holiday hibernation, anyone?

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this house just says hunker down for the holidays and stay inside where it’s all warm and cozy. i love all the layered textures — loose natural slipcovers and big fluffy pillows, and that beautiful wool rug across some of the prettiest, worn in looking wood floors. i love the wabi-sabi vintage wood dining table in the kitchen too — it’s just a little... 
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casa hemingway.

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still pinching myself i got to experience cuba all over again. the last trip was twelve years ago and this time with victoria. i’ve been loving her recap and can’t wait to see what she’ll be sharing next. one of the top places i visited was ernest hemingway’s house just outside of havana. located ten miles east of the city on a hilltop in the small working-class town... 
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good reads: sight unseen.

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one of my personal favorites when it comes to design blogs is sight unseen — no pun intended, but have you seen it?  it’s a stunner. this month they shared the enviable tribeca loft of Parsons graduate and designer daniela jacobs of arc objects and i just had to share it with you. sight unseen is an online magazine that uncovers what’s new and next in design... 
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wear this there: sfmoma.

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as the gateway to modern art, SFMOMA is always one we suggest to visiting friends and readers. Now even more so because our favorite landmark got a wee bit of a facelift. home to warhols, and rothkos alike it now houses a richard serra installation. they upgraded to an in-house sightless coffee bar, and a three michelin starred destination called in situ. why not try to blend... 
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around l.a. / midland.

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In the heart of hopping Culver City sits one of L.A.’s loveliest curated shops : MIDLAND. It’s a refreshing mix of goods, many local artisans represented, each wonderfully complementary to the next. And it makes sense that the space and its contents are so great – after all, shop owners and long time friends Kelly Harris + Paige Appel have spent the last... 
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