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Hello, Sweet Girl

Welcome to the family, Sydney Bristow Maigret. Yours was the first photo I fell in love with online, right after I decided it was time to stop crying about loss and start focusing on gain. I worried, briefly, that people

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Goodbye, My Beloved Boy

Ten and a half years ago, on February 4th, you showed up at our doorstep, exhausted, confused, matted of hair and smelling like a skunk. You were strikingly beautiful then, and you remained strikingly beautiful until the moment we said

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What To Expect When Working With an Interior Designer. At least this one.

Hey. I thought it might be handy to put together a document that explains in detail the process of working with me. Intrigued? Read on. Maybe we can team up and create spaces that will blow minds. Keep in mind

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Bestest Beauty Products From Someone Who Doesn’t Consider Herself High Maintenance But Probably Is

Sometimes things live up to the hype. Like that time I met Jonathan Adler through a friend and he was super nice and funny and took my hand and told me I was “hilarious”. Whenever I doubt my self worth

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Sleep Together. More Soundly.

When we go on vacation, we like to bring something back from our trip that reminds us of what an amazing time we had. Usually, it’s in the form of a 5-7 pound weight gain, but sometimes, it’s much much

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S’well Indeed.

Everywhere I go, people ask me about my groovy water bottle.  If I were in a magazine, in a feature entitled “Things Julie Maigret Can’t Live Without”, one of my items would be this beauty. Yes, that list, like every

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That Time I Discovered I Am No Defender Of Women.

Last week, I went to Largo at the Coronet to see “Sarah Silverman & Friends”.  Which really should have been called “Sarah Silverman & The Same Friends As The Last Time You Went A Few Months Ago, With Mostly The Same Jokes.” But

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YOU GUYS! This super duper fun pet event is being held again at The Sofitel on Beverly/La Cienega on Saturday 12/14 from 11am -2pm... $10 pet photos with Santa, free snacks & beverages & some InstaFamous Pups! Best of all, 100% of the proceeds go directly to @homedogla which serves low income families & their pets. Please bring your pet for loads of good clean fun & so many cute dogs in Holiday attire that your head might explode from the cuteness. Pico & I will be there - please come support us!
One of my fave souvenirs from last summer’s Copenhagen trip was this gorgeous @louiseroecph Brilliant Bon hand blown smoked glass vessel. Theirs was my favorite design store in #Copenhagen. And that’s saying a lot. 💥 #louiseroexmas #copenhagenstyle
OBSESSED. #babyyoda #notbabyyoda #themandelorian #starwars
Pico is obsessed with Hector, who is in turn obsessed with figs. #unrequitedobsession
BURN. Well done, @vanityfair .Well done.
Last night’s #tablescape is my go-to tablescape of late. Everyone who visits swoons over my custom cheese board by @boycestudio . And they should, because it’s that cool 👌
While it’s snowing on the East Coast, it’s definitely not snowing here. 😬
Do yourself a favor & read this post by my husband. Then feel envious of me. He is just outstanding.
Meditation helpers/ hinderers. I’ve switched from the Calm app to 10% Happier, and I’m more than 10% Happier about it. For starters, 10 features zero inspirational quotes from Halle Berry. No offense to Halle Berry, of course, but...come on. Time to get more serious about my practice. The political climate is about to get much worse. Gotta at least try to prepare for it, right?
AS IF my writing teacher could BE any cooler, last night he showed up to class wearing this 🔥 😂 👌 #NJrepresent #newjersey #LAmeetsNJ
I dropped by the rescue where we adopted Sydney to pay homage to their spaymobile which features our girl on the far left! 💥💥💥💥 So proud of our little supermodel & eternally grateful to @amandafoundation for uniting us. ❤️
Nothing says”you’re old” like a section of a cocktail menu entitled “Dark Ages” chock full of all the drinks that made you puke back in the day 💥💥💥 #oldschool #palmspringslife #palmspringsliving
Good God I love this place! I might have to go back & grab these @haydesign glass straws because they are beyond. 😍
Note to self: be more cool, like these guys 👌 #palmsprings # palmspringslife #palmspringsstyle
Hi from Palm Springs, bitches. 😎🌵👋 #holidayhouse #holidayhousepalmsprings #palmspringslife
My newest client review on @Houzz! This means you should definitely hire me. Yes, I’m talking to YOU. (Big thanks to @janshegda !)
What to do with the little mezzanine above our front door has eluded me for years. When all else fails, go for plants! .... Or, maybe start there?
Their relationship is complicated.