Being nice is a superpower

Posted by on Apr 29, 2022 in Abso-effing-lutely, Ipso Fabulous, My Style | No Comments

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Who cut the cheese

Posted by on Feb 14, 2022 in Abso-effing-lutely, Ipso Fabulous, My Style | No Comments

A crash course on how to impress your entourage with any fromage! This mesmerizing video featuring Anne Saxelby will show you how. As an added bonus, here is the timeline just in case you have a cheese cutting emergency and need to skip ahead:

0:33 Parmigiano-Reggiano
2:45 Gruyère
4:26 Havarti
5:22 Raclette
7:21 Tête de Moine
9:36 Swallow Tail Tomme
11:31 Goat Tomme
12:27 Bismark Clothbound Cheddar
13:54 Shelburne Farms Cheddar
14:56 Manchego
16:40 Gouda
18:30 Brie
20:32 Camembert
22:26 Coupole
23:46 Gorgonzola
25:25 Roquefort
27:32 Époisses
29:10 Winnimere
30:59 Mozzarella
32:30 Ricotta
33:23 Chèvre
33:51 Burrata
35:12 Provola
36:19 Queso Fresco
37:10 Feta
38:01 Labneh
38:38 Farmer Cheese
39:20 Mascarpone
40:02 Halloumi
41:16 Cotija

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Making art makes you smarter

Posted by on Jan 10, 2022 in Abso-effing-lutely, Ipso Fabulous, My Style | No Comments

Truth! Go here and read the 6 reasons why making art is so good for you … and then damn it go make some damn art.

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Regard everyone you meet, from barbers to luminaries, as potential teammates.

Not every brand needs to be a lifestyle

I don’t care how much ‘tude you put in your voice when you say “a panini or crostini.” No child of mine is going to live the Miracle Whip lifestyle.

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The rise of Brutalist architecture

Posted by on Sep 3, 2020 in Ipso Fabulous, My Style | No Comments

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Oh Brutalism… how I love you so.

From the mid-20th century, the Brutalist architecture style rose in popularity before reaching its peak in the mid-1970s, when it came crashing down as a model of bad taste. But now it looks like there is a renewed interest and appreciation for this once derided architectural style.

Known for its use of functional reinforced concrete, steel, and modular elements, Brutalist buildings have a graphic quality that is part of what makes them so appealing now. The word Brutalist doesn’t come from the architecture’s fortress-like stature, but from the raw concrete its often made from — béton brut.

Want to learn more? Go HERE and read the full story on My Modern Met.