product review

The Honest Kitchen

August 23, 2014

You can be honest. This looks like dog food, doesn’t it? That’s because it is!!!  For the last few months Julius has gotten really picky about his kibble.  My friend Emily suggested slowly switching over to wet… …the brand she recommended was The Honest Kitchen – which is dehydrated, human-grade pet food.  These packets seem much […]

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The Fare Trade

August 14, 2014

Home! So happy to be reunited with The Sausage King of Chicago, who surprised me with this BuzzFeed video while I was gone.  You may remember that we didn’t have a traditional wedding, so it was really touching to hear Abe say these words. So much mail to open! Most of it junk, but some […]

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July 31, 2014

I definitely have skin rituals.  Problem is, it’s been the same one since I was twelve – cleanse, toner, moisturize.  Nowadays, I’ve been told toner is a rarity (remember Sea Breeze?!?) and the products for “more mature” skin seem to be an entirely different beast. Tatcha sent their Japanese face regimen to sample.  Inside the Ritual […]

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Pretty Pretty Knives

July 22, 2014

Cuisinart makes some really colorful ones! They sent me the 12-piece Advantage Knife Set to review – FYI it’s really SIX, with matching blade guards. I seriously heart them – from the little guys… …to the big ones! P.S. I’ve started an Instagram Page for The Actor’s Diet – will still be uploading food photos to my […]

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Carousel of Pantry Progress

July 17, 2014

I like to buy a lot of things in bulk (if you’ve ever been to Sprouts, Whole Foods, or Erewhon, you understand).  Our pantry has become quite hideous, overrun with plastic bags/twist ties.  That’s why this FoodStore Carousel (a gift from Joseph Joseph) was such a welcome addition. I’ll spare you the before/after photos (especially […]

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