bits and pieces of Note to Self

I’m thrilled to have Sarah from Note to Self here today sharing a few little tidbits with us. I’m sure that many of you have visited her wonderful space, but if you have yet to do so I urge you to rectify this immediately. I just know that you’ll be pleasantly surprised. Her posts are the definition of eye candy and I constantly find myself getting lost amongst her pages. The girl has an eye for pretty, a way with words, and a refreshing way of executing her ideas. Here are some bits and pieces of Sarah…

::A random fact::
I am freakishly well-versed in the rules and strategy of baseball. You can quiz me.

::Your go-to recipe::
I blogged about one of my favorites this past week: Peach and Gorgonzola Pizza – it’s so quick, unexpected and completely tasty. I usually add handful of arugula to top it off.

::You can’t live without::
Bobby pins. They’re falling out of my pockets, bag or wallet at all times, but I always reach a point in the day where I need a couple to get my hair out of the way! (No.1)

::Currently coveting::
These Loeffler Randall heels – the perfect not-so-high heel for a tall girl like me. (No.2)

::Your daily reads::
I follow so many wonderful blogs, it’s hard to keep track sometimes. But a few of my all-time favorites are: A Lovely BeingGadabout and Atlantic-Pacific.

::On your playlist::
I’ve been listening to a lot of quiet things lately as I work on my graduate thesis. Current favorites are Peter Bradley Adams, Sia, The Weepies, and Matt Nathanson.

::Your favourite quote::
Because it fits the blogger/designer philosophy quite nicely: “Instructions for living a life: pay attention, be astonished, tell about it.” – Mary Oliver

::On your night stand::
My iPad, a good book, and usually the latest catalog/magazine to come in the mail.

::Your favourite designer::
I couldn’t pick a favorite, but I’ve recently been in love with everything Diane Von Furstenburg has put out – especially her shirt dresses. I’m a sucker for an easy one-piece spring outfit.

::In your wishing well::
A visit to South America. My inner history nerd has been dying to see Machu Picchu! (No.3)

::Your dream home::
A mid-city mix of modern and traditional, much like the look of this NYC townhouse. As for details, I have always wanted a window seat, wood floors, French doors, and a small vegetable garden. (I have an entire Pinterest board dedicated to the subject.) Dream big, right? (No.4)

::Your happy place::
A summery but breezy view of the sunset, a glass of wine in hand, a comfy sweatshirt to wear, and good friends to laugh with. :)

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    April 18, 2012 at 6:03 am

    Fun to read – and I hear you about the bobby pins! I have them everywhere too! :-D

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      April 18, 2012 at 11:45 pm

      I swept my place yesterday and couldn’t believe how many stray bobby pins I found – I too have a bobby pin problem!

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    Style Theories
    April 18, 2012 at 8:41 am

    Im dying to go to Machu Picchu too!

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    April 18, 2012 at 9:20 am

    I loved reading this! Sarah’s style is inspiring and eviable. It’s so great to hear some more about her.

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    April 18, 2012 at 10:24 am

    I love Sarah’s blog, and it’s so great getting to see a different side of her life! Thanks for sharing.

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      April 18, 2012 at 11:46 pm

      It was my pleasure! I loved having her

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    April 18, 2012 at 11:30 am

    So great! That pizza looks incredible. And Sarah’s dream home sounds an awful lot like mine:)

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      April 18, 2012 at 11:46 pm

      I have to agree with her myself!

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    Colleen Ludovice (@inspiredtoshare)
    April 18, 2012 at 1:26 pm

    Love this! You have such a pretty space here! xo

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    Sarah // Hemenway Street
    April 18, 2012 at 2:16 pm

    I love this post! I’m a huge fan of Sarah’s blog so it was great to learn more about her. That townhouse is to die for!

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    nancy @ adore to adorn
    April 18, 2012 at 2:20 pm

    this is great knowing more about Sarah! =)

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    April 18, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Ooh have to check out her blog. She is adorable. Love her style and those pretty pink shoes!

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      April 18, 2012 at 11:47 pm

      You won’t be disappointed!

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    April 18, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    I am so so so in love with this town house!!

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    April 18, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    Great post, love her blog!

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    April 19, 2012 at 10:34 am

    Oh my this looks delicious! I will be trying this out for the first patio meal of the summer!

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    April 20, 2012 at 1:36 am

    ‘Obsessed’ doesn’t even begin to cover how I feel about Sarah and her blog. She inspires me everyday!

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