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    Weekend Reading

    I have a bad habit of getting into a weekend mindset on Friday, hours before I technically should. I wake up happy, inject some caffeine, and think to myself, so what shall we do first! I recently snapped a short video and captioned it “Saturday situation”. Quickly following the inaccurate and embarrassing statement, I received a text from Matt – ‘Ash, just saw your snap, it’s not Saturday…” I think this has to do with my new boss (yours truly, whose super lax on Fridays apparently), but also because ARE lax. It’s called ‘casual Friday’ for a reason! Hello, jeans, shorter hours, wine at the office (even if it’s via tea cup). Anyways, my point is, there’s something in the air on Friday – like the first shift into spring; from freezing temps to chilly mornings that bloom into warm afternoons – you know you’re in for a treat once you get past the blustery chill, 9-4 day.

    Brunch on Chestnut | Weekend Reading

    I’m happy today because guess where I’m going this weekend? Back up to wine country, where I belong. We have a wedding to attend, some wine to be sipped, and some new shoes to wear. I thought I would leave the blog for the weekend on a high note (while getting ahead of myself, as this is goin’ up on a Thursday) – by sharing a few things to read (below) when you have some downtime, or in my case when I’m sitting in the passenger seat on our way to Napa.

     


    week·end •ˈwēkˌend/ 1. the period from Friday evening through Sunday evening, especially regarded as a time for leisure.


     

    • This article proves that my theory is 100% accurate and that being a rosé critic is okay. The Covetuer will back me up – the lighter the rosé, the better. I don’t mind how strange waiters think I am when I ask them which rosé is closest to the light peachy shade I need. It’s foolproof. No bright pinks or red here.

    • Let’s face it, we all want to dress, act, and wine-it-up like the French and we’ll try and emulate some of their ubiquitous je ne sais quoi while we’re at it. Read the French Girls Guide to Entertaining here for some inspiration if you have a dinner party coming up.  Also, I couldn’t agree more with this statement: everyone looks better amongst candlelight.

    • I think I’m sick of my coffee table get up, so I’m taking notes from here

    • That’s it, all I want is a farm house, and to soak in this natural light all day errydaaaay, is this too much to ask?

    • Because I’m forever a Swifty & how cute is her house? Minus all the cats.

    Also, I’m sure this is the fiftieth photo of peonies you’ve seen this week, and “they’re back in season” – but I had to capture mine and slap ’em in the collage because they were $14….. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Happy weekend!

     

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    I read that article on The Covetuer too! It’s the perfect strategy! The Jug Shop on Polk has a great selection, and some of my faves regularly rotate on sale! Have a great weekend!

    P.S. You’ve gotten me obsessed with tassel sandals, especially that Loeffler Randall pair!

    Cheers!

    Jessica
    http://www.limitlesssanfrancisco.com

    Good to know, thank you!

    So happy my tassel addiction has rubbed off on you, something I totally encourage – the more tassels the better. 🙂 Have a great week, friend! x

    Ah those peonies- they are a little harsh on the wallet but they are so darn beautiful! I am exactly the same way about Fridays– as soon as they start, I’m strangely way more relaxed and have calmer demeanor throughout the day.. which ironically can end up with my being more productive! It’s definitely easy to feel this way, especially when you work for yourself as we do. So jealous you’re going to wine country– I dream of the day when I can finally get away to Napa Valley! Have so much fun 🙂

    So true, it’s all about your mindset. And yes, you absolutely must find your way to Napa at some point, it’s such a beautiful and relaxing place. Hope you have a great weekend, Minna – thanks for saying hi! xx