guide to gifts for girls.

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it’s here, and it feels much sooner than i had expected, but the holiday gift-giving season is upon us.  i like to theme my gifts around what my favorite people love best, and in this case i’m thinking of my nieces (don’t look, you guys!) — young girls in their early twenties. they’re smart, they’re hard working and they’re very... 
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holiday travel arsenal.

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Stress is a fact of life. Especially these days — the holidays are upon us which means a whole lot of hustle and bustle, and the arch enemy of our holiday season — travel! You can’t escape the terrible anxiety that sets in as you travel via planes, trains and automobiles to spend the holidays with friends and family. Escaping all of these life moments by staying... 
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green and peaceful.

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heart home magazine. feeling stressed out? you might want to get some houseplants. studies have shown that having plants around can actually help lower stress levels. plus, there are several types of plants that improve the quality of the air in your home by removing toxins and increasing oxygen, which is also helpful in times of stress! besides all that good stuff, well-placed... 
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a new way to work: mod.

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hey, happy friday! leslie from spotted sf here and though the work week is ending for most, i wanted to fill you in on some exciting things happening here in san francisco. perhaps something to think about when you’re clocking back in on monday. it’s a brand new way to work on-the-go and it’s called mod. with a location already in phoenix (and future plans... 
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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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