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Summer of Games June 15, 2010

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It has been declared (by some) (me?) as the summer of games. I love games — love competing, love coming up with strategies & love winning! Your Mom’s friends will confirm. Anyway, I’m hoping to round up some friends for a true game night one of these days. And, since I recently learned how to play backgammon (thanks SD & MF!), I’d really like to buy this:

It’s embroidered!!

Love me some Jonathan Adler (and his adorable BF Simon Doonan), but possibly, at $295, it’s a touch impractical?


The Haystack Needle January 22, 2009

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IAYM’s darling friend Jen just launched a lovely new blog, The Haystack Needle.  Covering all things home — stationery, organization, art, food, crafts etc etc — THN definitely gets a spot on our blogroll!  Congrats Jen!!


Due Date-Palooza March 26, 2008

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In honor of the due date of two of IAYM’s dearest friends, I thought it would be appropriate to put together a baby-themed post. So, here’s a look at some of my fave latest baby-friendly things…

Concept baby walker by Wonjune Song [via ohdeedoh.com]


Fauna gorilla baby onesie [via designpublic.com]

Fauna onesie


DwellStudio Zoo collection

DwellStudio for Target Zoo bedding collection [via Target.com]


How Creepy Slash Great is this??

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Check out designer Mark Beam’s spine lamp:

Spine Lamp

Your vote??  Creepy or great? Or both!?!?

[via Design-Milk.com]


A New Twist on the Wine Glass February 7, 2008

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U+ Wine Glasses

Just spied these tri-pod wine glasses ($105 for 4) from Umbra’s U+ collection in the new March issue of Bon Appetit (love the re-design btw), and I just think they are so cute, and genius. Delicate, but not twee. It’s so refreshing to see a completely new spin on such a classic design. LOVE. But, sadly, I have too many wine glasses in my cabinets already. These go on the wish list.


Design*Sponge’s Philly Design Guide January 29, 2008

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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

YourMom is (maybe) going to Philly for the weekend soon, so I’m really excited to see that Design*Sponge posted its Philadephia Design Guide today.  The guide was put together by one of my favorite bloggers, Joy, from OhJoy!  I’m hoping we can check out a few of these spots — Hello Home sounds dreamy!  While I’ve been to Philly before, I’ve really never spent time wandering or shopping while there.

[photo of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge by B. Krist for GPTMC via GoPhila.com]