Come Together : Surviving Sandy, Year 1

Come Together : Surviving Sandy, Year 1

Last month, I attended the opening of “Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1″.  This exhibition commemorates the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy and takes place at Industry City in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.  Dustin Yellin, “After the Storm”, 2013 I was absolutely mesmerized by Dustin Yellin’s, “After the Storm”. This incredible work is made up … Continue reading

Canine Costume Contest

Canine Costume Contest

Last Sunday was the Annual Harvest Festival & Canine Costume Contest at Narrows Botanical Gardens in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.  The weather was wonderful and the dogs were delightful.  Here are some of my favorites: Cave Woman & Cave Dog Cowboy Bride & Groom Little Devil Marilyn Monroe The Headless Horseman Lion Jumping Through Flames Tyrannosaurus … Continue reading

I Love Halloween

I Love Halloween

I love Halloween.  I love black & orange, I love spooky stories & scary movies, I love jack-o-lanterns, witches & ghosts. I love Halloween.  I especially love dressing up.  I have always enjoyed the idea of creating a character and being something or someone else for a night. The first costume I remember asking for … Continue reading

Colorful Surprise

Colorful Surprise

After some early morning errands last Saturday, I decided to walk around Manhattan and enjoy the beautiful weather. I was thrilled to find a colorful surprise in Madison Square Park. New York based artist, Orly Genger’s  Red, Yellow and Blue  exhibition is really something to see. This dynamic installation is made with millions of feet … Continue reading

Dragon’s Eye

Dragon’s Eye

When I was a little girl, my mom would sometimes make me a “Dragon’s Eye” for breakfast. I’ve also heard it called, “Egg in a Hole” and “Egg in a Basket”. Whatever you call it, it’s a fun way to eat an egg and a piece of toast and very easy to make! Dragon’s Eye … Continue reading

How to Tie a Star Bow

How to Tie a Star Bow

I love wrapping presents.  I just finished wrapping my last present and I thought I’d share a fun and easy way to tie a unique “bow”. I wrapped my gift in black tissue paper and tied white ribbon around it in a simple knot.  Then, I cut the ends into a point.  I cut a few … Continue reading

Holiday Markets

Holiday Markets

I had such a great time with Jason at all the Holiday Markets we visited this week. Last Saturday, we spent the afternoon in Park Slope, Brooklyn. We started our day at Brooklyn Craft Central’s Holiday Market. It was fun to walk around listening to Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder and Bjork while looking at lots … Continue reading

Meet the Tube Wringer!

Meet the Tube Wringer!

One of my favorite household gadgets is the Tube-Wringer®.  This fantastic metal tool allows me to squeeze every last bit of my products out and leaves behind a crinkled tube!  It saves money and makes your tubes look adorable…who could ask for anything more? nail polish:  s126 by Soo Color What are your favorite gadgets?

Flowers, Ants and Bees

Flowers, Ants and Bees

There’s something so terrific about spending a day off walking around, looking at flowers and insects! It’s also really great finding adorable garden décor! What do you like to do on your day off?

Earth, Wind & Fire and Aloe

Earth, Wind & Fire and Aloe

It is often said, you should talk to you plants.  Research also shows plants respond to music.*  I’ve never heard of plants talking to their owners, though. It’s quite obvious my aloe plant wanted to listen to my Earth, Wind & Fire cd. So, we listened to it while I cleaned my living room.  I … Continue reading