Quantcast

Blog

This Epic Alphabet Sampler is perfect for embroidery newbies and rainy days, and has everything to get you stitching away: fabric, embroidery floss, and iron-on transfers. Stitch out a traditional saying like "Home Sweet Home," or get creative with your own saying (how about "Mondays Blow"). When you're done, you'll have a new piece of art for your wall. Epic Alphabet Sampler, $20, sublimestitching.com In New York December 1st and 2nd? Come to the BUST Magazine Craftacular! Plus, if you're one of the first 300 shoppers in...
A study by Yale scientists has shown that academic scientists are, on average, biased against women. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), tested scientists’ reactions to men and women with exactly equal qualifications. In the study, academic scientists — both men and women — were given an application from a student applying for a lab manager position. The applications were all identical, but some had a male name and some had a female name. Both male and female academic scientists...
Nothing says holiday goodness quite like unique sweet treats!  Whimsy & Spice is a wonderful bakery founded in 2008 in Brooklyn, NY.  Wife and husband team Jenna Park and Mark Sopchak, combine their skills to create delicious treats. Cardamom Marshmallows! Some of the treats include shortbread cookies, biscotti, brownies and bars, marshmallows, sandwich cookies, and drop cookies! YUMMY!!!! Hazelnut Whisky Sandwich Cookies! They started selling their treats for the first time at the first-ever Brooklyn Flea in Fort Greene, with a small assortment of their handmade...
The bitter winds are a-blowin’ and tis the season for blankets, hot drinks, and cuddling.  When you bundle up to endure the cold weather, or even if you’re just snuggled up at home with hot cocoa, consider slipping into a Toasty Time sweater!     Toasty Time sweatshirts are adorable hoodies with handmade mittens sewed on as pockets.  A family-owned knitting factory in Schenectady, New York makes the mittens with yarn.     Located in Manhattan and designed in Brooklyn, Toasty Time is a team of “city dwellers that constantly crave...
  For me, winter is all about curling up with a Netflix or a good book and a nice cup of herbal tea. Actually, that’s how I cope with every season. I’m definitely adding some teas from Not Just Tea to my cupboard this holiday season. Not Just Tea is a “boutique specialty tea company that specializes in hand-blending the finest whole-leaf teas to create new and interesting tea blends for maximum taste and healthy benefits.” As the name suggests, Not Just Tea offers more than just...