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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 11.12.11 (and drank today at Tazzo D’Oro in Rome)

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 11.12.11 (and drank today at Tazzo D’Oro in Rome)

The granita is Italy’s answer to the slushy. While I love lemon and mint granite made from real fruit and herbs, for me, the gold standard for granite will always be espresso, a.k.a. granita di caffè. There has to be the perfect balance of espresso to ice, otherwise the granita just tastes like a watery […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe What I Wore Today 11.11.11 at 11:11:11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe What I Wore Today 11.11.11 at 11:11:11

Proper Roman Coin Tossing Etiquette for Trevi Fountain wishes: Only throw over your left shoulder. Throw one coin to return to Rome. Throw two coins for love. Throw three coins for marriage. How many coins do I have to throw to get my boyfriend to move to Rome with me? Jeans + black and white […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe What I Wore Today 11.10.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe What I Wore Today 11.10.11

One of my favorite personal projects has been the 52 Weeks, 52 Letters Challenge dreamed up by the always clever Katy Wolk-Stanley of The Non-Consumer Advocate. As anyone who knows me or reads this blog could tell you, I’m a lover of ridiculous, time-intensive, personal projects. They could also tell you that I am horrifically […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 11.9.11

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 11.9.11

black 1940′s tropical weight wool jacket + gray and white pin striped blouse + Levi cut-offs + black boots + Cynthia Rowley handbag

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Chocolate-Cinnamon-Hot Chili Pepper Gelato From Gelateria Porta Romana, Florence, Italy

Chocolate-Cinnamon-Hot Chili Pepper Gelato From Gelateria Porta Romana, Florence, Italy

Can’t. Stop. Maniacal laughter. Gelateria Yogurteria Porta Romana Piazza Porta Roma 2 50125 Firenze, Italia 055.221.121

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Adult Shrinky Dinks: Upcycled Plastic Soda Bottles Become A Mod Window Shade

Adult Shrinky Dinks: Upcycled Plastic Soda Bottles Become A Mod Window Shade

I saw this “flowered” window covering earlier this week in an art gallery. It was made with the bumpy bottoms of half liter soda bottles that were shrunk in the oven a la Shrinky Dinks. (There was also a room divider made using the same technique at the gallery). I love it because it uses […]

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Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today,  11.04.11 San Gimignano

Capsule Travel Wardrobe: What I Wore Today, 11.04.11 San Gimignano

Wow! I’ve actually lost a lot of weight on my all gelato all the time diet. Look how dumpy my ass looks in those khakis. It’s like I’m wearing a diaper or something. black and white striped short-sleeved t-shirt + black long sleeved t-shirt + khakis + dusty rose pashmina shawl + boner killing, outfit […]

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