Archive for January, 2009

rock your brows

January 24th, 2009

I know this is going to make it’s way around the internets, but because it reminds me so much of my brother’s super power, had to post it.

menu for the last week of Jan

January 23rd, 2009

With the kids asleep early and my husband at a work function, I’ve been combing the Internets for interesting recipes. Slashfood pointed me to Epicurious’ Top 10 Money Saving Ingredients which is peppered with wonderful recipes. So, here’s what we’ll be eating this week in case you want to follow along: Sunday – the school […]

eating another rainbow

January 23rd, 2009

It is just the kids, tonight. No daddy around. So Will and I decided we’d make rainbows for dinner. As we were discussing what foods we wanted to eat for each color, Will and I got into a heated debate about where crab fits into the rainbow – is it pink? Is it orange (per […]

the wine below (awesome wine storage)

January 23rd, 2009

I’m coveting the spiral wine cellar featured on SlashFood this week. I wonder if I can get my husband to drop one in below our dining room. And while he is at it, a hideaway for those nights the kids are crabby. Perhaps more efficient is for me to just stowaway in the cellar, drinking […]

getting a “yes”

January 23rd, 2009

Here’s an interesting post by a direct marketing copywriter on getting people to say “Yes.” The tips are relevant to general life, but also remind me why I’m happy I’m not a professional copywriter.

family celebrities at the inaugural youth ball

January 21st, 2009

My cousin and his girlfriend attended the inaugural Youth Ball in DC – and the handsome couple were interviewed for the NYTimes video coverage. Check them out in the video on the bottom left side of the article (around 0:20 and 2:45 marks).

1 hour 8 minutes ago

January 20th, 2009

Did you hear California sigh in relief?

the owl shirt

January 20th, 2009

A little late to jump on the owl bandwagon, here’s my attempt on my unwilling model. And a Willism: When asked if he likes sharks – “I like sharks with a roof on top and an aquarium underneath.”


January 20th, 2009

Article 2 (for BHO) from Andrew Sloat on Vimeo.

the benefits of having a nepalese nanny (food)

January 15th, 2009

There are many wonderful things about our nanny, the least of which is that her husband is a chef, and she sometimes leaves me yummy Indian or Nepalese goodness. Recently, she left me a chutney which interestingly is made from the same ingredients we use to make pico de gallo, only her proportions are completely […]

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