Tidbits of my holiday weekend are my fave

November 30, 2009
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Sometimes the most beautiful home isn’t spotless clean with glistening white walls and the perfect midwest modern flair. It’s just charming, familiar and filled to the brim with family and pies. Forty-one this year, to be exact (that’s pies).
And the five winners of the pay it forward giveaway are (these are profile names):
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Marjorie
Cole
JanelleGrace
Oh, hello friend
Please email me your address and I promise to get it out to you this week.

Thanksgiving is my fave

November 25, 2009
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me scoping out last year’s pie selection

We’re headed out to Grandma Z’s farm to join 76 other people for Thanksgiving dinner. And they’re all family. I kind of think this is the best week of the entire year.

Be back Monday looking a little heftier and with a little list of five winners.

Spotted and hearted

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I have fond feelings towards comfy spaces spotted on Here Comes the Sun
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Fantastic in every way spotted on 100 Layer Cake
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This DIY pup tent would make a rad Christmas gift spotted on Giver’s Log
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Keeping snail mail alive spotted on Carotrott
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Hot air balloons in Paris, pure magic spotted on Happy Place
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Corduroy shoulder bag spotted on the Etsy front page
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A well worn sleeping nook spotted on Head Over Heels
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Kind words from a happy subscriber (and a new blog to love) spotted on Much Love

Olive Manna is my fave

November 24, 2009
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Oh my goodness me, Natalie Jost’s little shop, Olive Manna, is filled to the brim with things meant to be in my possession. Plates with a bunting pattern? If I was getting married I would register for a whole set of them.

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Carol Hannah is still my fave

November 23, 2009

I’m sorry if you don’t watch Project Runway. Not sorry that this post will bore you, just sorry that you’re missing out on Tim’s wittiness and Heidi’s mispronunciation of words.

So, was anybody else confused at the outcome? I went into it knowing that Irina was bound to win but after I saw the collections and heard the judges comments, I thought one of the other two would be crowned. This is what I was hearing:

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“Hi everyone. I was a little t.o.ed back stage but now things are just dandy. All except Heidi’s choice in outfit.”
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Michael Kors: “Why all the black Irina? And the armor concept has so been done. Not much originality girl. Snarky, snarky, snarky.”
“Oh so pretty Carol Hannah. That first gown was just gorge.”
“Love the sports wear Althea. Heidi would wear most of it straight out of the tent.”
Nina Garcia: “Ditto.” (except with a slight snarl)
Guest judge whose name I can’t remember: “I tried the Garnier hair tutorial and it just went horribly wrong.”
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“Irina, you are the winner of Project Runway.”

What the what? Did I miss something? Did they just edit it to steer us into believing Irina was going to get booted? I mean, her collection was well done but she was so not Miss Congeniality. I just wish Carol Hannah won. At least now she can focus on marrying Logan and opening a shop together with pretty gowns and slouchy hats.


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