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Isn't it lovely to see good people doing great things—and enjoying well-deserved success and recognition in return? Melanie Abrantes is one of those 'good people' pouring tons of heart and hard work into her craft, and word is fast spreading... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The City Sage
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Can you keep a houseplant alive? If yes, then my hat goes off to you. So many succulents, ferns, and fiddle leaf figs have expired under my care that when I approach the garden center at Home Depot, the seedlings... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The City Sage
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Happy Monday, friends. Thank you for your patience with my unexpected absence last week. My grandma passed away on Thursday, and my whole family has been suspended in grief. This is our first major loss; we don't know quite what... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at The City Sage
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Summer is positively flying by! Ample as the daylight hours may be, they always seem to wane before we manage to fulfill the grand plans we made at the start of the season. But the good news is that summer's... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2015 at The City Sage
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Hello, friends. I had fun post all lined up for you today, but it no longer feels appropriate as I've spent the better part of today and yesterday attending funeral services for a friend who passed away at the age... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2015 at The City Sage
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Are you going on holiday this summer? With my book Sage Living coming out in September, I'm staying in LA to get ready for the launch! While I'm certainly not complaining, I know it can be a bummer to watch... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2015 at The City Sage
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Most of the time I'm grateful that healthy eating habits have replaced my old junk-laden ways. These days I almost always reach for celery sticks over potato chips, a frozen banana over a scoop of ice cream, a crisp lettuce... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2015 at The City Sage
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The two years I lived by myself when I first moved to LA felt empty for many reasons, but the one void I didn't mind was the absence a TV and its related question of 'How the heck am I... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2015 at The City Sage
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You know those small yet irritating things your parents did that you swore never to repeat? The idiosyncrasies that drove you up the wall as you chafed at the bit to make your way in the world? So far I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2015 at The City Sage
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It's one of those weeks at Casa Sage. The collective energy is in the toilet, and even the smallest task feels monumental. So the dishes are piling up in the sink. The junk mail is colonizing the coffee table. The... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2015 at The City Sage
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One of my favorite jewelry trend lately is the mismatched earring set. I adore the look of two tiny, coordinated baubles that complement each other but both bring a little something different to the table too. For a perfect example... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2015 at The City Sage
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Raise your hand if you're feeding a crowd this weekend! Whether you're hosting a 4th of July bash or contributing to a potluck, these three easy and delicious recipes from my archives are perfect for all your last-minute 4th of... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2015 at The City Sage
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Here in LA, you can't swing a cat without hitting a chic juice shop serving miracle cures through a straw. And while they're all pretty tasty, one that stands out from the crowd with its truly potent health elixirs is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2015 at The City Sage
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Do you know about Lou & Grey? The relatively new label, which is a sub-brand of Ann Taylor, is pretty much the best thing that's happened to comfy dressing since pajamas. A Lou & Grey store opened near me in... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2015 at The City Sage
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Have you heard of Headspace? For anyone looking to start or deepen a meditation practice, this fantastic website and its accompanying app is like a personal trainer for your brain. Listen to guided meditation exercises, track the evolution of your... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2015 at The City Sage
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Living in LA, you'd think I make it to the beach on a regular basis. Yet the truth is, I've dipped my toes in the Pacific Ocean only twice since I moved here three years ago! It's a real shame,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2015 at The City Sage
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Remember a few weeks back when I shared some midcentury Moroccan style? A couple of the pieces I wore for those photos were a sneak peek at a gorgeous new collaboration line that is now available for purchase! Meet Hackwith... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2015 at The City Sage
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I'd be hard-pressed to choose a favorite aspect of my visit to Italy earlier this month. After all, I was in the birthplace of focaccia and espresso! But if I had to pick just one thing that will live vividly... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2015 at The City Sage
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With yesterday's solstice, we've officially entered summer! And there's no better way to celebrate the arrival of our juiciest, most bountiful season than with a bundle of fresh blooms. Late June in particular is the floral sweet spot: the last... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2015 at The City Sage
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What's your favorite cuisine? Mine is Mexican, hands down! Ever since I was a little girl, I could put away tacos, enchiladas, and tamales like they were going out of style. I'm not picky about my Mexican food, either. I'll... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2015 at The City Sage
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Whenever DwellStudio releases a new collection, I sit up and take notice. The brand has evolved in major way since it first launched in 2000 with its iconic striped and chinoiserie textiles and table linens. Founder Christiane Lemieux—a fellow Canadian... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2015 at The City Sage
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Last week when I was rocking out in the car, it occurred to me how absolutely ridiculous I would look to anyone who glanced my way. Then the instant the thought completed its course through my mind, my eyes landed... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2015 at The City Sage
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Have you heard of Sseko Designs? I first learned about this incredible ethical fashion brand four years ago, when founder Liz Forkin Bohannon spoke at a conference I was attending. Back then, Sseko's philanthropic business model was a relatively new... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2015 at The City Sage
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If you look up the phrase 'Renaissance woman' in the dictionary, you'll find a picture of my dear friend Caroline Lee. Last year she traveled to each of the seven continents and launched three new businesses—including one that funds an... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2015 at The City Sage
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Buongiorno from the final day of my European adventure! Last week when I passed through Copenhagen, I shared my newfound love for Danish style. And now I can say that the Italians aren’t exactly sartorial slackers, either! Here in the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2015 at The City Sage