how you eat is how you live: food52.

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have you heard about food52, yet? food52 founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs have set out to bring cooks together from all over to exchange recipes and ideas and to support each other in the kitchen. they wanted to create a buzzing place for people who do what they do all day long: talk about food! Together food52 creates cookbooks, takes on food projects, helps others... 
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around l.a. / esqueleto l.a.

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This is Esqueleto, the latest addition to Echo Park’s Sunset Boulevard, the second shop of Oakland-based jewelry designer Lauren Wolf who opened her first space in 2011. Lauren and manager Alexis (pictured below) made several trips to the city scouting the perfect location and selecting a few L.A.-exclusive lines to offer in the new shop. With tall ceilings and whitewashed... 
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Friday Finds

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Top to bottom, left to right: This light-filled and incredibly inviting bedroom Minimal dining room style from Susanna Vento A DIY wooden comb as functional as it is darling The attention to detail around this kitchen sink Jessica Comingore’s inspiring studio makeover Happy Friday, Annie  
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spotted: alabama on alabama.

spotted: heath ceramics + alabama chanin / sfgirlbybay

here’s a peek into a beautiful new show that just debuted in san francisco. longtime friends natalie chanin (renowned textile artist + founder and designer of alabama chanin) and heath ceramics have collaborated to host a month-long exhibit and pop-up shop entitled alabama on alabama at heath’s factory building in the city’s mission district. the lively collection... 
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help me decorate my guest room!

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alrighty, we’ve got something fun planned for you! i need to get my small L.A. studio apartment guest room ready, and we thought it would be fun to enlist your help! i’m partnering with CB2 to decorate my space — our goal is to make it an efficient studio apartment, but one that’s welcoming, cozy and california cool, and we’re enlisting your help!... 
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