en route

shane's roadtripping from the heartland to the gulf coast, and i'm hopping on a 16 hour flight to hong kong, so please excuse our radio silence for a bit!

old favorites . new albums

listen to both new albums on whiskey & pearls' spotify

the closet: his
a study in engineering: making the most of manhattan spaces

i think shane's space solution here is pretty brilliant. he took a few square feet of virtually useless space in our apartment, threw a garment rack up there, and turned our high-ceilinged stairwell into his closet.

rogue etiquette - entertaining

the high season of cocktail hours and dinner parties is rapidly approaching. we take advantage of any excuse to entertain year-round, but the fall months feel a little less spontaneous and a bit more formal. not stuffy or uptight, just a little more involved.

a few guidelines for entertaining...

barbara palvin for l'officiel turkey may 2013

i loved this editorial way too much not to share it. and i don't think shane totally hates it...

beth kirby - local milk

just discovered beth kirby's cooking blog, local milk.
her photos are gorgeously mouth-watering, and her way of looking at food is pretty perfect.