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My first fondant cake

BY Team Intern in General |

Yesterday was my dads birthday and also my folks 20th anniversary.  I spent all weekend making this cake, and I think the results were smashing. Read more after the jump.I really love to cook and I love to bake doubly so. My parents love to eat. So I figured I'd give them a wonderful meal at my exclusive restaurant , Chez Claire (aka my kitchen).  Dinner was: A marinated shell steak, a garlic mashed potato, and fresh creamed spinach.  The Cake: ... Read More
     So since Jess posted her favorite 'avoid the heat at all costs' indoor activity, I figured I would post mine for even more things to do for hot (in all senses of the word) crafty girls. Lately ever since I found this website, stencilpunks, I have been addicted to making stencils. Nothing in my path has escaped my stenciling rampage, tee shirts, pants, jewelry boxes, everything. Even the cats gone into hiding. For the longest time, I wanted ... Read More

MOCCA rocks.

BY Sarah J. in General |

So everyone knows that comic cons and such are sausage fests, right? I mean, what's a girl to do if she craves a little sequential art without being skeezed on or looked at like an alien life form? Thankfully, events geared towards the indie comics crowd are much more woman-friendly, and the fundraiser this past weekend for the Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art was full of rad ladies doing their thing and hawking their wares.Tara McPherson, who Elle ... Read More

OMG NDD!

BY Lisa in General |

  Why didn’t anybody tell me it was National Doughnut Day???? I just wasted all my stomach room on cheese. Arrgh! But who am I kidding, I have no problem celebrating NDD tomorrow with an old-fashioned. Or the next day with a glazed twist. Or the day after that with a jelly-filled. Mmmm…doughnuts. And who knew the doughnut had such altruistic origins? When I get off work I’m heading straight to Doughnut Plant. ... Read More
  There's an installation up in Brooklyn and its so cute it brings me to tears. This installation by Artist Paul St. George is a giant Telectroscope which allows people in New York to see London, and vice versa. The lines are extremely long, but you can say hello (or cheers!) to a person across the pond. Even cuter, they have a fast track option--need a buisness meeting? marriage proposal? send a message to a friend?  Anyways, my boyfriend lives in ... Read More