March 2007

Throwing up some shade… finally.

The other day was a big one for me. (sorry, this may be a long post) I’ve been living in my house now for several years… got myself situated… bought “grown up” things, like a real couch… light fixutres… nice artwork… but there was one area that I kind of neglected, until now… proper window treatments. (gasp!) yes. I have been living without proper window treatment
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UPDATE! Method Bloq

I got an update to the post I did the yesterday, directly from the source! (and they gave me a much better photo!) The kind folks at Method told me that the “Bloq” line will launch mid-April (next month!). It will be available in four formats: body wash, lotion, shave cream, and bar soap. The Bloq line is naturally derived, biodegradable, paraben-free, and has not been tested on animals. There will also b
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candy grass

Spring is here and thus comes easter basket season! Traditionally, the first step for filling your basket is with that annoying plastic grass that gets everywhere. The other day at Target, I noticed that there was this bag of “candy grass.” At first I just assumed it meant that it was grass for candy. No big deal. But then I looked at it again, and flipped it over to see if it had ingredients. Sure enough
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Ceramics Greatest hits

I realize these have been out for awhile, but I’ve been looking for a good gift for a party coming up . These would make a great housewarming present (or for yourself!). Taking cues from the best of Mid-Century design, this 5 piece set is only about $40. They come in a cool round box too! Part of Rosanna Inc’s “American Bungalow” series, it comes in all white, or mulit color.Also really loving
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Method Bloq

So more Method news… I spotted this tidbit in the latest Monocle magazine, about Method launching a new bodycare line this month. Called “Bloq”- it not surprisingly features innovative packaging, and as with all the Method products, is going to be readily available to the masses (ie. it will be at Target and Duane Reade). The picture they showed in Monocle was annoyingly tweaked with a red overlay,
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blue munday: Bonjour Tristese

It’s supposed to rain tonight… This is one of my favorite movie opening sequences by the genuis that is Saul Bass.
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