Monthly Archives: December 2013

The weekend is here!

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Happy Friday, my darling readers! I’m signing off from now until 2014, so wishing you a very Merry Christmas, and a happy new year, too! This year—and this month—went by in a blink. I’m so looking forward to catching up on rest, and seeing family and friends over the next couple of weeks. Here, to… Read more »

Christmas at the movies

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All fall, I’ve been feeling so behind on all the movies I want to see in the theaters. I was hoping to spend Christmas week catching up (especially now that the Golden Globe nominations are out!), but now there’s a whole new crop of movies I need to watch. My top three: Saving Mr. Banks,… Read more »

Pillow play

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Last minute gift idea: These hilarious (and somewhat sweet) pillowcases from Xenotees. An ode to turtle doves, these “love birds” are hand-screened from an original drawing by the designer. Sort of silly, but they totally make me smile. Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? More gift ideas from Xenotees here. (Images via Xenotees)

Craft Page: Pantone paint chip magnets

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During the snowstorm this weekend, I decided to get a little bit crafty and make my own Pantone paint chip magnets, a la this idea from How About Orange. I hit up the paint section at Lowe’s to get the mini-Pantone chips, and then used Mod Podge to attach them to cardboard backings, then magnets…. Read more »

Playing tourist at Rockefeller Center

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Last week, I decided to take a detour from my usual commute home to Brooklyn, and walk through Rockefeller Center to see the Christmas tree. Those are always the pinch-me-I-live-in-New-York moments, since I grew up watching the tree lighting on TV, and now I can simply walk a few extra blocks and see it up… Read more »