The Thanksgiving Reader

Commence dinner a little differently this year with this collection of contemplative readings

We’re approaching that time of the year many people come to dread for its airport travel clogs and the political arguments that await at dinner. Thanksgiving is just T-minus 10 days and this year, entrepreneur and blogger Seth Godin suggests a way to approach annual gatherings a little more consciously—and all it requires is access to a printer. The universal Thanksgiving Reader is a small …

Scratch & Grain Cookie Kit

An easy, helpful option for consistently making conventional and gluten-free cookies

Cookies may not be the most difficult thing you’ll bake this holiday season, but alleviate even more stress without turning to pre-made dough with Scratch & Grain‘s cookie kits. Complete with fool-proof, individually portioned ingredient packets—including organic golden flaxseed and organic whole wheat pastry flour or multi-blend gluten-free flour—and step by step instructions, all you need is a single egg and some butter. The regular …

Heidi Bucher’s Mummified Homes

The Swiss artist's laborious and poignant look at shedding skin and memories

In 1993 Swiss artist Heidi Bucher passed away at 67 years old, leaving behind a portfolio of thoughtfully executed work. Bucher began making rubber latex casts over parts of houses comprising her life back in the ’70s and from that point forward her practice remained focused on mummifying these structures. Her approach was twofold: Garments and personal objects would be molded in rubber while fractions …