Friday, October 19, 2012

Friday's Fancies

Happy Friday! Hope everyone's been having a wonderful week. Mine has been eventful to say the least. This week I discovered that if your iPhone accidentally ends up in the washing machine it may not necessarily be the end of your world. Mine went through an hour of soak, wash and spin and amazingly came out alive. That's right, you heard me! After a day of charging, my iPhone miraculously came back to life, even my sim card was still operational. Talk about value for money! Here's a look at some of the other less eventful things that went on this week. 

Forget Pinterest, there's so much beauty in the mundane, one just has to open their eyes to see it. I cannot begin to describe how happy I get whenever I come across beautiful little details hidden amongst the everyday. It's little surprises like that, that lifts the human spirit. 

I bought my very first pair of Karen Walker sunnies back in 2004 and ever since then I've had a soft spot for her line. Enter 2012, the latest addition to my KW collection these quirky black, white and fluro yellow cat eye sunnies. When my mum first saw these she thought I was wearing a pair of movie theatre 3D glasses. I guess they're not for everyone. What do you think? 

Isn't everything so much better when it comes in little wooden crates? I came across this adorable vegetable stand at a local farmers market. And even though I wasn't in need of any root vegetables, the allure of the wooden crate was enough to draw me in and empty my pockets.  

This was how we spent last sunday. I think the girls were on that hammock for a good hour. Talk about low maintenance. 

Imagine biting into a delicious fresh baked pain au chocolat, except instead of chocolate you bite into a melted slab of toblerone! My sister introduced me to these delicious little pastries this week and I am hooked! Best part is, they are readily available for purchase at any supermarket. Well, that is unless they're sold out which happens more times than none. 


Allison said...

I love coming across unexpected things too- and I would so paint my front door a bright color like that if my husband would allow it, but probably not going to happen! AND O.M.G. those Karen Walker sunglasses look amazing on you!! Congrats on the purchase- I love them. Your mom must be so funny! I don't see the 3D glasses but moms/grandmothers always see things that we younger ones don't. And how cute are your girls in that hammock? I hope my kiddos are that chill!
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About Last Weekend said...

Yay! This is similar to the yellow we are about to paint our door (at the mo its a chartreuse green) and you have sold me on getting a hammock, what little cutie pies!

Natalia/Shandrese said...

What?! A toblerone baked pastry?! I thought they only existed in my dreams lol

Always Maylee said...

The Sunday Funday picture is my favorite, so cute! And I love those sunnies. Have a great weekend! :)

xo, Yi-chia
Always Maylee

Unknown said...

The last picture is my favorite they are so cute!!! I would have a heart attack if that happend to my phone. Have a wonderful weekend.

Jeans and a Teacup said...

Love the color inspiration! And your kids are so cute!

Rachel said...

That pastry looks delicious! And your children are toooo cute!

Life Unsweetened

Bettina said...

Your girls are just darling! hope you have a good weekend! xoxo

Unknown said...

Lovely post!! such beutiful girls!!! and the Toblerone pastry seems sooo yummy, I wish I could try it.

<3 Val

Jessica said...

i can't believe that your iphone survived that!! also a toblerone pastry!?? have to try this


Stefani said...

Love those sunglasses! A toblerone baked pastry looks delicious!

Unknown said...

Have a nice weekend hun!

audrinajulia said...

Love everything in your friday fancies dear. I love to see your kids enjoy and I adore those cute wooden trays. A good packaging and presentation really do wonders.Have a lovely weekend!:)


Sheila said...

Aww Sunday Funday pic is so adorable!! :)

Have a great weekend!!

xo - Sheila

Unknown said...

your blog has always been able to deliver what we need in life..if that makes sense:p


Wow I can't believe about your iPhone! How amazing! Gorgeous sunnies and the girls are so precious :)

Have a great weekend, love. xoxo

Oh and I use a bunch of sources for photos but find most through tumblr.

Anonymous said...

I would love to try the toblerone pastry! Good to know that the iPhone will survive a ride in the washing machine. Just in case this ever happens to me ;)


The Dragonfruit said...

Oooh, those Karen Walker sunglasses are just stunning! Perfect pair for sure :)
And aw, always love seeing your little cuties.
Way to finish off with a yummy food photo too, now I'm hungry :b

Trendy Teal

A Very Sweet Blog said...

I'm SOOOOO glad your phone was fine Jenee! That is amazing! HAHAHAHA This food looks so good. Making me hungry right now! :) Have a delightful weekend!

Unknown said...

OMG, are they anytime black KW sunglasses?? amazing! not for everyone but just for you!!! great!
love your kids photos! <3
I'm following you also via bloglovin now. I'm 128.

Greetings from Berlin

Loulou said...

That is quite amazing about your phone! Glad it wasn't wrecked. Love the glasses on you.


Jamie-Lee Burns said...

Wow you're so lucky about your phone! I hope that this never happens to me. And OMG I ADORE the sunglasses, I love these although unfortunately they didn't suit me. They look great on you!

Victoria Talia said...

I can't believe your phone survived! Phew! That was a close one, eh?! I bet no other phone would've survived. I don't need pinterest to be inspired! We just gotta take a closer look at the details in our daily lives :) Love your pictures!

Anonymous said...

The sunglasses are cute!! I like them.

Glad your phone was ok!!! You are one lucky girl :)

<3 Emi

Cravingforbarneys said...

Omg you phone :(

Hope you are having a great weekend!

Jackie Bragale said...

Chocolate croissants are my weakness. I must find out how to get one of those Toblerone pastries in my life!

Amy said...

so impressed that the iphone survived a soak, wash and spin cycle! way to go iphone! beautiful photo of the girls!

xx amy
leopard and lillies

Anonymous said...

Love all these snapshots, especially the little ones:) Too cute! I'm headed to the store to get those pastries. Yum!

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