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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Domesticated

I got my birthday gift from Dear Hubby early this year. A 5.5 Quart Dutch Oven from Le Creuset. I found this in Home Goods at a steal and just had to have it. Of course, Dear Hubby obliged. Thanks Hon!



What was the first dish I cooked using my pot? Sinigang na short ribs of course. Here's the beef simmering, waiting till the meat falls off the bones.



And no, I don't think it is sad for modern, educated women to be happy and excited about kitchen stuff. In fact, I want a whole set of Le Creuset pots and pans. I have a lifetime to work on that. Then, I will happily turn over my collection to Berry when she wants them!

Apart from pots and pans, I want a dress form badly. This dress form from Fox Sewing Machines Inc. to be exact:


I saw this first from Jenny of Wiksten, when she sold some of her stuff on ebay. And with a little bit of sleuthing, I found out just where to get one!



When I find time, I'm going to Fox and find out how I can bring one home. Is it made to order or do I get to bring it with me right away? I hope they don't cost much. It would be nice to have one around the house.

1. I can use it when I sell stuff on ebay or shopspot
2. I can play dress up with it. That leaves me free from having to take my clothes off and on
3. Oh, and i can use it for sewing, duh! (In case you are curious, yes, I can sew!)

Oh, I'm turning into such an old-fashioned housewife! =)

6 comments:

Eubelle said...

tin, let me know how much it will cost too. i would love to get one for myself too ;)

cd said...

I will Belle! I'll go when Trina is here na! =)

Alissa said...

make that an old-fashioned FASHIONISTA housewife. =)

cd said...

Heehee, thanks Alissa!

This Girl's Bliss... said...

I too was also interested in how your Fox Body Form purchase went? I'd love to hear the details as I want one myself!

Melissa

ps. sambahin ko ang iyong blog!

CHRISTINE DYCHIAO said...

Hi Melissa! I ended up buying a model form from Andy's NYC in the Garment District. Almost looks like Fox's and Wolf's but much much cheaper! I got mine for about $300. But I had to personally pick it up from the store. Hope this helps! =)

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