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Month: October 2016

Retrospection in Halloween Costumes

“Halloween is an opportunity to be really creative.” ~ Judy Gold You could argue that even from a young age I loved clothes and fashion. My mom use to spend hours sitting at her sewing machine, while my siblings and I boisterously played outside. She would make dresses, and sweaters. Vests for my brothers and winter coats for my sisters. ….

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A Homemade Applesauce Converter

“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson Keeping with the apple theme and also channeling a bit of childhood, my Mom, aunt, and grandmother use to make this scrumptious delicacy all the time when I was growing up. Yet as a chef and someone ….

‘Tis the Season for Apple Crisp

“Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.” ~  Walter Scott As a former pastry chef now living in the Concrete  Jungle. I don’t get a lot of opportunities to strut my baking chomps. After all, I live in the city known for micro apartments where you are lucky if ….

Picking a Peck of Apples

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” ~ George Eliot Living in the Concrete Jungle doesn’t give way to many fall like opportunities unless you hit up the local farmers markets on Sundays or take a stroll through Central Park as the ….

Wanderlusting in Redstone Quarry

“What I do like is hiking. And that’s what filmmaking is. It’s a hike. It’s challenging and exhausting, and you don’t know what the terrain is going to be or necessarily even which direction you’re going in… but it sure is beautiful.” ~ Joss Whedon During the fall there is nothing like the colorful leafs painted, gently crackling in the wind, with ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Denim Shirt Dress

“I have a great plain blue shirt from APC, and a denim one from Dolce that I wear constantly. It’s hard to find the perfect denim shirt, but this is it.” ~ Felicity Jones  //Jacket: H&M // Denim Shirt Dress: White House Black Market // Leggings: Lulu Lemon // Boots: Steve Madden // Necklace: SeaMilligan Designs // Sunglasses and Tote ….

The Cure to the Creeping Crud: Fall Pilot Reviews

I know. I know. I have been MIA. And surely shirking my duties. No. I didn’t decide to fly to some deserted island or get lost in the White Mountains surrounded by glorious foliage. I wish! Nope. I was knocked down by the creeping crud, otherwise known as allergies and a really bad ear infection (WHATTTT??? WHATTT DID YOU SAY???) ….

Amid the Mermaid Tears

“I have spent many hours on the beach collecting sea glass, and I almost always wonder, as I bend to pick up chunk of bottle green or a shard of meringue white, what the history of the glass was. Who used it? Was it a medicine bottle? A bit of a ship’s lantern? Is that bubbled piece of glass with ….

The Writing Blues

“The things that block a writer are not the lack of words, but the same things that block all people – the difficulties of life.” ~ Max Apple There are days when I just can not get out of my own head. Not because I am immersed in my characters and their subsequent world like they are Angelina and Brad. Nor because ….