Each Wednesday I post about some sort of treasure I found during the past week. It might be thrifted or found on a walk or whispered in my ear or discovered on a dark shelf in the basement. Something. Anything that makes me feel lucky and thankful. It doesn't necessarily have to make its way home with me - it just has to be noticed. The idea is for it to cost very little and feel very big. After all, this isn't about acquiring new things; it is about paying better attention to the world around me.

If you discovered a treasure this week (a new friend, a snow fairy, a fancy dish at the thrift store, a bird's nest) please do share it, as well as any links, in the comments section below.

 I found half of a robin's egg!  And let me just tell you - it is the most beautiful, deep shade of blue.
  I tried my best to capture the color with different lighting and backgrounds.  It is such a complex and moody shade of blue, though. I did my best.
Oh, the luck!  Mouse keeps telling people about "our robin's egg" when they come to visit.  It's like we won a contest and she wants to show off our fancy new thing - as if people are coming to the house just to see our half of a robin's egg.  Maybe they are?

Fly on by baby robin (when you're good and strong, of course)

xo e


  1. Who says blue doesn't appear in nature! That's gorgeous!

  2. Vaya descubrimiento!


  3. I found one the other day as well-right on the railing of our deck-I have no idea how it landed right there and it is nearly perfect-so beautiful!

  4. what a spectacular balancing act that must have been, lisa! don't you feel lucky? i just hope the baby birds are thriving.

    yes! a beautiful find, chrissy and zepequena.

  5. We did feel lucky! and mystified-it was so magical seeing it out there like that!

  6. How lucky you are! I have to say this is just 'one of those things' that I've always wanted to find. Nothing beats that stunning blue!

  7. I bet you'll find one someday, Julie.