Honor Roll

Honor Roll

Sometimes I come across something so cute/sweet/charming/funny/pretty/inspiring/lovely that I just want to share it with you.  These are the things that have made my  honor roll.

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  • Kate at Centsational Girl
    April 30, 2010 at 1:20 pm

    Miete is that wonderful ! Next time you visit the Bay Area, you must see it ! Love the colors and design of the shoppe – no doubt you saw the write up in Traditional Home ? Well deserved !

  • dawn
    April 30, 2010 at 1:22 pm

    i heard that miette’s cakes are so-so (although they look so pretty and i love their smaller size!). i was in s.f. last month and it was on my to-do list, but didn’t get around to it. next time! it looks like a lovely bakery. happy friday!

  • Mrs Soup
    April 30, 2010 at 2:02 pm

    Oh, I was so hoping you would be linking to the alot vs a lot page. It was so hilarious and needs to be shared.

  • John @ Young House Love
    April 30, 2010 at 2:19 pm

    How flattered are we to have made your honor roll this week! Thanks for sharing our nursery, Nicole! Say Hi to fam for us!

    -John (& Sherry)

  • Ludmila {CreamyLife.com}
    April 30, 2010 at 2:20 pm

    Love the Miette cookies, they were a big success on my blog the day I wrote about them :)

  • Anne
    April 30, 2010 at 2:46 pm

    It’s hard to find matchboxes like that now. I’ve seen some of them like those during a trip to Asia. So cute.

  • Nancy
    April 30, 2010 at 3:18 pm

    I absolutely love Miette. I live in SF and love going down to the ferry building just take a peek at their shop and have one of their many delicious treats. They have some of the most amazing caramels and fantastic macarons.

    They also have beautiful cake stands.

  • Jess
    April 30, 2010 at 3:18 pm

    “•Need some storage bins and baskets for your Expedit? Here are some good options.”

    How did you know! I went looking at IKEA just two days ago and didn’t particularly like what I saw. Thanks for the link!

  • leigh
    April 30, 2010 at 11:11 pm

    i fall in love with miette’s charming displays every time i find myself in sf.

    p.s. the walnut shortbread is quite yummy!

  • Uyek
    May 1, 2010 at 1:08 am

    I live within spittin’ distance of Miette’s downtown address.
    Yeah, they’re pretty fab but, and call me jaded, not that much better than the enclave you’re creating.
    Seriously! You CAN make everything they sell. It’s just easier and prettier to buy it from them. And, I repeat myself, they’ve got nothing on you stylewise. I think you can chalk up your envy to their good web designer.

  • chrissy
    May 1, 2010 at 3:03 am

    miette is wonderful!! their stores are so detailed and they clearly thought everything through in regards to decor. their cakes are very good as well as the cookies. especially the ginger cookies. you should definitely check them out! if you are in the bay area check out both the ferry building location and the hayes valley location (which also features candy!) :)

  • agneta
    May 1, 2010 at 4:44 am

    Beautiful, sensual & poetic, I just love your blog!

    Agneta, a swedish one ;)

  • Redlilocks
    May 1, 2010 at 5:08 am

    The Miette cookies are divine! Is it wrong to consider redecorating just to match some cookies?

    Thanks also for the link to the four-to booth birthday – wow, what a creative mummy that little girl has! Absolutely amazing :)

    And lastly, I absolutely LOVE Hyperbole & a half; Allie is so incredibly funny, it’s like all the neurotic thoughts you have that you would never verbalise, this girl not only expresses in a wonderfully humourous manner but also DRAWS PICTURES to match. Utterly genius.

    Thanks for sharing! xxx

  • Chymecindy
    May 1, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    Love this!

  • Jaime
    May 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm

    Miette’s rose geranium macarons are one of my favorite treats! And that wallpaper is to die for. Love your blog!

  • Adventures In Babywearing
    May 2, 2010 at 7:53 am

    That nursery is so inspiring!!


  • Terrah
    May 2, 2010 at 9:47 pm

    Yay! Love these posts! Off to explore..

  • rebekah
    May 2, 2010 at 10:26 pm

    I’m totally going to check out Miette baked goods, and I’ll let you know. I live in the Bay Area, and have been inside the shop and checked it out, but didn’t know all about it! THey have the cutest trinkets and vintage plates, etc. My favorite were the really tall candles for birthday cakes.

    I saw on the website that they offer classes, and I’m going to take the sugar cookie decorating class!

  • elle moss
    May 3, 2010 at 8:14 am

    Okay, that “four to booth” birthday is too clever!
    and i want those matchboxes!

  • Zsofi
    May 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm

    Hey, those are hungarian matchboxes. I was working for a hungarian auction company, they had a lot of them for a very low price.
    Anyone interested?

  • Kristen
    May 5, 2010 at 2:52 pm

    Miette is amazing! The Old Fashioned cake is one of the most delicious cakes I have ever consumed – and it’s so cute & simple. It’s one of many things I miss about California!

  • Anne@orientalabels
    July 8, 2010 at 3:12 am

    Such a complete set of vintage and exotic matchbox labels. Handmade crafty texture is very in at present.