what’s in your pantry?


pinch of yum’s kitchen makeover. whether it’s your cooking accoutrement, your everyday dishware or your favorite condiments it’s nice to have a well-organized kitchen pantry, as well as one that’s displayed pleasingly too. i always think i’m going to make the time to put all my dry goods into pretty weck jars so i open my cupboards to some kind... 
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new & noteworthy.


1. buchholz berlin knife catch. since we’re talking cooking today (see today’s earlier post about hedley & bennett) i thought i’d go a step further and round up a few more good looking items for around the kitchen. this week’s new & noteworthy is right up my alley — since i love to cook and i love cooking gadgets and gear. Bon App√©tit! 2.... 
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wear this there: the book club.


oh, london! home to so many of those charming little watering holes we could venture into with the possibility of never coming back out. the book club most definitely makes this list. located in east london, its playful charm is reminiscent of making googly eyes at your high school crushes over a ping pong match, only with adult beverages. a grown-up, yet still flirty get-up... 
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Around L.A. / Hemingway & Pickett.


Toby Hemingway fondly remembers the large trucks that drove for the barbershop distribution company¬†Hemingway & Pickett, that his great, great Grandfather began in 1888, and which remained in the family for three generations in Melbourne, Australia. In 2011, Toby revived the name and opened shop in Silver Lake selling well made, well designed, hand picked goods from Los... 
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the weekday happy hour.


just before we jump into the long hectic holiday weekend, we’re partnering with Target to style up my upper backyard bonfire space for an easy weekday happy hour. it’s sometimes challenging to decorate quickly and easily on a week night, but it’s also important when you work really hard all week (and as a blogger often weekends, too!) to decompress and refuel... 
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