Friday, July 24, 2009

Squash Massacre of 09

What happens when your spaghetti squash vine meanders into your neighbors yard? THIS!
and THIS!
It is truly a sad day. Good thing I have about 10 more that were safely tucked away on my property. I'm just sorry they had to watch their fellow vine members be mutilated in front of them. So very sad. In better news, my first tomato showed up today! Hooray!

If you love sending/receiving cute packages... need to join the "Lovely Package Exchange" immediately! It is a swap of lovely things between you and a designated partner (you can have up to 3) with an emphasis on ... packaging! It is for anyone who appreciates a good package: both receiving and sending them.
Go here and check out the details. The deadline to sign up is the 27th so hurry! Thanks Pauline for letting me know about this!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Guinea Pigs Eating Watermelon= Adorable

I  can't even handle how much I love this.

Monday, July 20, 2009

Messy Mice

As I was walking down the sidewalk today outside of West Elm, I came upon this untidy little mouse hole. I couldn't help but smile. He must have been eating on the run?

Fresher Than Fresh= Pure Deliciousness

I finally made it out to the Fresher Than Fresh snow cone trailer this past Saturday while my good friend Jen was in town. It was as amazing as I had always dreamed it would be! I had a sampler plate where I was able to try 5 different flavors (including Ginger Rose, Lime Mint, and Watermelon Basil) while Jen enjoyed "Green Tea Pear." It was a lovely afternoon and we really has a great time.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

We have a winner!

Ding, ding, ding! I finally have a ripened spaghetti squash from the enormous squash vine I've been nursing for the past few months in my backyard. I wish I could cast it in gold and keep it forever...

Tuesday, July 7, 2009


Springs, that is! I spent this past weekend in Eureka Springs, AK with Donavan celebrating our 2 year anniversary. ES is a teensy little (somewhat Hippie) town nestled in the hills of good ol' Ark-kansas (as some people like to call it). There is plenty to do and see while you're there. Here are some pics from the trip as well as some interesting signage from the area. Enjoy!

Out on the lake for some paddle boating, we realized we had a stowaway!A wrong turn down a dirt road and we came upon "Hidden Valley Ranch."This is the sign you see right as you enter Arkansas. What a way to say "Welcome to out state!" Notice the spare antlers in the window. We stayed at the Treehouse Cottages for the weekend. The beautiful anniversary roses Donavan brought me:)Part of the luxurious history of the Crescent Hotel. The Dogwood Inn went out of business and all that was left was their cute little retro sign.