So, my wonderful husband bought me an ipod touch for Christmas, and I am officially hooked. We’ve resisted the iphone becuase of the monthly fees, and this does pretty much everything an iphone does, without the phone or 3G capabilities. Works for me! Anyway, I love, love instagram and the hipstamatic app. I should be cleaning, but this is what I’ve been doing instead:
Drinking coffee with vanilla sugar and peppermint mocha creamer out of my new favorite mug.
Enjoying the fact that it’s actually snowing for the first time this year!
Browsing through my new cookbooks:
Needy dog #1
and Needy Dog #2
K, now I should really get to work… boo.
First off: Happy day after Thanksgiving! Otherwise known as “Black Friday”! Are you going shopping today? I am not. I’ve ventured out into the madness, several times, even getting up at 4 am twice! So, I’m good. I’m far more interested in Small Business Saturday. Have you heard of this? Awesome idea, supporting small, local businesses instead of the big corporations. My goal is to buy mostly one-of-a-kind gifts this year and experiences. More meaningful than more stuff from the big box stores.
Now, on to the Finds for the week!
Interesting article about my generation: Generation Catalano
Having traveled to third world countries and experienced how giving and gracious people who have so little can be, this article by Suzy at Chiot’s Run is a great reminder, especially in this month of Thanksgiving.
I don’t usually make cookies for Christmas, I make simple candy, so this candy bark is on my list to try:
I’m excited to make Christmas crafts this year! Here are a few I’ve pinned:
Mini bunting tutorial:
I love this felt ball garland:
Just a few late Friday Finds:
Something to think about: Occupy Entrepreneurship by Corbet Barr.
The furniture that people are creating for this dollhouse challenge is insane! Observe:
From The Brick House. I want this credenza for my house. But, you know, full size.
Seriously, a mini “potence” lamp. A-mazing.
Oh, not to mention the bent rosewood chair!
Joy the Baker is awesome and real. Not to mention her great recipes. I only wish I’d discovered her blog earlier.
Puppy chow is probably my favorite snack to make at Christmas time, but with Nutella? I’m in soooo much trouble.