Freebie for the labies

BY Lisa in General |

  Illustrator Samantha Hahn has made some totally adorable Halloween cards you can download and print, or email to all your pals for free. It's like trick or treating, without the sugar ... Read More

heavens to etsy!

BY Lisa in General |

  OMG, I have totally been Etsy-fied!!! Check out my favorite picks as this week's featured buyer. All the awesome handmade goods are from past Craftacular vendors and are just a teeny-tiny sampling of what you'll find at this year's events in...wait for it...New York City, Los Angeles, AND London! We're still accepting vendor submissions so get your app in today.   P.S. Doesn't it look like that sweet little reindeer is about to fart in my ... Read More

i like it dirty

BY Lisa in General |

One of my favorite parts of BUST has always been Ayun Halliday's Mother Superior column. Many years ago my fandom propelled me to hunt down back issues of her zine, East Village Inky , and burn through her books No Touch Monkey and Job Hopper. For some reason I'd never gotten a copy of Dirty Sugar Cookies until now and the timing couldn't be more perfect. I've always loved to eat but recently my obsession with food has reached epic proportions. Not only is DSC ... Read More

Sweet and Lowdown

BY Lisa in General |

      My favorite goodie-baking gals at Sweet Tooth of the Tiger have just made NYC sugarphiles dreams come true: they now offer DELIVERY SERVICE! OMG, I will take one dozen dark chocolate cupcakes with ganache frosting and a side of oatmeal cream pies, stat! If you're not familiar with their sweets-centered, community-minded crusade, read all about it in the new ... Read More

Cute Band Alert

BY Lisa in General |

My brother is pretty awesome and always tips me off to rad bands way before I ever would've heard about them. This weekend he dished the goods: Dreamdate is a two-gal-one-guy trio from Oakland, California and I can't stop listening to the tracks on their MySpace page. Luckily there's six of em up so I haven't memorized all the words. Yet. It's sweet-dreams indie pop at its finest, lo-fi love songs that remind me of The Aislers Set (one of my fave bands of the ... Read More