Stuff Karen Thinks Is Cool.

I'm a lifestyle writer/editor by day, but this is where I get to play. What you'll find here: a collection of stuff that amuses me while I make my way through NYC. A little food, a little design...but mostly irreverent crap.
Like, whoa.
theofficialjmg:

theemilywarmanstory:

Amazeballz. I would put more bacon inside two of these and dunk it in real Vermont maple syrup then die.

 WHAT A GOOD IDEA!

Like, whoa.

theofficialjmg:

theemilywarmanstory:

Amazeballz. I would put more bacon inside two of these and dunk it in real Vermont maple syrup then die.

 WHAT A GOOD IDEA!

A foolproof way to stop your grubby office mates from stealing your lunch. FTW.
electriccurrents:

protect your sandwiches!

A foolproof way to stop your grubby office mates from stealing your lunch. FTW.

electriccurrents:

protect your sandwiches!

Your iPhone just got punk’d. Check out this Steampunk cell phone with a rotary dial, discovered by the fine folks over at California Home + Design magazine.

Your iPhone just got punk’d. Check out this Steampunk cell phone with a rotary dial, discovered by the fine folks over at California Home + Design magazine.

Have you ever wanted something so badly it hurts?

Have you ever wanted something so badly it hurts?

(via jjaslene)

Rooftop parties are definitely cool…especially when they feature a cool band like Cults. Thanks, SPIN magazine, for the good times. And the view.

Rooftop parties are definitely cool…especially when they feature a cool band like Cults. Thanks, SPIN magazine, for the good times. And the view.

Actin’ goofy ‘n stuff. Sunglasses courtesy of J. Rivera.

Actin’ goofy ‘n stuff. Sunglasses courtesy of J. Rivera.

Coolhaus red velvet cookie + balsamic/fig ice cream = afternoon delight. When my coworker recommended it by saying, “It’s like Jesus came in my mouth,” I couldn’t resist (who could?!?!). I don’t know if I’d go that far, but it was pretty damn delicious.

Coolhaus red velvet cookie + balsamic/fig ice cream = afternoon delight. When my coworker recommended it by saying, “It’s like Jesus came in my mouth,” I couldn’t resist (who could?!?!). I don’t know if I’d go that far, but it was pretty damn delicious.

My hand feels like a butt.

—A coworker testing out a new exfoliating gel.

Breakfast of champions. Pistachio-apricot granola with yogurt, fresh berries, and vincotto at Maialino, NYC.

Breakfast of champions. Pistachio-apricot granola with yogurt, fresh berries, and vincotto at Maialino, NYC.