casa hemingway.

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still pinching myself i got to experience cuba all over again. the last trip was twelve years ago and this time with victoria. i’ve been loving her recap and can’t wait to see what she’ll be sharing next. one of the top places i visited was ernest hemingway’s house just outside of havana. located ten miles east of the city on a hilltop in the small working-class town... 
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GREEN & BLACK’S chocolate libraries.

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for me, lazy days with a good book are made even better when I have a little treat to nibble on between pages. so when i was invited to try GREEN & BLACK’S new chocolate libraries, i knew exactly where i’d be displaying them to share their pretty packaging with you — on my beloved built-in bookcases, of course! now that the weather is getting colder, i... 
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win a $1,000 gift voucher from armadillo & co.

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everything about Armadillo&Co rugs is exceptional. from the beautiful designs right down to how they are manufactured — all of armadillo&co’s products are 100% handmade, using Fair Trade practices with natural and sustainable fibers. founders, Jodie Fried and Sally Pottharst, created Armadillo&Co in 2009 — born from their desire to combine aesthetics... 
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tileworks.

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simon watson photography. i’m still obsessed with tile — even more so after visiting cuba where almost every surface you step on is tiled beautifully, even if cracked or decaying. i’m planning on using moroccan-inspired cement tile from clé tile for my bathroom remodel and i couldn’t be more excited — if i could just narrow down which tiles... 
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the ever-inspiring arch.

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the urbanite. arches are just so pleasing to the eye — don’t you agree? whether they’re arched alcoves, doorways, windows or some other architectural wonder, i find them to look just splendid. the curve of an arch is just so special — like it took just a little more effort to achieve. i’m starting my remodel of my bathroom and back bedrooms (more... 
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