Why, Hello Monday

I actually don’t hate Mondays. There’s something about that fresh start, clean slate feeling that I crave. (And Mondays are a lot better when you don’t hate your job!) I always try to end the week on a good note, going through the big things on Friday and tying up loose ends so Monday morning isn’t so daunting.
I didn’t get a chance to do a weekend recap yesterday, but I wanted to share photos still! It was the perfectly low-key, hang around, enjoy the city kind of weekend. Sorry for the picture overload, but I want to document every minute of summer and sunshine to look back on come winter…
(And lots of Netflix– Garrett and I finished Orange Is the New Black!)
Central Park in the summer is my favorite. I’m half-tempted to just pitch a tent out there to live for the next two months. Last week it was super rainy (aka muddy) and Teddy hates the rain so we missed our morning park off-leash walks and opted for the sidewalks instead. Honestly, it was kind of nice not being able to go for a few days because when we returned it was pretty glorious! SO much sunshine.
(I think Teddy thinks he owns the place….)
A tired Teddy. How cute is he resting his head on the folded blanket? I was getting ready to do laundry and looked down and saw this little muffin. 
Sunday (super late and super long) brunches with friends is always a perk of weekends. We ate outside and drank our body weight in iced coffees.
I’ve been keeping things pretty casual lately so it was fun to have an excuse to pull out a new dress! I bought this Lilly dress during a Rue La La sale (Garrett convinced me). It’s super bright and I was kind of on the fence, but it’s one of my favorites now! This dress and this dress are both similar options.
Also, I’m going to brag on these espadrilles again. I swear, these might be the most comfortable non-flats ever. They have a little platform under the toe, so you have extra height without having a steeper incline of a heel. Does that make sense? Like the wedge is a wedge, but barely so they’re super comfortable. (One note, if you’re between sizes, size down. I’m a true 7 and could probably go down to a 6.5 in these for a tighter fit.) 

This photo is from my Instagram and I’ve gotten a few emails about what the heck the weird script in the captions of some of my Instagrams are. It’s actually pretty cool, even though it’s oddly complicated. Basically, you can sign up for Like To Know It and then when you “like” one of my Instagrams that is tagged with “#liketkit,” you’ll get an email with the products I’m featuring. I try my best to answer people in comments when they want to know where something is from and this is just another easy solution. (I suggest changing your email preferences to once a week… I personally hate getting emails all the time and with that option you’ll get a “round up” of all the photos you liked from the week!) Here’s what a sample looks like!

Did you have a good weekend? How’s Monday treating you so far?

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Tara Louise

oh my gosh it looks like the most perfect weekend! love your new lilly dress, and teddy!

Rebecca Field

Your pictures look so lovely, seems like you really did have the perfect weekend! And Teddy is such a cutie, he'd brighten it up even without the sunshie. My weekend was full of family and laughter as it should be 🙂 finally getting to go home and visit my parents almost (almost) made it my 16 hour day today more tolerable!
Hope your Monday is better than mine 🙂

Forever Rebecca x


My Monday has been full of errands and baking for tomorrow's picnic, but I definitely love Mondays! There is something great about starting a new week! Also, I love Orange is the New Black, aren't you totally addicted now??

Prep on a Budget


teddy is adorable. i'm being nosy here but is that the outside of your apartment in NYC?? (the photo directly above teddy lying down) if so wow, you must live in a gorgeous area.


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