Tag Archives: holidays

fourth of july

my favorite song for this holiday. ‘fourth of july’ from x.

happy heart day

[okiiko heart pins]

new year’s eve

‘new year’s eve’ from tom waits.


2011. wow. hard to figure out where to begin. it had amazing high points but also far too many low points. like the lowest of low. there was way too much loss… i lost my super sweet grandfather on august 29th. 6 short days later i lost my amazing great aunt on september 4th. and if those […]

happy holidays!

thanks to everyone who has taken the time to visit this blog! happy holidays (whatever you celebrate)!

red, green, & white

since we’re not spending christmas as a family this year, i didn’t cook. last year i made lasagna. this year i made this: campari tomatoes, organic arugula, fresh mozzarella, olive oil, and balsamic vinegar on a grilled baguette. it wasn’t lasagna but it was good.

gifts galore

another fun gift that i got this week: i love field notes. and i super love pads of paper and notebooks and calendars and pencils! cannot wait to use them. thanks j.d.!

holiday do-over?

this holiday season started out so promising, didn’t it? then came today….  i guess it could be a lot worse but it could definitely better. good news is that i actually slept last night. and well.  first time in what seems like ages. went to lunch with my mom and sister.  lee has been super […]

holiday-ed out.

it’s been great catching up with people all week – jennifer, matt, kristin, etc….and of course seeing people at the get togethers. on sunday my sister “hosted” some of her chapel hill/durham friends in what’s become an annual “invite yourself over to my parent’s house” thing. oh and when i say “hosted” i mean, it […]

remedy diner xmas party

the last week and a half have been a blur of seeing friends, get togethers and parties. oh, and no sleep.  and it seems to have caught up with me today. i feel on the verge of coming down with something like my sister did but hoping that’s not the case though. last week was […]