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Merry Christmas! <3

A dark chocolate and almond Christmas tree with powdering of confectionary sugar. Gotten from the charming little Cocova chocolate shop in Adams Morgan. Thank god for them!

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Painting the House ‘Pure as the Cold Driven Snow’

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. {*Winter was made for listening to Belle & Sebastian*} We closed on the house last Friday! Yaay. And as soon as we got out we… Read more »

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Waste Land: A Film on Art and Humanity

On one of many evenings I find myself twidding my thumbs waiting for sven to finish work, I watched Waste Land, a documentary I found on Hulu about a 3-year art project at a Brazilian landfill, Jardim Gramacho, apparently the largest garbage dump in the world. The film tracked the evolution of an idea by… Read more »

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The Muslin for My Curtains Has Arrived!

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. Now they’re just waiting to be made into something, and that’s makin me nervous. The last time I was talking about making curtains, I was… Read more »

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FOOD FINDS #9 Beans in the Belfry in Brunswick, Md

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY! While poking around antique shops in Brunswick, Md, we did our usual… Read more »

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A Barrel, Chinese Chest & Iron Stand: Antique Shopping for the New Home

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. I feel old and stuffy when I say I’m shopping for furniture for a new home, but it’s not really any different from getting furniture… Read more »

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Dreaming of Making Curtains for New Home

Suzi’s decorating a new one-bedroom home and has been sharing her ideas & inspirations (& many fails… ahem) throughout the process. Read her blog posts on this: Suzi’s House Project. I sewed my first buttonhole! When I pulled my cloth out of my sewing machine, I was so amazed to see the buttonhole etchings appear… Read more »

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Sweet Cyber Monday Deals

I’ve never been such a sucker for sales as I seem to be this holiday season. I hope it’s not because I’m somehow consuming more in general. That would suck. But a better story would be that I’m just being more efficiently targeted than ever by the brands and companies that I actually sign up… Read more »

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FOOD FINDS #8: Chef Winston at Lime Acre Villa, Jamaica

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY! Jamaican patties. These Winston didn’t make but he got them from a… Read more »

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Pretty Blue Tropical Dress

For most of this week, none of us here have been putting too much effort into our appearances hehe, myself being the most guilty. Which might be why you don’t see too many people shots posted. But during the safari cruise on the Black River, I thought Em’s bright blue tropical dress was very pretty…. Read more »