Monthly Archives: May 2011

Pinky Swear

In the same way we used to lock pinkies with our besties to solidify a bond, promise or secret, this place will have you hooked and feeling like a kid again.  A secret that really Michiganders own, Glen Arbor and the … Continue reading

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thinking about work

Work is a significant part of so many of our lives. And, while it may be a unifying entity, work means a lot of things to a lot of different people. For me it takes on several definitions. Work is what I make … Continue reading

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Eye Candy: Picnic

Lisa’s RetroStyle Vintage Picnic Basket Hello! I’m back today with a new round of eye candy fun. In case you didn’t catch the first round, this is how it goes: I’ll show you a variety of images related to a theme. … Continue reading

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Hello Yellow Limoncello!

Simply delightful.  Delightfully simple.  Buono.  This is a recipe that is more of an experience, a homemade gift, a party guest warmer-upper on a nice summer day.  This my friends, is Limoncello.  The closing act to all al fresco dinners in … Continue reading

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A New Shopping Model

Last weekend I was at the grand opening of The Rust Belt Market in Ferndale, MI, and I was blown away! The concept is a year-round weekend market, that features handmade and vintage items made by local creators. Housed in a … Continue reading

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Edward Gorey for the Home

I was feeling irritable and weary this week, despite the concerted sunshine in Manhattan yesterday and today.  Maybe it’s the frittered and frayed tendons in my ankle (red wine + staircase + heels do not a slow and safe descent … Continue reading

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having conversations

When I’m deeply involved in a major creative project or working hard to develop the next one, it’s easy for me to neglect things that are going on around me. Luckily, in my studio I am surrounded by six other … Continue reading

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