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Finally al fresco

The heat is back here in L.A. and last night we were able to have our first dinner outdoors. Nothing fancy- we had fish n’ chips actually- but the sky was showing off and it just felt good to be out there knowing that Spring is on its way. The big leaves are called Tetrapanex […]

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Baskets from Burundi

I made my monthly pilgrimage to the Rosebowl flea yesterday, due to the time change I got there later than I normally do, which was not fun. It was hot, crowded and the ATM machines were broken so I waited in line for an hour to get some cash. Oy. Right before I was about […]

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Solidarity. Support. Celebrate. Uplift. Empower.

Solidarity. Support. Celebrate. Uplift. Empower. So grateful for this team of strong, creative, smart, hard-working, badass women. Grateful to my mother who gracefully empowered me to be bold, to aim high and to strive for integrity. Grateful to my grandmothers and to the women of the generations before me who laid the groundwork so that […]

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Ikea’s jassa Collection

In the past, I’ve blogged about secret boho finds at Ikea, but Ikea has just gone full-on boho with their new Jassa collection. It’s rattan on pattern on pattern on pattern and there are some very very fun pieces–at almost infuriatingly low prices. Mixing in those splatter-paint plates with all these Moroccan-inspired patterns? Kind of genius, right? I’m […]

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Fractals and Farmers Markets: Romanesco Soup and toast recipe

It’s no secret that we love succulents and one of the quirky things we love about them are their often hypnotizing fractal patterns. Last Sunday while shopping for lunch ingredients we spied some similar patterns at the Hollywood Farmers Market – crates of Romanesco!!!  Also known as Roman cauliflower, it’s basically what you get if broccoli and cauliflower […]

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