Knuckle Salad's 4th of July craft and decorating roundup

Yankee Doodle Do or Die: A Vast Independence Day Roundup

We’re not sure what we’re going to do to celebrate the Fourth of July. (Yes, I know it’s tomorrow, but deciding ahead of time won’t save us from the after-fireworks traffic anyway so why not keep our options open?) Whatever we do, though, it won’t involve any kind of hosting or preparation. So what I’ve done here, all this searching, …

Fish custard and the $13 flashlight

On Tuesday, I came this close to buying a $13 flashlight. Let me assure you, we have flashlights. We have at least one in every room, should a power outage ever take us by surprise. That’s in large part thanks to John, who once had a birthday party themed on flashlights, where someone ralphed all over me ten minutes before …

Nostalgia, etc.

I turned 28 last month. That feels like a pretty grown up age. So I went Etsy shopping and put together this treasury of cool stuff based on awesome toys and games. Toys and games that are getting pretty old, but haven’t stopped being super great in their own weird, often-hard-to-explain kind of way. Sound like anyone you know? I …