Outdoor Table for Two + Link Party

June 13th, 2011

Hello!  I hope you had a lovely weekend, we sure did!  I thought today the perfect day to share a few images from our anniversary picnic from last year.  We were married on September 5th which is Labor Day weekend, so naturally we celebrate every year on that weekend as well.  We decided to keep it close to home last year, so I thought rather than dinner at a local restaurant, why not style an elegant picnic right in the center of the Sonoma Plaza for just the two of us?

Here are a few scenes from our outdoor table for two.

sonoma picnic cg

sonoma picnic tablescape cg

 

 

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BOTB 6.12.11

June 12th, 2011

Greetings all, Amanda and I are back this afternoon with another round of inspiring links this week in our continuing ‘Best of the Blogosphere’ roundup, here you go! 

The House of Fifty blog featured Tiffany’s 5 savvy tips for designing a room on a budgetTiffany’s post offers practical ideas for planning a room to express your style.

house of fifty tips

 

Emily tells Sharon a thing or two about dropping $30,000 on a rug mostly unseen in her bedroom designed by Martyn Lawrence Bullard.  We love the ‘fabulous for less’ design board she put together, way to go Emily!

emily tells sharon a thing or two

 

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A Fresh Catch via CameraBag

June 11th, 2011

We spent our Saturday dedicated to one small goal: to catch a fish!   When you have little ones, and it’s their first fishing experience, you want to guarantee a result.  We’re so lucky, there is a place close by where you can go fishing, where the trout are plentiful, and they clean the fish for you once they’re caught.  Hagemann Ranch is a trout farm on the way to Bodega Bay, no fishing license is required, and they also supply the bait and poles if ya need ‘em! 

Here’s a glimpse through the lens of my recently discovered iPhone app called CameraBag.  I discovered it a few weeks ago and I’ve been having so much fun with it!  CameraBag gives you a variety of different filters, ranging from ‘Italiano’ to ‘Instant’ (like a Polaroid) to ‘1974’.   Here’s a look at our family friendly adventure through the lens of these CameraBag filters.

colorcross filter

ColorCross filter

Walk the dock at Hagemann’s and you’re guaranteed a good time, simply bring or rent bait and poles.  This pond is filled with rainbow trout just waiting to be caught. 

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Magazine filter

 

 

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