Tag: crafty

  • Monday things

    It’s been a busy week for me (but not for Roux). My book signing/sale at the downtown farmers’ market went swimmingly – afterward I was completely pooped out, and my cheeks were sore from smiling so much! I’ve been reading An Everlasting Meal (still), the latest Lucky Peach, my copy of the first issue of Kinfolk, […]

  • Journaling

    I keep lots of journals. My favorites are my visual journals, which I fill with images, thoughts, poems, etc. from magazines, websites, cards, and whatever ephemera I can get my hands on. Here’s a peek at my most recent journal: It’s fun to look back on these and remember why I clipped a certain photo […]

  • Things I made today

    We covered our little IKEA table with this lovely oilcloth! I love it so much – it’s pretty and different and easy to clean. I also cooked up some Brussels sprouts… I basically made this recipe, and tossed it with pasta. Holy smokes, it was good. And it looked so lovely on our table! 🙂

  • just a minute

    Just a minute or so, of me hand-stamping coffee bags for one of Justin’s clients. 🙂   Printing coffee bags from Crystal Esquivel on Vimeo.

  • Mail!

    Hooray for swaps! My far-away friend Laura and I decided to do a handmade cookbook swap, with a few of our favorite recipes inside. She sent me the package above…just look at all that beautiful paper! I tried very hard not to tear it as I was unwrapping, because it is just so gorgeous. Laura’s […]