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IKEA Table Runner Hack

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I’m all about those IKEA finds you don’t expect to get when you go there for other stuff (this is clearly how most of my shopping happens in general), and these Marknad flax linen table runners are definitely in that category. For $5.99, it’s the perfect soft neutral color and a nice quality fabric. But then […]

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Serrano Watermelon Margarita

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No matter how hard I try to tackle my daily To Do list, there are always at least two or three things that didn’t quite make it to being crossed off.  But how good does it feel when you can actually look at your list at the end of the day and say you did everything […]

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Tuck Hotel

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Often times when people ask me about good hotels to stay at in LA, I kind of draw a blank. As a local, I always hear the names of places and have been in the lobby bar of a few of them, but how many hotels have I actually seen a room in? Probably about […]

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Martinis With Pharmacie

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I’ve always had a thing for crafted cocktails and have tried my hand at many over the years. But I have so much respect for the true professionals who not only know the classics like the back of their hands but can come up with new concoctions that are geniusly experimental yet extremely palatable. Talmadge Lowe […]

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What’s In Sailor’s Backpack

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Much like a lot of aspects of motherhood, once the newness of the baby stage wore off, I kinda just coasted with the routine of what I carried around when leaving the house with Sailor. At first, I put a lot of thought into what went in her diaper bag. Though in the infant stage, […]

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How We Baby Proofed The House

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Before I had a kid, the thought of a baby proofed house made me cringe. I couldn’t imagine getting rid of all the things I love and admire just so a toddler couldn’t terrorize them. Reason #49 I wouldn’t really have labeled myself as a “kid person” until after I had one of my own. […]

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Midland Gal

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When I really fall in love with something, I love it hard. It becomes my main source of inspiration and I obsess on an almost annoying level (well, annoying to others perhaps – I have no problem with it). Midland shop in Culver City is one of those things for me. My ridiculously stylish friends Paige Appel and […]

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Hi There Hi-Lo

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You know how sometimes you don’t know you need something before it exists, but then it comes into your life and you can’t understand how it wasn’t around before? Hi-Lo Liquor is one of those things. It’s a brand new kind of neighborhood liquor store/market located in Culver City, where you can pop in and stock up […]

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The Art of the List

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If you’re a metal like me, chances are you LOVE to make lists. There’s something so satisfying about sorting through all your thoughts, writing each one down as you go, and coming out of your thinking sesh with a clearcut plan of what needs to happen. Lists are what make my world go round. Whether […]

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