24.9.10

triple pony day

Today I wore my new triple strap flats from Goldenponies. I was so happy when I saw that Erandi was making these! I got them in white because they reminded me of the famous ChloĆ© triple strap heels.  So cute.


I got a haircut at a new salon that opened up in my neighbourhood this week: The Proudest Pony! After I saw the name, I knew I had to try it out. I usually go to the Aveda Academy since it's so cheap, but I'm happy to spend a little more to be within walking distance of some lovely ladies who can trim my bangs for me! I can't be bothered to go out to King & Jarvis to trim my bangs & usually end up massacring them at the bathroom sink -- I am no Erin Fetherston. Anyhow, I just got a straightforward trim, but I'm very happy with it.

Their sign is amazing.


And just to make it a triple, here's a recent picture of my little Pony, Oreo's greatest nemesis.


If only I had visited Magic Pony today! Then it would have been a quadruple.

These pictures were taken with The Impossible Project's PX 70 Color Shade film (a work in progress!) & the SX-70.






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Jane Flanagan: Haha, celebrities ruin EVERYTHING! Silly tea company.

jen jafarzadeh: Thank you! I'm learning to love Rooibos myself.

Melinda Josie: Oh, how nice! I haven't tried the Earl Grey Cream although I really want to! I love Earl Grey and of course the addition of the word "cream" makes it so much more appealing. Can't wait to get my mitts on Patisserie again!

oaklandetsuko: Oh, it's so nice that you have a tea tradition! I just love the descriptions. It's such a delightful world of flavour!

broadcast.poulet: I hope you enjoyed your visit to Tealish, if you made it out!

Ringo, have a banana!: Thanks! I'm glad you like it! Oh no, that's too bad! Maybe there's an awesome caffeine-free tea out there for you.

thriftingvignettist: Thanks! Hey, Lipton's not so bad.

Marie Bee: Oh, cool! I guess ordering it online can get pricey. Maybe there's a local place that is similar! Thanks for the Rishi Tea link, I think I can get that here.

Maggie: So it turns out that chocolate tea isn't really the substitute I had hoped it would be, but after drinking nice teas for a few days the mocha I had today tasted kind of gross! I thought I'd get one as an end of the week treat, but it just went all wrong. Still, chocolate tea is tasty!

nath: I didn't like tea for so long! I understand. Hmm, maybe I will email you! That is very sweet of you, thank you!

kenzie: I had that problem for a long time -- you read these descriptions and then the tea never lives up to them! It's taken some time for me to come around to tea. I honestly think that a lot of it is an acquired taste. My parents aren't tea-drinkers so I didn't have it as a cultural thing. I hope you like the Rooibos!

Anonymous: Thanks!

Marinka: The walnut one is so good!

Poke Salad Annie: Thanks! Loose leaf is a beautiful thing!

Sarah: Oh yes, I love almond milk! That's what I put in my tea. Unsweetened vanilla almond milk is my favourite. I love Lady Grey & Earl Grey as well. I'm glad you liked the post!

Summer: English Breakfast with a wee bit of sugar and milk is a classic! So delicious!

Terri Coles: Oh yum, that sounds really good. I think it's Sushi Island, the place in Yorkville -- their green tea is so good, slightly nutty. I wonder if it has brown rice in it. It sounds like you really know your tea! Maybe you mean the Read My Lips blend at David's. I was interested in that one but the peppery note kind of turned me off. It's not a flavour that I love, unfortunately!

julie: Oh yes, cream Earl Grey is on the list! Next time.

Caitlin: Thank you! And hey, whatever works! There is nothing wrong with that!

Lexie, Little Boat: Oh, I agree! I love the smell. It doesn't taste how it smells!

jen: I'm glad you like it! I love hearing about people's little tea rituals -- it's a nice peek into someone else's life, I think!

Sara: They don't really taste like you would think they would taste, but they're still tasty! Haha maybe not the best endorsement.

Hello Lindello: I keep meaning to try the Harney & Sons Tea -- the tins are so beautiful! I'll look out for the Paris one.

Stephanie: I'll have to try Genmaicha. Oh, that White Malibu sounds so good, as does White Peony... man, these names are so excellent! Sometimes I try things just based on the name.

