when life gives you lemons.

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have y’all watched beyoncé’s lemonade visual album yet? i bought the album on itunes, and it comes with the hour-long video, so of course i had to see what all the fuss is about. visually, lemonade is really stunning and very thought-provoking. it’s a combination of songs from the album and some spoken word — some badass spoken word in which, i’m... 
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Around L.A. / The Surface Library Prop Collection.

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In an unassuming warehouse in Hollywood’s theater district sits The Surface Library, a carefully curated selection of props available to rent for food, product and lifestyle shoots. It’s everything I aspire for my own prop collection : a wide variety of all shapes, sizes, colors and meticulously organized. You can get a preview of their prop collection online... 
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around l.a. / grand central market DTLA.

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Located in the heart of downtown, The Grand Central Market has sought to celebrate the cuisine and cultures of Los Angeles since it opened it’s doors in 1917. It really is a sampling of the city’s best food (with a side of excellent people watching). Grab a lunch and then stock up on a fresh cut of meat some fresh fish or a wide variety of vegetables for supper!... 
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what did you do over easter break?

lovely indeed. i always remember that being a popular subject of classroom conversation as a kid: “what did you do over easter break?” when i was younger my parents would take up to the Tropics lodge or the Gene Autry melody ranch (which is now the Parker) in palm springs. we could usually bring a best friend and then we’d swim to our heart’s desire... 
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sacred spaces.

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i get abc carpet & home’s newsletter regularly (it’s my very favorite shop in NYC) and this week they shared a new om collection devoted to the art of sacred spaces — all about creating your own little moment of zen. there’s so many pretty things to design a beautiful little sanctuary: gorgeous velvet and silk meditation cushions, incense, to deities... 
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