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.

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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Recipe: The Most Magnificent Carrot Layer Cake

I make carrot cake once a year for John’s birthday. Every year I research for weeks to try and find the best possible recipe for his precious birthday treat. This year I happened to catch America’s Test Kitchen’s Great American Classics … Continue reading

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The Monday Mix

Here’s The Monday Mix for this week! To visit past mixes, click here. Are you getting excited for TV this fall? It’s when all of our favorite shows return and all the new shows are rolled out. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Easiest and Tastiest Simple Summer Cole Slaw

I always find store bought cole slaw to be off somehow – it’s too soggy, too dry, not fresh enough, overdressed, too sweet, etc. I prefer to control the ingredients but haven’t been able to get the dressing just right … Continue reading

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