The Only Fancy Toast Cookbook You’ll Ever Need!

Who ever could have predicted that the biggest celebrity of the past few years would be one of the world’s most humble foods? I certainly never saw the fancy toast trend coming, but now that it’s here, I’m riding the toast train all the way home. After all, toast is carte blanche to play with […]

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Found: The Perfect Sofa from The TRNK Collection!

Just this morning I was chatting with someone about the very real struggle of sofa shopping. The parameters for the perfect sofa are so narrow! Finding one with just the right dimensions, just the right style, just the right comfort level, and just the right price…well…it’s like hunting a unicorn! So when I heard that the guys […]

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Summertime Tabletop Inspiration with Skinny Cow Salt-Kissed Caramel Greek Frozen Yogurt Bars

One question I get asked a lot is, “Where do you find your inspiration?” The answer I always give may not be the most useful, but it’s definitely the most honest: “Everywhere!” Because the truth is, even the most unexpected source can provide a wealth of ideas for any project, from decor makeovers to entertaining […]

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Luxe Handmade Caftans + Resort Wear That Gives Back

We’ve entered that phase of the summer where my decision making filter for clothing is “what can I wear that won’t stick to me when I move”. When the temps climb above 100, the last thing I want is an outfit that doesn’t breathe! Flowy, gauzy, barely-there pieces are the rule of the day, and […]

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Minimalist Modern Decor + Fashion Picks from The Line’s Summer Sale

I recently made my first purchase at The Line, and it will probably be my downfall. You see, I’m now on their email list and have been getting their sale updates. Ordinarily I ignore promotional materials, but The Line has me figured out so completely, so thoroughly from the inside out, that I’m basically theirs […]

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Custom Roller Shades by Nate Berkus for The Shade Store

When designing a room, the decision I hate making the most is what window treatments to choose. Most of the time, I just default to sheer white linen curtains. Hard to go wrong, right? But when the question of function comes into play—in the bathroom, where you don’t want to flash your neighbors, or in […]

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Hash Brown Waffles from ‘Kitchen Matters’ by Pamela Salzman

As a kid, I didn’t like potatoes. But don’t worry! I’ve since recovered from whatever tragic illness I was clearly suffering from, and I know count spuds as amongst my favorite foods. And what’s not to love? They’re versatile, provide tons of clean-eating energy, and provide a platform for any number of delicious accoutrements. I’m […]

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Fresh Summer Style Inspiration from Rennes

Hello from the coast of Washington State! I’m here on San Juan Island to celebrate the nuptials of Cassandra Lavalle (who you may know best as Ms. Coco Kelley!) and we’re very much enjoying the Pacific North West summer scenery. The peonies are in full bloom, the water sparkles with sunlight, and a fresh green […]

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24 Hours in Eastside Los Angeles Shopping + Dining Guide

I get so bummed when someone from another part of the world visits Los Angeles and leaves with a bad taste in their mouth. My home city has so much to offer—after five years of living here, it still delights me daily!—but like any large metropolis, it can definitely present challenges to visitors. For one […]

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Gorgeous IKEA Hacks from Vancouver Interior Designer Laura Melling

Isn’t it so lovely to reconnect with an old friend and learn that they’re simply killing it? I had that pleasure recently when the good graces of the Internet put me back in touch with Laura Melling, a pal from my college days who is now Vancouver interior designer and creative director. I remember Laura […]

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