Sunday, March 27, 2011

flowers = spring

it's still pretty cold outside, but after work on friday i bought myself some bright, springy flowers to help usher in springtime weather. spring, i'm rooting for you.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

food love: cantaloupe salsa + salsa fresca

i think it was in michoacan, mexico where i was first given cantaloupe salsa... my friends and i all met in the hilly middle-of-nowhere town of patzcuaro one summer and someone actually made it for me. i remember it was so simple and unlikely but tastes so good!

cantaloupe salsa:
half a cantaloupe, diced
a handful of cilantro, chopped
juice from 1 lime
half a small red onion, chopped
salt + pepper to taste

mix together and enjoy! *in this version i actually added a whole mango, so mango is nice variation.

i also made salsa fresca here, which goes like this:
2 tomatoes, diced
half a lemon, juiced
half a small onion, chopped
a handful of cilantro, chopped
salt + pepper to taste

these are super easy to make and so good in nice weather. 

Friday, March 25, 2011

birthday montage

it was my birthday this month, and although it was already a little while ago, i'm posting some photos of birthday things i got this year

awwwww! so many birthdays
this is an italian birthday cake. if you've never had one
find an italian bakery and order it with cherry juice instead of rum.
some had pudding inside, but this one has ricotta. CHOMP.

jon's modeling the present

view from my window (@ work)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

davidienne brought the full moon (3.18.11)

from when my friend david visited last friday. this was taken with my iphone camera just outside of times square.

Monday, March 21, 2011

personal website revamp

my personal website,, has been bothering me for so long now... it said i still live in CT (it's been over a year now that i've lived in brooklyn), and it looked really terrible to me, which actually matters because i'm a designer. so tonight i spent the entire night fixing it. i just couldn't take it anymore!

i am so relieved. on that note, let me know if you notice any glitches/errors – this was not done using a wordpress template, i built it myself in dreamweaver! winkyface.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

fat beats pop-up shop

march 5, 2011
bike ride to the fat beats pop-up shop in dumbo

the remains of my MOFUNGO. found at pedro's in dumbo! bad pic. sorry.

tattoo book in a local music store in dumbo where the floor was rocks

this is what pedro's looks like btw... this is just the pic from yelp. they're opening up a new restaurant right next to the roebling tea room, kitty korner i think, within the next few months! (closer to my neighborhood woohoo!)

Friday, March 11, 2011

friday designspiration

... and of course tavi, the style rookie
*i looked at so many websites today i dont even know which images are from where, but many of them were from the blog roll of and the cake was from

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

recalling vieques, puerto rico

i just booked my third annual girls' trip and we're going back to a small island off the coast of mainland puerto rico called VIEQUES (party time, excellent). here's a picture from the trip that i took with my holga, which my loving boyfriend gave me.

1345 avenue of the americas

this is where i work

food love: i'm gross

if this were FRENCH toast i would care. that's bad, right?
new big 'n toasty (from dunkin' donuts), made with texas toast