Scenes from My India Travel with Jaipur Living

After months of anticipation, I am so excited at last to share the official photos from my India travel last February! As I briefly mentioned on my return, my journey to the country was with Jaipur Living, an incredible home decor and lifestyle company that was born out of a sister company called Jaipur Rugs in […]

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Books On Courage and Conversation for Challenging Times

Happy Monday, friends! Hopefully your weekend was better than the one previous? I don’t know about you, but last week was a total wash for me. I was completely distracted and rendered heartsick by everything happening in the news. One of my most nagging pain points was my sense of paralysis: I want desperately to […]

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Reflections on Long-Distance Friendship

There are all kinds of friends: coffee date friends, workout friends, funny gif war friends. Each has its place in a well-rounded life. But the best kind of friends are the ones you can go months without seeing only to pick up right where you left off; the ones who will have your back through […]

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LIBERTY Podcast on Women’s Entrepreneurship + Personal Growth

Last week I sat down for an interview on the LIBERTY podcast and spent an hour chatting with founder Nada Jones about career, relationships, and living my values both on- and offline. I first met Nada years ago when I spoke at her LTD Conference for small business owners, and our paths have crossed several […]

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Found Vintage Rentals Opens in Northern California

I’ll start this post by saying that I’m deeply troubled by the weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia. I can think of little else. I spent much of the day composing a piece that I’d hoped to complete in time to share with you today, but it’s still a work in progress and I don’t want […]

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My Design-Driven Solution for Reliable Home + Office Wifi

I’ve been thinking and talking a lot lately about the intersection between tech and interior design. As our lives become ever more connected, our homes do too! It’s taken a little while for certain sectors of the tech industry to catch up with the preferences of certain decor perfectionists around here (cough, cough) but thankfully […]

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Mango Beer Paletas with Fresh Cherries

When our romance was still budding, my now-husband and I went on a date at the pub of an LA-based brewery called Golden Road. The brewery embodies everything we love about this city’s food scene: it’s innovative yet unpretentious, serious about its craft and passionate about its roots, yet with an utterly laid-back vibe. Brewed […]

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Shopping for a Modern Table Lamp with Major Personality!

At long last, all the major decisions for the living room decor in my new house have been made. The trigger has been pulled on some exciting custom pieces (!) and the really fun part of picking out small decor accents is upon us! I’m on the hunt for a modern table lamp that packs […]

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Pop Art Photo Prints by Caroline Lee of Team Woodnote

Lemme tell you, it is not easy to keep up with my business partner Caroline Lee. Not only is she a full-time professional lifestyle photographer and co-founder with me of Light Lab, she also has a bout a zillion side hustles. Her latest, a print shop featuring some of her most striking travel, fashion, and […]

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Easy + Elegant Dessert Bar Ideas with Edwards Desserts

(This post is sponsored by Edwards® Desserts. All opinions are my own.) The year was 2008. I was getting married. And along with a zillion other brides that summer, I built a color coordinated candy buffet at my wedding. You probably know exactly the setup I’m talking about: the oversized apothecary jars, the tiny scoops, the cellophane to-go […]

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