I made some small mason jars of homemade body butter as Christmas gifts this year! A friend of mine first introduced me to the idea of making your own all-purpose lotion several months ago. I’ve since realized that the upsides of doing this are endless: -Just 2 to 5 (or more) ingredients–however complex you want… Read more »
I could eat dumplings for every meal for the rest of my life, and I think I wouldn’t have one complaint. But sometimes unless your fried dumplings have that delicious crispage underneath (you know what I mean), you’re kind of being cheated of the full deliciousness.
Going to THIS on Tuesday night at Long Island University. Get your tickets! Proceeds go to the Brooklyn Food Coalition.
The TripAdvisor reviews for La Cevicheria didn’t stack up quite as highly as some of the other restaurants in Cartagena, but seeing as it’s somewhat of an institution here (Gabriel Garcia Marquez used to frequent the spot), we decided to give a whirl. It was Sunday anyhow, when few restaurants were open. The exterior of the restaurant… Read more »
Saw this stool at an East Harlem bakery (Savoy) and had to snap a photo. It’s a wooden crate with steel reinforcements that was turned upside down to serve as a stool seat. Genius! A crate-turned-seat with a natural cottage chic aesthetic.
Fate has spoken at last, and after two rounds of bidding, our quest for the raw space in Ft. Greene is no more (the one I hinted at in this post last month). So it’s back into the feeding frenzy of homebuyers for us, sigh… We are a bit bummed, but losing it is in… Read more »
Just shipped out our latest Etsy order to Lester, Pennslyvania. Set of 10 cards with 10 Kraft envelopes.
When we started our house hunting adventure in January, we were afflicted with a myopia for Manhattan. It’s where we’ve rented for years and our friendly neighbor right now just happens to be Mr. Empire State. I guess you could say we’ve been spoiled rotten by the view. No surprise that we were miffed by… Read more »
#Spaghettisquash is trending in Emily’s kitchen. If Nature was a contestant on Chopped, she’d get an A+ for presentation, taste, and creativity. Look at this thing! A golden delicious gourd. At the grocery store, this guy can look and feel a bit daunting. It’s pretty heavy and to the touch feels like it’s armed with… Read more »