Emily Paige Erickson

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Fictitious Dishes: Elegant and Imaginative Photographs of Meals from Famous Literature

Food and literature have a long and arduous relationship, from the <i>Artists’ and Writers’ Cookbook</i> to Jane Austen reimagined in recipes to Alice B. Toklas’s literary memoir disguised as a cookbook to those delicious dishes inspired by <i>Alice in Wonderland</i>. But nowhere does that relationship come alive …

Aphrodite Equinox: Learning to Surf.

Welcome to the creative tumult that is Autumn!<p>The Harvest Moon at the beginning of this month wouldn’t let my friends sleep.<p>Through a long, bright …

Judge Richard Posner’s gay marriage opinion is witty, moral, and brilliant. (AUDIO.)

Last May, after the proudly independent U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III struck down Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban, I wrote that the many …

Love, Sex, and the World Between

<i>“Is sex necessary?”</i> young E.B. White and James Thurber asked in their endlessly delightful 1929 collaboration. More than eight decades later, philosopher Alain de Botton asserted that to think more and better about sex is to reclaim our humanity. And yet for all of our musings on sex, it remains …

Reading to Climax. {NSFWish}

Literature: it’s orgasmic.<p>A beautiful, stylish (clothed) woman, no fan of vibrators, sits on a “Hitachi” and reads to orgasm. Pretty much the …

Neuroscientist Sam Harris on Happiness, Spirituality Without Religion, and How to Cultivate the Art of Presence

Nietzsche’s famous proclamation that “God is dead” is among modern history’s most oft-cited aphorisms, and yet as is often the case with its ilk, such quotations often miss the broader context in a way that bespeaks the lazy reductionism with which we tend to approach questions of spirituality …

21 Difficult Things That Happen In Every Relationship (But Nobody Talks About)

By Jamie Varon,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1yScQPx<p>In my relationship, I have found that many times, a source of my own contention and …

The quick way to shorten and tighten a skirt.

I’ve really been wanting to find skirt for my huge belly, and I finally scored at DI the other day. Not only was it roomy with lots of gathers and …

Tailor it to fit February: Loosen a tight top with a fabric panel in back

I was so happy with how this turned out! I was inspired by a cute anthropologie sweater that screamed “how to loosen things up”. I want so badly to …

Simple Photo-Covered Journal

Hi friends! We're big fans of carrying journals and notebooks over here. Last fall I made this journal and filled it with ideas within a few months! …

DIY Photo Playing Cards

Hi friends! Today we're customizing a regular deck of playing cards with photos from your life! We love sharing our favorite photos in unexpected …

Try This: Color Block Mood Board

Hi, it's Rachel! One of the first projects I knew I wanted to incorporate in my newly repainted studio basement was a mood board to display …

Try This: Fabric Lined Built-In Shelves

You know those projects that you keep meaning to do, but they end up staying on the to-do list for a near eternity? This project was just that for …

DIY Jewelry Display

As a chronic renter I'm always reinventing ways to display my favorite things. This jewelry display idea is an easy way to show off your baubles and …

Make Your Own Photo Wall Clock!

I don't know why, but I always had the impression that making a DIY clock would be really tedious and stressful. Boy was I wrong! This cute, …

DIY Stripe Doorway... with washi tape!

A little while ago I purchased some extra large interior washi tape from Etsy. I wasn't sure what I would use it for, until I had the idea to give …

Planting A Simple Cacti Garden

I'm enjoying the never ending process of adding more plants to our home. When I saw this wide, shallow circle vase I knew it would be the perfect …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

D.I.Y. Industrial Record Cabinet

A storage solution for small spaces that can double as seating when you need it? Yes, please. This DIY record cabinet allows you to keep your …

Wood Pallet Table DIY

For our six month (of dating) anniversary, my boyfriend got me a power drill and saw. I'm not sure what it says about me that this was, to me, THE …

Cold Weather Safety Tips

• Repeatedly coming out of the cold into the dry heat of your home can cause itchy, flaking skin. <b>Keep your home humidified and towel dry your pet as</b> …

DIY Weekender Tote

Suitcases are great but sometimes all you need is a big weekender tote. Here's a super easy tutorial for creating your own from a vintage blanket. We …

Make your own iPhone Case

It's no secret that we adore taking lots of pictures with our iPhones. We adore getting new cases; they are the perfect little (functional) …

Stripes and Dots! Elsie's Washer & Dryer Makeover

Laundry rooms can be, well, boring. My big project this month has been to slowly turn our laundry room into a space that's pleasant, organized and …

Hand Stitches

Three hand stitches will get you through just about any basic task -- the slip stitch, the backstitch, and the running stitch. Start by threading a needle with a 24-inch length of thread. Knot just one end; it's unnecessary to sew with a double thickness of thread.<p>Slip Stitch<br>Use this stitch for …

The Home of the Photographer Debi Treloar

The home of the London based talented photographer Debi Treloar is a very charming place. It is a beautiful mixture of desk chairs, different objects …

Men’s button up to women’s button up tutorial (or button up peplum top tutorial)

Way back in the beginnings of this blog I gave myself a challenge to refashion something every single day for 30 days, and because of that I learned …

Men’s tee to a flattering tee tutorial

My favorite tee shirt tutorial ever. I literally have to stop myself from making this top every time my husband throws another one into the DI pile. …