Back to Work

the best to eye, to buy, to make, and to bake / a thousand threads
Whew — the first week back to work after a really great vacation is always rough, but I’m slowly getting back into the swing of things and, now that I’m a little more rested, feeling pretty refreshed. It’s tough to come back, but that little bit of time off always makes the return just that much more productive.

Here’s to a little less burnout and a whole lot more weekend coming up soon — any big plans?

Eye this sweet little home on a canal boat.

Buy this simple, pretty ceramic and leather necklace.

Make your own skateboard!

Bake homemade ice cream conesthen do this! My mouth is watering…

What makes a good running blog? (About running, but I think it applies across the board.)

How to talk to your daughter about her body — via Anne and Emily on Twitter.

Wanna start a blog? Just do it.

Can we have one of these in Frederick, please? Who’s in for opening one? (I’m kind of serious.)

I was kind of obsessed with The Postal Service once upon a time (okay I still am) so this 14-minute documentary is fascinating to me.


  1. Posted August 2, 2013 at 10:50 am | Permalink

    I just got back from a break as well, haven’t returned to work or school yet, but slowly getting over the jetlag, and my sketchbook is overflowing with ideas now. yay for vacations! and I love the idea of homemade ice cream cones, will definitely have to check that out.

  2. Posted August 2, 2013 at 3:17 pm | Permalink

    Thank goodness for this weekend–with an audit at work, I’m desperate to get away from the spreadsheets and financial statements!

    • Laicie
      Posted August 3, 2013 at 9:07 am | Permalink

      Oh man that does sound terrible… hope you have a nice relaxing weekend!!

  3. Posted August 5, 2013 at 10:12 am | Permalink

    homemade ice cream cones, what a great idea! and don’t get me started on those drumsticks…

  4. Amanda L.
    Posted August 5, 2013 at 10:45 am | Permalink

    Hi Laicie – have you seen Cowork Frederick? ( It seems similar to MakeShift Society…

    Also, they knew yarn store is almost directly across the street. SCORE!

    • Laicie
      Posted August 6, 2013 at 8:43 pm | Permalink

      Too cool!! I had no idea! I’ll definitely have to check it out.

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