Introducing: WILBET Hefeweizen.

Posted on July 31, 2009

Introducing: WILBET Hefeweizen. At the end of the NYC tour, we took a side trip to Norfolk, VA where W's parents had a special engagement party for us.  It was just perfect. The home brews were definitely one of the highlights.  It was a family effort and a complete surprise to us.  When they gave us a beer to toast with, I took... Read More

five senses friday: New York City.

Posted on July 24, 2009

five senses friday: New York City. What better way to tell you about New York than to jump right in there with five senses Friday? Sight 1: Beauty, admiration, respect and pure love. My big sister, Ashlyn, in a cafe doing the things we do best---drinking coffee and enjoying one another's company.  There are few things as lovely as the strength and comfort I find in... Read More

What the Pop?

Posted on July 07, 2009

What the Pop? My name is Louise, a great friend of betsy's, and I'm also hijacking her blog until she gets her butt back in gear on here.  This weekend I'm hosting an amazing DIY music video festival and y'all should come!! What The Pop! Is a DIY music video festival, based in the heart of Humboldt County, CA. The one day festival... Read More

The Boss is out of Town...(party time)!!!

Posted on June 29, 2009

The Boss is out of Town...(party time)!!! Psst.... (don't I have a cute outfit on too!!  It's all thrift store finds with a minnie mouse feel!) Hi lovelies! It's me, Lupe, the assistant extraordinaire. I am commandeering the blog while Betsy is in New York. Since she's off having fun without us, I've decided there's only one thing to do...have a party! That's right, I'm throwing a... Read More

GIVEAWAY: Meet me in NYC!!!!

Posted on June 10, 2009

GIVEAWAY:  Meet me in NYC!!!! (Yup, that's me!  Jasmine Photography took this sweet shot.  Thanks Alexis!!) Meet me at Shecky's Girls Night Out!  I've got a pair of free tickets that will get you through the door!  Who wants them!?!  I'll be there all 5 days (June 23-June 27).  (Just leave a comment after this post and I'll select a winner at random next Wednesday,... Read More

Color me Mexico.

Posted on May 13, 2009

Color me Mexico. I've still got ideas brewin' for more structure to this here blog.  Keep your ideas coming! For now though, I want to leave you with some of my favorite images. There is a theme here:  2005, Mexico City and Veracruz (some of you asked for more travel stories.  let's start with these photos...) Man oh Man, I MISS it!! ***Song... Read More

Cherries, Cheese and Cheer.

Posted on May 05, 2009

Cherries, Cheese and Cheer. Have I ever told you how lucky I feel to live in Portland???  Right.  Well, did I ever tell you we're 1.5 hours from this: Yeah.  Now you know.  Sometimes I forget how much INSANELY beautiful territory we're in.  It's almost a crime to ignore it. We ran away yesterday, me and 2 great friends.  4 hours on that beach... Read More

Five Senses Friday: my favorite feet.

Posted on April 10, 2009

Five Senses Friday: my favorite feet. (idea comes straight from the amazing Abby over at her blog.) Sight #1: A perfectly imperfect path outside of a specially designed Venice home. Taste: Salty licorice fishes from Holland.  I used to hate these, now I'm hooked. (I'm preparing myself for an upcoming visit from my beautiful Dutch friend.) Sight #2 (and my favorite): Three of my favorite things:... Read More

Advocacy for Amtrak

Posted on March 28, 2009

Advocacy for Amtrak Right now, I am riding on the Amtrak wondering if life gets any better than this?  The Pacific Coast can be seen right outside of the Westside windows and I can be seen beaming from ear to ear.  I absolutely love this.  The sun is at a perfect angle and the coast is meeting it with a steady beat and... Read More

SF: Two Days in Color (day #2)

Posted on March 27, 2009

SF: Two Days in Color (day #2) Day#2: Old Friends Unite!   I *love* this color   Dear Tartine Bakery, Will you marry me? Wait, no, I can’t do that!!!  Why?  For starters, I’d get super pudgy and I’m just not up for that right now.  But mostly, MOSTLY, I can’t do that because I belong to this guy (please see below): But seriously, I fell in... Read More

SF: Two Days in Color.

Posted on March 23, 2009

SF: Two Days in Color. Day #1 Mere hours after we stepped off the Coast Starlight Express, we had to be at our first appointment.  We checked into our hotel room, turned it into a tornado of things, and ran out with our 15 minute cute fresh selves and a massive bag o’ jewelry.  Luckily we had time enough to wake up on some good... Read More

On track.

Posted on March 18, 2009

On track. Will and I are about to go on a long long train ride to LA with a couple day stop in SF.  We are trying to pick up a few more sweet boutiques for b & i and also (more importantly), visit old friends.  I am SO. EXCITED. We leave Thursday and I plan on documenting our adventure and giving... Read More

Great Odd Things.

Posted on January 23, 2009

Great Odd Things. bears aren't so scary, right? On our weekend adventure we ran into a few wild things.  Within only a few yards of the large cabin, we slept, hot tubbed, played games, fished, sang songs, blew bubbles, drank wine; ran into bears, llamas, goats, a rooster, a frozen boy, fuzzy trees and we also sat on babies (which was hilarious). lookey... Read More

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and a best friend, Lou's birthday

Posted on January 16, 2009

In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. and a best friend, Lou's birthday I am headin' out of town for the weekend for a much needed break.  Even though I'm having withdrawals, I will NOT be bringing my sweet MacBook with me (only book books where I actually have to turn the pages...(sigh)). I'll be sure to tell you all about it when I return.  For now, enjoy this photo I took in... Read More

Breaking it up.

Posted on December 28, 2008

Breaking it up. Miraculously, I made it out of the Portland airport and into D.C. by 3 am on Christmas Eve.  I was exhausted and grateful that I was not aboard one of the 500 flights that were cancelled that day.  Since then, I have been truly enjoying this break with my family.  I do think I really needed it.  My hands and... Read More