Category Archives: Design

Welcome home 

My mother’s china has been packed in a box for 27 years. 

I have taken it with me from city to city, to nine different homes, but have never had the cabinet space to display it. 

Well, today it sees the light!

Isn’t it beautiful? 

After all those moves, I unwrapped each piece with some trepidation, but only one was broken. 

It somehow seems fitting.

Shells on the shelf

An update on my recent pasta post

Those stylin’ shells have been spied on the shelves!

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The pasta packaging without compare was on display in a grocery store in Toronto.

Thanks for the pic! (I’ll take one of each.)

Pasta flat iron

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As a fettuccine head who works hard every day to be more spaghettoni,  this packaging speaks to me.

I am also hungry.

Artful

Chelsea Market has displayed fabric wings on one interior wall so tourists can fancy themselves real photographers.

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Works for us locals,  too.

#art #photography

Chew on this

dental glasses

You know you want ’em…and you can buy ’em!

But you have to floss them every day, so plan accordingly.

Hey sailor

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Seen on board a Lego recreation of the USS Missouri at Catigny Museum

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Color me skeptical

Pantone, the leading authority on color and color trends, just announced the Color of the Year for 2016.

There are two: Rose Quartz and Serenity.

Pantone says these shades reflect society’s ‘search for peace and tranquility.’

I think someone on the selection committee is having a baby.

 

Turkfruit?

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I would gobble it up.

Happy 🍗 Day!

Cheesy

As many grilled cheese sandwiches as I have eaten in my life, I can’t understand why I don’t own these yet…

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I must be a part of the club, right?

(Probably wouldn’t wear them…but it’s the principle of the thing — ya know?)

Let it snow

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The holiday decorations in my neighborhood have been hung.

I love ’em.

They remind me of the fussy versions from my childhood,  but are cleaner and simpler in design.

I hope they aren’t predictors of lots of snow this winter.  Cause I would like them a whole lot less.