Category Archives: Appreciation

I have a favor to ask you, will you vote?

              Etsy has organized a Small Business Contest inviting shop owners to share their story. The way the contest works is that the shop with the most votes by midnight, April 6th wins $10,000 … Continue reading

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JimThorpe, PA Fall Foliage Planner 2016

The above chart is the attempt to predict when autumn’s peak color will happen in Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, based on the passed years’ reports from foliagenetwork.com. The gray columns are the 2016 weekends so you can plan ahead; this is particularly helpful for travelers looking to … Continue reading

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Bergdorf Goodman Windows 2015 Brilliant Holiday

As always the four prominent windows on the 5th avenue side of Bergdorf Goodman NYC, are again undoubtedly the best Christmas displays in all of New York City. This year’s theme is “Brilliant Holiday”, which showcases each window uniquely telling a glamorous tale of fashion … Continue reading

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Shuffle Off To Buffalo, New York

I’ve been watching HGTV this week and the show “House Hunters” featured the city of Buffalo, NY, my hometown. Seeing glimpses of City Hall, Delaware Park, Downtown’s old buildings and the canal side walkways of Lake Erie has left my … Continue reading

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Where Flowers Bloom, So Does Hope

In New York City, more than half of the residents do not have outdoor spaces, especially space for planting a garden. Many settle for small window boxes, views of tree tops or visiting to a park. But I should mention, that not every … Continue reading

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Ukrainian Food in NYC’s East Village

One of my favorite places to grab brunch in Manhattan, although it’s also great for every other meal as well, is Veselka.  This lovely vintage looking restaurant has been serving up traditional Ukrainian foods in the heart of the East Village since 1954. What to … Continue reading

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Tiffany and Co. Holiday 2014

It arrives in that signature blue envelope and almost all women know what’s inside. Every year, Tiffany’s never fails to unveil the most breathtaking holiday catalog, sparkled with the sophistication of shiny foils and elegant paper. This is more then a beautiful booklet, it’s … Continue reading

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There’s Something in the Cupcake Mix – by Johnny Cupcakes

    Happy Halloween! Get ready to feast on these limited edition Johnny Cupcakes shirts available starting at Midnight October 10th! For this Johnny Cupcakes special Halloween edition shirts he has brought back the “There’s Something in the Cupcake Mix.” “It’s … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Foodie Illustrator Heather Hardison

Above is artwork by a very talented Californian illustrator and sign painter, Heather Hardison. She has a beautiful blog revealing all her talents at Illustrated Bites, about all things delicious and its a definite must see! She illustrates a variety of food knowledge such as recipes … Continue reading

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Pantone Me Happy

This story originated on Creative Bloq by Sammy Maine Via Creative Bloq The trend for home breweries and craft beers has led to an explosion of inventive and original beer label designs, with plenty of brilliant beer label design offerings in recent months. This … Continue reading

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