Author Archives: Domestocrat

About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, cereal, going to shows, scarves, kettlecorn, Gwen Stefani, yoga, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

Home Project: Bedroom Makeover, Finally!

We bought our condo in 2011 and did a lot of work right away to make the place feel like a sophisticated grown up home. We took a long time to put the living room together exactly how we wanted … Continue reading

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Recipe: Hot Fudge Sauce

One of my favorite childhood memories is going to Friendly’s and getting an ice cream sundae with thick, delicious hot fudge all over it (with whipped cream ears, a cone hat, and Reese’s Pieces eyes too). Whenever I would have … Continue reading

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The Monday Mix

I’ve updated the format for The Monday Mix to add a little variety to what gets posted here, though I’ll probably switch back and forth between formats occasionally. Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! To visit past mixes, click here. … Continue reading

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Restaurant Recreation: Starbucks’ Iced Chai Tea Latte

Last winter I successfully recreated Starbucks’ Chocolate Chai Latte so I thought I’d try a summer beverage. Just so happens it’s also chai! This is my take on the iced chai tea latte and I’m pretty excited about the outcome. … Continue reading

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Lena Dunham: Body Shaming Poster Girl

I will be the first to admit that when I saw this hot mess at The Emmy’s, I cringed a little. I couldn’t help but think: why can’t she ever just be normal? The hair is juvenile, the makeup is heavy … Continue reading

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The Burden of Blog Burnout

I have to admit something I don’t really want to admit – I’m burnt out on blogging. I’m burnt out on writing and reading blogs actually. Lately I’ve been questioning how and why we bloggers put so much work in … Continue reading

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Top 10 Songs For Doing Cardio v 4.0

Despite the fact that this may be my favorite quote from Pitch Perfect, I still do cardio 4-5 times a week (related: I think I’m gonna buy this shirt for the gym). This means my cardio playlist changes a lot! … Continue reading

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