December 30, 2011

Growing things in Winter

Here are a few things I've been looking at recently - creative terrariums!

Here's one I bought from Seed to Stem

from ChickenGirl's blog

Cool, right??

December 29, 2011

December 27, 2011

Holidays all week

Hello friends!

How was your holiday?  Ours was very nice, thank you for asking - really relaxing.

I spent the day reading Dick Tracy cartoons, drinking soy egg nog, eating a Terry's chocolate orange (Xmas tradition for me) and roasting acorn squash with maple sugar.

We watched Pee Wee's Christmas Special (I won it in the family grab - score!), but sadly, couldn't find our copy of "A Muppet Christmas Carol".  But Albert Finney was a good substitute, and we watched "Scrooge" instead.

Then we drove around to look at people's houses all decked out in lights.

My family got us some lovely cookware, which I didn't take any pictures of - but we can't wait to start using it.  What should we make??

And BIG thank you to everyone who sent us Christmas cards this year! SO appreciated!

Peanuts mug from my Dad

 Minnetonkas from my Mom

Vintage sweater from my sister 

Biskup poster from Misha 

Andy got me an amazing portable drawing table!!

There were vinyl toys in my stocking!

(that amount of pink on my desk is surprising to me)

Dick Tracy comics from 1941

Annnnnd today is my wonderful husband's birthday!  Woo!


December 24, 2011

Wrapping presents + eating cookies

Thanks Abby for the amazing cupcakes and fudge! 

My Aunt sent her famous cookies and this time, cashew/almond/peanut brittle. 

I've only gained 2 pounds this holiday season - I think I deserve a freakin' medal for it. 


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!

December 23, 2011

Honey & Grapefruit

Lately I've gone crazy for two things: Mclure's New England honey and grapefruit.  I noticed that quite by accident all my pretty-lady-things are grapefruit scented, from my body wash to hand cream.  And it's awesome.

I used to think my dad was a masochist for eating something as sour and bitter as grapefruit for breakfast, but now I see he wasn't crazy.

It also helped me drop 3 pounds! Woo!

And I started substituting honey for all my sugar needs, including on pancakes instead of maple syrup.  Oh, how I love it.  It even goes really well on my Fage Greek yogurt in the morning!

What foods are you loving recently?

December 20, 2011

On Tumblr Radar + On the Drawing Board

Just wanted to say thanks to SuperSonic Electronic for blogging my Mulholland Drive piece on Tumblr - (happen to follow that blog because it's so awesome) - and it was subsequently picked up by Tumblr Radar.


Thanks so much, internets!  

You can buy a lovely print of that piece 
via Gallery 1988 HERE

(Thanks Sam + Erin for letting me know!)


Here is a peak at the Frankenstein pages I've been working on these past few months:

86 pages down, 10 to go...