around the house

i've been just hanging around the house a lot lately. i am now well into my second cold in the last few weeks, feeling a bit run down. it's been rainy, windy, with days of gray skies. i could live in this weather forever.

i stretched a new canvas for the living room. olivia and i are heading to the studio to paint today. there is nothing i love more than the possibilities of a new piece.

my husband's been out of town, and in the midst of a cold and solo parenting, i am hosting a dinner for twelve women tomorrow night. i think i am making

this

or

this

. looking forward to setting the table, fixing a meal, and the wonderful night of conversation that will ensue.

the week feels slow and sometimes being sick feels right. how's your week? what are you up to?

livingKarina Bania