TV Shows | 9.28.2017

Will and Grace (1998) – Season 1, Ep 1 – Lindt-Stymeist Linen and Sand

Will and Grace  | Season 1, Episode 1 - Pilot

The reboot of Will and Grace is an iconic delight for us 90s fans. We can all remember the first time Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen danced into our lives. The year was 1998. Nuclear tests were being conducted by India and Pakistan. Bill Clinton was enmeshed in the Lewinsky scandal. Gay marriage was not legal. Hearts went […]



TV Shows | 9.21.2017

Last Day of Summer – Gilmore Girls – A Year in the Life – Summer – Mainstays Causal Banded Cobalt Blue

Gilmore Girls  | Year in the Life - Summer

In honor of the last day of Summer 2017, we are featuring a pattern from Gilmore Girls A Year in the Life Summer Episode. In this episode, things for Lorelai are quickly unraveling at the Dragonfly Inn. Sooki is still on her hiatus, her spiritual quest, that continues to keep her away from the inn. […]



TV Shows | 6.16.2017

HIMYM- Season 5, Ep 6 – Home Tamarask and Thira Teal Mugs

HIMYM  | Season 5, Ep 6

In yet another effort to shield his children from an adult-themed story, Ted fondly recants this episode of How I Met Your Mother, referring to the very active, very noisy sounds coming from the new upstairs neighbors as, “bagpiping.” Throughout the episode, Ted and the crew are complaining about the constant “bagpiping,” yelling upstairs, “shut […]



TV Shows | 6.7.2017

Friends – Season 4, Ep 13 – Denby Metz

Friends  | Season 4, Episodes 13, 14, 15, 16

In this episode, Rachel is disappointed because Bloomingdale’s eliminated her department. While she didn’t lose her job, she did get transferred to personal shopping. At first, she views this as a big step down from her previous position. She has convinced herself to quit, that is, until she meets her new client Joshua. She comes […]



TV Shows | 5.18.2017

This Is Us – Threshold Elemental Ocean

This Is Us  | Season 1, Ep 15 - Jack Pearson's Son

Kevin’s relationship with his brother Randall has never been close. Kevin was always gregarious, popular, and laissez faire. While Randall was a meticulous perfectionist with over achieving tendencies, and seemingly favored by his mom. Growing up, Kevin was both jealous and dismissive of Randall, while Randall longed to just be noticed by Kevin. In this scene, […]



TV Shows | 5.9.2017

Mother’s Week – American Housewife – Season 1, Ep 17 – Konitz Dots and Stripes Mugs

American Housewife  | Season 1, Episode 17

These bold and bright mugs can be seen in the Otto household throughout Season 1, but make multiple appearances in Episode 17. Dare we say that the mugs mirror Katie’s personality? Bright, fun, and loud. In Episode 17, American Housewife Katie Otto is trying to help husband Greg be better at disciplining the kids, who […]



TV Shows | 3.21.2017

Black-ish – Season 3, Ep 14 – Better Homes and Gardens Embossed Scroll Mug

Black-ish  | Season 3, Episode 14 - The Name Game

Rainbow and Andre are expecting their fifth (FIFTH!!) child. And, as is somehow now tradition in America, they are planning the Gender Reveal Party. The day after ordering the cake, Rainbow is sitting in the kitchen looking rather smug. She tells Dre that she had “the baby dream” last night – a dream that she […]



TV Shows | 3.20.2017

Fresh Off the Boat – Season 3, Ep 15 – Mikasa Garden Harvest

Fresh Off the Boat  | Season 3, Episode 15 - Living While Eddie

This post should probably be called the eating crow post, but for now, it will remain Fresh Off the Boat – Season 3, Ep 15 – Mikasa Garden Harvest. In the previous post about Fresh Off the Boat, it was pointed out that the set designers were using modern dishes instead of what would be […]