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Weekend Notes

By / July 26th

I have to admit that I’d been feeling a little “off” this week — just kind of down-in-the-dumps for no other reason than possibly hormones and tiredness. Yesterday I decided that …read more

Are you a cryer?

Are You a Cryer?

By / July 17th

I’m Chanel, and I’m a crybaby. I know what you’re thinking – I haven’t heard that word used since elementary school – but there’s no other way to describe it. I’m moved …read more

cookie decorating

Entertaining With

Mer Mag

By / July 15th

I don’t think of myself as a jealous person, but that little kid inside me is green with envy over this wonderful, whimsical children’s party. Hosted by the ever-talented Merrilee …read more

avocado kale caesar salad

Recipes for a Clean Green Summer Menu

By / July 14th

If you’re struggling to think of delicious, filling, yet healthy dishes that are easy to prepare, look no further. Today’s three-course menu from author, chef, journalist, and all-around lovely person Candice Kumai, is the answer to …read more

lea seydoux, striped hat

Weekend Notes

By / July 12th

Happy weekend, darlings! Hope yours has gotten off to a great start. I’ve taken a couple weeks off from posting our usual Weekend Notes, since frankly, time has been a precious commodity since …read more

Royal Mansour in Marrakech

Passport To


By / July 9th

If you’re still reeling from the first installment of our new “Passport to” series, buckle up. Today’s adventure has us globetrotting to Morocco, famous for… well, a lot. Between the architecture, the beaches, the cuisine …read more

Kate Arends and her puppy

Fox & Hound

Kate & Winnie

By / July 9th

Confession: We’re a bit dog-crazy around the office. Even though I’m the only dog owner among us, that doesn’t keep everyone from spending half the work day talking about breeds we …read more

do you have a mantra?

Do You Have a Mantra?

By / July 8th

If y’all are following #CSBookClub on Instagram, you know that I’m currently making my way through The Untethered Soul, a weighty read by Michael A. Singer that explores the questions of …read more

How much is TMI on social media?

How Much is TMI on Social Media?

By / July 2nd

She posted what?! From where?! Saying what?! Sorry, but aren’t some things supposed to be private? Today we’re asking one of the many controversial questions that surround modern day social media – how real is too real? We’ve …read more

Gaby Dalkin's Kitchen

What's On Hand

Gaby Dalkin

By / June 25th

Gaby Dalkin is your quintessential California girl. From her sun-kissed complexion to her happy-go-lucky personality she positively radiates sunshine. I had the opportunity to meet her this year and after …read more

flowers & market bag

Weekend Notes

By / June 21st

Hey y’all, happy weekend! Hope you’re having a good one so far. We’re brunching and hanging with our dads to celebrate Father’s Day. I feel incredibly lucky to have a dad who …read more

How to repaint a rattan peacock chair


Peacock Chair Makeover

By / June 18th

If you do home improvement projects often, you probably know that they almost always take more time (and work, and money) than you originally planned. Well friends, I stand before you today reinvigorated and …read more

peach tart

Weekend Notes

By / June 14th

As I type this I’m savoring a rare quiet Saturday afternoon: Phoebe and Henry are both napping, leaving me to satisfy a serious urge to bake with this strawberry-almond cake …read more

DIY Carnation Stir Sticks


Carnation Stir Sticks

By / June 9th

It’s summertime, and you need these stir sticks in your life… or at the very least, in your cocktails. Planning to host (or co-host) any time soon? These little beauties …read more


Office Style


By / June 5th

If you don’t know what Bloglovin‘ is, allow me to do the honors (and if you do, skip to the next paragraph): You know all those gorgeous, inspirational blogs you stumble …read more