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Gift Guide: Eco-Chic.

This gift guide is for your friend/family member who was eating organic and shopping at the health food store for beauty products wayyyy before it was cool. But lucky for us all now, there are a slew of incredible organic + natural brands out there that also happen to be …

Gift Guide: The Homebody.

Today’s gift guide is me in a nutshell… the homebody! As I’ve gotten older (and busier), there’s nothing I appreciate than a night at home. A big mug of tea, a pile of books or magazines… nothing is better! Today’s gift guide is for that friend who appreciates the cozier …

Gift Guide: The Workaholic.

This is what you get the person who is maybe a little bit married to their job, or at least works a lot. Get her (or him) pretty things that remind them to take better care of themselves! My favorites are the products that multi-task… like a mask that hydrates …

Gift Guide: The Man.

Shopping for men can be tricky, but I usually follow a formula. A gadget, something food-related, or something soft and cozy like a great flannel shirt, cashmere socks, or a scarf. It’s a little bit boring but I’d rather get the guys in my life something they’ll actually use. Here …

Weekend Reading.

Happy Weekend! It’s a jam packed one over here. Today is my sister’s 30th birthday… and then tomorrow I have a bunch of stuff, a shoot for the blog, and my parents get into town! We have some fun dinners planned (al di la in Brooklyn tomorrow, and The Fat …

Willamette Valley Photo Diary.

One of the highlights of this past weekend’s trip to Oregon (more on that later!) was a day in the Willamette Valley. I had my first Willamette¬†Pinot Noir four or so¬†years ago (prior to that I rather ignorantly would only drink French wines) and my life was never the same. …