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Remember these hard-boiled dames? The Edible Edies were created last year for a Grey Gardens contest over at the fabulous Renovation Therapy blog. Though they gave it their crazy all, they lost – to a baby. Already suitably bats, they hung around the fridge for a few weeks, singing show tunes, applying lipstick, decomposing… …until [...]

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Edible Edies, Day 2

In the documentary Grey Gardens, Big Edie and Little Edie – depicted here in egg form – fought eviction from their beautifully decomposing Hamptons house. But that was nothing compared to the indignities of life in the fridge. If you haven’t yet checked out the brave women, dogs and babies in Jean’s Grey Gardens contest, [...]

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Eating My Words

When Josie was a toddler, I dutifully subscribed to family-activity magazines. I always started by saying “Look! We should go to that tree-climbing family eco-resort in Costa Rica!” and finished by hurling it at the wall. And oh, the food projects. Every kids’ activity involved seemed to turn string cheese into castles or candy bars [...]

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