Best of Honey Kennedy 2015: April, May, June

Hi again! Here are more popular Honey Kennedy posts rounded up from 2015 — April, May and June. I also love revisiting these lovelies because I start thinking about what I might find just around the corner — and, frankly, I get pretty excited for spring. Thanks for coming to this space to hang with me! It’s cool to share so many interests with you and it means so much to me to hear from you. HAPPIEST NEW YEAR! ♥ Jen xx

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APRIL ♡ A very sweet shop lookbook. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ I really love this shop. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ Gorgeous handmade quilts inspired by the ocean. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ So many wonderful things here. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ One of my favorite Portland artists. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ Every season — so many beauties. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ Just a stunning lookbook. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ A roundup of some of my favorite hair products. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ I LOVE this jewelry collection SO MUCH. View entire post.
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APRIL ♡ T’s jewels in paradise. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ These guys always have interesting lookbook stars. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ This beautiful shop is full of dreamy designs. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Edible flowers in your drink are the best. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Some of the most beautiful baked goods! View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Oh, Christine’s collection is amazing. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ I love all her artwork. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ I’m so glad this shop is still around. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ So many good dresses to go cuckoo over. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ Have jammies, will lounge. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ This little lookbook was wonderful. View entire post.
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MAY ♡ These 1966 dresses are fantastique. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ On of my all-time favorite collections. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Another wonderful little shop! View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ This beautiful label always has gorgeous prints. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Wonderful silk scarves in elegant and interesting prints. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ These ladies always design so many beautiful pieces. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ I’m really enamored with all these linen pillows and throws. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ I love all these paintings. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ I’m definitely making rose ice cubes in 2016. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Gimme all these jewels! View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ I cannot wait for our amazing farm share!! View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Everything’s so good in Teresa’s shop. View entire post.
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JUNE ♡ Another fantastic lookbook. View entire post.
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Friday!

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HAPPIEST FRIDAY, friends! I’m excited to go antiquing with my friend Sarai this weekend. Fingers crossed — we hope to find those elusive pieces of furniture to pull our homes and offices together. We’re going to have a yummy Vietnamese lunch at a favorite spot as well! I’ll also be doing more cooking and baking. This white bean and kale soup recipe was so good that I look forward to making another double batch (I used Italian seasoned seitan instead of sausage if you’re veg too). And I’m going to wing it and make some apple hand pies with cardamom and orange blossom water and maybe some apple cheddar ones! I think watching some horror movies in a 1920s cobra outfit might be in order, too. Have a wonderful weekend! xo Jen ♥

➔ SOME VERY LOVELY LINKS…

Remember to enter my sweet Wild Poppy Goods Giveaway! So many good things.

I’m wearing my favorite fall fragrance daily now. For winter, always this one.

I love all these velvety lipstick colors. (free US shipping orders $35+)

I love these amazing hoop earrings!

This simple necklace is just perfect.

I love this linen check wrap jacket. (20% off code FALLFUN)

This collarless coat in all three colors, please. (30% off code LAYERUP)

A wonderful woolly cocoon in every shade. (30% off code LAYERUP)

I’m thinking this vest would really look cute layered up for fall. ($20 off $50+: 20OFF50)

I’m feeling this pull-on jumpsuit in all three colors.

I LOVE my linen Harper top — it’s the comfiest thing ever.

This bateau neck sweater is on top of my increasingly long knit want list.

Gimme this sustainable handmade wool alpaca cardigan! (25% off: knowyoursource)

I want to wear this cardigan with a striped bateau tee and jeans. (20% off code FALLFUN)

This rosedust cardigan is such an amazing shape! (20% off code FALLFUN)

This soft cardigan goes with everything. (20% off code FALLFUN)

So does this grey cardigan with dolman sleeves! (20% off code FALLFUN)

I love this chunky knit sweater. (25% off: knowyoursource)

And this charcoal sustainable handmade wool sweater. (25% off: knowyoursource)

These black and grey turtleneck sweater dresses are so cute.

Love this midnight silk dress in the netting print and the charcoal silk dress with dashes.

