Did you know that reading reduces stress? When I get extra busy (as now) I read like a fiend to take my mind off of all the other things that are usually swirling around in there. It works! When I'm not preoccupied with a big project I tend to gravitate towards non-fiction books, but when I have a . . .
Here are posts from other blogs that I liked this week: * A cute fox iphone case * A mini greenhouse * Nine Ways to Light A Photo * Miss Modish's Tip-Top Pitch Kit * Pink, White & Black Rooms ** Image Credits: Society 6 . . .
1. Vegetables from an Italian Garden 2. Quinoa 365 3. Plenty 4. Sarabeth's Bakery 5. An Everlasting Meal 6. Cooking with Italian Grandmothers 7. The Spice Bible 8. The Wild Table . . .
The past few months have been a whirlwind of activity followed by lots of family in town for the holidays. So instead of getting a babysitter for New Year’s Eve, we decided to herald in the New Year by staying in, making fondue and watching a movie by candlelight. We settled on Midnight in . . .
Ben and I met at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, and it was a bewitching experience. We were both first in line to see the band Yo La Tengo orchestrate a live soundtrack to a series of underwater silent films by Jean Painleve. I know it sounds so cheesy, but really, it was . . .
I love whipping up homemade face masks from the garden, and though it has been a while, I have fond memories of lining all my girlfriends (ahem, Allison, Caitlin and Lisa!) up on the floor and slathering their faces with strawberry and egg yolk concoctions and pureeing mud masks out of 100% clay . . .
If you are anything like me, keeping up with friends & family via paper correspondence can be a big organizational project. I love to give & receive notes though and these new iPhone apps & websites might be just the ticket to keeping me on track. Cartolina iphone app / POST iphone . . .
I've always enjoyed the seeing the variety of salt & pepper shakers that are out there. From kitschy to modern, you can find a set to match just about any theme or decor. I've got tableware on the brain since this weekend we acquired a lovely hand-me-down farm table. Though I already have a . . .