I collect used furniture. It’s one of my greatest joys in life. The hunt, the find, the rejuvenation of discarded pieces, it is oh, so fulfilling. And addicting. As I've gotten older and fine-tuned my style, I have developed a very strong preference for aesthetic variety in my living spaces. Buying second-hand makes it easier … Continue reading Before & After: $75 Craigslist Find Gets Chic New Update
If you’ve been following Gray Duck for a while, you likely know a few things about me. For example, you may know this past December I finally finished grad school. And you may know I spent my years as a student studying women’s health. You may know I wrote my thesis on menstrual health and … Continue reading New Project Announcement!!!
Although summer doesn’t officially start until June 20, the weather is already heating up. Predicted to be a summer of record-breaking heat, I am already putting together a survival kit. My favorite thing for keeping cool in the summer? Ice cream. Maybe it’s childhood nostalgia, maybe it’s my cravings for sweets, but there is something … Continue reading One Ingredient Frozen Custard
I have to say, I am borderline obsessed with avocados. I spread them on my sandwiches, top my salads with them, and mix them up as guacamole. And aside from tasting great, avocados are a fantastic source of healthy fats, dietary fiber, potassium, and vitamins C and B-6. Plus, they are low carb. Bonus. Anyway, … Continue reading Chocolate Avocado Pudding
If you haven’t noticed it yet, you will soon. Right now is the height of its season and it’s all the rage at the farmer’s market. What am I referring to? The world’s most tart food: rhubarb. For the longest time, I avoided anything with rhubarb. I mean, who wants to eat something that completely … Continue reading Strawberry-Rhubarb Infused Vodka