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Turkish Towels For The Win

I have never uttered or written the phrase “For the win” until now: I was saving it for something special. And that something special has presented itself in the form of Traditional Turkish Towels. Turkish Towels are also known as

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Rockstar Feta, Sundried Tomato & Rosemary Spread

I don’t use the word “Rockstar” lightly, people. I should be charging thousands of dollars for this recipe but, no, it’s yours for free. It’s so good that when I dropped and shattered a freshly made jar all over my

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Favorite ETSY Finds, Part 1

I so enjoy Etsy. You never know what you might find inside this Cyber Den of Uniquity. Like these 2 barstools I purchased last year and re-upholstered in this gorgeous slate grey leather. Wait a minute? (Shameless Bragging Alert) Are those

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Look what’s back!

When the folks at Shu Uemura stopped carrying their amazing eyelash curlers in the U.S., I was sad. Very sad. But look what is back with a vengeance….the best eyelash curler ever. And I am not kidding. I curled my

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Detroit Trash is my new… um… Treasure. God, that’s bad.

This is Sam. I met her at her booth at the Silver Lake Farmers’ Market held on Tuesdays at Griffith Park/Sunset. She has a family business called Detroit Trash, offering jewelry created using tiny pieces of American history. Much of their

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The Bestest Gluten Free Pancakes *

This is the best recipe in the world. It will make all your wildest dreams come true, much like Voting For Pedro did back in ‘04. I use Fage Greek Yogurt instead of the soy yogurt the recipe calls for.

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How To Throw A Kick-Ass Bridal Shower!

The most important thing to remember when throwing a bridal shower is to pick a bride who has at least 10 close girlfriends who are all incredibly talented and willing to work their asses off for the cause. This rag tag

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Totally Stealing This Idea Next Time I Design A Key Store.

How cute is this display I happened upon at Stripe in Santa Cruz? I never knew keys could be so cool. Before this, they were just things I lost all the time. Just kidding. I’m way too Type-A to lose

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Love For The Love Print

Check out this fabulous LOVE print by Jen Ramos from Made By Girl. I mean, REALLY? Yes, really. Jen was nice enough to donate one of these prints to the homeless shelter where I co-designed a few rooms. All I had

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Congratulations Are In (Short) Order

On March 30th, my best friend got married. I was the Matron of Honor, requiring me to do a toast in front of her 100 guests. Me. Microphone. 200 eyes. 200 ears. 1 chance. For the weeks leading up to

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