28 August 2008

flavor of the day :: The Chemical Brothers

The Chemical Brothers -- The Salmon Dance

Mull over a cuppa!

27 August 2008

flavor of the day :: Voice of the Beehive

Voice of the Beehive - Monsters and Angels

Mull over a cuppa!

26 August 2008

"Hello, my name is..."

I love these beads, and think this necklace would make a great addition to someone's fall wardrobe. I can't just list it as an Orange Coral Briolettes Necklace, though... So, let's have another contest!

Name this necklace! Let those creative juices flow and send in your entries via comments. I'll pick one and use it in the eventual listing (this weekend, if my camera cooperates!). No good deed goes unrecognized. You will be mentioned in said listing and win the 2nd Oriental Banana Smarty Pants Award ("SPA")! Imagine how prestigious that will look on your resume :)


My HTML brain cells (perhaps that should be cell, singular) have gotten quite a workout this week! As if creating an Etsy store, website and Flickr account weren't enough, I've been making upgrades to this pretty little thing! To make room for my newly-acquired love of widgets, I've added a 3rd column*! By doing so, I am now able to wedge the meat of my blog between two slices of widgets-filled bread.

You might've also noticed I'm running Feedjit (on the bottom right-hand side) and Clustrmaps (at the bottom). I can't decide which one to keep. Any thoughts? Hmm... maybe it's time for a poll?!!

* Many thanks to the kind people in the Etsy forums for sharing their experiences and phydeaux3 for the

25 August 2008

flavor of the day :: Matt Costa

Matt Costa - Mr. Pitiful

Mull over a cuppa!

24 August 2008

flavor of the day :: Missy Higgins

Missy Higgins - Ten Days

Mull over a cuppa!

23 August 2008

flavor of the day :: The Shins

Mull over a cuppa!

22 August 2008

flavor of the day :: Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend - A-Punk

Mull over a cuppa!

21 August 2008

flavor of the day :: Ingrid Michaelson

Ingrid Michaelson - Masochist

Mull over a cuppa!

the long & winding road

While I still have a long ways to go, the past few weeks have been extremely busy... but very educational!

17 August 2008

otamajyakushi :: autumn sunset

"autumn sunset"

pietersite + tiger's eye + czech glass + seed beads
sterling silver s-hook & chain + tiger iron drop

16 August 2008

otamajyakushi :: diva's safari

"diva's safari"

zebra jasper + rose quartz

silver toggle

13 August 2008

flavor of the day :: Hot Chip

Hot Chip - Ready for the Floor

Mull over a cuppa!