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3.23.12

This week I…

+ Begin reaching out to some of my favorite small business owners to sponsor this here blog. Consider this the official call! If you’re interested in sponsoring vmac+cheese — whether you’re an Etsy shop owner, a small brand, a big brand, or even a blog — shoot me an email and we can talk rates and package deals.
+ Had three fantastic blog consult/Photoshop Elements tutorial calls with equally as fantastic clients.
+ Had a great FaceTime chat with Gabrielle, who provided me with lots of France recommendations! I am also secretly obsessed with her adorable Australian/Canadian accent.
+ Got together with friends from my previous job for lunch. It was just like old times…minus the work drama (well, for me at least).
+ Guest posted over at Amber Interiors, where I shared some truly embarrassing photos of my messy house. Welcome to my real life!
+ Sent in my passport for renewal. Thank goodness I remembered to do this with enough time to spare.
+ Am getting my hair cut today. I can’t even talk about how badly I’m in need of this. I got a great deal through Bloomspot and will be trying out this salon. It’s perfect because after the cut, I’m headed over to try on that wedding dress, so I won’t look like a complete mess. Fingers crossed I like the dress slash it’s not a bagillion dollars.

We have zero plans this weekend (well, minus a dinner double date tomorrow night), and I’m looking forward to a low key couple of days after the hustle and bustle of the last few weekends. I can’t believe next weekend, April begins. WHERE IS THE TIME GOING?

Link of the week: A couple great links to share with you! First, I really loved Julie’s DIY paper-covered tray. Very easy for newbie crafters like me and so customizable to your own home! Give it a look. Second, I loved looking through the roundup of bookcases Nancy found that feature old issues of National Geographic. My parents had a huge collection of these magazines when I was a kid…I am 99.9% sure they ended up in recycling. Oh how I’d love to have them now!

Bon weekend, everyone.

{Image Credit: Mark Saleen Photography via Desire to Inspire}

 

15 responses to “3.23.12”

  1. Gabrielle | Savvy Home, on March 23, 2012 at 5:49 am said:

    Oh mannn I’ll never outlive this weird accent reputation! Haha. Oh well. I LOVED your post on Amber’s blog! Your grandmother’s necklace is so beautiful and that bar cart makes me jealous every time I see it! You’ve styled it perfectly by the way! Hope you have a great weekend :)

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  2. Liz {Sequins & Stripes}, on March 23, 2012 at 6:32 am said:

    Have a lovely weekend!

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  3. The Yuppie Files, on March 23, 2012 at 6:45 am said:

    I’m having a relaxing weekend too & am so excited about it! Can’t beat nice warm weekends with no place to be.

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  4. Rae Veda, on March 23, 2012 at 8:43 am said:

    Have a great weekend! xo, rv

    http://aneclecticheap.blogspot.com/

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  5. Neda, on March 23, 2012 at 10:33 am said:

    Have a great weekend, Victoria!! xx

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  6. Bettina, on March 23, 2012 at 12:04 pm said:

    Have a good weekend! I need to send in my passport renewal as well, this post was a good reminder. I think I’ve still got enough time, I’ll need it for May!

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  7. viv, on March 23, 2012 at 12:27 pm said:

    Can’t wait to see pictures of the new do! Have a great, relaxing wknd. xox

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  8. Kate, on March 23, 2012 at 1:01 pm said:

    I’ve been searching far and wide for a bar cart! yours is pure perfection…I wish I had more time to scour flea markets and antique shops for treasures like that! Have a lovely weekend, Victoria!

    <3 Kate
    http://www.theforgetfulwife.com

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  9. {The Design Daredevil} Jessie D. Miller, on March 23, 2012 at 1:02 pm said:

    Enjoy your low key weekend. As much as I love socializing and party rocking, it feels SO good to start Monday refreshed.

    Love the image with the floating concrete stairs. Stunning.

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  10. Libby B., on March 24, 2012 at 8:38 am said:

    gf, you’re taking productivity to a whole other level! Enjoy your low-key weekend… you deserve some major R&R!

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  11. karla, on March 24, 2012 at 10:01 am said:

    loved meeting your office and living room spot over at amber interiors! thanks for sharing! have a great weekend!

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  12. Julip Made, on March 24, 2012 at 10:59 am said:

    Thanks for the shout out lady! Let me know if you end up doing the DIY. I’d love to see the result. Enjoy your relaxing weekend!

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  13. TheWhitList, on March 24, 2012 at 2:52 pm said:

    What a cute picture!! I love those labs!

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  14. Sara, on March 24, 2012 at 5:29 pm said:

    Loved reading your guest post over on Amber Interiors! That necklace is gorgeous. Also, my desk tends to look the same as yours haha.

    http://www.stylecomb.com

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  15. designstiles, on March 26, 2012 at 9:41 pm said:

    I love every single thing about that photo.

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