Groovy Baby

Mushrooms. Daisies. Swirls. Mod. Pops of color. What decade do these make you think of? Our city's art museum hosts an annual fundraiser that helps restore pieces of art in its permanent collection. They ask a handful of creatives to create a 'living tableau' for guests to interact with, and take some fun photos. We … Continue reading Groovy Baby

Head Vase Case

Between the two of us, Stephanie and I own at least a dozen vases in the shapes of heads. We can't stop! Here are some favorites: Adorable Plum and Punch Bright Eyed Yellow Pencil Holder, which now holds a zipper cactus. Its Green Companion is still waiting to be filled. *** These sleepy ladies come … Continue reading Head Vase Case

Chrissy, This One’s For You!

Has anyone else been enjoying the nostalgia lately of all things 80's and 90's? From TV shows such as Stranger Things to fashion of vintage rock tees at boutiques, the highlighter colors and scrunchies of the past are making childhood seem so much cooler as an adult. The bonus is that it gives a conversation … Continue reading Chrissy, This One’s For You!

Since you mAsked…

Stephanie wearing a shimmery holographic mask. Hello strangers! It's us, the Bubbly in a Teacup twins, Stephanie and Nicole. We took a hiatus from blogging about life's little luxuries because during a global pandemic, sometimes your priorities shift. But after a while, it's also obvious how important those little luxuries are to stay healthy, sane, … Continue reading Since you mAsked…

These are a few of our favorite things…

Raindrops on rosesAnd whiskers on kittensBright copper kettles and warm woolen mittensBrown paper packages tied up with strings... With all the gift giving coming up, we thought it would be fun to gather with friends and celebrate our favorite things. Little treats and splurges that make our lives wonderful. Each guest was invited to bring … Continue reading These are a few of our favorite things…

Backpack, Backpack

Remember when wearing backpacks with both straps on your shoulders was uncool? {photo via Slate article, which makes me SO HAPPY that there's been an investigative study} Personally, I was almost always a two-strapper, because it was just more comfortable. I had A LOT of books in those backpacks, because...well, I was a classic nerd. … Continue reading Backpack, Backpack

Not even Semi-Homemade

If you've been following along, you know we love to entertain. Part of the fun is menu crafting, deciding what to make from scratch, what to collaborate on with the grocery store, and what to just unpackage and put on a pretty plate. Last week Stephanie hosted a Bunco party for some friends, and because … Continue reading Not even Semi-Homemade

Wine to Go Go

One summer evening, I joined a friend for an outdoor Shakespeare on the Park. It was a beautiful night, they were performing A Midsummer Night's Dream, and the lawn was packed. My friend had already set up chairs and blankets and as I arrived, she handed me an insulated tumbler. Ah, thanks, I'm so thirsty! … Continue reading Wine to Go Go

Party Time All the Time!

Add a little party to your day. Put light-refracting crystals in your East & West-facing windows, and at the two sleepiest times of day (8am and 5pm), HELLO DISCO! It's hard to be in a bad mood when rainbows of light are dancing in your house. Little tear-drop crystals are easily found at thrift stores, … Continue reading Party Time All the Time!

Indoor Picnic

The weather here in Southwest Missouri has been cold, drizzly, and not very spring-like. So for Easter Sunday this year, we decided to have a French-inspired indoor picnic. French wine, cheeses, a charcuterie board, home-made baguettes...the whole works. Of course, we ate at the dining table, so rather than a picnic, I guess it was … Continue reading Indoor Picnic