31 May, 2009

31 May, 2009

Friends in yellow dresses.

The paella booth.


Homemade peach pie.

Being home with my puppers.

30 May, 2009


Secret forts.

The milkshake booth.


Having a chance to see Piper and meet her boy.

Good Old Fashioneds at the Hotsy Totsy.

30 May, 2009

29 May, 2009

Snow Day.

Getting to see P without any work to do, or illnesses to overcome.

Small plates.

White sangria.

Togas in the grocery store.

Seeing Myles!

Thick milkshakes.


29 May, 2009

28 May, 2009

Getting so much done I don't know what to do with myself.

"In the Land of Women"... such a good movie, every time.

Feeling contented.

28 May, 2009

27 May, 2009

Feeling better.

A clean bathroom.

Airing out the house after a bout of illness.

Meeting self-imposed deadlines.

Zucchini pizza.

Revisiting "The Litte Mermaid" with Jane.

Climbing into a freshly made bed.

26 May, 2009

25 May, 2009 and 26 May, 2009

Sorry if my lists have been short lately; as you may have gathered, I've been very sick the last few days and continue to be so, so I haven't had a whole lot to smile about. This is a picture of an old typesetter's stool from Doughnut Plant in NY.

24 May, 2009

24 May, 2009

Hot bialys with butter.

Researching "Hawmps".

Having someone to be lazy with.



Moms who take care of you when you're sick, no matter how old you get.

23 May, 2009



Getting out of the house.

Date night.

Inexplicable soup monsters.

23 May, 2009

22 May, 2009

A day off.

21 May, 2009

21 May, 2009

Sleeping in.

More donuts.


The luxury of a picnic lunch in the middle of Manhattan on a beautiful day.

Finally being featured on Design*Sponge!

Getting home after a long trip.

20 May, 2009

20 March, 2009

The last day of summer camp.

More totebags!

Friends (and new friends) who help you break down your booth and carry things.

The Carnegie Deli.


Ribbons and trims.

Shoe shopping.


Blackberry lemonade.

Staying up till midnight!

19 May, 2009

Trashcan jazz.


Free totebags!

Ice cream time.

Friendly faces.

Mama's Food Shop... mmmmmmmmmmmm.

Cheesecake adventures.

Being an early bird.

18 May, 2009

18 May, 2009

Being able to pop across the street to buy Advil at 2:00am.

Having friends in different time zones.

Friends who let you sleep while they do your work for you.

Topping last year's sales record!


Secret sandwich tunnels.

Friendly bloggers.

Dinner with Andy!



17 May, 2009

17 May, 2009


Friendly buyers.

Seeing all my trade show buddies.

Making new friends.


The meatloaf at Cafeteria.

Clean Plate Club.


Icebox cake from Billy's.

16 May, 2009

16 May, 2009

Doughnut Plant... my Mecca.

Tres Leches donuts.


Reuniting with rade show friends.

Hot glue.

More hot glue.


Getting things done.

24 hour hardware stores.

Climbing into bed at the end of a long, long day.

15 May, 2009

15 May, 2009

My old car Lucy staying alive long enough to get me from A to B.


Getting off an airplane.

Complimentary chocolates.

Nice hotels.


Being in Manhattan while the weather is nice.

Walking around on a warm evening.

The smell of lilacs.

Fish's Eddy.

Heartwarming movies.

Extra pillows!!!

The best t-shirt ever.

Texting like a middle schooler.

14 May, 2009

14 May, 2009

Having my tonsils back at their normal size.


Veggie cream cheese.

Being liked.

Making things fit.

Seymour's belly.

Prize ribbons.

13 May, 2009

13 May, 2009

Little girls carrying big baguettes.

New cards!!!!

New sunglasses.

Milkshakes for lunch.

Hanging wallpaper with Jane.

A certain new music video by a certain dude.

Retail therapy.

Sparklehorse playing in Bloomie's.


Betsey Johnson.

Good time management.

Being taken out for a perfect dinner by P.


12 May, 2009

12 May, 2009


Tickets to shows.

Packing lists.

"The Real Housewives of New Jersey."

11 May, 2009

11 May, 2009

Feeling better.

Getting boxes shipped.

Contact paper.

Helpful people.

Cheese and crackers.

Paint markers.

Andrew McCarthy on "Gossip Girl."

Wheaten terriers.

10 May, 2009

10 May, 2009

Crawfish beignets.

Driving into San Francisco without traffic.

Making boxes.



Hanging out with my dad on Mother's Day.

Tammy and Victor winning The Amazing Race.

09 May, 2009

9 May, 2009

Being super lazy.

Seymour to the rescue!

Walking with Seymour and P. to Cafe Fanny for croque monsieur and salted chocolate cookies.

The smell of roses in the neighborhood.

Picnics on sunny days.

"Star Trek"!!!!!!

Drinks at Trader Vic's.

My own little menehune.

A great weekend.

08 May, 2009

8 May, 2009

Black pepper cashews.

Chamomile + lemon verbena soap.

Isaac Mizrahi.

My local hardware store.

Turquoise spray paint.

Fish burritos.

Ici! Tangerine-rhubarb sorbet.

Neigborhood walks on a warm night with a full moon.

Helping hands.

The Gem Network

07 May, 2009

7 May, 2009

A gorgeously sunny day.

Making my last IKEA run (hopefully) before the Stationery Show.

Turkey with cream cheese and avocado on sourdough... mmm.

Muscatel grapes.

This hilarious project.


Having only one red eye instead of two.

Crossing things off my list.

Planning surprises.

Seymour hanging out in front of the fan.

Organic gummy bears.

06 May, 2009

6 May, 2009

Getting stuff done!

Pedicures with my mom.

Sweet potato fries.

More press checks.

Eye drops.

Multi-grain Cheerios.

Warm compresses.

The fact that "Lost" makes me squeal all the time these days.

05 May, 2009

5 May, 2009

Satisfying a craving.

Woodworking with my dad.

The overgrowth of green from the recent rain.

Watching Seymour play with his buddy Chip.

Discovering I do have enough business cards and don't need to panic.

Tracking numbers.

Cleaning out the fridge.

Old polaroids.

Questions that need no answers.

04 May, 2009

4 May, 2009

Being officially diagnosed as "sick."

The Demon Lover at 900 Grayson.

The smell of a neighbor's rose garden on a humid day.

Being called "Homie."

Afternoon naps and the crazy ideas they inspire.

Ridiculously cheap airfare.

Roasted garlic mayonnaise.

03 May, 2009

3 May, 2009

Being lazy.

Breakfast at Jodie's.

Brief barbeque encounters.


"Daisy of Love."


My best friend, Seymour.

02 May, 2009

2 May, 2009

Special vacuum cleaner attachments.

Clean laundry.

Press checks.


Shopping at the flower shop, butcher shop, produce market, bakery and cheese shop.



Rainy day dates.

Having someone to cook dinner for.

Bill Haverchuck.

01 May, 2009

1 May, 2009

Artichokes from my dad's garden.

Chamomile tea.

My new issue of Jamie magazine.

Approving proofs.


Having Seymour around the house.