Monthly Archives: February 2011

Spicy Peanut Slaw

At the co-op where I used to work, they had a delicious spicy asian peanut slaw. Since moving to Chicago, I have been craving this dish. It’s simple and fast so I don’t know why I didn’t get around to … Continue reading

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Simple Living: Freezing Greens

Here in Chicago, we have a great organic produce delivery service called Door to Door Organics. Fresh, seasonal produce arrives at our door every Tuesday afternoon and I look forward to coming up and trying new recipes. There have been … Continue reading

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Inspirational Work: Gabriel Dawe

Who knew that something as simple as thread could create such wonderful and inspirational installation pieces? Gabriel Dawe has taken thread to an unbelievable new place and I am enamored with the work. You can view a slideshow here of … Continue reading

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Jim Henson Making Puppets

I’ve mentioned before that Jim Henson is one of my favorite artists and creative hero. Here is a video of him making puppets out of various materials that you have around the house that further cements my admiration for him. … Continue reading

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Artist Process: Linocut

I love watching an artist at work. It’s interesting to see their process and a project from start to finish. Here is a video showing the process of a large linocut print from beginning to end: The detail, intricacies and … Continue reading

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We just had ourselves a delightful little blizzard here in Chicago. I actually don’t mind the crazy amounts of snow. We don’t drive, so digging out a car is one hassle that we can avoid. I don’t know about you, … Continue reading

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