guide to gifts for girls.

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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friday finds.

happy friday everyone! what’s on your agenda for the weekend? i’ve been trying to plan better meals for myself and do a lot of prep in the kitchen on sundays so i don’t get lazy during the week and make bad eating choices. lots of salads and soups — i’ve been making a delicious chilled cucumber soup, and laura miller’s oven roasted tomato... 
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a trip to the ponderosa.

this weekend after having brunch, we drove past the cutest cactus shop and did an immediate u-turn to check it out. this sweet shop has no sign, but you can spot it easily by the wagon full of cacti outside on the sidewalk  — it’s called ponderosa cactus and it’s adorable. not only that, their inventory is vast, and good for the planet — their mission... 
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wear this there: the book club.

oh, london! home to so many of those charming little watering holes we could venture into with the possibility of never coming back out. the book club most definitely makes this list. located in east london, its playful charm is reminiscent of making googly eyes at your high school crushes over a ping pong match, only with adult beverages. a grown-up, yet still flirty get-up... 
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new and noteworthy.

for this edition of new and noteworthy i thought it might be nice to round up some fun and unique father’s day gift ideas for you. some that are a little different and special, like a private masseuse delivered to dad’s door, perhaps? here’s some thoughts on pop. 1. zeel lets you book same-day, in-home massages with the best licensed massage therapists in... 
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