You Know You’re a Writer When…

You Know You’re a Writer When…

You Know You’re a Writer When… It’s 2:00 am and your building fire alarm is going off for the first time since you moved in. You quickly get dressed for the cold night air that will embrace you if the alarm is real. Despite the interruption to the best REM sleep you’ve had in weeks, … Continue reading

Introducing: Streetwise Decor

Introducing: Streetwise Decor

I’m feeling a tad bit guilty about ALL the glorious moments I’m writing for NaNoWriMo – and not a one for you. In lieu of my own posts this month I’ve decided to try something new. Dear readers, please allow me to introduce you to some blogs I’ve stumbled upon and dig for one reason or … Continue reading

Spec-tacular Steampunk Gadgeteer

Spec-tacular Steampunk Gadgeteer

For Halloween I created my costume. It was a labor of love in true Pocket Gail style. After scouring the thrift stores of NYC and picking up bits and bobs in my wanderings over the last month, I then spent a day with needle and thread and pliers and wire cutters and sandpaper and at one point, even a drill in hand. Continue reading

Back in CLE and Feeling Lucky

Back in CLE and Feeling Lucky

I should begin this post by telling you my blog is not just about ‘great places to eat in Cleveland‘ even though it seems most of my posts involve me raving about a meal. Yes, I’m enamored with the local food scene, but many of my adventures naturally begin, end, or involve a meal in … Continue reading

Hunting for Yappy Hour?

Hunting for Yappy Hour?

Hunting for a Happy Hour where your four legged friend is welcome to join? Search no further than YAPPY HOUR at Pettique in Lakewood. This month’s barking good time is DogtoberFest, benefitting Berea Animal Rescue Friends. Continue reading

United Way of Greater Cleveland Rocks!

United Way of Greater Cleveland Rocks!

It’s true, I enjoyed working and playing in New York City this past week. My friends were married and I was able to do what I do best – ensure their day was well planned, beautiful, fun for their guests, and most importantly, stress-free for not one, but two brides. Continue reading

Saw my CLE on the Food Network (and giggled)

Saw my CLE on the Food Network (and giggled)

Last night I sat on the couch and giggled. Food Network’s new show ‘$24 in 24’ was on the screen and Jeff Mauro was either chomping into affordable gourmet eats or talking with smiling strangers at the West Side Market. And I was giggling the entire time! Continue reading