Happy Spring Friday!

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HAPPY SPRING! I hope you all have a fun weekend. I don’t know what’s going on, but I’ve had the worst insomnia for the past week or two. Anyone else going through this too? I’m looking forward to catching up on much needed sleep this weekend! Also, cooking up some healthy meals that we can freeze. Hopefully with the new season we can all push a magical restart button on our physical and mental health balance. xx

➔ SOME VERY LOVELY LINKS…

Don’t forget to enter my pretty jewelry giveaway!

So many NICE BAGS.

I really want one of THESE. So fun!

I’d like these ballet flats in every color, please.

Lovely summer sandals!

The perfect summer shoes! I love the “nature” color.

These blush colored sandals are cute!

Lille is having a GIANT lingerie sale. AMAZING.

Sweet polka dots! Cute under blazers or cardigans.

A good dress for a wardrobe staple.

Love this versatile clutch.

If you love sewing or want to start–this new dress pattern is so cute!

I’m looking forward to reading THIS BOOK.

I’d like to read THIS BOOK, too.

This real life ballet drama is so intense.

I need THESE in my kitchen!

Love these dreamy arrow sheets!

I have and LOVE these cute floral sheets.

Ingrid’s home is absolutely stunning.

These yummy floral teas are 25% thru 3/24 with code: SPRING13

This black salt sounds so good for flavoring!

Some foods that you can freeze. I had no idea! Avocadoes!

YUM! A hummus recipe made with yellow split peas instead of chickpeas!

WHAT. These vegan deviled egg style potatoes sound SO GOOD.

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➔ I HEART PDX

SO MANY FUN THINGS HAPPENING DOWNTOWN!

Tomorrow, Saturday, March 23, Eve in Eden: A Bridal Salon is having their Grand Opening Party starting at 6PM! The party will feature live music, Champagne and treats along with lots of dreamy shopping fun. Come celebrate!! MORE INFO. Eve in Eden is at 221 NW 11th Ave.

Xtabay Vintage Clothing Boutique is having a big Spring Sale this weekend! You’re Invited to Our Spring Sale! 25% Off on Saturday, March 23 & Sunday, March 24! There are lots of stunning cocktail and cotton dresses and of course gorgeous accessories! Xtabay is at 2515 SE Clinton St. MORE INFO.

Tomorrow night, March 23, Veronica Falls is playing at Doug Fir! They are so good. MORE INFO.

Mink is having a 15% off denim sale Saturday, March 23, to celebrate their 6 year anniversary. They’re also having a big raffle! Mink is at 3418 SE Hawthorne Blvd. MORE INFO.

Very exciting COFFEE SHOP NEWS!

Thursday, March 28, Amelia will be having their big opening party on Alberta from 5-9PM. There will be drinks, treats and raffle prizes! Come celebrate a new Portland shop! Amelia is at 2230 NE Alberta St. MORE INFO.

YAY! Ink & Peat is having a fun Spring Floral Workshop on Sunday, April 7 from 4–7PM. There are limited spots, so email info@inkandpeat.com or call 503-282-6688 to reserve your spot! Pam has an amazing way with flowers–you’ll learn so much from her! Ink & Peat is at 3808 N. Williams.

On Thursday, April 4, new Portland shop, Vintalier, will have their grand opening party from 6–9PM. There will be drinks, treats, makeovers and discounts! Vintalier is at 412 NW 13th Ave. MORE INFO.

On Friday, April 12, Mabel & Zora will be celebrating their 7th Anniversary! Stop by from 3PM—8PM for a fun party with Sephora makeovers, big discounts, personal styling help, locally made jewels, chocolate, Champagne and the launch of M&Z owner, Tiffany Bean’s new spring collection. Mabel & Zora is at 748 NW 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

On Thursday, April 18, from 7–10PM Portland Made Collective is having a big launch part at ADX and you’re invited. Join them to celebrate their fun new venture and Portland makers. Mayor Hales and State Representative, Jules Bailey, will speak and there will be music, food, drinks and fun! ADX is located at 417 SE 11th Ave. MORE INFO.

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IMAGES: 1. Helen Frankenthaler at her NY studio by Gordon Parks for Life, 1956. 2. + 3. Helen in her studio by Ernest Haas in 1969. 4. Helen’s 1952 painting, Mountains and Sea.

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