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Animal Prints Are Back!

RAWR. I used to wonder why my mom loves leopard print so much…she’s the last person you’d think of when you see leopard print. As it turns out, she was just ahead of the curve :)

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Getting ready for BUST Craftacular

You would think that after making 70+ neckties for my wedding I would swear to never touch a necktie again. But here I am making more. Just in time for the BUST Craftacular @ Maker Faire on Saturday, September 20 in Queens NY. We’ll also have some newly designed tampon bags. Or you can call… Read more »

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Mousybabe at 2014 BUST Magazine Craftacular!

…aaaaand we’re back in business! In a few weeks, Mousybabe will be hawking our wares at the 2014 World Maker Faire, where BUST Magazine is sponsoring one of its awesome Craftacular events. Here are the deets: Saturday, September 20, 2014 New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th Street Queens, NY 11368 For more info on the… Read more »

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An Evening with Mark Bittman

Going to THIS on Tuesday night at Long Island University. Get your tickets! Proceeds go to the Brooklyn Food Coalition.    

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Vintage Patterns – $3 a Pop At Bits Of Thread DC

I found out that Bits of Thread sewing studio has a whole basket of vintage sewing patterns for sale! I went through a phase last year where I was compulsively surfing websites full of vintage patterns and I couldn’t stop, even at work. I’ve since recovered, but I think this discovery might just put me… Read more »

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#PutaBirdOnIt: New Set of Cards!

Had myself a little product development sesh this weekend and made a set of new notecards for our etsy shop. Check out the new listing HERE and photos of the work in progress!

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A Special Delivery: Jamaican Breakfast!

Last Thanksgiving, we returned from our visit to the Caribbean with a newfound love for the traditional Jamaican breakfast — saltfish and ackee!! Being of Jamaican descent, Sven’s secretary was kind enough to surprise him this week with a care package of salted codfish, a can of ackee (see suzi’s description of this fascinating Caribbean… Read more »

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Wooden Inspiration

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.

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A Rubber Stamp Heaven in Lower Manhattan

I discovered a charming little stamp shop in the East Village called Casey’s Rubber Stamps. So neat that a lovable place like this has survived and can still thrive in Manhattan. Check out a brand new 1.25″ logo stamp we custom-ordered for a measly $12! I’ve never tried to custom order a stamp before, but… Read more »

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Mediterranean Shrimp & Cranberry Couscous

I been on the prowl for some fast meal solutions — I really want to make my own food on weeknights, but a full day’s work and a round of Kwando can really kick my ass. But here’s something I tried that took no time and was pretty scrumptious: Mediterranean shrimp and couscous in nary… Read more »