I’m Headed to India!

Yes, you read that headline right! On Sunday morning (less than 36 hours from now!) I’ll be boarding a plane to India. I’m headed there with the amazing team from JAIPUR Living. Together we’ll tour the facilities where their gorgeous loomed rugs and textiles are produced, taking in plenty of the cultural sites while we’re at […]

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Thoughts on the Women’s March on Washington

On Saturday I was one of nearly 3 million Americans who joined the Women’s March on Washington. I didn’t want to go. I’d had a long week. I’m easily overwhelmed by crowds. And frankly it sounded much more appealing to stay home on the couch with my kindle and my cats. But last November I […]

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How to Spend a Long Weekend in Santa Barbara

Last month I shared with you guys the dreamy accommodations I enjoyed on my weekend in Santa Barbara—remember this post on the fabulous Belmond El Encanto?—and promised I’d be back with my tips on what to see, do, and eat in this charming getaway town. So here they are, all the juicy details on how to pack […]

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Chasing Slow by Erin Loechner: The Year’s First Must-Read Book!

If you ever have the extremely good fortune to meet Erin Loechner, founder of Design for Mankind, two things will happen. First, you will wonder to yourself, “How can someone possibly be this nice? It must be an act. It’s definitely fake. NO ONE is genuinely this nice!” Then, almost as soon as you’ve completed the thought, […]

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Tools for Organization and Productivity in 2017

Happy New Year! How did you ring in 2017? I had the loveliest day yesterday, intentionally filling it with all the things I’d love more of in the coming months. We woke up early, went for a long walk, cleaned house, took in a yoga class…basically the perfect mix of connection, organization and productivity, and […]

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A Merry Christmas Note!

One of the funny byproducts of getting older is that the meaning of the holiday season has changed for me. When I was a kid I’d spend months planning my requests from Santa, but now I couldn’t tell you a single material object I’d like to find under the Christmas tree. Rather, I’m so grateful for […]

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Gift Guide: The Soulful Spirit Seeker

It’s Friday and we’re wrapping up gift guide week with my favorite roundup of all! For anyone on your list who could use a reminder to slow down, reflect, and practice some self care, these soulful finds will do just the trick. From an aromatherapy candle to a new book of essays by my favorite wordsmith, […]

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A Weekend Getaway to Santa Barbara at the Belmond El Encanto

Just when I think that life can’t get more hectic, it somehow does. This past fall was my busiest season yet! Sneaking away for time off gets harder and harder, yet also becomes ever more important in maintaining sanity. Even a few days without work can make all the difference for keeping my stress levels at bay—not […]

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Join Me for a Los Angeles Styling Workshop with Annette Joseph!

You know all those bold, beautiful images you see in magazines, blogs, and your favorite Instagram feeds? They may look like they came together effortlessly, but the truth is that styling photos is as much an acquired skill as capturing them with a camera! If you’re a creative, an entrepreneur, or a marketer—or maybe you’re […]

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My Dad the Superhero: Saving the Planet + Gifting the HP Spectre

Dads can be some of the hardest family members to gift for! My dad is especially tricky to please, not because he’s picky but because he’s got pretty simple taste and doesn’t want for much. At the same time, though, as the years have gone by I’ve felt increasingly compelled to gift him something awesome—because […]

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