i’ll take the A-frame.

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frank brinsley. wouldn’t we all love a cabin in the woods where we could go to get away from all? something small and cozy that was all our own? i’d choose an A-frame. they seem somewhat affordable, and they’re just kind of fun to look at. i have a pinboard dedicated to the a-frame, and my friend natalie has an awesome pinboard inspired by her A-frame lust.... 
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what did you do over easter break?

lovely indeed. i always remember that being a popular subject of classroom conversation as a kid: “what did you do over easter break?” when i was younger my parents would take up to the Tropics lodge or the Gene Autry melody ranch (which is now the Parker) in palm springs. we could usually bring a best friend and then we’d swim to our heart’s desire... 
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living the island life.

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St. Barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing. Think no traffic lights, big hotels, or cruise ships, which is something quite unique in the Caribbean. just the perfect spot to create a dream getaway, which is exactly what kate holstein and her husband matt have done with villa palmier. kate sent me an invite to share her beautiful... 
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around l.a. / the avalon hotel beverly hills.

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With a mid-century patio vibe The Avalon Hotel Beverly Hills pays tribute to its 1950’s origin when it was a favorite spot for the likes of Marilyn Monroe and Lucille Ball. Situated in the southern tip of Beverly Hills just a short ride from Rodeo Drive, the Avalon Hotel’s 83 rooms look out over the dramatic boomerang-shaped pool and offers guests a colorful,... 
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oh so deco.

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one of my favorite things to do in miami is to roam the streets of the art deco district. it is also known as the miami beach architectural district and is listed on the national register of historic places. built mostly between the 1920s to 1940s, you’ll find hundreds of these preserved buildings along famed ocean drive (between 5th and 15th) and further north around... 
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