I’m starting a new series called juxtaposed where I create mini mood boards with images that complement one another. They will mainly be visual posts as the collections will speak for themselves. Hope you enjoy!
Here we continue on the Boston Photo Tour! The starting point of the Freedom Trail, Boston Common is the oldest park in the country and the Public Garden is America’s first public botanical garden. I just love meandering the Public Garden’s paths looking at the lagoon, monuments, fountains, musicians and the swan boats! When my sister was in town, we picked up lunch from a food truck and brought it to the park to people watch.
If you were wondering… here is what I have been up to recently!
1 Love to stop in Portland for dinner whenever we are on our way to visit Zander’s grandmother in Maine // 2 Weekends on Martha’s Vineyard // 3 I love German food! Stopped at this place for lunch and brought back sauerkraut, sausage, senf and spaetzle! // 4 I had the opportunity to attend a cooking demo with Chef Ming Tsai, as a part of Macy’s Great American Chefs Tour! // 5 Spent some time at the New England Aquarium // 6 Free weekends exploring Boston // 7 I made non microwavable popcorn for the first time ever // 8 Sunny afternoons on the back deck // 9 This game is amazing! It is like the dirty version of Apples to Apples // 10 Loving bright summer colors // 11 Beach days are my absolute favorite // 12 Zander and I started an exercise routine and are trying to eat healthier for the summer
I am so excited to announce that I am now on the social media team for RevolutionizeHer! RevolutionizeHer is a community built around the everyday woman who is looking for a place to share her story of following her dreams. It is for the wives, mothers, students, or working women. It is for women who are aspiring to be better in all aspects of life. For women who are learning to love themselves and be comfortable in their own skin.
There are many messages out in the world telling women what they can and cannot do. RevolutionizeHer was made to challenge those ideals and to help women see that it’s okay to be who they are and reach for their goals. This community is meant to help empower and motivate women whether it be to celebrate her successes, work through her frustrations, build up an idea, get or give advice, or just to get some encouragement.
Due to the success of their partner site,, they decided to relaunch their co-authored blog over to a Ning community website. This type of site allows for easy communication, a central location to ask and answer questions, and a way for all members of the site to interact with one another in a way that their blog had not allowed for in the past.
Our hope from the beginning of RH was to create a sense of community for women wishing to live out their dreams as well as a place to discuss those aspirations with other like-mined individuals – and we think that this is going to be the best way to do this.
The launch date is set for tomorrow, July 10th, so if you’d like to join or follow along, here are the links you need to know: Main RevolutionizeHer Site, Twitter, . I will be handling the social media accounts for RH every Monday.
I could not be more excited to be a part of this community. I’m really looking forward to meeting new people so I hope to see you there! My personal RevolutionizeHer profile can be found here so you can add me as a friend or say hi once you sign up!
UPDATE: RevolutionizeHer has decided to close their doors, please join their partner site,
A new favorite font for you guys today! Julieta is a condensed, unicase typeface full of swashy love!
Inspired by romanticism, Julieta is a charming and versatile typeface. By alternating uppercase and lowercase, and mixing them with alternate characters, ligatures, swashes and endings, you obtain endless possibilities of composition, with 810 glyphs available in the Pro font.
In case you don’t need all these alternatives, there is also an Essential version consisting of 247 characters.
In addition, Julieta has an affordable set of ornaments, connectors and catchwords to complete this attractive display system.
You can barely see this lighthouse from the shore. It is at the end of a 7/8-mile-long breakwater so it took a while to get out there. The path was made of huge rocks, not the easiest surface to walk on and the intense wind didn’t help much either! We started the walk and almost decided not to go all the way, but it was just one of those things… we had to do it while we were there! My favorite part was the white wall covered in rust, such great colors and texture.
I’ll be posting more photos from my Maine Road trip throughout the next few weeks!
Since I cleaned the apartment for my parents visit I went ahead and took some detail photos of my bedroom to share with you guys! We don’t spend much time at all in our bedroom but I did want to have a few things on the walls. It is also where I organize all of my clothes and accessories.
I had these two hooks from Urban Outfitters and thought they were perfect for jewelry. Then I just added a scrap of pretty paper and a paint swatch to the wall with thumbtacks for some added color and it turned out to be the perfect hanging space for my jewelry!
I created the Coke bottle necklace display with my dad years ago and for my earrings I just used an old picture frame and stapled a piece of screen to the back. For bracelets and rings I have a little wooden tray for each. I like most of my jewelry to be in plain sight, otherwise I would never wear any of it!
The You, Me, Forever print is from Satchel & Sage, I love all of their prints so much, I’d love to have the whole Venn collection!
I made the travel map cork board as a way for Zander and I to track all of the places we have been together and where we want to go next!
Hello July! Hello days at the beach, sparklers and extra daylight! Hello lazy summer days, mojitos on the back deck and marshmallows by the fire! I was inspired by this skiff photograph to design a desktop wallpaper for y’all this month! It captures my summer dream perfectly!
Enjoy and I hope to have some more desktop wallpaper collaborations between Zander and I in the future!
Thanks to everyone who entered the Summer Sponsor giveaway! AND THE WINNERS ARE: Erin and Hailey! I’ll be emailing you shortly! Don’t forget: if you didn’t win you can still get 20% off any sponsor space when you use promo code “SUMMER2012″ at checkout. Winner picked by Random.org through Rafflecopter.
Whoa, having a vacation in June made the month go by SO fast! If you missed anything throughout the month, here is a recap of my favorite posts!
Did you have a favorite post from June?
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