DIY Incense Valentines


Incense Valentines

By / February 11th

We worked with designer Sarah Contrucci Smith to create these fun incense party favors. Inspired by her indigo-and-cream textile designs at Ara Collective , this favor was the perfect table dressing during …read more

Nina Dobrev's bright airy breakfast nook

Weekend Notes

By / February 7th

Happy Sunday! I’m curled up in front of the fire on this chilly morning, trying to decide whether to make pancakes or bundle up and go to my barre class. The …read more

sardine tin valentines for the adventurous foodie in your life!


Sardine Tin Valentines

By / February 5th

Today’s Valentine’s Day DIY project is a polarizing one. I imagine our readers are split into two camps: those who read the post title and instantly cringe, and those who think, …read more

these mini eclairs are seriously the cutest desserts ever

Recipe Files

DIY Mini Éclairs

By / February 3rd

If you’ve ever traveled to France, you likely associate éclairs with the oblong pastries found preciously lined up behind glass cases in patisseries all over the country. Well, today’s versions …read more

queen of hearts valentine's day inspiration

Monochromatic Monday

Queen of Hearts

By / February 1st

While she inspires a most amorous mood board, the original Queen of Hearts is anything but lovely. While some believe that the foul-tempered queen from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is a caricature of Queen Victoria, …read more

love this party idea - let guests build their own gourmet toasts!

Weekend Notes

By / January 24th

It’s been a big week for our team… mostly because Chanel got engaged!!! Her boyfriend Eric popped the question on Friday and we all celebrated maybe a little too late …read more

acai bowl in mason jar

Weekend Notes

By / January 17th

How do I love thee, Sundays? Let me count the ways… waking up without my alarm, time for cooking experiments and kids’ craft projects, motivation to tackle an organizational project. …read more

Couple and kitchen goals all wrapped into one.

Entertaining With

Tarica Navarro

By / January 14th

As I read through Tarica Navarro’s interview answers, I’m reminded why we launched our “Entertaining With” series to begin with. Raised in Thailand (arguably one of the planet’s top culinary destinations), Tarica’s been a …read more

open kitchen shelving with cactus and pretty glassware

Weekend Notes

By / January 10th

Well it seems we all survived the first full workweek of 2016, and I hope it was a great one for you! Things felt extra busy around here — we …read more

farmers market veggies

Our Wellness Makeover

By / January 4th

Aside from being the first day back in the office in 2016, it’s an especially exciting day around here: our team has been working on a few big updates, and we’re pretty …read more

snowy wreath with gingham holiday ribbon

Be Present, Be Merry

By / December 24th

Merry Christmas, friends! This time of year always makes me so sentimental about how quickly time passes — maybe it’s because there are so many memories wrapped up in the holidays that I …read more

cozy christmas pajamas

Weekend Notes

By / December 20th

It’s the last weekend before Christmas, and my mood is falling somewhere between excitement for the coming festivities and a twinge of sadness that another holiday season has flown by. …read more

Turmeric Tea Latté Recipe

Bottoms Up

Turmeric Tea Latté

By / December 14th

I’ve been really into using turmeric lately, both for its health benefits (it’s long been used for its powerful anti-inflammatory properties) and the distinctive gingery flavor it brings to dishes. Since …read more

simple & pretty christmas wreath

Weekend Notes

By / December 6th

Morning, glories. ‘Tis the season for multiple nights out in a row, and I’m easing into this Sunday morning with a big cup of Earl Grey (and maybe a couple …read more

DIY snowflake wreath made with greenery pipe cleaners


Pine Snowflake Wreaths

By / December 4th

This holiday DIY checks out in every category: inexpensive, easy, and delightfully festive. I found these pine pipe cleaners at the local craft store and bought them not knowing what …read more