Story and Photos by Heather Barnes What is a shrub?A shrub is a fruit flavored vinegar and a way of preserving seasonal fruit. Drinking vinegar has been around since the Babylonians, who mixed date vinegar with their water to make it safe to drink. Fast-forward to 15th century England, prior to refrigeration, fruit was preserved… Read More Sensational Shrubs!
By Marjorie Magazine Songs have a simple yet powerful way with how they can instantly evoke the smallest memories back into our minds. During the summertime, the need for exciting thoughts of warmer and brighter times. Songs of these hot months haunt us like the waters, waves coming to shore on the surface reflecting something… Read More Down by the Water, a Playlist
Just as thrilling as it is to revel in the joys of summer with garden picnics, outdoor movie nights, and sandy beach days, so can the small moments of a summer spent in the city, particularly from one’s fire escape. The space may be small, and the sights many be stifled by tall buildings, but… Read More Summer on the Fire Escape, A Playlist
Summer cool offs can be polarizing, whether it be a crisp yet classic lemonade or a stronger punch of sangria guzzled by the glass on the porch. But for us, sweet tea is the perfect medium in spicing up your refreshments. A Southern staple, sweet tea is more of a cultural icon than a choice… Read More A Peach Orange Sweet Tea Recipe to Sip On