I started sprouting last month and found it relatively easy so I thought I would share how you can make your own sprouts. What is Sprouting?– Trick your dried beans or seeds into sprouting without planting them in dirt. – Grow your own food, on your counter top or in a dark enclosed space.[…]
Next time I visit India I am planning my trip around the Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors. Nowadays the tradition has scattered all over the world. Even my neighbors in Saratoga threw a sort of Holi the day before they teared down their house. Take a look at the video and you[…]
For a few years now I’ve been saving bills from each country’s currency I visit. They don’t take up as much space as coins and are super lightweight. Every ounce counts when you are backpacking or living out of a carry-on for 5 weeks. As a designer, my favorites are color and name driven. Hong[…]
Although it’s 70 degrees in La Jolla (not like that ever changes) I’m pretending it’s chilly because I’m finalizing the fall collection for Borelli. Fall 2012 is leaning towards jewel tones and grandma chic, a random yet fun mix of prints and colors inspired by my travels in India and my late Grandmother Lorraine. To[…]
If you find yourself in Stockholm, Sweden, you must walk around the 13th century island of Gamla Stan. During the week it can be overcrowded and jam-packed with tourists but on a Sunday afternoon you can cruise the cobblestone streets peacefully. Visit adorable little shops, snack on buttery bagels and take some time off of[…]
TDH and I are making this salad for dinner tonight. I made it last week and he can’t stop raving about it. Plus, tonight is Monday Night Dinner with our good friends in La Jolla. It’s turned into a weekly tradition where we switch off making dinner for each other. I can’t tell you how[…]
Can you tell I’m excited?
While traveling Belize this month I met the talented Daniel Mercadante. He mentioned his video on laughing and I was instantly intrigued. Hope you have lots of laughs this weekend. Check out more of Daniel and Everynone’s films here.
Our rental in La Jolla came with a giant bathtub that was so unsteady we had to sign off in the lease we wouldn’t sue in case it caused any bodily harm. So after months of it sitting in the corner of our shower (our shower is larger than most NYC apartments) I asked the[…]
I’ve been wine tasting all over the world. Napa, Tuscany, New Zealand and France to name a few but Santa Ynez Valley will always be a favorite. In lieu of mine and TDH’s upcoming trip to the gorgeous SYV this weekend I thought I would share a few more of my favorite spots. This[…]