Current Crush

Current Crush-Wabi Sabi

“Japanese art, infused with the spirit of wabi sabi, seeks beauty in the truths of the natural world, looking toward nature for it’s inspiration. It refrains from all forms of intellectual entanglement, self regard, and affectation in order to discover the unadorned truth of nature. Since nature can be defined as asymmetry and random imperfections,…

Current Crush~ Amy Sedaris

This is the time of year when we could all use a little laugh therapy. Amy Sedaris is hilarious. Her books poke fun at entertaining and making crafts as gifts. These books are perfect reading after a horrifying day at the mall. Make yourself a pot of tea, put your feet up, and prepare to…

Current Crush~ Venezia Food and Dreams

“Venice is Italy’s kingdom of salt & pearls, prosecco & mermaids, bigola & polenta. Tessa Kiros travels through this city, breathing in it’s atmosphere & letting it’s bejeweled past & dark alleyways fuel her imagination. Mingled among the recipes & stunningly beautiful photography are Tessa’s diary jottings on the life & food of Venezia.” ~…

Vintage Treasures

“The whole thrill of junking is that you just know the next table will have what you’ve been looking for your entire life.” ~Mary Randolph Carter A few of you have written, asking me to share pictures of my vintage and antique store loot. I went to lunch and did a little treasure hunting with…

2 Current Crushes

If you are a Netflix movie enthusiast…and you like origami….you’ve come to the right place! 😉 Netflix Origami! If you like the idea of a green transportation system that will help you burn off that cheeseburger (or toficken sandwich) that you had for lunch…here ya go! The Schweeb! Enjoy! ~Melissa

Current Crush~Dickinson’s Pumpkin Butter

My friend Kristina, the Domesticated Gypsy, recently told me about this divine ambrosia called Dickinson’s Country Pumpkin Butter! It’s the perfect topping for applesauce pancakes, maple scones, apple pandowdy, buttery shortbread and cinnamon swirl toast with raisins. Enjoy! ~Melissa