Miss Cris: Hm, turns out the Love Tea #7 wasn't one of my favourites. Not sure why, I'll have to revisit it. That tea shop sounds really lovely! I'll keep it in mind. I read some stuff on Chowhound from tea lovers calling David's "gimmicky," but it works for me! I can't help it -- I always leave there with multiple 50g packs.

sunshine by sara: Whatever works & whatever you find delicious! English Breakfast is one of my favourites as well.

Amy: Ha! Evening in Missoula sounds delicious (I looked up the description).

k: Dry Desert Lime? That sounds incredible. There is something so special about a loose leaf tea! Those tins and glass jars make me think of magic & apothecaries I've only seen in photographs.

sarah: Thank you! Hey, so local honey works like that? I had no idea! I should try that. I think that cream vanilla teas are easy to come by, especially if you have a good tea shop nearby! So delicious.

Bantik: Thanks so much!

sew nancy: Ha, thanks! Oh, I love the idea of lingering over tea. I'm sure it isn't easy with little ones around! I hope you get to do it more often.

erica-knits: Ha, thanks! I took them in maybe 10 minutes before work, making a small mess on the coffee table. I bought some Pumpkin Chai today and yes! Incredible! So flavourful! Glitter and Gold sounds amazing. I don't even know what's in it but the name is great. I think I went to sniff Dulce & Banana and it had chamomile in it (maybe?). Not a fan of the chamomile, sadly.

Sanne: After you mentioned cinnamon tea I tried to find some! I hadn't heard of it before. I managed to find one, and I'm looking forward to trying it. Thank you!

lark + linen: Thank you! Oh and yes Tealish is a lovely little shop. I think it was started by a couple and they just have the one shop at the moment. Tiny & amazing!

vanessa joie: Oh, you're not missing out! There's still lots of time for new discoveries!

Cassidy: Yes! I hope you can find some to try it!

19 comments:

  1. i love these photos!
    oh say what... how have i missed golden ponies for so long, this site is amazing, i want one of everything please!!
    i thought your lovely gold shoes were vintage, this is so amazing. ok wish i had some paypal cash now, damn...why did i just transfer that money?!

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  2. your blog is absolutely adorbs!! i will be reading for now on....
    http://www.visionsthroughmyretina.blogspot.com

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  3. I was really excited to see that she'd come out with those shoes as well, they're just darling. On my wishlist for sure. I love the photos you're taking with the Impossible film! I want to try some, but I need to get a camera worthy of it (or at least one that's relatively reliable!) Doesn't seem right to just shove it into some thrift-store 600 series piece of junk.

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  4. Those strapy shoes are very cute - the price almost seems unbelievable! Love the super dreamy, gorgeously muted colour shade film photos too.

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  5. I've been meaning to get some Golden Ponies for months. Months. MONTHS! The time has come. Now, I just have to decide whether I want some of the strap ones.... or the gold ones....

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  6. Aww man I've been wanting a pair of these, but wasn't finding anyone online who had them! Are they soft? I always wanted some and my hankering got worse after 'Bright Star'.

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  7. i cant get over what a good price those goldenponies flats are! wow!

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  8. My new grey boots from Golden Ponies arrived about a week ago - they are so great, she is awesome. Yay for new shoes!

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  9. these are great photos
    i love love love your flats!
    and the proudest pony name & sign
    :)

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  10. I love that you managed to have a pony filled day.

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  11. I got my hair cut at Proudest Pony last friday and I loved it. Ashley is so sweet, and they did such a great job with the design of the shop.

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  12. The pictures are beautiful. The last one of Pony almost reminds me of an Edward Gorey, in an Oreo's-Greatest-Nemesis-Sort-Of-Way.

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  13. Oh you got them ? They are so cute I've been watching them and maybe I'll get them too, in black. Are you happy with them ?

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  14. I've been procrastinating over getting a pair of these and you pushed me over the edge into action - I just ordered a pair! Ohhhhh now I have to wait for them to arrive, how painful.

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  15. These pictures are absolutely stunning ! love them <3 and ur blog is very cute :)

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  16. wow i love these photos! the colors are so unique and soft.

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  17. Wow, such beautiful shoes and what a great price! I have to look into these for the shop! Thanks for sharing.

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  18. I think I just died and went to shoe heaven. I have a pair of triple straps almost exactly like these only they are black. I've been looking for more but hadn't found any till now! Thank you!

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  19. Those shoes are the tops! How is the fit? I want to order some but I'm unsure about sizing.

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