April Mood Board

As I look through the window, wind is blowing, it is over cast and rain is imminent. I feel fully ready for stable, sunny and warm late spring – early summer. Dinners outside, sandals and shorts, balmy evening walks in the neighborhood and day trips (where my photos will turn out great, since it is sunny). No, I do not mind the notorious DC humidity, nor mosquitoes and bugs – just sun, please.
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A personal quest for a better sleep

20170329_081521.jpgSo this is an atypical post by me. I was not even sure under which of my categories it should go. So I put it under Inspirations – as it might provide some new ideas for those interested. Considering that SLEEP has been on my mind a lot lately, and that more the one friend told me about their sleep issues, I thought I’d share some thoughts on the subject and seek your feedback and insights…
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Mood Board – April 1

Wow, what a month! We’ve had warmth and sun and snow and rain and wind. Moody March has been true to its reputation. The snow destroyed some cherry blossom buds, but we still enjoyed the trees in bloom. Kids love metro. A bit of art and architecture, always yummy food. My boys’ favorite Air and Space museum. Friends over for some wine and cheese. My BoConcept armchair got a side kick – a colorful pouf for my feet. Now reading corner is complete. And did I ever mention how much I love shoes. Pictures below.
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Mood Board – March 7

February was super warm and we enjoyed the sun. I guess we are now paying for it with moody March weather. We did few weekend trips – explored town of Culpeper in Virginia. Played some tennis. Went to a beach. Climbed and hiked. Had a beer in Annapolis, by the ocean. Learnt more at the U.S. Capitol and Library of Congress. Cooked and ate some good food. Smelled like Caudalie. Now –onward to full spring, hopefully!
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Mood Board – February 2

January birthdays in our family. Snow! Even for just a day. It made everything angelic. Hiked in extreme cold was worth it as we got to see all the ice on the Great Falls water. Had few good cups of hot chocolate. And lots of tea. Admired colors of sugar cookies made by a colleague, some cool architecture, lights and mosaics. Enjoyed some swingin’ on a duck. Aperol spritz made me think of summer. A wonderful reflection on the river made amazing photographs. Veggies on an aisle make good Instagram shots. Evening shots while walking back home from work. Discovered “hygee”.
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Time to decorate – Santa is coming soon!

20161204_181411.jpgThis month seems all about putting up holiday decorations, admiring all the beautiful lights (guilty! I LOVE string lights!), attending or hosting holiday parties, getting last minute presents for the loved ones, getting that sparkling top or silver shoes, gearing up to say goodbye to 2016 and embracing 2017. Some of us might be traveling (yeah!) or staying at home to have friends or family over…whatever the plans, there is definitely holiday spirit in the air over here.
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