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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pssst. most moms love flowers.

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mother’s day is just around the corner. i never forget, because i was actually born on mother’s day — such a nice gift, eh, mum? this year i thought it might be nice to create some DIY bouquets myself, for so many of my deserving, hard-working mom friends out there. i was invited by flower muse to offer you some special deals, a reader discount, and to select... 
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found home.

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from the lovely folks at found vintage rentals, my go-to prop rental shop here in L.A., comes found home, an online shop for vintage finds, wonderfully well-curated by founder jeni maus.  just like their sister company, found home offers a meticulously crafted home collection — and that translates to carefully layered vintage finds, handmade objects + custom goods.... 
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pretty little petersham.

pretty little petersham. / sfgirlbybay

spring is in the air and it’s time to get my urban garden growing again. and a recent trip to the legendary petersham nurseries has provided much inspiration. oh how i’ve dreamt of visiting this magical place and it turned out to be even more dreamier than I expected! i have to thank my new florist friend (and local london gal) chikae of okishima & simmonds for... 
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in bloom.

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spring is here and with it blooms are everywhere. the tree down the street from me is on fire, and in japan cherry and plum blossoms are exploding. high desert flowers are in bloom too. i couldn’t help but notice and be enamored by these lovely blooms in full swing images all over my pinterest feed so i thought you might enjoy seeing them, too. a trip to japan is high... 
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