vanilla

Team USA’s Official Olympic Uniforms Are Peak Vanilla

Yesterday all the countries competing in the 2016 Olympics revealed their official uniforms and I’m sad to say that the USA Olympic uniforms look like an expensive bowl of melted vanilla ice cream compared to other countries. The task went to Ralph Lauren as per usual, and I can safely say that our Olympic look is… More »


Transform Your Home Into A Tropical Island Getaway

My office is not exactly an example of cleanliness and tranquility (once I left a half-eaten veggie burger under my easel for so long it started to grow arms and legs), but the scent of this Island Vanilla soy candle is so lovely and intoxicating that I can light it and close my eyes and… More »


Proof That Vanilla Is Anything But Boring

I go hogwild for anything vanilla. It’s my favorite flavor, and I will eagerly eat anything that includes the word “vanilla” in the title, even if it’s, like, a vanilla tuna casserole (yum!). So I’ll definitely be clearing a space on my kitchen shelf for Pure Vanilla, a whole cookbook dedicated solely to delicious vanilla recipes. Vanilla… More »


Weekend Project: DIY Vanilla Extract

Not only does this DIY vanilla extract look delicious, it’s just about the easiest thing in the world to make, and if you have some vodka in your liquor cabinet, all you need to complete the recipe is a few vanilla beans. It takes a few weeks to darken up and bring all of that… More »