Hot Cross Buns, Hot Cross Buns

Ever since I learned the three-note “Hot Cross Buns” song on my recorder in nursery school, I’ve always wondered what an actual hot cross bun tasted like. Sure I saw the illustration that accompanied the simple sheet music (with the drawing of the mustachioed baker selling his buns), but the buns pretty much looked like brown bread rolls with an X on top–did they taste just as plain? Continue reading

What did the eraser say to the pencil? Plus, delicious London ramen!

WP_000522So I was in London this past week, where the weather started off warm and balmy (surprise surprise! the total opposite of the blizzard conditions when I was here last, in January). How cute is this ground floor sign in the stationery section at Liberty? So many cute notepads, cards, and prints to be bought! In case you’re wondering, yes, I picked up another handkerchief. Don’t judge me! Continue reading

Am I turning into an old lady?


I was in London last month on assignment for Marie Claire (I love my job!) and became obsessed with Liberty prints. How can you not love these adorable shower caps with pastel flowers (above)? Am I turning into an old lady with this grandmotherly taste?

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