Yates Cider Mill

It’s a tradition at my high school to take the seniors who passed their ACTs to Yates Cider Mill in the fall. My first time going there was because of this. Since then, I’ve tried to get my mom to go every year (succeeded two years in a row so far!) and so we went…

DDF Part III: Sander’s Fine Chocolate

Sander’s was actually the first caterer I noticed when I started wandering outside of the backstage area at the DDF closing ceremony this year, because they were set up right next to the ramp to get in and out from backstage. I was pretty excited that they were enthusiastic to have me try their chocolates…

DDF Part II: The Pink FlaminGO! Mobile Restaurant

One of the other caterers at the DDF closing ceremony that I spent a nice chunk of time with was The Pink FlaminGO! Mobile Restaurant. Traveling around in an Airstream around the streets of Detroit, The Pink FlaminGO! offers “locally grown, health conscious, organic food.” And let me tell you guys, it is seriously delicious. I…

DDF Part I: LUSH-ious Cupcakes

I had the privilege of participating in Detroit Design Festival for the second year in a row – this time showcasing my fashion design talents at the closing ceremony on September 23rd at the Coleman A. Young Airport in Detroit. But before the whole part where my work strutted down the catwalk thing happened, I…

Naughty Nautical

I’ve spent the last 9 weeks working my tooshie off in Fashion Design III, all for these photos of what I made. My theme was “nautical” and with my first garment, a tiered circle skirt dress, I stepped away from the traditional stripes associated with nautical . But I made sure to incorporate white and…