Love A La Carte features all the little things that make my life just a little more delicious.
♥ popping bubbly to celebrate the completion of a huge project ♥ walking outside in the sunshine ♥ these 5 Manifestos for Life ♥ watching tv shows without commercials (thanks, Netflix!) ♥ getting a thank-you package in the mail for helping out a friend overseas ♥ buying gifts for someone… just because ♥ orange juice ♥ the intersection of art and science that brought about the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts to creating rainbows in the sky ♥ The Adventures of Merlin (or Merlin), the British tv show (obsessed! – I LOVE the Aurthurian legends, The Mists of Avalon is one of my favorite books… anyone else?) ♥ this Impressionism exhibition at the Carnegie Museum of Art, recapturing the radical nature of the artistic movement ♥ my new favorite drink, which still needs a name: St. Germain, pomegranate juice, soda water ♥ getting my first BirchBox in the mail ♥ 15 Clever Ideas for Instagram Photos ♥ drinking tea from Cherie Anne Designs ♥ Harry Potter Weekend on ABC (I love that they include deleted scenes!) ♥ sending little notes via e-mail or Twitter DM to congratulate friends on their successes ♥ the 90s alternative station on Spotify ♥ having friends who are embarking on the Camp NaNoWriMo adventure with me ♥ this awesome, inspirational article from Gala Darling on 10 Ways to Make Your Instagram Photos Pop (with application recommendations!) ♥ reliving my adventures in Indonesia by blogging about it and reading my mom’s take on the trip, as well ♥ buying books from a brick and mortar bookstore ♥ bright, multi-colored Post-its ♥ tips on How to Start Your Blog with a Bang (good tips for new and old bloggers alike) ♥
this inspirational commencement speech by Neil Gaiman at the University of the Arts (2012)