a margarita for an english garden.

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ready for a lovely twist on the traditional margarita? i think you’re going to love the taste of this one! Patrón has searched the world for refreshing new margarita recipes to contend for a place in history: Margarita of the Year, and i was invited to recreate one of the seven artisanal contenders — the english garden margarita. Patrón is showcasing the versatility... 
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sneak peek of sunset.

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A couple of months ago I attended a styled event at Sunset Magazine’s gorgeous Test Gardens located at Cornerstone Sonoma in Northern California’s wine region. It was an opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes of a photoshoot for a Fall 2017 issue. I was beyond amazed by the beautiful settings, the great number of staff and talent to pull off this shoot and by the sheer... 
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vintage kitchen accouterment.

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one of my favorite things to collect is vintage kitchen accouterment. wooden bowls, bread & cheese boards, white ironstone, crockware, pitchers and pottery — it all looks really great together when displayed on kitchen countertops and open shelving. i always keep my eye out for vintage treasures, but when i can’t get to the flea market i go hunting on chairish... 
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steppin’ up your valentine setting.

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time to set a romantic table for two! i love it best when dishes are mismatched and these fit the bill for a perfect valentine-inspired dinner setting. try pairing vintage finds from thrift shops, or even renting casa de perrin’s pale pink & gold florentine chargers, goa brushed gold & white flatware and serve cocktails in their chloe gold-rimmed lowball tumblers... 
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elsie green: a holiday giveaway.

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if you adore vintage decor and one-of-a-kind beautiful things for your home that happen to be sustainable, a visit to the bay area’s elsie green is a must.  this charming, family-run business offers the most unique collection of vintage finds from france and morocco that i fear it may make your head spin — in the good way, of course. elsie green imports the prettiest... 
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