Hi there and Happy Friday. Another week gone by…….wow they are going fast! Even though I think some of these random posts might be short, they inevitably end up being rather chock full as I keep on adding to them and by weeks end…I have one heck of a long post, but its normally up through the weekend, so its a few days worth:) I am still recuperating from my party last weekend, did very much enjoy the leftovers and had a few friends stop over to help me polish them off (cannot stand seeing waste)! I love how the “after effects” of a great party linger well into the week after………….See exhibit A. A plate full left of the fabulous French pastries……yum! And exhibit B. All the pretty flowers I received still going strong and condensing some arrangements to maximize their staying power. Other than that, trying to get going on more projects in my house, doing two E-design jobs, and that along with all my other non blogging commitments has me really busy….as in wishing there were more than 24 hours in the day kind of busy!So let’s begin shall we with all the randomness that has come to make up these random musing posts…..For those who have not seen, may I present my completed formal powder room…….. And the back powder room is pretty much done as well………….. I went to for a lovely breakfast/brunch the other day to a friends house, who had some pretty fall decor out on display, here’s a peek…. Love these mugs! I have to find them…… Love seeing autumn branches as she displayed them here…… How cute is this picture? My friend sent it to me of her pooch celebrating his birthday, too adorable to not share! We have some new lighting going up around here…FINALLY! My bathroom the sconces I was waiting on for about 8 months finally showed up and are being put up in the next few days. You might have seen my new dining room chandelier which I am loving as well as the absolutely gorgeous crystal sconces for the living room…..super happy with the lighting so far!! Stunning new sconces for the living room Close up! The gorgeous new chandelier for the dining room finally came and got hung! Dough bowls…you know I love them and I have a really great new resource, so kept one for myself and filled it with lemons and artichokes….. Any good new books or movies lately? I am soo excited over the release of Les Miserables in December!! Anyone else with me on that? I know its going to be fabulous…… Click on arrow to watch the trailer….looks amazing and the music always gives me goosebumps! Very off the interior design topic, but I caught tale end of something which captivated my attention and that is the focus in some schools and amongst educators on “CPA va GPA”. I was intrigued about what CPA means, it stands for “character point average”, its a movement towards taking a closer look at character education vs. traditional education……there was a very interesting article put out by the New York Times that you may or may not have seen, in any case click here for link if you are interested……(particularly interesting for those who have school aged children) A little store biz…the big buzz is my very special napkin rings, click here if you missed my post on them, worth seeing they are amazing! Also getting in 5 of these oversized tole trays……antiqued and painted with gorgeous florals! Email me if interested, don’t think they will go on the online shop so just email me if you have any questions! So that’s my randomness for this week! Lots of rain around here this weekend…..good weekend for a movie and to catch up on all kinds of things that have fallen to the wayside. What are you up to this weekend? Hope whatever you are doing is enjoyable and relaxing!