Bottled lemon juice makes things taste fancy

As well as warding off the scurvy that lies in wait for busy hipsters who subsist on toast, instant noodles and coffee, bottled lemon juice makes things taste fancy!

Squeeze a little into a glass of water – just enough to make it cloudy – for a zingy flavour.

Add some to regular lemonade to make it into that much more delicious ‘home-style lemonade’ or (if you want to get continental) ‘limonata’.

Drizzle it over canned tuna for extra flavour. Liberally grind some pepper  on top for ‘lemon and pepper’ flavour.

Put it in salad dressings and marinades. 

When you’re feeling poorly, add it liberally to hot water and stir in some honey and minced ginger to make a comforting hot drink.

It lasts heaps longer than actual lemons. Keep it in the fridge. Best investment!


somtum:

FOR SALE: One Kona Dr Dew (2009 model) Hybrid Commuter bike

An ideal hybrid commuter bike great for cyclo-cross, exercise, touring, rail trails, or the daily commute. Very reliable, and I changed out the tyres in 2012 to suit all surfaces from rough gravel to paved. The frame is 54cm - would best suit someone between 5’4” (160cm) and 6’ (180cm) high - but the seat is easily adjusted. The pedals are dual shoe/MTB cleat. The bike has a couple of cosmetic nicks in the paintwork here and there from a life well lived, but nothing serious, and no rust. Lycra not included.

A most reluctant sale. Over $2000 worth of biketacular awesomeness but you could have it all for $600 (or a reasonable cash offer in the same neighbourhood).

Comes with:
- rad 54cm Aluminium Frame and rims (bought new from BSC in 2010)
- RavX handlebar end extensions for extra grip and manoeuvrability ($30)
- Tioga waterproof pannier bag ($60) - there is another one that I need to dig out of storage, but I would forward this when I find it at no extra charge. 
- Topeak Pannier Rack ($40) also has rails along the top to allow a basket to be fitted
- Shimano Deore dérailleurs and hydraulic brake handles ($200)
- Disc brakes
- Maxxis Locus CX 700x35C tyres ($25)
- Presta to Schrader valve adaptor (fits over the poncy tall thin valves to give the girth of the fatter ones from car tyres so you can inflate at a servo)
- Canondale D Lock with heavy cable locking chain ($50) and keys.

Bike is located in Melbourne, Australia.


humansofnewyork:

“Put me on the internet! Even on The Google!”

Such a great look!

humansofnewyork:

“Put me on the internet! Even on The Google!”

Such a great look!

(via hipstermusings)


Hang plants using the frame from an inexpensive paper lantern. We once tried to do this by tearing the paper away from the frame first. The lantern structure collapsed. Learn from our mistake. Leave the paper on to rot and collapse gradually as you water the plant.

Hang plants using the frame from an inexpensive paper lantern. We once tried to do this by tearing the paper away from the frame first. The lantern structure collapsed. Learn from our mistake. Leave the paper on to rot and collapse gradually as you water the plant.


You could make this dress however long you want; it’s just 4 rectangles. To figure out how big each piece is, measure shoulder to hem length, then girth at widest part (hips) and divide by 4. Add seam allowance. Sew allowing for neckline, arm holes. No pattern needed. 1/2 hour, maxi!

You could make this dress however long you want; it’s just 4 rectangles. To figure out how big each piece is, measure shoulder to hem length, then girth at widest part (hips) and divide by 4. Add seam allowance. Sew allowing for neckline, arm holes. No pattern needed. 1/2 hour, maxi!


Another use for washi tape: cover drawing pins to make your pinboard JAUNTAY!

Another use for washi tape: cover drawing pins to make your pinboard JAUNTAY!


Don’t be afraid to admit you don’t know about something. It’s tempting to save face by pretending you’ve heard about a band, a movie, a book, or something else. But it’s heaps cooler just to be honest and not play that bullshitting game, and you can’t be caught out and ridiculed by Jimmy Kimmel.


Manly clashing prints. 

Manly clashing prints. 



Indoor plants are restful and clean the air. You can stash them in the bathroom under the sink, which has the added effect of concealing the ugly plumbing.

Indoor plants are restful and clean the air. You can stash them in the bathroom under the sink, which has the added effect of concealing the ugly plumbing.