thanksgiving tablescapes.


lovely foilage, via steph somebo on steller. the thanksgiving holiday is a few days away and kitchens across the country are gearing up for the big family feast. it’s a little different here at my house — i’m cooking this year and in our smith-family tradition we go british and forgo the turkey for prime rib, mashed potatoes, and most importantly yorkshire... 
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unexpected guests: lisa coris.


today’s unexpected guests hails from san francisco — russian hill, to be exact. lisa coris is a long-time friend of mine and she and her son live in an amazing, light-filled apartment along russian hill’s cable car line. lisa is a ‘jill of all trades’ — a recruiter of ad agency talent; a jewelry maker (beads, specifically — which she... 
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around l.a. / the springs.


The Springs co-Founders, Jared Stein and Kimberly Helms, first encountered the Los Angeles Arts District in 2013 while on tour with a Broadway show and knew it would be perfect spot for the community wellness center they had envisioned. They were determined to create an oasis for city-dwellers that lived up to health-conscious lifestyle choices all the while remaining accessible... 
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morning rituals: a cup above.


This post was created in connection with my appointment as a nespresso “A Cup Above” participant. All opinions are my very own. i’m kind of a creature of habit — well, probably more than kind of. i definitely like rituals and i tend to follow patterns that start my day off right. if i don’t stick to my routine, i tend to be a little off-kilter, always... 
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Friday Finds.


Top to bottom, left to right: Leave it to this airy, modern Australian family getaway to take your breath away. We just couldn’t ignore the pure and simple way these potted cacti are lined up against the wall. A Merry Mishap beautifully encapsulates the ever-inspiring Toronto homeware shop, Mjölk. What a gorgeous smattering of art and greenery to complete the dining... 
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