Friday Flowers: Coffee Filter Bouquet

One day I’m going to write a post called 100 Unusual Ways to use Coffee Filters. They are absurdly useful. The fiber quality on these suckers is so amazing it’s hard to believe they are Dirt Cheap. And I just love making flowers because, besides being beautiful, this is one of those projects where messiness […]

Happy Aunt and Uncle Day!

OK, I didn’t know there was a national Aunt and Uncle Day until now, but in my defense, this is my first! My niece isn’t even a year old. Just look at that face. This calls for a tinker tape parade!Why doesn’t Hallmark sell cards for this momentous occasion?Bastards.

Welcome Home Bird!

I love cat-sitting. You know I love almost as much as cat sitting? Cake. My friend Kiki Bird went away for a week and left me in charge of her children-with-fur, Tzeitel and Yentl. Obviously I wasn’t going to let their super-model-quality good looks go undocumented and we spent most of the weekend taking pictures […]

Skeletons and Ballgowns

Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else. — Mr. Rogers There is a two week stretch every March where the bare-naked-sad-winter trees stand right next to the fat-fluffy-laughing-blossom spring trees.  What an odd phenomenon.  The laughing tree is in full bloom wearing a ballgown while […]

I’m in Love with Liberace

I should probably be outside eating hot dogs and setting off fireworks, but for a number of reasons, including a scary policeman at my door, I’m inside chillin with Liberace. I’m one of those people who gets the holiday spirit in July. Just when it is hot as a hair shirt outside, I’m inside, getting […]

Miss Piggy Got Nothing on Me

If it’s spangled, feathered or dipped in chocolate—I’ll love it.If it can be made on the cheap—even better. Hey you! I’m Peaches: new aunt, artist, wannabe photographer, expert city dweller, World Class Diet Coke Connoisseur. My hands are always moving. My toenails are tangerine. I’m really good at procrastinating. Can’t remember the last time my […]