Saturday, September 04, 2010

what i've been up to...


Check out my recipe for Farfalle with Shallots and Chard on this week's Girly Girl Army blog.


I've been knee-deep in painting over the past few weeks, as evidenced by the Jackson Pollack-esque spatters on my jeans. Painting is always a huge job, but especially so when you have 15-hoot-high ceilings and you're a petite girl, wrestling with a 10-foot ladder. But it's an inexpensive way to refresh your home, I was so pleased with the chartreuse shade I picked for the middle living room wall panel. [Behr Lemongrass]



And now, thanks to Behr Opulent, my bedroom resembles a Moroccan boudoir. It's very warm and cozy, just in time for fall.




After painting for hours on end during some of summer's hottest days, the last thing I felt like doing was turning on the oven. I have made the Pan Bagnat from my cookbook at least 2-3x a month this summer. So much flavor punch for so little work.



Now, out of the loft.....I was tickled to find a great, authentic Italian thin-crust vegan pizza at Slice at 18th and Sansom. This is how pizza should taste.

16 comments:

Andrea said...

I love your bold color choices. I always get cold feet at the last minute, and paint everything white.

Jes said...

I love love love that lemongrass panel in the living room! And the farfalle looks delish too :)

Tami (Vegan Appetite) said...

You've got such an amazing sense of color. Just stunning. 15 foot ceilings? Wow!

Millie said...

I love the colors you chose, they are so warm and so urban modern...you did a great job and its so inviting.

melodypolakow said...

Your place looks great! I love the colors you are using. I can't believe you managed to do that yourself. Wow... you are a woman with many talents...

Julia said...
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Carrie™ said...

At our last place, I decided I was going to paint the entire place. Silly girl that I am. I think half the fun is picking out the colours. I like to do some parts in bold shades too. Andrea, do it! You'll be glad you did.
Dynise, love the bedroom!

Eric said...

Ive been meaning to get to Slice… actually I have no idea why I haven’t. Do they have slices or do you have to pick up a whole pizza usually?

Melisser; the Urban Housewife said...

Oh man, I have been debating whether I should paint my new flat, we also have high ceilings, and now I want to!

Babette said...

Your apartment looks like a dream apartment to me!

rose said...

I just checked out your book and discovered your blog. Love it so far! I live in Chicago so I guess I could call myself an urban vegan as well. Can't wait to get cookin'

Homemade Aspirations said...

Your color combinations are stunning! What a fun home you have! And the food...delicious!

kellywhitephillips said...

The lemongrass looks gorgeous.

A question about Slice:

Do they offer vegan slices in addition to full pies?

Vegetarian Girl said...

I love your blog!! I don't know how I have never found it before! I write a vegetarian blog: http://lifeofavegetariangirl.blogspot.com

Really great blog and I love your pictures!! The food looks so vibrant!

Rachel said...

Love the colors and the pizza!

mayajo said...

just love looking at it! pretty nice


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