The Best of This Week


Hi Friends! I hopeĀ  you had a zen weekend. This pic is from our rent trip to Japan. Quite the zen garden don’t you think? And now for the Best of This Week.

We had a great meal here recently.

Narciso Rodriguez for Kohl’s is still in store. Love the color blocking.

Save up to 50% off fall apparel at

Chocolate mushrooms?! All the rage in Japan and soooo good.

A funny gift for your Polish friends.

Learn how to upholster a chair.

I want to see this movie from the director of the Hurt Locker.

Salted Caramel Brownies, anyone?



The Best of this Week

I love this quote because it suggests both inspiration and rebellion, which I feel are often one in the same. I hope your weekend is full of some of the greatest pleasures life has to offer. In the meantime, here are some links to help the week pass faster.

10 very helpful travel sites.

A chic wedding

Top drugstore beauty buys. You can view my picks here as well.

Amazing home goods store.

DIY Modern holiday decorations to get you in the spirit.

H&M’s new designer collaboration.

Some chic blazers.

The coolest flatware.

Comfort food.

Quote by Walter Bagehot discovered via Pinterest.

The Best of This Week

Happy Fall! We just returned from a lovely weekend of leaf peeping in Galena, Illinois. The colors were gorgeous, but I must say that Vermont is still my favorite place to view the fall foliage. Regardless, nothing beats this time of year! Here are some links to check out while you sip your pumpkin latte.

I am going to see this movie this weekend. This one is on my list as well.

Around the World in 80 Dishes

Speaking of movies and food, this is a brilliant combination.

Aren’t these white kitchens awesome?

Coen Brothers on the small screen?!

A cool charity shopping event.

Forget running a marathon, growing a ‘stache is the hip(ster) way to raise money for a cause.

I’m reading this book next.

Bundle up with this cardigan and these boots.

The photo is from Pinterest.

The Best of This Week

Hi friends. What are you up to this weekend? I have fun plans, but I’m keeping them a secret for a surprise post on Monday. Here are some links to help the week pass faster!

An awesome travel resource. Check out the App Report. Thanks, Laura Chapman!

Should 100,000 voters decide who leads the Nation? These guys think so.

An amazing home renovation.

The perfect words of encouragement for those horrible, no good, very bad days.

A great fashion week round-up.

Shop and support a great cause. 25% of the proceeds go to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation when you enter “pedaids” at checkout. Plus you receive free shipping!

Photo discovered on Pinterest originally from here.

The Best of This Week

What are you up to this weekend? I’m ready for some R&R after a long week of traveling. Here are some fun links to pass the remainder of the day.

Design (and monogram!) your own iPhone case.

Cut your beauty routine in half with this awesome product.

If you love cool DIY projects, then this book’s for you!

What I am reading now.

Get your DVR ready! Homeland and Dexter return this month.

My next big trip will be to here. Anyone have any recos?

I took this photo of the Chrysler Building while I was in NYC this past week. Such stunning architecture!