Archive | February, 2011

Daily Dose of Inspiration: The Pacific Northwest

I’ve never traveled to the Pacific Northwest, but I’ve been enchanted by its stately vistas and rugged geography for quite some time. I guess my infatuation with America’s northwest corner began when I watched The Goonies for the first …

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Vintage Sexism: The Data Game

Images via Bored Panda.

Versatile! Dependable! Compatible! Maybe even sexy? Well, judging from the lucky fellow in the second advertisement, it sure looks like computers can transmit some serious sexual magnetism. When I was searching for subject matter for …

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Best Job Ever: Ada Limón, Writer

Ada’s favorite workspace within the Sonoma Meadow House,where we held the interview and photo shoot.

When you combine over a decade of experience in the magazine industry, relentless motivation, and a whole lot of heart, hard work really does …

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Announcing The Written Wardrobe!

At last, ModCloth’s first issue of The Written Wardrobe is here! Our anthology of poetry, fiction, and essays inspired by fashion will hopefully inspire you as much as it has inspired us. Read our creative collection and don’t forget to …

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Made With Love

Clockwise from top left: Kelli x Miller, Indiana Blue, The Career Scrapper, Miniature Rhino, and Clever Apple.

People often say that the best gifts are those made with love, and there’s no better way to …

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Today’s Special: Beets!

Moogie and Pap’s Beet Ravioli with Poppy Seed Butter, RAWk Me’s Mixed Veggie Salad, and Beet Ice Cream from the Daley Dish.

Food bloggers have got the ‘beet’ with their luscious Beta vulgaris creations.

Also called beetroot, this vegetable …

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Obsolete Fashion: Don’t Ridicule This Reticule

Image via Fabrics.net.

In a recent Fashion Dictionary post, commenter Nanne introduced me to the strange and wonderful fashion artifact known as the reticule purse. Before reading Nanne’s feedback, I was unfamiliar with the historical accessory. However, …

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Listening to Lissie

Image by Valerie Phillips, via Lissie.com.

Just when you think you’re on top of the music scene, a friend slips you a song that puts all of your other tracks on hold. I gotta lotta lovin’ for the one …

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Style Spring Staples with Cozy Scarves for a Perfect Pairing

Clockwise from top left: Bekleidet.net, Plenty of Hangers, Fashionymous, and Eevvastyle.blogspot.com.

We’re all dying to pull out our pretty printed dresses, shorts, and skirts. We’re fantasizing about picnics in the park and longer days of sunshine; …

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