bits and pieces of Brunch at Saks

For the next little while I’ll be taking some time to showcase bits and pieces of some of my very favourite bloggers; the ones that I visit daily, without question. These girls are talented beyond belief and I love the idea of sharing a bit about them with the rest of you. Without further ado, here is:

I remember the very first time I stumbled upon Annemaries blog, Brunch at Saks, as it wasn’t all that long ago. I was led there by a random link on twitter that I felt inclined to click on for whatever reason. I was immediately transported to a place of grace, of class, of pretty things beyond your imagination. Annemarie blogs about anything and everything lovely, from interiors, to fashion, to recipes and beyond. Her personality shines through with a poise and elegance that is refreshing to find these days. It’s definitely a blog that you don’t want to miss and I’m so excited to have her participating in this series.

And here are some bits and pieces of Annemarie:
A random fact::
I started writing television scripts for my local public access TV station when I was 17.

Your go-to recipe::
If it’s just me and my boyfriend then I’d say tacos.  If we have guests then roasted chicken, veggies, and risotto.

You can’t live without::
My Blackberry (sadly)

Currently coveting::
A Kate Spade New York bike (No. 1)

Your daily reads::
I’m a news junkie, so I constantly read CNN, and other up-to-date news sites. I also love a ton of blogs. I try really hard to get through my Google reader everyday, but it’s nearly impossible! At night I always read my Kindle before bed. I’m currently reading Bella Tuscany by Frances Mayes and loving it.

On your playlist::
Adele’s 21 (the whole album is good!)

Your favourite quote::
Success is measured by one’s ability to adapt to plan B in life.

On your night stand::
A picture of my Mom and Nana, a lamp, Restoration Hardware candle in Grapefruit, and a few vintage books I found at Farmer’s Market.

Your favourite designer::
Diane von Furstenberg – I love this dress by her in the photo (No.2)

In your wishing well::
Travel and journal my way through the French, Italian, and English countrysides. (Preferably looking as fabulous as the girl in the photo! Hehe) (No.3)

Your dream home::
An open, airy kitchen with a farmhouse table to entertain family and friends. (No.4)

Your happy place::
The beach with my family.(No.5)

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    tobe | because it's awesome
    July 28, 2011 at 10:28 am

    adore annemarie and her gorgeous blog. i found her the same way! thank goodness for twitter :)

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      July 29, 2011 at 5:06 pm

      honestly! The gems that I’ve stumbled accross due to it… Brilliance.

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    July 28, 2011 at 12:22 pm

    Happy to add a new blog to my reader, especially one this lovely!

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      July 29, 2011 at 5:06 pm

      I’m glad! You won’t be disappointed

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    July 28, 2011 at 12:42 pm

    Hey Jacquelyn, enjoying these posts, it’s always good to find new blogs. I finally made it to the post office and posted the tea to you today! Not sure how long it’ll take to travel to you but keep a look out for it!
    Claire. x

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      July 29, 2011 at 5:07 pm

      Hi Claire!
      Ahh I’m so excited! Thank you so much

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    July 28, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    Love it! Just started following her. Thanks for the tip off. Can’t wait to see the rest x

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    Rachel {Little Bits of Lovely}
    July 29, 2011 at 1:07 am

    Ooh I love Annemarie’s blog, definitely one of my favs too! Great series! xx

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    July 30, 2011 at 7:05 am

    Hello Jacquelyn (what a lovely name!),

    I just discovered you via HauteDesign’s #FF list. Thank you for following me on Twitter. I look forward to discovering more of your lovely blog.

    {p.s. love Brunch at Saks has always been one of my favourite blogs!}

    All the very best,

    Linda, xo

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      August 2, 2011 at 10:05 am

      Hi Linda!

      Thank you for your lovely comment. I’ve been a long-time simply seductive fan and to have you here with such sweet words is an honour!

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    July 30, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    Thank you for the introduction – such a gorgeous blog!

    Andrea x

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      August 2, 2011 at 10:06 am

      No problem Andrea! There will be more where that came from!

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    Lauren Conrad Style
    July 31, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    This blog looks like so much fun and a must-read! I will be adding it on my list of fashion blogs to frequent :) Thanks so much for the info!

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