I want I want I want. But can you blame me? The sun is finally out (for good?) and I’m ready to take advantage of it. I’ve been so preoccupied by everything house-related, that I haven’t taken a good look at my closet in months. It’s not that I’d head straight to my favorite spots and blow a bunch of cash all at once – I’m far too cheap for that – but everybody deserves a couple summer staples to freshen up the rest for those 75 degree and higher days into nights we all love here in Seattle.
weekend update: homebody
I admit it… I spent a lot of time at home this weekend. But it felt so good. Friday evening was brown sugar & honey marinated salmon and quinoa salad on the couch with one of my faves, Saturday was my inaugural visit to Flywheel Seattle (I was put in my place, to say the least) and my inaugural visit with one of the cutest 8-week(ish) old dudes around (weekend regret is not getting the camera out – I’ll snap some pics next time), and Sunday was a ridiculous amount of R&R, yoga…and House of Cards. I also ate a whole watermelon. To myself. They are in season and you should get yours.
I didn’t get a picture of dinner on Friday, but I did capture my “leftover hash” in the making today. It’s become a hobby of mine on Sunday mornings to throw whatever veggies/starch I have in the fridge into a pan, fry it up, top it off with some Herbs de Provence, and add a couple eggs. Always different and always delicious.
(this) weekend update
The theme of the weekend was definitely “outside”. I came home on Friday (my first real Friday home since we moved in) and dug right into building the first of two Adirondacks (Cost Plus, $99, easy-to-build). I’ve been waiting so long for these, I didn’t know what to do with myself when it was done. I honestly just stood there and stared. I still do when I catch a glimpse of it through the back door. That I don’t have to cross my fingers on approach to the coffee shop in hopes one is a) available, and b) in the sun, feels nothing short of a miracle.
Okay, I’m dramatic. I just love it. So much. If you would like to hang out with me this summer, you’ll find me here:
make my (long) day
I have a Pinterest board dedicated to images that make me feel warm and fuzzy inside. Today is going to be a long one as I head to Port Orchard to meet with our volunteers; one of my favorite parts of the job, but 12 hours is exhausting no matter how you look at it. So here’s to conjuring up a few images that always make my day while I’m in the ferry line, eating lunch in the car, or rushing through emails to make it to said ferry line.
Had a busy, busy end to the week. Travel to the Bay for interviews, a lovely Father’s Day celebration at my Marin fav Terrapin Crossroads, complete with the entertainment of watching the Dead Heads come together for a Phil Lesh show, finally painting over the mint green color that has consumed our downstairs since we moved in, furniture delivery, furniture buying, lawn mowing, and getting back to basics with my favorite Sunday yoga class.
My favorite Sunday yoga class… my favorite yoga class. 75 minutes with the best teacher. There are a number of them at CorePower, but in my opinion, Sarah is top dog. She always inserts a little education at the start and you feel like you are dancing through the flow. She is encouraging and the class is challenging. Such a great way to end the weekend/start the week. My own kind of church, you could say.
Here’s to no travel in the near future, and lots and lots of yoga.