The Bee’s Knees

Bee’s Knees | Serious Eats : Recipes. Just made this drink with my new shaker, and it was pretty delicious. With gin, lemon juice, and honey syrup, this was a pretty delightfully sweet and tart cocktail. I’m a big whiskey sour fan, and the gin here was a fun twist. 2015 will definitely be the year […]

New Theme: Museum

Originally posted on News:
We’re excited to introduce Museum, a new free theme! Created by’s own Kelly Dwan and Mel Choyce, Museum is crafted to showcase your best photographs, drawings, or illustrations. Featuring elegant, museum-inspired typography and ample room for your images, Museum pays special attention to category and media attachment pages to help your collections…

New Theme: Intergalactic

Originally posted on News:
We have a brand new free theme for your blogging pleasure today! Intergalactic Designed by Automattic’s very own Mel Choyce, Intergalactic is a stunning specimen for your personal blog. Bold featured images act as the backdrop to your text, giving you a high-contrast, readable theme that’s perfect for making…

Measure Twice, Cut Once

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Note: A theme sets the look and feel of your site. Although all themes in our Theme Showcase fundamentally work the same way, themes can have significant differences regarding specific layouts, options, and functionality. One of the first things that most people do with a new site or when freshening…

Automattic Acquires BruteProtect

Originally posted on Jetpack:
I’m excited to announce that Automattic has acquired BruteProtect, a plugin and service that protects your sites from malicious logins, saves server resources so your site runs faster, and keeps all your sites on the latest and greatest versions of WordPress core, plugins, and themes. The plugin and service are currently available, but…

Something funny happened

Originally posted on Gravatar Blog:
On the way to building a Gravatar app, we noticed that taking pictures of ourselves to update our Gravatars was something we only wanted to do every month or so, but then we started taking selfies and sharing them with each other and that became a daily and very fun habit.…


Sabishii  Final Fantasy VI explores human pain through its shattered geography “Sabishii” is how Hironobu Sakaguchi described the type of game he wanted to make when creating Final Fantasy. It’s a Japanese word that means “lonely.” Right out of the gate, Square’s role-playing series nailed that feeling, the games’ inherent austerity enhanced by painter Yoshitaka Amano’s […]

Mama’s Boy

Originally posted on lunchingwithlori:
Being a Northern and traveling a lot to the South, I have always enjoyed Southern Cuisine, especially shrimp and grits. When my son found a restaurant we could all meet at in South Norwalk that had a southern flare, we decided to meet there for brunch.  I had looked up their…