I Spy...People, Places, and Things, Oh My!

Despite my hectic, I-go-to-school-and-have-two-jobs-and-an-internship schedule, I've managed to sneak in a few lighthearted moments of fun. Of course, I've taken photos of my adventures. In the vein of my previous "I Spy..." post, the snapshots are in a loosely organized fashion.

Happy Monday!
Order numbers at El Taquito in Round Rock:
1941 is one of my favorite films!

Juliana Azar, co-owner of Blackbird Clothes & Curios, is pictured right. Her store tied with Green House for "Best New Business" in The Austin Chronicle's "Best of Austin 2011" Readers Poll. You may recall both boutiques were featured in The Rock the Casbah Fashion Show.
Breed & Co. (718 W. 29th Street) was named
"Best Local Hardware Store" in the same poll.
Decorative night-lights at Breed & Co.
Anyone ever watch the "Put a Bird On It" clip from Portlandia?
The story of my life fits on a magnet!
Outside Breed & Co., with one of the many CowParade displays
that are in Austin at the moment.
Allie, checking out the sweets counter at Breed & Co.
"The candy man can 'cause he mixes it with love
and makes the world taste good."
-- Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory.
"The Playscape Project" at Breed & Co. was a chance for local architects
to show off their designs for playscapes for small-backyard use.
At Co-Lab (613 Allen Street); the program for MARFITA --
La Virgen Appears: Marfa Re-Mapped.
MARFITA is a large-scale installation
by Josh T. Franco, Alison Kuo, and Joshua Saunders,
with Natalie Goodnow.
I never figured out if the empty beverage containers were meant to be a part of the installation, or if they were litter....
Virgin Mary candles.
I believe this was a miniature artillery shed at MARFITA.
Ted Hall's Blues Jam at Kick Butt Coffee (4600 Guadalupe).
Off to work!
Blouse: Mad Men for Banana Republic; Clam Diggers: Maurices; Flats: J. Crew.

The Austin Chronicle cover photo is by John Leach.


  1. I love that magnet! I definitely need one for myself! And Kick Butt Coffee is the best!

  2. Such fun photos! The sweets are calling my name... :)


  3. Hi That Chelsea Girl-

    Thanks for posting so many photos from MARFITA. I'm so glad you were able to attend. One minor correction: my name is Josh T Franco, not John. Yes, there are lots of Joshes on the project, and you're not the first to make the names mistake. Again, Thanks! Hope you enjoyed it.


  4. Do you really have such a busy life? I think i never could do so many things in the same day. Everythings seems to be interesting and funny, enjoy it!

  5. Looks like a lot of good things, I like the magnet. I loved playing horse shoes as a child :)) You look wonderful doll!! xx

  6. Ooh, the sweets counter looks scrummy! :)

  7. what a wonderful blog showing so many wonderful austiny thingy! this made me want to meet you even more!

  8. Wow! Great blog and photos! I love it :)

  9. Fabulous LBD and amazing hair you have. Looks like it's been a busy few days. xo style, she wrote

  10. Over-scheduled and under-caffeinated -- I LOVE IT.

    Twitter: @GlamKitten88

  11. nice set of photos!

    kisses from La Mode En Rose = )

  12. Great post. Over scheduled and under caffeinated is absolutely fabulous.


  13. i'm loving those night lights! and how cool is the photo with you and the colorful steer!


  14. Whoa, whoa, whoa. And I thought I was busy. 2 jobs and an internship? How did you get the time to do all this?

  15. wow you are One busy girl! how do you have time to Breathe?? great photos :) thanks for your comment!

    The House of Shoes

  16. So I tried to leave a comment here last night but I don't see it here :( So I'll try again! THis looks like a fun weekend or whenever it was you went. That Breed & Co. seems like such a great place!!

    The House of Shoes

  17. those little birdies are cute! happy halloween!


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