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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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In Praise of Sweatpants. With apologies to Cindy Crawford.

I like to spend most of my time at home dressed like a new mom. AKA someone who doesn’t have time to look all that presentable (sorry, Husband). I am not a new mom, or a mom at all (that

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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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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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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.