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Friday Night Fab Five: Bob's My Uncle

Hi everyone and welcome to another Friday Night Fab Five where I list 5 things I adore this week. You know what I've decided? I need to move to England. They have awesome vintage shops and soirees, they call french fries "chips" AND if I ever did move there I could use the line from National Lampoon's European Vacation, "Look kids, Big Ben!"

And since I am also in love with the watch instantly feature on Netflix (which ironically is not available in the UK which might postpone my move across the pond), this week's Fab Five is about 5 (actually 4 with one honorable mention) Instant favorites of mine even the Queen couldn't help but watch.

1. Sir David Attenborough Narrating Anything



I would listen to Sir David Attenborough read the phone book (if we still needed huge phone books anymore) all day long and Netflix has enough Instant Attenborough to satisfy any nature lovin' fanatic.

2. Sherlock



Sherlock is a BBC show and a modern retelling of the…

Like Mother, Like Zippy

Hi everyone!

When Toot was first born, everyone liked to point out how much she looked like my husband rather than me. I didn't mind really, Toot got his beautiful olive skin instead of my ghosty paleness but she got my dark eyes so I was cool with it.

Then Zippy came along and it was evident from day one that she was all me. No olive skin here and she has my eyes too. I always thought Zippy looked more like me but it was never so clear as it became today when I got her one month portraits taken. Here she is:

And to compare, here I am at two months old in 1976:

Think there's a resemblance perchance?

Fun sidenote: we're both wearing the same dress. My mom found this dress I wore as a baby and luckily it fit Zippy perfectly. So yes, Toot may be all Chris but Zippy is all yours truly. :)

I hope you're having a great week! Join me tomorrow for the return of my Friday Night Fab Five! :D

Mix Your Media With Gauche Alchemy!

Hi everyone!

Just jumping in real quick to tell you about a design team call going on for Gauche Alchemy!


They're specifically looking for 2 mixed media artists, a couple of writers and someone to create video tutorials. I know some of you would be perfect for these positions so I hope you'll apply! Gauche Alchemy is VERY generous with the goodies they send their designers and you'll have the most inspiring time creating for them.

Check out the call HERE