Category: travel_sights

the office is back! shout hooray!

Oh, the awesomeness. The Office is back. Tonight. So, set your Tivos, your DVRs, your *ahem* VCRs. And don’ I’ll be relishing in the greatness that is: The Office. I *borrowed* this photo from Black*Eiffel who *borrowed* it from Autumn de Wilde.

how to look good naked.

I recently came across an episode of How to Look Good Naked with Carson Kressley, and I’m completely in love with him, no no, I mean the show. Am I the only one staying up late to watch this? Can I just say: kudos Carson. What woman doesn’t need to look in a mirror and see her beautiful body for what it is instead of what she thinks it should be?

Planet Earth

Sunday this week was a sad day. It was the day that Mike and I finished watching Planet Earth. No more episodes?? Are you kidding me? I know that everyone knows about Planet Earth already, but if you haven’t watched this documentary, you absolutely must! What’s best is that it’s good for all ages. My friend Jenny, mother of two (two and four years old) reported that they rewound and rewatched the shark eating a seal scene about twenty times….
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Classic Children’s Entertainment

This is a note from my husband, who loves film and animation: This is Alma’s husband Mike, and I wanted to throw my 2 cents in here to an arena I feel comfortable offering my humble yet knowledgeable opinion. That being children’s entertainment. Even though Alma and I are not yet parents (but will be fairly soon), I have already stockpiled my favorite children’s entertainment. It’s taken me years to build up my collection. The entertainment I have chosen happens…
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braincandy giveaway.

Braincandy Bundle of Joy$59.99 If you, like me, are going a bit bananas with the kids home for the Summer it’s time to take advantage of this giveaway. We’re giving away a complete Braincandy Kids DVD set {which I wrote about here}. You don’t even have to feel guilty for plopping the kids in front of the T.V. because the Braincandy DVDs are educational as well as entertaining. If you happen to be going on vacation {lucky you!} you can…
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{swell} surfing poster.

If you haven’t been to beach bungalow 8 I highly recommend a browse, Megan posts great stuff. Like this surfing poster from Swell. It’s not possible for me to get my fill of anything beach related, and I love vintage photos of surfers. Quintessential summer. Don James Poster.{$29.95}via Swell.

colorwars 2008.

Go to Color Wars 2008 to submit Youngme & Nowme photos of yourself, or just stop in to check out the cool/funny/original photos already there. I love these:

the sartorialist.

If you don’t know about The Sartorialist, it’s time to make some introductions. This guy {a former fashion industry insider} has taken to the streets of Manhattan snapping photos of hip, fashionable people in the everyday world. He posts the pictures of his fashion finds here so all of us can see what’s going on in the world of fashionable self expression. The Sartorialist is updated on a regular basis so check it out. You won’t be disappointed. Sartorial: Function:…
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don’t forget…

PBS Masterpiece theater is still running The Complete Jane Austen. Tonight is part II of Sense & Sensibility so be sure to tune in {part one was lovely}. Check your local listings here. I plan on putting the kidlets to bed & snuggling up in a warm blanket {with a cup of hot cider} to watch the conclusion of this great story. {images via PBS}.