favor-“ette”: lemony snippets

juicing and zesting citrus

April 10th, 2013

It’s no secret that fresh squeezed lemon juice beats the bottled variety any day. But the convenience of the bottle is tempting, and then there’s the matter of how much juice you need, versus how much you actually get. I know I’ve spent way too much time cutting and squeezing lemons, only to get a […]

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just the three of us

just the three of us

April 8th, 2013

This was written last month from a hotel room in Chicago, where I spent two days with Chelsea and Conor to look at a prospective college. As I was packing for this trip I realized that it would be the first time I’d be traveling with just Chelsea and Conor in twelve years. Twelve years. […]

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101: roasted vegetables

101: roasted vegetables

April 5th, 2013

The calendar says April but it’s still feeling rather wintery around here. And the selection at the market isn’t helping. I’m chomping at the bit to get my hands on some lovely spring produce, but we’re still stuck – for the most part – with the dregs of winter. So what to do? Roast. Roasting […]

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favor-“ette”: fabric paper glue

favor-"ette": fabric paper glue

April 3rd, 2013

I’m as much a fan of this week’s favor-“ette” as I am of its creator! The last card holder I bought was way back in 2003, when I had my landscape design business cards printed. I got it at J. Crew (of course), in green (of course), and it’s been with me ever since. Well […]

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i can’t/she can: “blog with purpose”

i can't/she can: "blog with purpose"

April 1st, 2013

I’m so excited to introduce this new series to you all! I really love collaborating with other bloggers – especially when they can share their expertise and offer something a little different from the “usual” topics you’ll find here. “I Can’t/She Can” (and maybe a “he” once in a while?) will do just that, and […]

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