Claiming inspiration for an outfit doesn’t necessarily mean imitating the clothing worn by others; it means choosing a color to feature or mimic a general style aesthetic. We took that into consideration while putting together this minimalist-mod ensemble inspired by Piet Mondrian’s Composition with Red, Yellow, and Blue (1930). With only perpendicular lines and blocks of color to use as inspiration, we had a blast piecing together an entire outfit. We wanted it to… read more
As the Fall months unfold, it’s always nice to try out something new and festive in the kitchen, and this recipe for Pumpkin Oat Chocolate Chip Pancakes is no different. Pancakes have long been a breakfast favorite, but there’s always some new, innovative twist you can take on them. In addition to the traditional pancake ingredients, this mixture uses fresh or canned pumpkin puree, ginger, cinnamon, and of course, chocolate chips…. read more
Cowboy hats, wool vests, denim, and sly grins can be about as stereotypical Southern as it gets, but it doesn’t always take a company based in the southern states to get it right. So when Best Made Company popped up on our radar this month, we didn’t hold its New York roots against the timeless fashion they represent. Simplicity is at the crux of all things Southern, so even though this company is a… read more
Beautiful transformations happen at Lamon Luther. Salvaged wood becomes exquisite pieces of furniture, and once-broken and hopeless men metamorphose into skilled artisans with dignity and purpose. This is the story of those craftsmen and the reclaiming of their futures.
A bit of meat, a scoopful or breadcrumbs, a pinch of egg white, and a dash of spices all blended together and stuffed into a casing—heaven in hot dog form, we say. You think of childhood memories like family cookouts and baseball games when you picture hot dogs of yesteryear. But now that you’re all grown up, you should at least know that they can be so much more than the morsels of meat… read more
Do it yourself. Those three terrifying words always start out sounding like a great idea, but when you get to the end the final product, it just doesn’t fit your expectations. Fear no more! We’ve found a DIY project that isn’t rocket science and makes a cool, useful piece of furniture. Crate furniture is an awesome addition to any patio, living room or really any part of a home. Surprisingly, pre-made crate furniture… read more