An Indulgent, Elegant Holiday Tabletop with Godiva Masterpieces

Spend even a week here on the blog and you’ll learn pretty quickly that I find my inspiration absolutely anywhere and everywhere! Even the most unexpected source can spark ideas for any project, from decor makeovers to entertaining spreads and beyond. And frankly, the more unexpected the source, the better—because the finished product is always […]

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The Gift of Art and the True Purpose of Giving

We talk a lot about giving this time of year. From the gift guides and the charity drives to the seemingly endless loops of ads featuring elaborately wrapped presents, the theme of generosity runs deep in December. It also runs frequently to excess (do people really put big red bows on cars?!), for when we’re […]

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High Point Market Trend Report: Floating Acrylic Furniture

I cannot believe it’s been over a month since I returned home with stars in my eyes from High Point Market! The time since then has flown by, and it seems like only yesterday I was living it up on the  Design Bloggers Tour, hitting the showrooms at the world’s largest interiors trade show and getting […]

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Rose Tea Protein Latte with Lower Sugar

This post was created in partnership with Truvia. Whenever December arrives, memories start flooding my mind. I have so many fond recollections of holiday seasons past, most of them involving time spent with my mom for our many festive preparations! We’d hit the flower market for pine boughs to adorn the house, pop into the German […]

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Streamlined + Monochromatic Army Green Layers

As I type this post, I’m wearing military green leggings and there are three army green jackets in my closet—plus one I keep in the car in case of chilly emergencies. Could army green be replacing my beloved black as my go-to color? Let’s not go that far, since black will always have a special place […]

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Room Service at Home: Ultimate Breakfast in Bed Gift Guide

This post was created in partnership with Bed Bath & Beyond. As life gets busier and busier—and it does seem to be speeding up exponentially, doesn’t it?—the absolute best gift you can give someone is the gift of downtime. But if the loved ones on your holiday shopping list are anything like me, even when they do get some […]

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A Winter Weekend Getaway to the Cambria Beach Lodge

Although I was born in California and by now have lived here for much of my life, I’m pretty certain that I’ll never scratch the surface of all the greatness this state has to offer. From the towering forests of the north to the sprawling deserts of the south (not to mention everything in between), […]

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Shop My Fave Black Friday Sales for Home Decor!

I’m not a huge sale person. You definitely will never find me waiting in line for hours with other rabid shoppers, or camping out in a parking lot for doorbuster deals. But I do love Black Friday for the fact that it’s the one instance when all my favorite basics—the luxe, timeless staples that never go […]

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Relaxed Meets Refined with The Boxcar Boot by The Great

We recently traded our IKEA bed frame for a gorgeous new upholstered one, and while I don’t regret it for a moment, making the aesthetic upgrade definitely meant sacrificing function, since the old bed had giant drawers beneath it where I kept all my shoes. Dragging all my footwear out from where I’d been stowing […]

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The Perfect Sparkling Holiday Cocktail with Kombucha!

I didn’t used to be a kombucha person. The bubbly probiotic on everyone’s lips these days is certainly an acquired taste. But then, I toured the Health-Ade brewery here in LA, and ever since, I’m a kombucha convert! Getting a peek behind the curtain at how this miracle elixir is made really gave me an appreciation […]

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