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Flaunt Your Executive Realness

From RuPaul’s Drag Race to Wigstock to Paris Is Burning…I love drag and I have mucho respect for the fabulous queens and kings out there doing their thing. They are the definition of fabulousness, confidence, beauty and bravery. It turns out that Shannon Maldonado of the awesome film blog I Love Hot Dogs has major(…)

Williams-Sonoma: Secret Geeks?

When I think of Williams-Sonoma, I think of catalogs, copper pots, fancy espresso machines, and free olive oil samples with stale chunks of bread (you can get that particular treasure in-store).  What I normally do NOT think of are geek-tastic cookie cutters and pancake molds, but a quick tour of their website happily proves me(…)

Studio Pitcher for Summer Boozin’

I love a good sangria, and a recent trip to El Almacen in Brooklyn had me drinking one and thinking, I should make this stuff at home! But what a waste to make a clerico for two. A great sangria deserves a great pitcher and a party of at least, let’s say, four? Crate and(…)

Bold, Modern Florals from Urban Outfitters

So often, floral prints on fabrics are sedate, muted things reminiscent of prim English propriety or patterned Laura Ashley prints. It’s no secret that I’m not into the whole floral thing, especially not for my home fabrics. Urban Outfitters has changed my mind, with their super punchy “Romantic Floral Scarf” collection. The collection includes pillow(…)

Whimsy Galore with Ange-Line Tetrault

I’m giddy over these little gold-topped kitchen helpers! These adorable gnome objects were designed by Ange-line Tetrault, an artist with a background in industrial design who has an unparalleled gift for whimsy. Curious to learn more about the designer, I took to the interwebs only to discover that Tetrault has much more to offer than(…)

Computer Love: Our Favorite Links of the Week

Art and Design The Royal Shakespeare Company performs five shows over the course of an unprecedented six-week residency in a specially constructed stage at the Park Avenue Armory. Chinese dissident artist Ai Wei Wei is released after three months in detention, but still faces significant restrictions on his travel and activities. A century of sparkly(…)