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The new collection from Rebecca Atwood has already received some attention on the blogosphere, but I couldn't let it go unmentioned here because it is just so good. Rebecca ups the ante with each release, and dare I say that... Continue reading
Posted 2 minutes ago at The City Sage
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If there's one item of clothing that I reach for no matter what the weather, it's the boyfriend-inspired button down. All summer I've paired my breeziest shirts with shorts to keep things cool, and now that the temps are finally... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The City Sage
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My handbag wardrobe can be divided into three sizes: big, bigger, and gargantuan. My favorite scene in Mary Poppins is the one in which Mary pulls a lamp from her carpetbag; she's clearly a girl after my own heart. But... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The City Sage
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This time last year, I was the type of person who would bound out of bed and sail through a sunrise workout. Now each morning finds me wondering how many times I can hit the snooze button before it breaks.... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The City Sage
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Growing up I had a reputation as a smart alec. On one memorable parents' night, a teacher reported to my mother that I was 'belligerent'. Looking back, I indeed had a distinct tendency to speak my mind. Coming as it... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The City Sage
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My obsession with marble started last Christmas. For years my mom has had a marble board that she's used in the kitchen for everything from rolling out pies to serving cheese and crackers at parties. I couldn't stop admiring it... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The City Sage
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Today is a somber one here in the States, as conversations of 'Where were you when...?' reverberate across the country. And while the events of 9/11 evoke much sadness and reflection, they also remind us of the eternal resilience of... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2014 at The City Sage
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A long time ago, in what feels like another lifetime, I had the honor of being one of the inaugural participants in Gap's styld.by campaign. The experience was definitely one of the more memorable in my career. Concepting, producing, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2014 at The City Sage
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I've never met a cookbook I didn't love. When I go to a bookstore (an all-too-rare occurence these days!) I make a beeline for the cooking section, where I can easily spend hours flipping through recipes, oggling the photos, and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2014 at The City Sage
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The strangest thing happened this morning. Rather than climb from the horizon with its usual energy, the sun stayed in bed beneath a blanket of clouds. Then, 'round about 9 'o' clock, fat drops of water began to plummet from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2014 at The City Sage
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I don't know what it is about staying in a nice hotel, but I always sleep so much better than I do at home. I suspect it has a lot to do with the bedding. Slipping between those crisp sheets... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2014 at The City Sage
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Do you know about Cotton & Flax? This new-to-me line of homegoods definitely falls into the category of 'things that happened while I was living under a rock', because in spite of tons of press and a constant presence at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2014 at The City Sage
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Oh my goodness, you guys, I'm back! I handed in the manuscript for my book on Friday (thanks for all the kind words on Instagram) and I am so appreciative of everyone's understanding while I took a little time away... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2014 at The City Sage
I'm popping in quickly to wish everyone a wonderful weekend, and to let you know that I'll be taking next week away from the blog so I can meet my book deadline. I'm so utterly grateful to you all for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at The City Sage
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On the beach, in the airport, or under a shady tree, the only thing that makes a vacation better is a book to go along with it. As for me, I've had such a busy summer with work that a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2014 at The City Sage
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*This post is sponsored by The Home Depot.* I cannot resist a curbside furniture find. Fortunately for me, LA has no shortage of 'em! I've been known to toss a great score into the back of my car even if... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2014 at The City Sage
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It is at once curious but not suprising that the humblest of objects inspire the greatest loyalty. After all, what is more likely to win our hearts than years of unassuming service, understated appeal, and endless versatility? A great supporting... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2014 at The City Sage
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Recently the long hours of work have been conspiring with the summer heat to leave me utterly drained by the time 3 'o' clock rolls around. Since retiring to the couch for a nap for a isn't exactly an option,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2014 at The City Sage
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Isn't it wonderful when already good things get even better? I've always adored the web boutique Amelia—which is the online outpost of a brick-and-mortar store by the same name in Oxford, Mississippi—but owner Erin just took things to a whole... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2014 at The City Sage
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When I moved last week I took the opportunity to purge my wardrobe. I gave up on the notion that I'll ever convince wear colorful clothes; if it hasn't happened yet, it probably never will! My closet is now a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2014 at The City Sage
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You guys. I am so sorry for last week's prolonged and unexplained absence. I learned on Tuesday that I had three days to move out of my apartment, then later that afternoon my computer up and died (oh yeah, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2014 at The City Sage
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As far as I'm concerned, summer shall henceforth be known as 'Baby Season'. I'm running out of fingers on which to count all the bouncing bundles of joy that have arrived on my scene in the past couple months! It... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2014 at The City Sage
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The powers that be have started talking back to school, but the rest of us are suffering through heat waves that leave convinced summer's never going to end. While I'm certainly not yet ready for pants, sweaters, and boots, I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at The City Sage
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A recent trip back east to visit my parents reminded me of one of the main reasons I live in California: the high humidity of Toronto left me wilted by lunchtime! But of course even here in LA the heat... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2014 at The City Sage
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You guys, I'm drowing here. Not literally, of course (though the toilet did overflow last night). No, I mean I'm so swamped with work that I can barely breathe. My book deadline is barreling towards me like a freight train,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2014 at The City Sage