found! not lost blog

“Instructions for living a life: Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.” ― Mary Oliver

Fêted and fed

After a weekend of Valentine’s and birthday celebrations, I’m feeling especially adored. Not to mention overfed – for you know the way to my heart is through my stomach! The … Continue reading

February 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

The art of giving the perfect gift

It’s an art I haven’t mastered. I have written before about my inability to gift well, I tend to give people things that I would like, not things specific and … Continue reading

April 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

iPad cases as fashion statements

I avoided succumbing to the siren song of the iPad for years. The main reason, beyond that it is so expensive, was that I was afraid if I got one … Continue reading

January 11, 2013 · 2 Comments

Falling of the wagon (or jumping)

I must sheepishly admit that it was a pretty indulgent weekend trip to Chicago, and despite my claims that there would be little shopping, there was lots of it! This … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

Mother’s Day surprises

Some moms might choose breakfast in bed, some prefer dinner out, jewelry, or even an afternoon at the spa. I’d enjoy all of those, and have in the past six … Continue reading

May 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

The new Jonathan Adler store, my “happy place”

Jonathan Adler has a point of view.  People either love it or hate it, but whichever group you’re in, it is certain you will feel something when you view his … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · Leave a comment

Found: the best way to make coffee at home

It is seriously sad how much time and thought I have put into solving what I’ll call my “coffee conundrum”.  Ever since I discovered what real, fresh roasted and ground, … Continue reading

February 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

Thank you notes to make you smile

It’s that time of year when many notes of thanks change hands.  After discarding all the Christmas wrappings, wearing new sweaters and jewelry, and setting up the new video games … Continue reading

January 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Paperista: paper goodies with style

Can’t believe this little paper shop has been open since July and I’ve just now wandered in. Guess we had a busy summer and jumped into fall with back-to-school. Paperista … Continue reading

October 18, 2011 · 2 Comments

Local shop supporting local causes!

Arafina, a local women’s apparel boutique in the Galleria in Edina, is known for statement-making dresses, jackets, jewelry, and other accessories — but social statements? Heck yeah! I’m on their email … Continue reading

June 7, 2011 · Leave a comment