Friday, January 28, 2011

To Do List

Hi friends, happy Friday! What's on your to do list this weekend? Mine is pretty long....

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1) Stop and smell the roses! The month of January just flew by. Can you believe it's pretty much over? Before I say good bye to the first month of the year, I want to slow down a bit and enjoy the little things...which leads us too... 

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2) Spend some quality time in my pajamas, Vogue, a good book.... I have a important date to keep with my couch.

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3) Watch all 386 minutes of Downton Abbey--I haven't been able to keep up with it on PBS, so I ordered it from Amazon. Three discs of eye candy and the fantastic wit of Violet the Dowager Countess. (Maggie Smith has all the best lines!)

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4) Peruse Matchbook from cover to cover--wait, can you read an E-zine from cover to cover? Whatever. Issue #1 looks fabulous, like a weekend girl's trip with some very chic and stylish friends--Lela Rose, Jemma Kidd, Rita Konig, just for starters. Bravo to chic and charming blogger Katie Armour and friends Jane Lilly Warren and Fallon Hogerty for launching such a stylish read.

Painting in Tuscany 

5) Paint. My brushes have cobwebs. I love to send hand painted thank you notes, and have fallen horribly behind in my correspondence.

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6) Light a candle. Flickering candlelight slows every thing down a bit, and don't these Kunzel + Deygas Roseros candles from Diptyque look delicious? Perfect for a...

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7) Soak in the tub--our master bath is lovely, but there never seems to be time for a nice long bath...I'll be remedying that this weekend.

I'm sure I could find three more things to round out the list to a perfect 10, but I don't want to be an overachiever, right? What's on your list? Whether it's relaxing or jam-packed, I hope it's a happy one!

See you Monday. XO


  1. see a movie with your girlfriends? xoxo

  2. You weekend sounds lovely. Every weekend I say I am going to get to the dreadful task of cleaning up my office and dealing with the horrid paperwork - so we'll see if I get to it. Other than that - Downton Abbey is of course on my schedule for Sunday night. Loved Matchbook - those girls are adorable and Rue#3 was smashing as well!

  3. wonderful list :-) happy weekend!



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