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Living Room Update: Take 2!

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I’ve basically been having a complete meltdown over the state of our house – living in renovation / decorating flux for 3 years is starting to really wear on me, especially as I cruise toward turning 39 and feel soundly middle aged. Ok, I don’t really feel middle aged, but there are some milestones I’d […]

The Freer Gallery: DC Inspiration

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Hello friends. I’ve been working crazy hours and haven’t really had the mental space to stop and think about blogging here, but I’m trying to force myself to create a better work/life balance. Since I last posted one million years ago, I’ve headed out to California twice and spent a really incredible 3 days in Washington, […]

Gift Guide for…Your Fancy Friend

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1. Fig + Yarrow lip sheen ($10) // 2. Reiko Kaneko Mug ($28) // 3. Taylors of Harrogate tea ($10) // 4. Les Toiles du Soleil pouch ($26) // 5. Dark Side of the Moon Earrings ($88) // 6. Kaweco fountain pen ($20) // 7. Touchscreen Leather Gloves ($118) // 8. Charbonnel et Walker Sea Salt Caramel Truffles ($24) // 9. French Style ($44) // 10. Diorific Nail Vernis in Marilyn ($26) […]

Lady Rags

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Not that kind of rags. Always on the lookout for non-cutesy new magazines for ladies. La Motocyclette features stories, photos, and interviews from female motorcycle riders. Lady the Magazine just looks amazing.

the green room

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Maybe it’s the chill (high of 56° F here today!) of impending Autumn, or the fact that my houses have been getting less and less color saturated with every move, but I’m feeling the urge to cozy the living room right up with a richly toned wall. I’m leaning toward Cat’s Eye or Irish Moss […]