:: these sweet little book plates to print and use
:: i think blarter is a brilliant idea
:: thinking i should get involved in a food swap
:: sir ken robinson’s ted talk on education is a fave
:: this resonates deeply with me
:: these embroidered book covers completely and utterly blow my mind
:: i think i’d like to live here and raise sheep
:: i love these rings something fierce
:: i am so obsessed with these. must improve my crochet skills.
:: i’ve been making this one pan skillet cookie in my great grandmother’s cast iron skillet and it is heaven on a spoon!
:: salted molasses butter. ’nuff said.
so come on and let’s wash each other with tears of joy and tears of grief
and fold our lives like crashing waves and run up on this beach
come on and sew us together, tattered rags stained forever
we only have what we remember
:: this art installation in the always fab NOLA
:: moleskine online. get started!
:: i love every single thing about this photograph
:: this is genius.
:: gillian’s new album is hands down my fave of the year
:: the writing in this book is mind blowing
:: making these just screams SUMMER to me:: moleskine online. get started!
:: unicorn name generator
:: reflections on motherhood at sweet potato claire
:: love this piece on extended breastfeeding, why i’m proudly nursing a preschooler
:: the practice of motherhood at mama here now
:: yes, my homeschooled children are odd… – great article!
:: the awesome bag makes me wish i could sew.
:: the last three lines of this poem are perfection.
:: this post by nichole tugs at my mama heart strings.
:: like this list, rules i try to live by.
:: loving my new candle
:: thinking it’s about time to order some new flip flops for spring
:: this post by katie was heavy and sad and lovely all wrapped into one
:: i love this letter by john steinbeck on falling in love
:: my love for the oxford comma runs deep. this graphic makes me insanely happy
:: poem: the secret to a happy marriage
:: this post on belonging and motherhood
:: this post by fanny
:: video: my friend maia
:: this letter from f. scott fitzgerald to his daughter
:: 10 books you must read to your daughter — love this!
:: a letter to my mother by joyce carol oates
:: loved this post by jennifer
:: and this post by deb
:: great article on homeschooling
:: how to back up your ig photos…helpful if you decide to delete your account since the effbooks bought ig
:: cute summertime bag
:: great post by momalom jen
:: this heartfelt post from jen
:: i want an arcadian life
:: this talk by neil gaiman
:: what i’d really like to say in my cover letter – yes! yes! yes!
:: why i still write poetry by charles simic
:: the fact that molly ringwald is on twitter.
:: beautiful post over at gypsy forest.
:: how to learn anything
:: billy collins on tedtalks
:: 20 things i should have known at 20
:: how to be alone – love this video
:: a lovely and new-to-me blog
:: yeats and macweeney together
:: i have bookshelf lust
:: a little johnny depp – you’re welcome!
:: a lovely ode to summer.
:: my girls are begging for this.
:: an excellent piece on the busy trap. i’m firmly refusing to fall into that trap.
:: coveting this. big time.
:: this overwhelming cuteness makes me wish i could sew.
:: awesome temporary tattoos.
:: loving the support everyone has shown for kindred so far!
:: babel, the new mumford and sons.
:: home which didn’t make it onto the new mumford and sons but should have.
:: the carpenter, the avett brothers new release.
:: definitely making this.
:: everyone should read this essay by keri smith.
:: for those who want to write <--- read this!
:: why i blog – excellent post
:: feel good video
:: homeschool or not, this is a post worth reading
:: thoughts on 10 years of marriage
:: seasoning your cast iron with beeswax. i’m intrigued. anyone else tried this?
:: i adore wendell berry
:: john cleese on creativity
:: clever moleskine hack. how do you stay organized?
:: i am not a scrapbooker but this from artsyants makes me think it would be fun to do this when we travel
:: i love everything about this
:: i need a sewing machine
:: i’ve been partaking of this happy drink for my first cuppa each morning
:: salted brown butter krispy treats – my kids adore these (and so did our dinner guests)
:: mods to knit a chunky walpole – yes!
:: i may need this
:: her work is always amazing
:: want: this bag
:: you may be a book hoarder if… — guilty!
:: i am adding this to our meal repertoire.
:: loved this spotlight on lisa solomon and her incredible work.
:: this is the recipe for sylvia plath’s favorite cake – anyone ever had cake with tomato soup in it?
:: i love this song. still.
:: my year of modesty – found this intriguing
:: this is the best site for origami instructions
:: my kids have had fun making this
:: i posted this ted talk on fb + twitter but just in case you haven’t seen it, “if i should have a daughter” by sarah kay
:: seth avett sings, stand by me
:: i want to spend a week here. alone. me and my notebook and my pen.
:: salted coconut caramel sauce. it’s paleo. you’re welcome.
:: watermelon and blackberry margarita popsicle. yes, please!
:: the avett brothers performing morning song
:: l-o-v-e this video of melissa bridgman.
:: this quote from matilda.
:: the periodic table of the muppets.
:: this piece in the NYT on Heaney’s death
:: this on Heaney’s “journey into the wideness of language”
:: i can’t quit you or how to delete accounts on skype, amazon, etc.
:: this is good – on the power of cropping
:: do you have imposter syndrome?
:: what do your shelves say about you?
:: interesting read – a writer’s mommy guilt
:: how to make paneer at home – so want to do this.
:: blair on why an artist or maker should blog
:: mid-term break read by seamus heaney
:: my beloved flannery with her peacocks
:: 27 obsolete words we should revive
:: fall recipe roundup from love life eat
:: how to be a successful creative
:: i want these moomin tights
:: my favorite one of the red bean’s pins
:: my favorite one of the frog prince’s pins
:: someone mentioned this song the other day and it has been on repeat in my head ever since
:: a resounding yes for this moment captured so poetically — first snow
:: this soup
:: why creative people sometimes make no sense — a resounding yes
:: 5 series you probably missed as a kid (but should read as an adult)
:: maple pumpkin custard — you’re welcome
:: this piece by jane is spot on. she beautifully puts into words all the reasons the use of the word authenticity makes me cringe
:: my two favorite pieces on tartt & her newest, the goldfinch can be found here and here