Butc(h)er Kitc(h)en: 5 affordable kitchen upgrades

When I was just starting to cook, I had no idea that tools made a difference.  To me, a knife was a knife and any pan would do.  Looking back, I’m glad I didn’t get caught up in thinking you can only cook with high-end equipment.  But I do wish I had known about these 5 easy and affordable upgrades that would have made it a lot easier to improve my cooking skills.   Continue reading “Butc(h)er Kitc(h)en: 5 affordable kitchen upgrades”

Outfits: Fall Sunday Errands

 

Casual style collage butch fashion

Uniqlo Flight Jacket ($40). J.Crew Factory Flex Heather Washed Tattersall Shirt ($35).  Timex Men’s Expedition Scout Chronograph Watch ($60).  Timberland Men’s Classic Leather Jean Belt ($20).  Dockers D1 Slim Fit All Seasons Tech Pants ($40). Huskk RFID Slim Card Holder ($19). Solmate Socks “September Sun” ($20).  Clarks Men’s Bushacre 2 Chukka Boot ($63).  Case Burnt Indigo Peanut Pocket Knife ($39).

Outfits: Holiday Parties

It can be hard to pick out an appropriate outfit for occasions like holiday parties.  Different types of parties call for different levels of dressiness.  And as a butch, it can be especially hard to decide how dressed up to get.  Worse, many of us fall into the trap of dressing like an old dude with baggy khakis and an ugly sweater and excusing ourselves by saying we are being “funny” or “ironic”.  This year you don’t have to dread every party because it’s awkward and uncomfortable to dress for.  Here we lay out good-looking outfits for three typical holiday party scenarios.

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Outfits: Spring Casual Friday

“Everyone’s watching, to see what you will do
Everyone’s looking at you
. . .
Everybody’s working for the weekend
Everybody wants a little romance
Everybody’s goin’ off the deep end
Everybody needs a second chance”

~Loverboy~

Lands’ End Chambray Shirt ($50). Seiko SNN241 Chronograph ($101). Zojirushi SM-SA48-NM Stainless Steel Mug($23).  School of Sock – The Darius ($12).  RevoLity Woven Belt ($10).  Banana Republic Stay Straight White Jeans ($90). Combatant Gent Chocolate Brown Suede Chelsea Boot ($90).    Tommy Hilfiger Smaller Flap Over Messenger Bag ($70).

Outfits: Spring Farmer’s Market

“Making the effort to really know where our food comes from gets us in touch with the farmer, the real force behind our food.”

~Theresa Marquez~

Lands’ End Forewind Twill Shirt ($20).  Polaroid Eyewear Polarized Navigator Sunglasses ($65). Timex Expedition Scout Watch($40). Joyo Money Clip ($24). Ayliss Woven Belt ($5).  Cash.  DSTLD Slim Jeans in Indigo Timber ($65).  Palladium Pallabrouse Boots ($63).  L.L. Bean Boat and Tote ($35).