7.27.2011

Summer's Full {image + quote = inspiration}


There came a day at Summer's full, Entirely for me.
- Emily Dickinson 


Jona and I have decided for the sake of work/life balance to take some time off from posting new content to the blog. Jona started a new position this week and I need some time to brush up on my French for my upcoming trip (high school French class was 10 years ago!) and do some things for myself (like read a book!). During the break we will still be working to repair posts that are missing images as a result of the technical issues we recently experienced. We promise there are a lot of fun projects in the works, so please stay tuned! I hope you also have a little down time to enjoy the summer sun and catch up on things.

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Wonderlust Photography by Jona

7.20.2011

Working for Luck {image + quote = inspiration}



I'm a great believer in luck and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.  
-Thomas Jefferson

This has become our motto as we work to restore Wonderlust. Initially we had planned a post for today that was about taking a break and a few days off from the blog so that Jona and I could focus on family and friends. The day before I left for Florida we discovered, much to my dismay, that I had accidentally deleted a large portion of our hard work. I joined Google+ this past week and when I saw that Picasa albums (which were linked to every image on this site including the title) would be available for everyone to see I deleted them without hesitation. I had no idea that deleting these albums would instantly delete all of the images from our blog. 

7.15.2011

Oh No!

Source: piccsy.com via Katie on Pinterest


Please pardon the technical difficulties Wonderlust is currently experiencing. Due to flaws with the new Google Plus, we are having complications with the images that were linked to Picasa albums.
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A Little Birdy Told Me...

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7.14.2011

7.13.2011

Scouting at Scotts

We decided to see what all the buzz was about and took a short drive OTP to Scott Antique Market. We came across a lot of interesting pieces, but to be honest one could easily shop around Atlanta's large offering of antique and vintage stores for interesting finds and better deals. The $5 entry fee, however, is definitely worth what turned out to be an afternoon of inspiration.



7.11.2011

Blue Skies Ahead {road trip - part 1 - chattanooga}


I have a goal set for myself to see all 50 states before I hit 30. So, when the opportunity arose for me to travel through several states with my childhood best friend, I could not pass it up. This is part 1 of 7 of my road trip adventure. Enjoy!

7.09.2011

MA11 - Home Tour {sneak peek}



What's behind door #1? Be on the lookout for our little gems from Modern Atlanta's 2011 Home Tour, coming soon.
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Wonderlust Photography by Jona

7.08.2011

Travel Style



 It's been some time since I have done a Catalog Love post and had planned to use the most recent J.Crew catalog for inspiration when it arrived in the mail. However, as soon as I began flipping through I felt as though someone had been reading my mind. The catalog is dominated by a carefree vacation style very in line for what I have been imagining for my upcoming trip. Being the planner that I am, I have already been researching the appropriate attire.

7.07.2011

Celebrate! {new year - new me - new dress}




This birthday is special for me because I have finally let go of the things that have been weighing me down. Without of the mental clutter I am open to experiencing all of the wonderful things that are just around the corner.


I faced a lot of personal and professional challenges over the past year. I lost of my grandfather and shortly after lost my job (the second layoff I have experienced since graduating college a few years ago). This time last year I had not yet purchased my camera and Wonderlust wasn’t even in existence. I was desperate and felt like my life was slipping through my hands like quicksand. I had no control. I was lost.

7.06.2011

Fountain of Youth {image + quote = inspiration}


"There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age."
-Sophia Loren, an Italian film actress.
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7.05.2011

Pining Away


Have you discovered Pinterest yet? When I decided to take the leap to join yet another online community, a friend cautioned me to beware. It is too easy to become absorbed and lose track of time pining away.

The thing about Pinterest that is so appealing to me is that I can organize all of my visual inspirations so easily, whether I am sitting in front of my computer or out and about with my iPhone. I have a board for just about everything including inspiration, fashion, and recipes.

Here are a few of my favorites pins...

7.03.2011

Stars + Stripes


Wonderlust wishes you a happy and safe Fourth of July weekend! We are going to take a couple days off and stay away from our computers and focus instead on being out in the sunshine with family and friends.

We wish you and your loved ones the same. Happy Independence Day!
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P.S. Do you like the above photo? Check out more of our Foodie Style Profile.

7.02.2011

London Calling


After some research I found that flying into London is a better deal than flying into Paris. It would be silly not to take advantage of the ease of travel between London and Paris so I have added in a few extra days to spend in London!! From there, I will take a train into Paris. Swoon. I couldn't be happier!