Archive for May, 2009

*This picture’s been floating around everywhere, I don’t remember where I saw it first, but I took it off this blog* Maybe it’s because I’m a construction workers daughter, but I’ve always liked salvaged timber, building supplies, etc. These Jack Larimore pieces are rough hewn and cool. NOTCOT had a great post on street art […]

My bithday is in two very short days and I’m so so excited!!!!!! I’m going to make vanilla cupcakes with lemon buttercream frosting and take them into my new job. (I’m not sure yet, but I can pretty safely assume I’m going to decorate them with unicorns) Kristen Lepore is everything I want to be […]

*Photo nicked from Blue Cupcake’s incredibly lovely flickr photostream* So everyone knows that Urban Craft Uprising is coming to the Seattle Center from August 1-2, and I’ll definitely be there, but according to Craft, so will some unusal goodies. They just posted a food vendor application (deadline June 5) encouraging creative culinarians to apply. I […]

Tres Bien


This is the most beautiful dress I’ve ever seen in my life. As a matter of fact, Ric Rac might be the best dress designer in the universe. It needs to be paired with this equally adorable necklace by Dark Yet Sunny.

Today I was searching the internet tirelessly for something worthy of putting on the site, and I thought all hope was lost until I came across Hende. Very relaxed but chic handmade goods from the world of Etsy. My favorite pieces.

*Rita Hayworth loves you baby!* Everyone is tired of hearing about how bad the economy is. Me too. In the spirit of not drowning in fears about how bad the future will be, I’m giving props to my girls over at the Wet Town blog, and their great (and by great I meanĀ  concise, easily […]

Show Pony


Owliday Inn is offering Can’t Live Without readers %10 off her stuff! Even though it’s handmade and already affordably priced! Just go to her Etsy store and mention my blog in your message to her and you got yourself an awesome art deco pendant. I’m going to order the family crest one, so hands off. […]