Author Archives: alilbitgranola

Abandoned + broken = pieces of art

A bit of foresight and a reservoir of bright yellow paint turned 50 abandoned and broken NYC street chairs into museum quality pieces of art.

Barrels of fun

Modern winemaking is a mouth-watering blend of family secrets and regional tradition combined with state-of-the-art technology. You’ve got vines that have crossed oceans and stood the test of time producing grapes that are transformed into the best wines in the world by way of wineries employing the most advanced cooling and storing systems available. However, even the most advanced vintners in the world still rely exclusively on one constant to age their wines to perfection; the oak barrel.

Livin’ Small in a Tiny House

In the 1990s, McMansions ruled the exurbs. If you weren’t at least striving to move into a house with cathedral ceilings, more bedrooms than people, and at least 500 square feet that you couldn’t fill just yet, well, there was something clearly wrong with you. After all, not only did bigger mean better, but it […]