Kitchen Hand Scrub

Teddy’s family in India owns a farm which grows, among other things*, coconuts. *As far as I can tell, the only other thing is rice. I’m not really sure. But things like bananas and jackfruit and other yummies grow wild, so there’s always amazing fresh fruit to be found. So, coconuts. I call Teddy the … Continue reading

Poor grocery shopping benedict

I’m a horrible grocery shopper. Rarely do I go with a plan, instead finding inspiration from whatever is at the store. So I often end up with a random selection of produce that wasn’t really parr of any plan, and now I’ve gotta find a way to Tim Gunn it. This go around, I was … Continue reading

Pinterest Recipe Review: Cinnamon Bun Pecan Pie

I found this recipe through Pinterest – it’s a Cinnamon Bun Pecan Pie.  Whoot!  Sounds awesomesauce.  I had a lunch with some of my girlfriends coming up, and this sounded like a great dessert to bring along. I followed the recipe pretty much exactly. Honestly, I have absolutely never understood people who find a recipe … Continue reading

Wedding Necklace: Pearls and Crystals and Brooches, Oh My!

Over the past two weeks or so, I made the necklace I will wear with my wedding dress (but not the wedding saree). I’m not really a jewelry maker, and most of what I know I learned from books I picked up in craft stores.  I know I could have done a better job with … Continue reading

The Experiment: eBay Wedding Dress

No, not some pre-worn monstrosity that’s already been taken in and has a wine stain down the front and grass stains on the hem.

Nope, a brand new dress, made just for me, by some person in China.

Yeah, you read that right.

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