'R' for Rugs Office Parenting

Everyone is Enjoying the New Rug

Yes, the granny chic rug is in my office, and it’s pretty fantastic.

Eleanor and Kili

Eleanor’s practicing for Stuff on my Cat with Kili. Kili is too lazy to move.

p.s. There are a dozen new photos of Eleanor up on my flickr page. I am sparing you the extra eleven, but feel free to click over if you’re so inclined.

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  • Brigite
    February 24, 2010 at 9:43 am

    Gah! So adorable!

  • Melissa
    February 24, 2010 at 9:46 am

    Love the new rug! Very chick. And the precious baby.

  • Amy
    February 24, 2010 at 9:51 am

    this is adorable, and hilarious!

  • Dawnaurora
    February 24, 2010 at 10:10 am

    Love that rug. What is it made from that is so durable to make it a rug?

  • melissa irvin
    February 24, 2010 at 10:15 am

    Funny how Kili blends in with the other stuffed animals. :) Eleanor is a precious baby!

  • selena
    February 24, 2010 at 10:22 am

    I am usually not drawn to pinks, but that rug is beautiful! I just had to comment. and this is such a beautiful shot. My youngest is outgrowing his baby chub and I miss it. Your daughter is adorable!

  • Erika
    February 24, 2010 at 10:37 am

    Love the rug! And love the kitty, too :)
    Eleanor is a doll!

  • Danielle
    February 24, 2010 at 10:42 am

    hahaha…cats are the best!

  • PrettyLovely
    February 24, 2010 at 10:59 am

    This is quite fab. I adore it.


  • Alyssa
    February 24, 2010 at 11:03 am

    Love the rug! I’m considering a Dash and Albert rug as well – the Cat’s Paw design in Oatmeal. How does the quality seem?

  • Renee
    February 24, 2010 at 11:07 am

    Love, love, love!

  • Jess
    February 24, 2010 at 11:21 am

    Gorgeous! And much much chic than granny.

  • Mrs Soup
    February 24, 2010 at 11:51 am

    She is going to be the youngest contributor! Adorable. Poor kitty….

  • Lisa T
    February 24, 2010 at 11:57 am

    It’s gorgeous! Now I’m trying to figure out where it can go in my house, so I can get one, too. :)

  • Jessica
    February 24, 2010 at 12:06 pm

    I love it! Wish I needed one too!

  • Denise
    February 24, 2010 at 12:30 pm

    Not a big fan of the rug, but that shirt on your baby is adorable!

  • Jessica (Goodbye, Small Heart)
    February 24, 2010 at 1:47 pm

    Very cute photo. At first I misread and thought your cat’s name was Kill, which would actually be kind of awesome. Anyway, I’m wondering if you would do a post sometime on your favorite sources for cool, simple baby clothes. My son is just a couple of months younger than Eleanor and I’ve had a hard time finding non-lame clothes for him. Eleanor always looks so stylish and not overly-cutesy–please share your secrets!

  • Nicole RJ
    February 24, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    Eleanor is so adorable! And the rug is pretty fab too!

  • Carrie Hogan
    February 24, 2010 at 2:30 pm

    A little off the subject…..I did not know you had a cat……Just went through loss of 2 cats…..Have learned a ton! I feed her raw now. Interested in talking? Email me.

  • jbhat
    February 24, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Mmm, I adore that rug. And your kiddo and your cat. And I will happily check out the other 11 photos.


  • Pencils
    February 24, 2010 at 4:08 pm

    Love the rug! And Eleanor is adorable, as always. I’m impressed that your cat allows the baby so close to her. Mine is always on the lookout lest the baby get too close.

  • Cyndi
    February 24, 2010 at 4:26 pm

    Love the rug! Not granny at all

  • Sara
    February 24, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    Ha ha ha! I love “Stuff on my cat”!

  • lulusparkles
    February 24, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    i have the same rug and i ADORE it!
    so stinkin fun

  • Kariane
    February 24, 2010 at 7:28 pm

    I can’t believe how big she’s getting! Oh and your rug looks pretty great too.

  • samarahuel
    February 25, 2010 at 1:47 am

    Love the extra pictures. It looks like you have a good-looking high chair. I saw the Graco tag, but would you mind posting some photos & sharing where you got it?

  • Valentina
    February 25, 2010 at 8:39 am

    The rug is fab, but your daughter is super cute! :)

  • Joy_UK
    February 25, 2010 at 10:41 am

    I love the new rug. It is sooo beautiful!

    Eleanor is so damn cute…the pics are adorable.

  • Laurie
    February 25, 2010 at 11:04 am

    You were right to go for it and get the rug, it looks great, although your daughter steals the photo!

  • Miss B
    February 25, 2010 at 12:12 pm

    Oh congrats on the rug, it looks great (but of course!) I have already been commenting on those pics they have all been classic. She seems to be brewing up quite the personality and she is going to be a looker–watch out world!

  • Rebecca
    February 25, 2010 at 6:49 pm

    Oh she is standing up!!! You are in trouble now…..! Adorable, adorable girl.

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