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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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This is one of the last photos I took of our first dog ever, Lexx Maigret. Today is the 3 year anniversary of his passing. He was a beautiful, sweet, shy soul who would overwhelm me with his handsomeness every time I looked at him. He seriously stopped people in their tracks. He was a special boy whose absence still shatters me. I guess that means he was intensely loved. I hope he knew it.
It never stops, you guys.
Check out these scrappy little bastards. These are called ‘Laughing Gulls’ & they’re loud but really beautiful & they Winter in Florida where their heads turn gray just like most of the humans that Winter in Florida. How fascinating is that? I love birds. All birds, They can frickin’ FLY. Respect! #laughinggulls #njbirds #jerseyshore #LBI #LongBeachIsland #longbeachislandnj
These Queen Anne’s Lace remind me so much of growing up in NJ...and how epic my hay fever was. 😩 #jerseyshore #LBI #longbeachisland #longbeachislandnj
‘Little Surfer Girl, My Little Surfer Girl. ‘ (Go with it. I know it’s a dude.) #surfingNJ #jerseyshore #LBI #longbeachisland #longbeachislandnj
“Make the bed around me; I’m not moving.” - Sydney The Obstinate 🙄
This masonry, right??
This bathroom is so cool it inspired me take a photo of a bathroom.
Vancouver is such a show-off. 🙄 #Vancouver #bestofvancouver
I can’t even with this cuteness. Another ferry riding dog of Vancouver. Edith. Just 1.7 pounds. 🤩😍😘 #vancouver #vancouverdogs #dogsofvancouver #pompom #pomeraniansofinstagram
Vancouver’s Berry Game is 💪🏽 . #foodporn #farmersmarket
Free mussels, anyone?
Could #Vancouver BE any more epic? No. No it could not.
I also say this. #vancouver
Oyster-ing at this #Vancouver staple. Soooo soooo good, just liked I remembered.
Need a wide angle lens to capture those ears....
Publicly humiliating your dog keeps her humble. #dogshaming
Handsome Man Drinks Beer.