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what i did in london (part 2)... 4 Jun 2014

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

For part 2 of my trip to London, I'm sharing some of the things I did in Shoreditch. Known as the hipster area of London, to me it feels a little urban and a little gritty (in a cool way), and filled with great indie shops and cafes.

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

Our first stop for a cozy breakfast on a rainy morning in Shoreditch was Leila's Shop. It was a simple spot with hearty and filling items that felt like they were made from a wonderful local farm.

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

Oh Joy / Shoreditch, London

London has a lot of boutique/cafe-in-one type of stores. I loved this clothing shop, Aida, which happened to have a cafe with barista and coffee bar right in the front!


sandwich with a side of plaid, please... 12 Mar 2010


...love the branding of Sis Deli + Café in Finland...

hot chocolate on a stick... 11 Dec 2009

I love food on sticks, so what could be even better? Chocolate on sticks, of course! Get ready to feast your eyes on these amazing bits of chocolate eye candy. Chocolate spoons by the Chocolate Company in the Netherlands make instant hot chocolate with just the dip of a spoon. Luckily for us, they ship worldwide.

{photos by Chocolate Co. Also, check out this gorgeous DIY for hot chocolate on a stick by Giver's Log...amazing!}


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