Friday, June 24, 2011

TGIF- White out

After I saw this picture in Domino Magazine a while back I knew my next couch had to be 
1. Leather 2. White 3. Tufted

So after searching and searching for the perfect couch with no luck, I decided to have it custom made. We used Sofa Craft, and couldn't be happier.  They literally will make anything you bring them, so I showed them this picture and they made me this lovely couch. We've only been in our house for a year so excuse the nakedness of my family room. It's one thing at a time over here, this is what we got so far

Hope you have a wonderful weekend and while your at it why not whip up some sweet treats. I think I will be making these for the kids. ENJOY!

For the Recipe of these cupcakes and all things yummy head over to Young Married Chic.

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Eggs Benedict

I love this breakfast, it easy to make and so yummy. I don't make it too often, but I couldn't resist for my hubby's birthday breakfast. Add some avocado, bacon,  & maybe spread with cream cheese add a little tomato, and cheese and you've got a gourmet breakfast at home. Enjoy!

Recipe found here for the sauce (make sure to add cracked pepper), and here for the ingredients for the eggs benedict. Also you can just buy the store bought mix for Hollandaise Sauce and just add butter and milk. Both are great.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Tuesday already

Did I miss something? It's Tuesday already and I'm not sure where my Monday went...

Nicci and I at U2.
P.S. she just posted a video on her blog... a little snip from our trip to Italy, check it out

The birthday boy and his lovely wife. 

My honey and I 

 Well this weekend was super busy celebrating the wonderful Father's in our lives. We spent lots of time loving up daddy and telling him how much he means to us. To add a little cherry on top it was my Father-in-law's birthday and we all went to a U2 Convert. Lenny Kravitz opened, it was so awesome. I loved every second, I don't think I stopped dancing the whole night.

Friday, June 17, 2011

TGIF - Lovin

Thank goodness it's FriDAY!
I am lovin these plates from here, showcased here
Thanks to YMC for the new website, which I'm now a follower of.

and P.S. 
We're almost done with our yard. We've been picking Oranges and Apples for snack time. 

 Pictures before and after to come. . .

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Have a Banana

Pictures via Sheena from the little red house

My kids are obsessed with Banana's right now and are always asking for a chocolate one. I have been wanting to make them myself, but just haven't done it yet. Now because of this post I will be doing it this week with my kiddos. Can't wait.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Love it

How simple and lovely are these cute little rings. I love the gold mixed with the purple, but wouldn't mind the silver and gold either. Decisions. 
Seen here, can get them here.

Scenes from the weekend

Went swimming

Finished a six mile mud run at Camp Pendelton. If you haven't done it, you should. So much fun.
 Took the kids to Ferrells 

Shopped at Fashion Island and visited their Koi pond

 my brother had his first boy! He's got three girls!

 feasted on our oranges from our new tree

played super heros with Ty,watched movies, and played at the park with my babies.

got a sweet gift from my honey

and went to a concert. Pepper was awesome. 

It's been a busy couple weeks cram packed with lots of things to do. Hope you had a good weekend.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Secretly Wishing

I was here right now. The weather is crummy today and maybe, just a little bit, I am thinking of how wonderful my trip to Cinque Terra was.
pictures taken by me
It was my favorite place on our Italian getaway. I could have stayed for days.  It was so amazingly gorgeous. The turquoise waters were in itself enough to make me want to extend my trip. I have tons of pictures to post of this beautiful city.

but this picture was one I just had to add. A while back I did a post on Italy and how I couldn't wait for my honey and I to show off some PDA while relaxing in Italy. Well, these two did enough for the whole trip. I don't know them, but we couldn't help but watch and guess their story. Maybe two lovers, who just met for the first time or maybe his mistress. We will never know, but Italians sure are lovers.

Happy Hump DAY ;)

Monday, June 6, 2011

The sky is falling

Is it too late to start spring cleaning?
This morning I have been on a mission to clean out my cabinets. 
Honestly, I feel lighter and much cleaner already.

It also helps when you get a few new kitchen items from Anthro. 

Then I looked out my window to see this lovely site. We've been waiting for our yard to get finished for so long

 It's going to be a great day. 

Friday, June 3, 2011

TGIF - Bon Appetit

It's been a long week, sickness and all sorts of things. I'm just glad it's FRIDAY!! Tonight we are having friends over for dinner and I couldn't help but want to make everything in this article. You gotta love Gwyneth, she might just be too perfect. I'll be steaming up the kitchen today. What will you be doing?

Enjoy your weekend. 

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Olive & Cocoa

I dog eared a few pages of this mag. Well I always do, but I also tore it out and put it in my "want" folder. I am loving these bowls. They could really go anywhere in your home. Mine would probably go in my bathroom or next to my bedside table. Where will you put yours?

 Instead of posting everything thing I love, these are just a few items I would totally put in my house

Wouldn't you just LOVE to wear this around your neck, given to you by your honey?

and I will totally send this to my sweet toothed friend and I wouldn't mind getting one either. 

Happy Shopping. 
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