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Are you like me and spend way too much time online looking for eye candy? I just love being inspired by beautiful images, all sorts of things from fashion, furniture, food...you name it, I enjoy perusing it online. Perhaps it's the quest to never stop learning, or the obsessive compulsive... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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Tell me this isn't the cutest thing you've ever seen for your iPhone? I dare you to find something cuter. Don't waste your time looking and instead go here for more eye candy. You can thank me by sending me one these pretty cards. Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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If you follow interior design or enjoy watching shows dedicated to it you have probably heard of Sheila Bridges. Sheila was the host of Sheila Bridges: Designer Living on the Fine Living Network a few years ago. I'd watch her show every Saturday and found much inspiration. I also enjoyed... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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What or who is a Sugarboo? I have no idea, but the creative force behind Sugarboo Designs have caught my attention with their reclaimed home decor items. I noticed this sign recently in a local shop. The words melted me and I wondered where I'd read them before. I still... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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In my obsessive compulsive search for more "elegantly rustic" design inspiration I came upon this fabulous blog by interior designer Rachel Halvorson which I am now addicted to and have a girl crush on. And it only makes sense that Rachel resides in the South, Nashville, Tennessee to be specific.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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"Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, chocolate in one hand, martini in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out and screaming, "WOO HOO, what a ride!"... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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Gather around children. It's time for today's lesson. During yesterday's lesson, I spoke to you about "obsession". Now, let's discuss that word a bit more. ob·ses·sion –noun 1. the domination of one's thoughts or feelings by a persistent idea, image, desire, etc. 2. the idea, image, desire, feeling, etc., itself.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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As you might have noticed, I tend to obsess about things. When I was a child, I'd want something so badly, beg my mother and of course she'd say no knowing that in a few days I'd forget about what I wanted. I guess she knew me quite well. And... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
Doesn't it seem that as you get older, you become more set in your ways and stubhorn? The single gal (or like myself - unmarried), during the dating process we are simply picky. Perhaps it's due to failed relationships in our past and the desire to not repeat them and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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While looking for more interior design inspiration, I came upon this amazing loft in Denver. I adore the juxtaposition of elegance and rustic as seen in the oriental rugs, tufted rich seating in comparison to the raw wood flooring, the brick that just slays me and anteller lighting. The richness... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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This Labor Day weekend I took a little adventure down a winding road that led me to this... Would you believe this beautiful view is mere miles from my house? It's gone undiscovered (by me) for as long as I've lived here...7 years. All it took to discover was a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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had an itch that just needed scratching due to the fact that I've been taking photography lessons and wanted to get out and snap some photos. Little did I know that during one of my excursions I'd discover I'm not the only one with an itch. I made my way... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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I've been spending alot of time scouring Craig's List in Dallas looking for some super fabulous furniture for the Oilman as he fills up his new home. It's so refreshing that our decorating tastes are so similar. Which means I won't have to coerce him into something I love with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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The Oilman has recently moved into his new house from his temp abode and guess who gets to help him decorate? That's right, he's asked yours truly to lend a hand. Aside from the fact I will be living with him, I do have an opinion and it's in his... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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My BFF and I visited an open house hosted by one of our local jewelers who's pieces are often seen in magazines coveted by fashionistas. The pieces on her website look amazing. We spend way too much time drooling on our keyboards at her selection of bits and baubles. So... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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As you can see by the lack of blog entries, I've been otherwise occupied. I do this so I won't drive myself nutz missing the Oilman. Many of my friends and family have asked why I don't just move to be with him. The answer is actually quite simple: we're... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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Me in the kitchen, it's not pretty. Now, I consider myself to be of above average intelligence (and modest too), so why the culinary arts fail me is beyond even my comprehension, especially given all the ladies in my family through the generations are great cooks. All Portuguese women can... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
Many years ago my grandmother was killed in an auto accident in the Azores. It was unexpected and quite tragic. She was a healthy woman as was my grandfather. So when he died months later, even as a child I was convinced grandpa died of a broken heart. That often... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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Upon my return from TX on Monday, I had the ugliest of emotional roller coasters that sent me into a deep blue ugly funk worthy of the best drama queen. It was NOT pretty. My little Katie didn't know what to do with me while I was not in one... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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You all know how much I love my blogs. I try not to read too many and keep some as my daily favorites, otherwise, I'd spend all evening perusing blogs instead of feeding my dog and doing laundry. But Alise Burke's blog is so awesome, my laundry will definitely be... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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Growing up, we always had a fig tree. My parents were obsessed with the strange little fruit with a fuzzy exterior, odd textures, but tastes like heaven. Figs are just oh so very Portuguese. I challenge you to find a Portuguese household without figs or a fig tree in their... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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My darling Katie, you are my guiding light, my beacon of happiness, you brighten my otherwise dark days. Without you I'd aimlessly wander the dog food aisles, not knowing the difference between raw hide and freeze dried duck. But you sniff out the premium pricey treats so your mommy has... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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My sweet friend Bella treated me to tea today as an early birthday gift - thank you darling! It was fabulous. We went to Lisa's Tea Treasures located in San Jose, Santana Row. My senses were filled by the sweet aroma and little tea treasures as you walked in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
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My BFF sent me this photo a couple weeks ago asking me if I thought they were cute. Cute? Cute! Ok, just because I was raised on a farm and we Portuguese have an obsession with pig products does not mean I would find these cute. Ok, so maybe they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2010 at Texas Green Tea
A thousand pardons for not dishing you some dirt or something really exciting about my life and instead posting yet another Youtube video. It's not filler, I assure you, this one has some redeeming value. While cleaning out my Inbox I came upon a link to this video which my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Texas Green Tea