Why Don’t You Make Cactus Planters Out Of Old Crockery?

I was at my Aunt Irma and Uncle Craig’s place for the first time in a long time. I always admired the sunny aesthetic of their place. And I like how Aunt Irma… Continue reading

Me In Bilt

Hey everybody. My story on Canadian Modernist Silversmiths is in the new issue of Bilt. Plus: There are all kinds of other awesome pictures and stories. You should go there and start reading… Continue reading

All New Review: Secret Clinical Strength Sport

Those who know me can attest that I am a very glowy girl. And by glowy, I mean perspirey. And by perspirey, I mean sweaty. So I was super excited when Secret sent… Continue reading

It’s Not Easy Owning A Rolex

First of of all, here’s a better picture of my $1 Rolex. Today I called Rolex Canada to see how much it would cost to have the watch mechanism cleaned and oiled. They… Continue reading

Some Random Shampooing Tips

I was in the shower this morning thinking about various advice I’ve been given over the years. Specifically advice about how to make make your shampoo more efficacious. Here are the ones that… Continue reading

Cool Kitchen Stuff: Nesting Doll Measuring Cups

I also picked up these very cute M-Cups Nesting Doll Measuring Cups on my Hamilton trip. I giot ’em at a shop called Lulu & Lavigne. They are designed by Carl Mitsch for… Continue reading

Find of the Month: Rolex Standard Official Service Watch

It certainly has been the greatest week, watch-collecting-wise. First there was the the fancy 14k watch. Then the hypnotic Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. On Friday, I picked up an old gold pocket watch… Continue reading

Ernest Borel Kaleidescope Cocktail Watch

Here’s a watch I’ve been itching to get my hands on for a long time: A Ernest Borel Cocktail Watch. These crazy, hypnotic watches were first introduced in 1953. The Cocktails come in… Continue reading

More is More

I believe that if you have two rings, you should try to see if they look good stacked together, whether “the man” says they are stacking rings or not. The hematite ring has… Continue reading

How To Date A Watch

This is my most recent super score — a cool retro-style 14k white gold 1940s cocktail watch. How do I know it’s from the 1940s? It has a screwed balance wheel, which makes… Continue reading

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