Rotate’s Mechanical Watchmaking Kit

This easy-to-follow kit opens the door for customization and preservation of the talent

For many, horology and understanding the inner-workings of watches remains elusive. But the team at Rotate simplifies the process by offering at-home watch-making kits at an affordable price. Co-founders Rebecca Lee and Jennifer Zhang started the company because of their interest in mechanical watches and DIY projects and it grew into a project that also aims to honor watchmaking, to keep analog alive and to make …

Animated Recipe: Sweet and Spicy Mustard

A three-step GIF guide to a tastier, homemade condiment

Forgo those store-bought condiments and try your hand at making your own. In addition to tasting better, your sauces and spreads will also avoid those unnecessary added preservatives and “natural” flavors. This simple recipe (just three steps) for homemade mustard is a great place to startspread it on a sammie or to a steak for a delicious, guilt-free addition. Ingredients (yield: 2 cups) 6 tablespoons …

Personalized Treats by Timmy’s Pies, London

Tasty baked goods complete with individual messages, delivered to your workplace, party or picnic

When you think of Valentine’s Day or birthday presents, savory pies might not be the first thing that springs to mind, but that could soon change. The people behind British pie-maker Timmy’s Pies are stepping up their game with a selection of pies that can be personalized, ordered online and delivered to a workplace, birthday party or picnic. What started as a hobby for founder …