cookbook collector.

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truth be told, i am a bit of a cookbook junkie — but for a more civilized descriptor, let’s just say collector. cookbooks, especially those published by phaidon are just some of the best visual eye candy around, and yet they’re practical, too because in them you’ll also find wonderful recipes. i have too many phaidon cookbooks to list here, but these... 
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make mine a smeg.

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i have always wanted a smeg fridge. and i think i’m deserving of a smeg refrigerator, but i’ve got to save my pennies up before that ever happens. so in the meantime, i’m satisfying my smeg goals with their smaller home appliances — they make an adorable mini smeg fridge, and also some cute kitchen helpers that fit right atop your countertop. did you... 
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jammin’ at home.

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This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you Crate & Barrel for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Crate & Barrel, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. we’ve just headed into august, which is kinda hard for me to believe, and summer fruit season will soon be winding down. but what... 
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summer reading made easy.

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i have a magazine obsession. i know, i know — there are blogs now, but i still love a great magazine filled with inspiring editorial. there’s a brand new app that makes collecting my magazines a whole lot easier, less expensive and very transportable. it’s called texture and they invited me to give it a try — and i love it! the idea is that you can... 
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a summer pool party with SKYY.

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sometimes you need a night away, but you don’t really have the time to leave town. that’s where summer parties come in really handy. you can style up your backyard for an outdoor movie night, a sleepover or just a fun cocktail party with friends — whatever you do just make it feel like you’ve left town for a little bit. you can even just check into... 
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