by Meli C

Posts from — July 2011

100 Things – Week 7

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#61 – Polaroids.

#62 – Friendship “wish” bracelets. Because you can never be too old or too superstitious!

#63 – Adding the final touches to our wedding invites with Fran’s help.

#64 – Our incredible first wedding gift, from our very dear friends Carlos & Moni.

#65 – Going to sleep before 10PM.

#66 – Andiamo. The best pizza in Mami…or in the world.

#67 – Paddle-boarding (for the first time).

#68 – Finally securing a (local Uruguayan) photographer to shoot our wedding.


{Francisco Sacco}

#69 – This cute card-holder pouch + 15% coupon that I received  in the mail from Anthropologie.

#70 – Receiving unexpected snail-mail (bills excluded, of course). I thought this cartoon explained it well:

July 29, 2011   4 Comments

Modern Art

{Photo courtesy of 20×200}

This one is for all those times we’ve seen a modern art exhibit and thought to ourselves:  …how is that art?? I could do that!

Hope everyone is having a great week.

July 27, 2011   No Comments

100 Things – Week 6

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#51 – Cadbury Crunchie Bars that I found and bought at the airport in Madrid. My absolute favorite; reminds me of happy times.

#52 – La Vinotinto (the Venezuelan soccer team) making it to the semifinals in the Copa America for the first time ever in history. I love how they are able to unify a very divided country when they play.

{Photo previously seen here}

#53 – Receiving the materials needed to add the final touches to my wedding invitations.

#54 – Re-living past trips through my beloved hardcover photo albums!

#55 – These fun salt & pepper holders from Anthropologie.

#56 – This delicious Pavlova-style dessert that cheered up my night after a looong day.

{Copa Baires}

#57 – Hanging out with a life-long friend.

#58 – My computer skin that is a little reminder to help keep me sane.

#59 – Vintage photos.

{This one via A Cup of Jo}

#60 – What seems to be the perfect chocolate chip cookie recipe, as described by Emily. This one is next on my to-do list!

{Photo of Irresistible Chocolate Chip Cookies via Cupcakes and Cashmere}

July 22, 2011   1 Comment

Lost in Translation


{Sin Azucar}

Health-conscious consumers are invited into this Madrid corner-store that promotes its sugar free products through its electronic signage.

{Free Sugar}

In an attempt to draw in foreigners, the phrase Sin Azucar is quite comically translated into Free Sugar. Now, we all know that’s a very different type of audience…

July 20, 2011   No Comments

Blogger Spotlight: La Tartine Gourmande

Bea’s blog is called La Tartine Gourmade. I warn you, you may fall in love with it.

{via La Tartine Gourmande}

Bea writes in a way that perfectly combines stories of her life and her passion for food. Her photos are incredibly beautiful and inspiring, and her recipes are to die for.

Some of my favorite recipes are this and this.  Her travel & food stories transport you.

She is working on a cook book which I can’t wait to get my hands on.

July 19, 2011   No Comments

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