do you do this?

I make lists of songs while I am working on my computer…If I hear something I like, I write it down quick….that way I can avoid the blank mind that can happen when Manish says “should we get some songs on iTunes today?” Advertisements

I have changed…

First of all, let me say that I know I am very late to the gardening bandwagon…or not even gardening, really, but keeping plants alive in your home..on purpose. My friend and roommate in college, Laurie, was always a plant lover….cared deeply for them- watered them, pruned them..talked to them (maybe?), was horrified and near … Continue reading

Gocco Fun!

Just wanted to let you know about a little post I did over on the PoppyTalk Handmade Artists blog. If you haven’t had the chance to read it yet, it is a great little spot to learn more from some really great independent artists and designers…so check it out! My post was on Fun with … Continue reading

We’re Still In It!!!!

So I am super excited to say that we have made it to the next round of Apartment Therapy’s Small Cool 2009 Showdown– yay!!!! Our apartment is called “Emily’s Courtyard Musical”… Now we need your VOTE!!!! So please check out the voting page here and then tell your friends, family, coworkers, fellow bloggers….you get the … Continue reading

new tote

Last week I was shopping for something for a friend and the budget was tight, so I was at Target looking around….That’s when I saw something I just wanted to so bad. Does that happen to you? You know you should be looking for someone else, but you are just so stoked that you found … Continue reading


There are 18 winners for my first giveaway! Thanks for the great comments and there will be more giveaways soon….Okay, so here are the names of the winners: VictoriaamwhitehMolly W.kellyrySarah SjenCandyCandied FabricsikkinlalacelestefrittataKarineKarenmisseltyMiss Reglisse (Lola)Zoejulie gravelleDutchessJaqui Please email me at: emily (underscore) desai at hotmail dot com, with your mailing address and we will get the … Continue reading

new spring crop

Okay, so I would love to farm- on a small scale- with lots of herbs and vegetables and flowers. But living in an apartment leaves a little to be desired in the land part of the “tilling the land” equation. I have contemplated a raised garden, and may still do that, but for now- I … Continue reading

Happy Easter

Hello friends!Just a post to say Happy Easter- He is Risen! I am thankful to be able to spend this weekend with my family and I hope that you are all able to celebrate the new life and hope we all have in Him!(image is from molly’s blog– somewhere in Ireland….)

VOTE NOW for our place on Apartment Therapy!

Hi All!Our apartment is up for votes on Apartment Therapy’s Small Cool 2009 home competion…So if you get a chance please vote for for it!!!! Voting is only open for 48 hours, so the sooner the better!! Thanks a million! Pass it on…

Vintage Saturday: Yellow

I try to get out at least once a week to go thrifting. Usually it is just one or two spots here in Pasadena, and sometimes I get lucky, sometimes I don’t find a thing….But you know what? I like to get out there and just look, no matter what I come home with. I … Continue reading