where julia shopped

Marian ParsonsAll Things Home, Favorite Things, Kitchen, My House69 Comments

One of the things on my to-do list when visiting Paris was to buy a copper sauce pot, either a useable antique one from the flea market or a new one from E. Dehillerin, the kitchen supply store that was Julia Child’s favorite. The copper at the flea market was mouthwateringly gorgeous, but it was way out of my price … Read More

Summer 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things39 Comments

This week is back to school week and that means I can have my work day back!  Don’t get me wrong.  I have enjoyed the lazy mornings, trips to visit family, movie matinees with the boys, the warmer weather for gardening and house projects, and watching the boys enjoy the freedom of summer.  We had lots of playdates, sleepovers, bike … Read More

May 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things44 Comments

We are finally back home!  After 10 days of driving across the country and visiting our family on the east coast, it’s so good to be back home.  I was planning on hitting the ground running and getting right back into my normal work routine, but the backlog of mail, laundry, cleaning, and things that needed to be done was … Read More

April 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things23 Comments

We’re already 10 days into May and I realized I haven’t shared my favorites from April!  Well, let’s take care of that right now.  Here were some of my favorite things… AVIARY Launching Aviary was pretty exciting and definitely a highlight… THE PORCH  I turned 40 years old (eek) in early April and we didn’t have any special plans, but … Read More

March 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things31 Comments

Can you believe it’s already April?  Can you believe we just had a snow storm that dropped about 8″?!  Over Spring break?!  Can you believe I just turned the big 4-oh and I have joined the ranks of the middle-aged?  Yep.  That’s what’s going on. Before we get too far into April, though, let me share some of my favorites … Read More

February 2018 Favorites

Marian Parsonsa slice of life, Favorite Things20 Comments

It’s the beginning of another month and that means it’s time to look back at some of my favorites from the previous month.  As I wrote this post, I realized that there is a theme of “spending” spread throughout the highlights.  Spending time with friends and family, how and when I spend money, spending energy on creative endeavors, and spending … Read More