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Obsessions + Things That Sparkle

Oct 18, 2011

It’s that time of the week again! Are y’all ready for my latest Obsessions??
As soon as I saw Blair from Atlantic Pacific (are y’all starting to think I stalk her?) wearing this I knew it had to be mine. I love how she styled it with the fur and layered necklaces but I also think it would be adorable on it’s on!

They have it online right now at Piperlime and Tuesdays are their 10% off day, so I am thinking I should make it mine!

I am a huge Greek Yogurt fan. I honestly can’t even eat regular yogurt now that I have had the Greek kind. It is so much creamier and tastier. Fage came out with 4 new flavors that are delish: Cherry-Pomegranate, Blueberry-Acai, Mango-Guanabana, and Strawberry Goji. All of the new flavors are equally good but I especially love the Strawberry Goji. Costco is selling a 12 pack case of the new flavors now. I highly recommend!

I just got my hands on this cookbook and love it! I am not lying when I say I took it to bed with me for my reading material for last night. It is a vegetarian cookbook filled to the brim with amazing recipes. It is divided into categories by vegetable which I think is pure genius. This week I am making the crusted butternut squash and if its as good as it looks I will share the recipe.

Next on my list of recipes to make out of this cookbook is the Green Bean Salad with Mustard Seeds and Tarragon that NPR raved about!

I am also over at Alex’s Blog Things That Sparkle sharing the rest of my Obsessions this week.

If you have not read her blog, you must!! She is such a talented designer. How amazing is this bathroom she designed with chevron walls??

I adore Alex and her blog. She always provides amazing eye candy, style, and inspiration. She is engaged and busy planning a fabulous wedding and I love vicariously living through her! Please go check out my guest post HERE and her amazing blog!

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Obsessions- Things That Sparkle

Mar 29, 2011

I am thrilled to have Alex from Things that Sparkle guest posting today for my Obsessions Series.

Alex has some seriously fabulous style and her house is beyond gorgeous (it was just featured on Made By Girl). Her blog is always filled such inspirational decor and fashion ideas. I look forward to reading it daily! Thanks for participating Alex, I love your list and agree on all your Obsessions! xoxo

Thank you so much Natalie for including me in your obsessions series! Here are the five things I am obsessed with right now:

1. Wallpaper. Is there anything better? It has the ability to completely transform a space. Sadly the boyfriend doesnt love it, so I’ve been limited to the entry and guest bathroom. Better than nothing though right? (image via)

2. In love with this perfectly styled vignette from Furbish, my home decor OBSESSION.

3. The perfect pop of pink. The waterfall island and unexpected wood shelving doesn’t hurt either. (image via)

4. Can you tell I like pink? All the shades of pink purses are killing me for spring. Love every single one!! All from Net-a-Porter

5. My last obsession is SPRING. I live in Chicago where spring usually comes pretty late, (aka we don’t have it at all: winter one day, summer the next) but the past couple days its been amazingly warm! It is getting me very very excited.



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  1. Bud and Leo says:

    LOVE Alex's blog & all of her obsessions (especially the pop of pink in the kitchen)!

  2. You're so cute, Alex! Great post and love that pop of pink in the kitchen! Thanks for introducing me to this blog : )

  3. Thanks so much for inviting me over Natalie, this was such a fun post to do!! xo

  4. Cheryl E. says:

    Loving the pop of pink!

  5. The Zhush says:

    Such great picks! That pink kitchen is amazing!

  6. Lisa Fergus says:

    Great picks! Being from Chicago too, I know what she means about lack of spring! šŸ˜‰


  7. Karena says:

    Natalie,thanks so much for featuring Alex.

    I just love the pink on the kitchen island, and the purses of course!

    I have a Giveaway from The Zhush I know you will love!

    Art by Karena

  8. All of those purses are GREAT. And i only got to paper our powder room. I'd kill to have the foyer too!

  9. caitlin says:

    aww Alex what a fabulous post! I love that you live in Chicago because I'm about 45 minutes from there šŸ™‚ I just came across your blog and am your newest follower! I can't wait to see what other fabulous things you post! xo great blog!

  10. wow i love that hidden pop of honeysuckle pink!! so pretty! happy to find your blog šŸ™‚

  11. Julip Made says:

    Just found your blog via Alex's and really happy I did. Can't wait to read more! Alex, loving the kitchen island pop of pink and I too am crazy abour furbish. I think all of my mood boards include something from there!
    ~ Julie

  12. travelkate says:

    So glad I came over here from Things That Sparkle (love her blog) and these favorites! Your blog is fabulous…consider me your newest follower!

  13. Revival says:

    So fun to find a fellow Charleston blogger! Thanks Alex!

  14. The Now says:

    That could be the most delicious assortment of wallpaper I've ever seen! Alex – you are so fabulous! Natalie – I love your blog, so happy to "meet" you! xo Annie & Elizabeth of THE NOW Stylebook

  15. love it all — esp the pink bags!! two of my fave bloggers in one place = perfection šŸ™‚


  16. modern jane says:

    Great post Alex! How great is that pink in the kitchen??

  17. Love Alex & love this post! I want every single bag šŸ™‚

  18. designchic says:

    Great picks and the pink handbags…gorgeous!! Thrilled to find and follow your blog, Natalie!

  19. Alex really is amazing and sweet, too! Hoping that spring finds you soon, Alex! LOVE that kitchen!!! I'm with you, anything with pink in it is a "yes"…

  20. she851518 says:

    You have really great work on fashion, I have also some collection on the spring fashion I hope you like it