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12Sep

Weekend Links Sep 12th Callooh Callay Blog


// Design //

such gorgessity in Malmo
a beautiful loft in Madrid

// DIY //

patchwork sweater blanket
bangle bracelet lamp

// Fashion //

cute & easy fold-over clutch
neoprene circle skirt

// Travel //

visiting the Williamsburg flea
some good London travel tips

// Wellness //

who is living your dream?
on the byproducts of a well lived life

// Misc //

lol cute
why you should read Harry Potter


It’s my last weekend in Vancouver! The last two weeks have taken on a sort of fuzzy filter but they have also been really great. I am hoping for more of the same. The knot in my stomach has returned. I guess it’s time to finally do this thing! Things on the blog will be quiet for a while till I get all set up so please bear with me for the time being! Deep breaths. Love & light. xx

Jennifer

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11Sep

MIni Travel Guide: Chicago


Eat: Mana Food Bar – 1742 W. Division St.
See: Millenium Park – 01 E Randolph St
Rest: Longman & Eagle 2657 N. Kedzie Ave. T. 1.773.276.7110

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05Sep

Weekend Links - Sep 5 - Callooh Callay Blog


// Design //

a cool family loft in Paris

// DIY //

round hanging shelf
wood fabric headboard

// Fashion //

distress your jeans
how to wear a cropped top

// Travel //

Hotel SP34 in Copenhagen
the revamped Saint-Lazare priory
packing brilliance

// Wellness //

protecting your energy
the myth of effortless

// Misc //

Yup. (I’m the late one. Sorry.)

surprised/not surprised
a great interview with Molly Crabapple
Kanye’s guide to life


Hi guys! So I’m still in Vancouver for the time being (long story…) but I am still awaiting my big move. I’m couch surfing right now which has been interesting and actually has been very very awesome. So things are a bit in-between for me right now and you know what? That’s okay! It’s all working out. I will be leaving in about ten more days so blogging will be back for the time being. So there you go. Update. Have a great weekend & I will see you here next week. xx

Jennifer

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15Aug

Weekend Links Aug 15


// Design //

very inspiring. a tiny modern family home
white + concrete love

// DIY //

i love this mirror
cool concrete hooks

// Fashion //

make a kimono
4 outfits you probably already have

// Travel //

Hotel Tomo
Hillsdide Beach Club, Turkey

// Wellness //

quit pointing your avocado at me
what to do when you feel like a failure

// Blogging //

how to make decisions
5 ways to make your dream a reality

// Misc //

there have been so many wonderful things written about Robin Williams this tribute week but this was among my favorites

historical lookalikes


I’m fully in packing mode and feeling a bit overwhelmed at the moment. Posting might now be sporadic. Urg. Anyways, I am looking forward to a fun weekend: music in the park, party and a fancy night out (with lawyers?). Anyways, I’ll be juggling my to-do list so we’ll see how the posting goes. Have a great one. xx

Jennifer

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07Aug


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As much as I love looking at hotels, I sometimes get bored of them. And that’s okay because with sites like Airbnb there are a lot of other options. The Casa Cardenas in Merida, Mexico a great choice if you are looking for somewhere to stay in the Yucatan. Er, make that you and a large crowd.

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This five bedroom home is the brainchild of two Aussie-turned-New Yorkers who also happen to be travel writers. They were looking for a vacation home that was close enough to use regularly. They bought a run down home in Merida and over the course of year transformed it into a quirky and cool vacation home.

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Working with a Mayan construction crew, the couple redesigned the home by gutting one third of the existing home and adding an extra storey. 4,000 square feet include four bedrooms and a casita, meaning there is plenty of space to spread out. A rooftop terrace, screening room and backyard with a glassed-in pool and firepit are a few luxury features.

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But as lovely as that all is, the tongue-in-cheek details like a bust of a former Mexican president, lines of piggy banks in the kitchen and large letters spelling name of a Mexican boy band that add the real interest. Minimalism with a sense of humour? Yes please.

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Casa Cardenas
One night stays from $300.

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