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Exhibit: DC

My new year’s resolution was not to ‘see and do more artsy things’ in DC, but somehow I have checked out 6 exhibitions in the last few weeks. I wanted to make sure you get to see them too before they close! 40 under 40 @ Renwick Gallery Free, closes February 3rd (near the White … Continue reading

Season’s Greetings from DC

Despite becoming very effective at expressing myself in 140 characters, I love writing cards and letters, old school style. With a surge in letterpress mavens out there printing the coolest cards ever, there is no lack of material when it comes to sending snail mail. Since it’s getting close to December (eeek!) I thought it was about time to … Continue reading

Take a Skinny Tip: Yuletide takeout/takehome

The Holiday Season is upon us, with twinkling lights  and glittery decorations everywhere you look. If you find yourself hosting a dinner/cocktail (any party really) at this time of year, chances are you will be sending guests home with tasty treats or other yummy leftovers. So in the spirit of the Season, it would be an injustice not … Continue reading

Take a Skinny Tip: Thanksgiving cards

Before getting ready for your turkey dinner and couch time watching football, make time to send a short but sweet greeting card to those who touch your life in a large or small way, just to say ‘thanks’. Here are some ideas for getting your word out:

Take a Skinny Tip: tattoo your cake

  Yes, literally, not metaphorically- today’s tip is from Brides magazine.   If you love tattoos but don’t want to decorate your body with them, you have an option to decorate your cake with them instead! In my opinion, a great trade-off. Duff Goldman of Ace of Cakes in Baltimore has really cute, wild, fun … Continue reading

Take a Skinny Tip: Boots & Sandpaper

Browsing through the October issue of REAL SIMPLE  magazine, I thought this tip was very appropriate with ‘boots season’ just getting started in DC: Use a medium grit sandpaper on the soles of your new beautiful boots to make sure you don’t pull a ‘banana peel’ number when entering your favorite brunch place- new soles can be … Continue reading

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