Monthly Archives: January 2011

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Alice’s Adventures Underground used the recent snow day as an excuse to introduce her kids to the traditional South American drink, Mate Dulce. It definitely inspires me to do something with that half-full bag of shredded coconut that’s been in the freezer forever. After a heartbreaking and ever-so-slightly comical play of events, Find Rosie, Er, […]

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From a random Internet stopover, Feast After Famine is reminded of all the small moments that she wants to freeze in time forever. The very concept of Foursquare has always kinda weirded me out – seems a little stalker-enabling to me. Wherethegirlsgo discusses a new satirical “alibi” service, which may be more real than its […]

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Sandra Lee’s television show is regarded by many in the culinary world (this contributing editor included) as what it would look like if one of the Kardahshians cooked. The author of the So Good food blog bucks that trend and is standing In Defense of Sandra Lee. There were a lot of State of the […]

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The Sequined Blazer is written by two twenty-somethings that offer fashion advice – whether it is recommending how to mix and match work and play clothes, or their latest post about vintage clothing, this is definitely an entertaining and fashionably informative read. Due to the frigid January temperatures, it is a great time of year […]

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Who Invented Roses discusses what really makes you a grown-up: having a “big girl bed.” If you’re looking for a fun (and unique) movie-going experience, Eating Around D.C.’s review of Arlington Cinema N Drafthouse has you covered. New to DC hands out some expert tips and tricks about navigating around the Capitol Hill neighborhood, with […]

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Teabelly writes about Bill Mitchell, who was murdered on his way home to Bloomingdale after seeing a performance at the Shakespeare Theater. Teabelly heard the noise, and until this murder belived most shootings were gang-related. He did what i would have done. he did what my friends would have done; on his way home from […]

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Are we really spoiled for choice? Hilarity in Shoes meditates on thirty-something dating and the paradox of modern gender relations. As Restaurant Week winds down, One Bite at a Time points out a great event this weekend to raise money to fight hunger in DC. More love for our beleaguered Metro: TheGreenMiles.com shows how much […]

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A counterpoint to Tiger Mothers by Snarkshelf, In Praise of Mowgli Mom. Don’t miss the photo at the end. (For background, Washington Post: Amy Chua’s “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” on Chinese-American family culture) Brunch Bird tells of her mother-in-law’s cancer and the nature of life. She writes: As a young woman, she had […]

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An Evening with Christopher Hitchens. The writer, Lauren, at Thoughts Thought Out describes her visit with the famed author at his Dupont Circle home. A former DC resident who has since moved to Salt Lake City returns to DC for a visit. My Scenic Byway is struck by DC’s energy. The contrast begins on the […]

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Zack Morris Cell Phone explains itself this way: In this crazy, complicated, expensive, and wired world, it’s nice to reflect on Zack Morris and his cell phone. between the lines has a friend who said this about her: I am quite fond of how you can yack on your cell phone and ride your bike […]