Wednesday, May 16, 2012

love*birds: 5.16.12

things i am loving this week:
~ my baby girl graduated last night (from preschool). i am so proud of her. she is such a bright and beautiful girl!!

~ veggie burgers and malts. after her graduation, we celebrated at the malt shop. i had a homemade veggie burger slathered in avocado, pepper jack and chipotle mayo. and i washed it down with a fig and banana malt. so yummy.
~ sunny days. i feel like minnesota decided to make up its mind about the weather, and she decided that it's going to be warm and sunny. patio weekends, here we come!
~ garage sales. with the warm and sunny days come the garage sales. we hit up a few last weekend and i got this lovely number. for $3 (i talked her down from $5). i happen to have an odd love of both clocks and embroidery. (i know, you are probably shocked that i like to collect things.)


and here are a few other things we are loving this week.

megan bird
chris and i have been wanting to build a pergola in our back yard for some time now. of course, this is what i envision when i think pergola (much to chris' chagrin). add some sparkly lights and a few vintage lanterns hanging from the rafters, and i might have to spend my whole summer here!

vintage maxi dress
the reason i don't have a million maxi dresses is that most maxis hang over the waist without giving any definition. being a woman with curvy, child-bearing hips, i need a little definition at the waistline. this might be the perfect silhouette maxi for me! and let's not even get started on these beautiful colors!


mustard cut-out wedge
i think the one color missing from my shoes collection is mustard. and i don't believe i own any cut-out wedges. so i think i need these, right?


vintage midi skirt
our friend erin bought mimi and eva a skirt almost identical to this one. and every time eva puts it on, i wish i had one for myself. perhaps?

crossbody bag
i have been using the same crossbody hobo purse for a while now. and i love it. it's small and compact and light on my shoulders. but i miss carrying anything and everything in my purse. so i think i need a crossbody with a little size to it. this one is perfect!


nora bird

hurry! heather is getting ready to welcome baby #2 and will be closing her etsy shop tomorrow! but first she is having a huge sale...15% off everything if you enter the code NUMBERTWO at checkout. like i said...hurry!


i am just in love with this gorgeous dress. the print, the cheery red color, the mod shape, the ruffles. i love it all.


this is the perfect purse to carry to all those garage sales megan mentioned above. throw in some cash, your phone, some chapstick, and perhaps a little snack and you're good to go sale-ing all day!


seriously, this dress is so amazing. that is all.


these adorable wedges come in many cute colors, but i am loving the coral right now. so bright and fun and perfect for summer!

what are you loving this week?

xoxo, two birds

20 comments:

  1. When you build your pergola, you need to host a MN fashion blogger get together there.:)

    cate @ wildruffle

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  2. I second what Cate said - that pergola is to die for! So get on that and have us all over ok? :)

    Love the maxi dress too! And the cherry ring is really cute!

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  3. Congratulations to your preschool graduate! What a cutie!
    --TS

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  4. Congrats to your daughter! Wow, so many cute things in this post. I so want to go buy some summer shoes!

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  5. how exciting congrats! love that woodland sundress xo

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  6. Bring me with the next time you go garage sale-ing! Congrats to Eva! Your burger sounds amazing too, where did you go?

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  7. Your baby girl is really beautiful! Congrats to her!

    xoxo

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  8. What an incredibly cute wee graduate! I love that blue vintage midi skirt!

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  9. Adorable picture of your girl!! That vegi burger sounds amazing... I WANT

    Sara
    http://seventwentysomethings.blogspot.com/

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  10. Congrats on the preschool grad! You guys always find the coolest Etsy stuff :)

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  11. Congratulation baby girl!!!
    Love all your pics here!

    Have a beautiful day!
    swbeautifullife.blogspot.com

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  12. She is adorable in her tiny cap and gown!

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  13. Congrats to your wee one graduating! How sweet :] Those veggie burgers and malts sound too yummy. I am also loving the cut out wedges and red ruffle dress!

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  14. Oh, wow! All of these are lovely, but I like the woodland dress and wedges best of all :) Congrats on your daughter's graduation! Very sweet :) ♥

    Sarah ^.^

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  15. hooray for graduation, veggie burgers (hold the mayo), pretty dresses, & skirts! :)

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  16. Hey weird! My friend just bought those yellow wedges for a wedding!

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  17. Congrats on your girl's graduation, you must be so proud! And her gown is so on trend, what a lovely pastel blue..another cute love list. I like the graphic ruffle dress and the duo tone shoes. The cut out wedge is awesome too!

    mongs
    mythriftycloset.blogspot.com

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  18. Congrats on your daughter's graduation. She is absolutely gorgeous!

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  19. i'm loving the two tone wedges and the cut out ones too! obviously i'm obsessed with shoes! that tye dye vintage maxi is pretty amazing too!

    http://spinning-threads.blogspot.com

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