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What makes home decor timeless? What associations does the word “classic” bring about for you? Ask ten people and you’ll get ten different answers. For most, “classic” is more of a feeling than a definable concept. That said, I think… Read more

Foodie Bag

I was contacted recently by the Paper Bag Co. to see if I wanted to review their “Instagram Foodie Bag.” I happily agreed. The foodie bag is a beautifully-designed tote that comes with a variety of gizmos for taking high-quality… Read more

Growable Calendars

Welcome to another edition of Urban Gardening News! Here’s your rundown: First off, here are some wonderful “growable calendars” from Primoza: visit the Indiegogo campaign and the Primoza company website. Wire Fence, a company that specializes in, you guessed it… Read more

One of my favorite plants is a bay tree that lives in a raised bed in my garden. Every summer, it usually doubles or even triples in size. And the secateurs are duly fetched. A lot of container gardeners worry… Read more

Indoor Lawn

Lawns are a British institution, just like strawberries and cream, teatime, and cricket. But in modern day Britain, the average person spends 90% of their time indoors — on tiles, carpets, and hardwood floors. This paradox is at the heart… Read more