Thursday, August 30, 2012
Also, kung pao shrimp and shellfish miso soup. I could eat shellfish every day of the week!
Here is another look at some new pieces for the shop:
Black Mask: I'm so pleased to know that masquerade balls still happen all over the world in these modern times. I get inquiries for masks year round!
Rock Candy Headbands: I especially had bridesmaids in mind when I created the jade and blush gemstone headbands.
Ombre peonies: Light and soft as feathers, with little tassels as stamens. Perfect for brides, bridesmaids, and flower girls. Mix and match in your wedding colors.
Our honey boo boo child just turned 19 months. She doesn't look all that different from last month, but believe me, she's grown up a lot.
I dropped my phone into the doggie water bowl and lost camera capabilities for a few days. It was a great week, but this is all I have to share. You'll have to take my word for it.
FIRST OF ALL, HAPPY BIRTHDAY JOE! You are totally aging in reverse. You have the stamina of a jack russell terrier and the exuberance of a labradoodle. I love you!
For Joe's birthday, I got him surf lessons, boxers, duck fat in a jar, and these gorgeous Pottery Barn tapas bowls since he always buys cheap mismatching rice bowls from asian markets. (They always seem to end up in the goodwill pile. Sorry!)
Left: I cooked the paleo birthday boy a special bacon, scallop, egg and kale breakfast :)
Right: The restaurant brought this bizarre funnel cake, cream puff, creme brulee hybrid. I was proud of us for not eating it, but sad to see it go to waste.
A mellow week. Less computer time, Dawson's Creek, and shopping. More walks, pondering, and reading. I'm reading The Four Hour Work Week (even though I'm not "working" per se) and it's changed my whole housewifey system. Here's a quote that I've been mulling over all day...
"Doing something unimportant well does not make it important.So what's really important to me and my little family? What tasks are just time wasters? I am a busy bee, always multitasking and trying to be efficient. But being efficient at things that aren't real priorities is a form of laziness. Lazy thinking, that is. It's easier to NOT challenge our assumptions and spin our wheels than it is to simplify our lives and put our energy toward a few really important things. And have energy left for fun, service, and relaxation, too!
Requiring a lot of time does not make a task important."