Ooooh, this batik gingham dress is lovely. ($20 off $50+: 20OFF50)

Wow. This pretty silk dress in large fall colored flowers is amazing. (20% off code FALLFUN)

Eeeep! Those black boots I’ve been wanting are now on sale. (20% off code SQUADGOALS)

My favorite black booties are also on sale. (20% off code SQUADGOALS)

I’d really love a pair of cobra slides. (35% off code EFShoes1015)

And a pair of these tall black boots. (35% off code EFShoes1015)

Aaaannnd… the little black booties too. (35% off code EFShoes1015)

I’m both intrigued and terrified by this black rose face mask.

Excuse me while I go to another dimension where I own this sexy carry-on suitcase.

➔ A SWEET DEAL

Get $20 off orders of $50+ at Rilla with code: 20OFF50 now thru 10/23.

Get 30% off layering pieces from J.Crew with code: LAYERUP now thru 10/18.

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Get 35% off all the shoes from Emerson Fry with code: EFShoes1015 now thru 10/18.

Get 20% off pretty shoes + bags at Loeffler Randall with code: SQUADGOALS thru 10/18.

Get 10% off at Wild Poppy Goods with code HONEYKENNEDY now thru 10/26!

Get 25% off orders of $100+ at Zady with code: knowyoursource.

Get free domestic shipping on Alima Pure natural cosmetic orders over $35! No code.

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PHOTOS ABOVE: 1. Mary Nolan (aka Imogene “Bubbles” Robertson) in a Ziegfeld Follies cobra costume, 1920. 2. Dolores Rose in a Ziegfeld Follies peacock costume, 1919. Photos by Alfred Cheney Johnston.

Rose Petal Ice Cubes

I LOVE roses for their beauty, scent and flavor, so I was excited to see this DIY Rose Petal Ice Cubes tutorial using Cardinal de Richelieu garden roses. I just need to figure out if my garden roses are safe to use. I imagine they’re probably fine because I don’t think the plants were ever grown with pesticides. A rose with smaller blooms than I currently grow would be easier to use to make this work, so I might try it with dried rosebuds and petals first. I also love that the classic sturdy steel ice cube trays are still available and that you can even get an ice cube tray stand to conserve space and hold up to three trays. These trays would be a nice gift for a classic cocktail enthusiast or anyone who loves those little vintage details. This Rose Petal Honey recipe looks great too! Rose everything, please.

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Photos by Michelle Slatalla for Gardenista.

Helsing Junction Farm Share Giveaway!

YAY! I AM SO EXCITED! This Helsing Junction Farm Share giveaway goes out to all the Pacific NW residents out there and the people who love them and want to enter on their behalf. One of the brightest spots of the entire year for our little household is the 18 weeks of beautiful, organic produce we receive from this amazing 42 acre farm owned by Annie and Sue, two inspiring, hardworking ladies who have been at it for over 24 years. Once May hits, we start counting down the days — naming all the things we can’t wait to eat out of the box or cook. Veggies, fruit, cheese, mushrooms, flowers… we went big this year and have been buzzing about it since we paid for our share back in November. I’m excited to say that one lucky winner will get 8 weeks of a Helsing Junction Farm Small Share! Spread the word to your friends from Portland to Seattle! Good luck, everyone!! P.S. Look for a second farm share giveaway on my instagram very soon. xo Jen

DELIVERY: PORTLANDSEATTLEBELLEVUETACOMAOLYMPIAMORE LOCATIONS

UPDATE: Congratulations to Erin Martinez! She won this rad prize!

TO ENTER:
1. Tell us what summer veggies and fruit you’re most excited about in a comment below.
2. For an extra entry, follow both @helsingfarmcsa and @HoneyKennedy on Instagram. Then leave a comment below. If you already follow us — just let me know that, too!

