Category Archives: Helpful Tips

Working it like it’s my job

It’s late Tuesday night. I’m sitting here waiting for Peapod to deliver my groceries, now 45 minutes passed their 6 hour delivery window. I’ve used Peapod about once a month since we moved into the house in August. We don’t own a car and the cost of a Zipcar rental equals the Peapod delivery. Bonus:…

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It’s a Wrap!

Wrapping an oversized baby shower present when you forgot to run to Paper Source in time and don’t know the gender? Think quilt. This was two full size sheets taped together, seaming in the center. Cover the seam with a flat bottom, flat bow. Flat knots take less ribbon. Tie with a vintage post card…

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Photo Booth DIY :: Modern Toile Photography

Hey there, Kittens! So, this is the last blog post for a while. Tomorrow I rise before the rooster to travel to the outskirts of Maryland to photograph The Motley Fool‘s annual meeting: Foolapalooza! That’s the real name. I didn’t make it up. Then it’s all Au Revoire, Simone as I head to Paris on…

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A Cautionary Tale :: Modern Toile Photography

Whadup, peeps! I just hung up the phone with my friend. She was calling on behalf of her friend, let’s call her Cate. Let’s call her Cate because since the Oscars, I have been obsessing over this dress: Source: oscars.movies.yahoo.com via Alyssa on Pinterest Anyway, Cate is in a pickle. This pickle isn’t the kind…

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Fever isn’t such a new scene…fever started long ago

I’m sick. My eyes are glassy with a fever, which somehow called to mind this photo. I’ve done one productive thing today, I walked to the library. Inclement weather is predicted for tomorrow in the DC area and I can’t be caught without something to read. Nick Hornby’s Juliet, Naked is now lying open, spine…

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