Archive for August, 2006

our chicago getaway

Tuesday, August 29, 2006 20:31 No Comments

we arrived back home late last night from our whirlwind vacation to chicago. we had so much fun and did so much walking that i think it will take me a full week to recover. here are some photos to recap our trip. on saturday we went down to lincoln park to do some shopping […]

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my dearest hubby

Friday, August 25, 2006 21:07 No Comments

has it really been 5 years of wedded bliss already? where did the time go? it seems like yesterday that we met across the “line” at the restaurant where we were working together. you in your chef’s uniform and cool glasses, me in my horrible, horrible, waitress uniform. (the one you wouldn’t let me get […]

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yet another great review!

Friday, August 25, 2006 18:37 No Comments

check out the latest review of marzipan inc. / shades of violet! kelly, from independentluxe obviously takes her reviews seriously and you can tell by the in-depth and thorough review she provides. it almost makes me blush!

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another great feature

Wednesday, August 23, 2006 18:17 No Comments

i tried to post this all day yesterday but it kept bombing on me….. shades of violet was featured today on mixed plate. it’s a fabulous blog full of great products. go check it out! on another note, my last post must have been a little confusing. i was referring to people searching for “paisley […]

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i’ve got nothin’ for you

Monday, August 21, 2006 3:03 No Comments

i’m so sorry for all of you who come to my blog every single day searching for “paisley wallpaper” only to be majorly let down. i’ve got nothin’. sorry to disappoint, but hopefully you’ll find something else here worth staying for!

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that’s one way to get skinny

Friday, August 18, 2006 21:26 No Comments

at the beginning of this year i promised my self i was going to lose all the weight i gained trying to get pregnant and actually being pregnant. that really hasn’t happened. in fact, i have a suspicion that i’ve gained a few. unfortunately our scale has needed a new battery for several, several months […]

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big order, big news!

Thursday, August 17, 2006 13:19 No Comments

i was so excited when i found a 6 page fax last night from one of my biggest retailers in new york. i almost had a heart attack when i read through to the last page and found the grand total. this order is not only huge, it’s mega huge….as in the largest order i’ve […]

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home again

Tuesday, August 15, 2006 21:42 No Comments

i survived our family camping trip over the weekend. it’s still not my thing, but there are many aspects of it that i enjoy. one is being outside all day. since my office is in a basement, i spend a majority of every day cooped up without so much as a window to look out […]

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another trip (and a small pity party)

Wednesday, August 9, 2006 21:04 No Comments

august 9th? oh where, oh where has the summer gone? as I’ve mentioned before, our summer calendar has been booked through September since very early on. this weekend is, of course, no exception. i do enjoy having friends and family that want to get together with us and do things, but at the same time, […]

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vintage button swap!

Thursday, August 3, 2006 16:18 No Comments

it’s taken me awhile, but i’ve finally taken some photos of my fabulous vintage buttons that i received from participating in the vintage button swap hosted by sally. i was paired with michele, and here are the fab buttons i received! here is a photo of the buttons i sent in return. i attached each […]

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