around L.A. / botanica restaurant & market.

Gal pals and tastemakers extraordinaire Emily Fiffer and Heather Sperling, met in Chicago years ago when they were each working as food writers and editors. Fast forward and they’ve traded the Windy City for L.A.’s year-round sunshine and swapped their pens for aprons and knives. Their combined passion and experience has realized itself in one of the most literal... 
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say what, google home?

okay, i kid you not — this may be one of the coolest products i’ve been asked to review in some time. i am completely smitten with my new Google Home. Google Home is a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant — you ask it questions and tell it to do things. honestly, i didn’t know what to expect because i’m a bit of a Luddite when... 
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bohemian boudoir.

let’s bring a little bohemian into the boudoir, shall we? this happens to be my personal favorite look — a little funky, a bit romantic and very vintage-inspired. i aim for this vibe in my own bedroom and get the look with unique lighting, like my hanging pendant lamps, a Fringe Throw Blanket, crochet trimmed sheets, and fluffy and velvet throw pillows. think... 
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wear this there: little octopus.

nashville has been quite the design draw as of late, and its new little blush-hued seafood spot little octopus is no different. the name is reason enough to wander in, but the color palette of candy pink, stark white, and neutrals puts it at the top of our ‘must hit list’. tennessee may be far from the beach, but this destination brings its essence home. we say... 
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getting warmer.

rattan is the perfect warm weather furniture solution. it reminds us of balmy beach days or our last trip to some tropical island. it’s light and airy with just the right amount of 1950 and 60’s vintage vibes — mid-century modern with softer curves, rather than hard edges. ever since i scored my rattan daybed i’ve become a rabid rattan fan and love... 
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