About Melissa Torres

When it comes to dessert, Melissa is our resident expert. Also known as Cake Hero, Melissa is a whiz at things both sweet and savory, but is especially known for making awesome birthday cakes ranging in theme from Lady Gaga to Harry Potter. Queen of television, science-fiction and video games, our self-admitted master dork is actually a stylish event planner and killer dancer you want at your next party.

Posts by Melissa Torres:

How Much Is Too Much for a Sweatshirt Dream?

How Much Is Too Much for a Sweatshirt Dream?

I’m still in love with the easy breezy sweatshirt trend, and ever since PA Nicole blogged about the wonderful Etsy store Two String Jane quite a while ago, I have been stalking this sweatshirt.  Chill, loose fit?  Check.  Cutie cat reference?  Check.  Frenchie phrase that translates to something like, “The Coco Cat” (idk what that even(…)

Leah’s Ladies

Leah’s Ladies

Girl Crowd Print, $20 There is something so bewitching to me about Brooklyn based Leah Reena Goren’s prints!  So many of them feature simple subjects like a group of women, some cutie cats, or the phases of the moon, yet they make me feel so many feelings. Girl Faces Dress, $120 Leah’s contributed her gorgeous(…)

Kutie Kindah Khalidy

Kutie Kindah Khalidy

I stumbled upon California based Kindah Khilady while trolling the blogs of the amazing Frankie Magazine, and I’m so glad I did!  What can I say…her bags and scarves are colorful, unique, and sunny.  I want them all! Abstract Art Mini Zipper Clutch, $46 / Blah Blah Blah Mini Zipper Clutch, $46 / LTD Edition(…)

Be My New Best Friend: Cristin Milioti

Be My New Best Friend: Cristin Milioti

You guys!  I LOVE How I Met Your Mother.  Sure, sometimes the humor is a little broad, but overall there are a lot of solid comedic moments, and overall it just makes me feel good about life.  And let me tell you, that is one feat that HBO and Showtime and AMC and Bravo have(…)

Cutie Cookie Cutters by Cookie Parlor

Cutie Cookie Cutters by Cookie Parlor

Camera, $12 / Headphones, $6.99  / Diamond, $8.99 Just in time for those New Year’s resolutions to fall to the wayside, I’ve finally decided to share the not very well kept secret of Cookie Parlor!  The cookie cutters are 3D printed, which is very futuristic.  Cookies are cool and the future’s cool.  Thus, these cookie(…)

Valerie Hegarty’s Untamed Art

Valerie Hegarty’s Untamed Art

Brooklyn based artist Valerie Hegarty’s signature style, an explosion of nature overcoming humanity’s attempt to civilize and make sense of it, reminds me of that show Life After People.  Do you guys remember that show?  Touted as a “documentary” by the History Channel, it was all about what would happen to the world, and what(…)