The Lovely List

Hi. I hope you enjoyed your week. If you live here in Seattle, you probably basked in the brief rays of sunshine. It was wonderfully invigorating, but so fleeting.

Those rays, however, did get me thinking about farmer’s markets and mounds of fresh asparagus. It’s just around the corner! If you live somewhere where you already have a bounty of asparagus, I highly recommend making this pizza. It was a staple in our household last year.

And, if you need something cute to carry your vegetable loot, try this adorable bag on for size. Or, maybe this one, which already looks worn-out in the best possible way.

There’s not a whole lot of time in my life for things other than baby rearing and this blog lately, but I did have time to make a pinafore for Maeve. I used this free pattern.  It was so easy!

When I eventually get a bit more time, I’m going to try making this oilcloth tablecloth. Isn’t it adorable and just perfect for meals on the patio and baby messes too?

Finally, what do you think of the photo at the top?  K took it last weekend during an engagement shoot. The whole photo session was modeled after the movie, “A River Runs Through It.” You can see the rest of the photos here. Breathtaking.

I will see you all next week. Happy adventures this weekend!

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18 Comments

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    I was going to say that I LOVE the photo! The colors are fantastic and the pose is so romantic! Happy Spring!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    Where do I start on this lovely list? The pizza looks right up my alley. I love potato and goat cheese on my pizza and the addition of asparagus seems perfect. Eek, baby pinafore :) The engagement shoot is glorious. The colors, oh the colors. Muted weather with pops of earth tones, just wow.

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    Love that pizza recipe! Fresh asparagus is soooo close! There is an asparagus farm just down the street from us that only grows asparagus and the taste is spectacular! I love the photos, what a wonderful idea…they are gorgeous! Have a great weekend xoxo

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    Oh how I miss asparagus. I saw them on sale at nearby grocery store, but they’re scrawny & dry looking. :(

    The woman in that photo is gorgeous! Have a nice weekend!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    I love the photo at the top. It’s just beautiful!

    Our farmer’s markets are already open. Haven’t had a chance to visit yet (that whole baby rearing thing you mentioned), but I’ve made plans to go in two weeks. Fresh Gulf shrimp is on my list – already have a recipe picked out for it!!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    Those engagement photos are amazing…I couldn’t help but look through the whole bunch!

    Also, amazing is that asparagus! It makes me crave springtime and farmer’s markets.

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    The photos are beautiful and i love the oilcloth idea!
    Have a great weekend!
    ~kristin

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    I went to the site and those engagement pictures are ADORABLE!!!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    OMG that pizza looks divine. I think it may have to make an appearance in my kitchen soon!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    I love your lovely lists! That oilcloth tablecloth is such a good idea! Would love to try that out.

    Love the engagement photos too!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    That pizza looks amazing. Just clipped to EverNote to make as soon as I see asparagus at my market. Thanks for sharing!

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    Lovely indeed! Everything is fabulous.

    cheers,

    Rosa

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    Season for white asparagus has arrived to the north too, we really enjoy them anyway, boiled, grilled, whatever, they are soooo nice.

  • March 25, 2011 - | Permalink

    the photo shoot was amazing! so beautiful. i just got a notice that my very first csa will be delivered the first weekend in april. so hoping for asparagus. while in germany, we loved the seasonal spargel menu.

  • March 26, 2011 - | Permalink

    That pizza looks so good. Asparagus is our favorite veggie. My husband had never tried it until he met me at 19. Darn shame, but glad I could clue him in.

    You’re husband is so talented. Those photos are beautiful. I imagine the couple was thrilled to get them back. Happy Saturday!

  • March 26, 2011 - | Permalink

    All these things are perfect. I love oilcloth, it’s so simple and nostalgic. Gorgeous photos too!

  • March 26, 2011 - | Permalink

    A River Runs through it has always been one of my favorites as I grew up fly fishing with my dad. What a great story to tell – the photos are beautiful. Can’t wait to snag some of the lovely spring asparagus, too. Delish.

  • March 27, 2011 - | Permalink

    The engagement pictures so lovely! I now wish we had a professional photographer for our wedding!

    I love the pizza idea with potatoes and asparagus! Looks so spring-like!

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