11 July 2012

summer, lately

a little list of what summer's meant for me so far...
a shocking number of polka dots.
...& not nearly enough ice cream, yet. 
bike rides galore-a-saurus.
robbie very nicely encouraged me to quit my day job to focus on photography & other things
...and i did! 
top buns, on my head. every. day. 
celebrating our first anni on the first day of summer. 
waking up to surround-sound thunderstorms outside our apartment in the middle of the night...and staying awake to watch them. 
more photos than i know what to do with...honestly. where does one put them? 
5 pairs of chewed-up flats (yes, he got the ones in this photos...oh archibald, lucky you're so cute.) 
...and robbie's calculator watch got caught in the fire too : / 
a second round of strep.
wearing my $9 target sandals into the ground & refusing to buy another pair all summer. 
robbie's got a swanky new pharmacy job at denver health ; ) 
secretly listening to the she & him christmas album on surround sound when i'm alone (because robbie would die if he found me listening before thanksgiving...).
...and secretly watching 500 days of summer while editing photos (because he'd also die knowing i watched it without him). 
watching through the entire first season of the new girl...three times. (notice a zooey deschanel trend? we like her.).
the skies have continued to rain down on us with free things: recently, a dining table. 
missing my weird best friend kelsey. 
deciding that sewing really needs to be my new hobby...
being grateful ten times a minute for a wall of big windows that open wide. 
repeat offenses of the fine-dining experience that is mcdonald's breakfast. such epicureans we are. 
another hair change: the bangs are back, folks, and things are getting dark.

have a really nice day, friends! eat some ice cream & dance in the street for me. 


  1. yay for reruns of new girl, I absolutely love how each time you watch an episode its just as good if not better as the first time!
    sounds like a lovely summer :)

  2. What a sweet summer! Mine has consisted mostly of taking pictures, learning new things, and discovering a passion for cooking/baking!

    All of which I feature on my blog incase you or anyone would like to take a peek ;)

    I hope you get a chance to eat some ice cream and dance in the street! (I just baked 5 dozen cookies with my best friend today... that basically hit my sweet quota for the WEEK!)

    neha made

  3. sounds like quite a lovely summer <3 I love polka dots too.. the weather here is so crappy so there's not nearly enough ice cream either, or generally hanging out outside =( xx

  4. i love this post!

    it sounds like it has been quite the summer o far.

    i haven't eaten enough ice-cream either, really need to do something about that :)

  5. I am also secretly listening to the She & He Christmas Album. It's so nostalgic and perfect for Summer. HAHAHAHAHAHA! I love your blog. It's so happy.

  6. You are so gorgeous! I adore those jeans!
    I cannot get enough of Zooey! I think I have watched the first season like 4 times already. So good.
    Amy xo

  7. Topknots.. Everyday. Yes ma'am.


  8. You summer has been so amazing! So many wonderful things happening, and not so wonderful things you've taken in stride. I'm so excited to see what the rest of the year brings for you.

  9. honest to biscuits - love your blog.

  10. Ou is that the polka dot blouse you thrifted? Love it with the pink pants!

    Agh you make me want to get bangs so bad, but it'd be so impractical with my job having to pin my bangs back or have them in my face as i go go go go go. :(

    Also. I totally had a dream last night where I wanted Mcdonald's breakfast, their hot cakes - I basically grew up on those. However, my dream Mcdonalds didn't sell them. It was disappointed to say the least.

    Great post!

  11. I love Zooey and I love this whole list!
    My dad and I have McDonald's breakfast whenever he takes a week's vacation from work. It's something that will always be special to me.


  12. I could listen to Christmas music all year round, so I don't blame you one bit ;) Also, your hair is so cute!

  13. There could never be enough ice cream :)

    I can't listen to Christmas music until Thanksgiving, although, last year...I started listening to it at the start of November. By the time Christmas rolled around, I was sick of it...haha

    I love Summer...it's my favorite season :)

  14. I love this, because we are very much zooey fans over here, and 500 days of summer.. it's not fair to watch without the other.

  15. there is never enough/too many polka dots ;)

  16. This sounds like a dream summer. Ice cream, Zooey Deschanel, quitting your job :P Good luck with your new ventures! Rhi xx

    The Wildest of Dreams

  17. sooo cute!
    I love that shirt! Where is it from??

  18. Bridget I adore this post. Its posts like this where you really think you start to get to know people better, and I can relate on SO MANY accounts! Polka dots, the new girl, bikes rides galore, ice cream (fro-yo for me!)- LOVE LOVE LOVE.
    So,if you ever need an assistant on a photography shoot, please let me know! I would love to come help out just for the experience, I would not expect anything in return! I am just starting out on a DSLR and would love to watch a pro! :)
    Also, do you have a sewing machine? I got a brother one for Christmas for under $150 and LOVE it! I am no pro but I could teach you the basics- it makes thrifting 10000 more fun!

    Last but not least, I am hosting my first ever giveaway for a $40 gift card to my vintage shop :) If you would like to enter to win it, come over to:

    Hope you are having a wonderful day!
    xo Hannah
    (my goodness, sorry for the length)!

  19. How could you not be having a fantastic summer in that outfit! Sounds like your having a blast.

  20. I love polka dots, infact wearing a shirt with them as I type:)
    would love for you to check out my new post


  21. ah I love that shirt! and those pants! ek!

    and how lucky, quitting your job to focus on photography! I hope it's going well for you!

    Sounds like you are having a great summer :)

  22. aw you look sooo cute!!! :) your summers sounding great so far! :)


  23. lovely fun pics and fun summer it sounds like, variety is the name of the game:)

  24. Hey :)
    I just found your blog and I'm amazed by lovely posts and wonderful photography.
    Gladly followed through GFC and Bloglovin (#112).
    Have a great day!

  25. Featuring this post on my friday favorites today because I just love it that much.

    <3 Leney

  26. Lovely lovely.

    I keep meaning to tell you that a. you are darling b. seriously, a brick wall in your home? seriously? you're killing me! that is a dream of mine.

  27. your bun is so cute :)
    how did you do it?
    and your outfit is adorable. Especially love the pink jeans :)

    The Sweetest Escape 

  28. we are officially addicted to new girl! love it.

  29. Your list is lovely. And I have also been secretly listening to Christmas music. Crazy? Perhaps. But I sure enjoy it!