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WHAT WE GET: My husband and I had the Small Share and the Fruit Share in 2014 and in 2015 we’ve upped it to the Small Share, the Fruit Share, the Flower Share, the Mushroom Share and the Cheese Share. We’re insanely excited, obviously. The Small Share is pretty substantial for 2 people, but you get great produce you can use in simple, everyday meals. We’ve had shares from other farms in the past where we’d get like, 8 cucumbers, 4 fennel bulbs and 3 kohlrabi the size of toddlers — not really realistic quantities of these ingredients for most couples! If you enjoy eating out a couple times a week, you’ll probably have times where you need to come up with a recipe game plan for freezing or do some occasional tradsies with neighbors, co-workers and friends. Luckily, HJF has a wonderful recipe index and there are lots of share choices available!

SHARE OPTIONS: MINI SHARE • SMALL SHARE • LARGE SHARE • PALEO SHARE • SNACK SHARE • JUICE SHARE • FLOWER SHARE • BULK SHARE • STORAGE SHARE • CANNING SHARE • CHEF SHARE • FRUIT SHARE • MUSHROOM SHARE • MUSHROOM STORAGE SHARE • CHICKEN SHARE • SAUERKRAUT SHARE • YOGURT SHARE • CHEESE SHARE • MORE LOVELY ADD-ONS

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A SWEET DEAL: Take $10 off your Helsing Junction 2015 farm share with code: HONEYFARM15 now thru July 15, 2015.

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DELIVERY AREA: Here is the big Helsing Junction Farm list of Oregon and Washington drop-off sites and delivery locations.

DRAWING: This giveaway ends Tuesday, June 9, at 11PM PST. The winner will be chosen at random and I’ll update this post with the name on Friday, June 12.

➔ FOLLOW THE HELSING JUNCTION FARM CREW + WEEKLY SHARES:
INSTAGRAMFACEBOOKTWITTERRECIPESGET A FARM SHARE

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Images from Helsing Junction + my Instagram feed.

Best of Honey Kennedy 2014: July, Aug, Sept

Hello! Here is the third installment of the most popular Honey Kennedy posts from 2014. Here we have July, August and September and there are a lot of wonderful posts to peruse. Get comfy with your favorite cup of cheer and fall down the HK rabbit hole. Have fun! xx

MORE NEW YEAR’S EVE FUN:
NEW YEAR’S EVE HAIR IDEASNYE PARTY DRESSESRED LIPSTICK PICKSCHAMPAGNE DRINKS & SUPPLIESMUSIC MIXES!

JULY ♡ Alexandra and bridal were always meant to be together. View entire post.
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JULY ♡ So much good stuff in this little shop! View entire post.
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JULY ♡ Many many lovely personal care products. View entire post.
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JULY ♡ A phenomenal jewelry collection. View entire post.
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JULY ♡ So many shoes to covet! View entire post.
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JULY ♡ Annie’s darling collection of bags. View entire post.
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JULY ♡ Still really enjoying this wonderful little shop. View entire post.
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JULY ♡ The loveliest creations to hold your jewels. View entire post.
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JULY ♡ One of my favorite collections in 2014! View entire post.
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JULY ♡ Stunning ceramics that remind me of some fave vintage pieces I have. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ These ladies always have amazing things in the shop. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ My recipe for Cardamom Rose Vanilla Cashew Milk. View entire post.
Honey Kennedy recipe: Cardamom Rose Vanilla Cashew Milk

AUG ♡ I want all the gorgeous linen clothing! View entire post.
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AUG ♡ Such an adventure — inspiring travels and jewels. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ I love their denim… and everything else. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ I love this jewelry collection made here in Portland. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ A little shop and studio visit with Betsy & Iya. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ This whole dark lookbook is amazing. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ All these scarves are works of art. View entire post.
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AUG ♡ This collection and lookbook are SO charming and fun! View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ Absolutely wonderful housewares always. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ I want ALL the bags and scarves. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ Another favorite collection from 2014 — so much love. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ My favorite jewelry collection that Christine has created to date. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ Love love love this sweet collection. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ SO MANY cute pieces in Lauren’s collection — it’s kind of insane. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ Monika’s dreamiest lookbook and jewels yet. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ Wonderful pieces on their own and styled together. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ A fun interview with inspiring designer and business owner Geneine Honey. View entire post.
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SEPT ♡ The first lookbook from this amazing Portland jewelry shop. View entire post.
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