Monthly Favorites

February 04, 2016

It's hard to believe that it's already February! January was one of my busiest months to date between some major press, completion of some big projects, adding new wholesale accounts, and more. I'm trying to settle into a groove with February and focus on some ideas brewing in my head. Here are my favorites of late: 

Watch: I could watch Tian Tian, the National Zoo's giant panda, rolling around the snow all day. Pure bliss. 

Listen (Music): This new video from Langhorne Slim is just wonderful. He performs his song "Changes" in a church in New Orleans with beautiful gospel singers. 

Listen (Podcast): Last month I mentioned how I was reading Elizabeth Gilbert's Big Magic, a book about creativity and the creative process. I've just begun to work my way through her related podcast series, Magic Lessons

Read: My favorite chef, Michael Anthony (of Gramercy Tavern - my all time favorite restaurant), released a new cookbook at the end of 2015. V is for Vegetables goes through various vegetables from A to Z and Chef Anthony's favorite preparations. The recipes are soooo good. My husband and I have prepared carrot coconut soup, roasted leeks with tangerine vinaigrette, and kale with potato and leek soup. His preparations are straightforward and not too complicated. I look forward to working through more of his recipes. 

Follow: The Instagram account of La Maison Pierre Frey (@lamaisonpierrefrey) is chock full of swoon-worthy patterns from the French design house. 

Shop: I want to pretty much add everything from Uguisu's online shop into my cart. I'm longing for a drawer-full of these letter sets. And how cool are these airvases?! I'm dying to visit the Tokyo boutique in person!

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