought about how annoying it would actually be if emoticons were allowed in blog posts. so annoying. you know that person..

Realistic Instagram

Monday, September 21, 2015



















A photographer, Chompoo Baritone, keeps it real with these revelatory photos behind instagram posts - its cheeky and a great reminder that all we see is a highly curated view of what people want us to see (myself included!). it is quite funny, no?
(discovered on ronorp)
 

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