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Sarah’s Wishlist 2013

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1- Tom Scheerer Decorates One of my favorite designers, I doubt it will disappoint 2- Turntable I actually have a decent record collection and my vintage Bang & Olufsen kicked the bucket 3- Down Pullover Must have to wear on gym days, people run in this thing in -10 4- Perfume I want to get to know Jo Malone fragrances and I want to smell like pomegranate 5- Pencil skirt I need to try a pencil skirt, all of the ladies on House of Cards with the exception of Robin Wright were wearing them. 6- Mirror I can kick start my master bath looking a little better, baby steps. 7 – Robe The robe I’ve been searching for! Cashmere blend. 8 – DV Booties Great affordable and versatile 9- Iphone case I’ve been rolling the dice long enough, venturing out in to the world case-less 10 – Pajamas Washable silk and I’m a sucker for swiss dot

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Betsy’s Wishlist 2013

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1 Freaking Dress I need a party for this. Too bad my only parties this season are gonna be for the Oncology Ward 2 Santa Barbara Vino Train I love a quick adventure on rails, adding wine to the destination is that much sweeter. I’ll take the Dome Car please. 3 SkillShare Gift Certificate There are so many courses available. I’d like to jump in on a few, to learn things from styling my bookshelves to the art of mastering my Sony Nex3. 4 Fat Knit Infinity Scarf This is always a readily accepted gift in my world, the softer the better…. 5 Cool iPhone Case from Mara Hoffman 6 Pretty much anything from this store, but particularly the Toto T. Jeff and I love this band, and I know that Sarah would too, since she listens to 70s soft rock playing through her phone all day long in the office and she kills it at the 1990s Songburst game….remember that one?…

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A Holiday Gift Idea

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Let’s get these two together, Santolina Topiary / Italian terra cotta pot Give someone a little holly jolly and they can fill their windowsills and carrera marble counter tops like so,  Mark Sikes kitchen featured in Lonny  

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Pass it Down

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I decided that I would like to give my oldest daughter DC my dollhouse that my grandfather Craig built for me when I was a kid. A dollhouse was actually on DC’s list in addition to the hideous hunk of fuchsia plastic the Dream Castle. But I can’t complain because I wanted a Barbie dream house so badly as a child, Kristin you know what I’m talking about here. After sitting in the my parent’s garage for almost 20 years, whaaatttt! It actually emerged from the depths in great shape. I guess I’d call it a Southern Colonial. The tan and brown aren’t exactly happening and it I thought it would be a pretty quick and easy task to give it a paint job. After some consideration I decided that I would paint it the original exterior color scheme for the Indiana project. Ben Moore’s Iron Mountain and a light…

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Great Books for the Wishlist

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Great art and coffee table books have always been a part of my wishlist. I wanted to share a few with you that are sure to be on mine this holiday season. All found on Amazon but don’t forget about Overstock–they have a great selection too. 1. Classic Africa 2. Clarence House 3. Designing the Hamptons 4. Hamptons Gardens 5. Penguin by Design 6. Peter Pennoyer Architects 7. Mark Rothko 8. Sally Mann Immediate Family 9. Slim Aarons Once Upon A Time 10. The Great American House Gil Schafer 11. Cy Twombley: A Monograph

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Sarah’s Birthday Wishes

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I have a running wish list that scrolls along the right side of your screen on the reg in the form of a “wist list” but I thought I’d issue a special list for my 31st birthday, yeah 31–seems about as exciting as 28. Hopefully my loved ones, hi lovies! will elevate the occasion and buy me something (everything) from this list. So these have been blowin’ up for ages but lets just get the whole collection in one swoop, On One Kings Lane, here And as a companion this version of the classic, love this A custom frame job for my beautiful butterfly print from here a striped maxi skirt with elastic for my expanding waistline mama needs a new pair of shoes, you could pimp my living room with these, or this (dreaming), Fields France 2, Sara McCulloch via Kathryn Markel Fine Arts Definitely time for a new…

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Holiday Gift Ideas

Holiday Gift Ideas

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I’m gathering ideas for gifts for my family and friends, December 25th always seems to sneak up on me…I vow to stop the trend. For my Husband, Books-I always select some for Dan. He says I have a knack for it and I usually make great picks. I have already made my picks for this year and I can’t reveal them because he’ll read it (which is nice that he reads the blog, thanks sweets).  Here are some he’s received in previous years,    Corn Hole outdoor game  gingham shirt For my little DC, Livie and Lucca, Ruche Brown mary jane Melissa & Doug lacing beads Cat hat Fisher Price record player cutting fruit, Melissa & Doug For my Mom, Egg Caddy Snood Staub Mini Cocette For my Dad, my Dad is getting a Dremel Multi-Max, so we’ll give him some extra attachments to go with it. I was pretty excited when…

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Turning 30

Turning 30

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I will turn 30 on July 16th. To celebrate this momentous occassion, I think this pairing would make the perfect gift. A little of this….  And a little of that… Outfit via Lauren Moffatt, vintage Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible

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Wish List

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I think I am in love with this… What the hell is it? Well they are Glow bowls of course. Put airplants or tea lights in them, either way it’s magic. I just found them on Sunset magazine’s website along with a bunch of other fabulous stuff. It’s a last minute addition Santa, sorry I know you’ll understand.

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Wish List

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I’m a little crazy about loaning my books…ok more than crazy I refuse to do it.  It’s because I’ve done it before and those books were never returned.  I was just looking for a really fantastic book called Wolf Whistle and I have since discovered that I used to own this book. So maybe a Personal Library Kit  might make me feel a little better about sharing. @ Knock Knock

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