friday finds.

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everybody doing okay? it’s been a difficult week for many of us and the country most certainly seems sadly divided. i’m not going to go into it here because i have ad nauseum on social media and for me, that’s the place i release and not here because i’m not certain it’s the place for it, nor that you might want to hear my ramblings and opinion.... 
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book club brunch.

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when you’re asked to give a book club brunch for author Terry McMillan you definitely say “yes! yes, please!”. i’ve long been a fan and Terry’s part of Ghirardelli’s Savor the Dark Book Club, launching her new book I Almost Forgot About You — which is a really fun summer read. with the book club subscription, you get the book and three... 
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spotted sf: dandy + hollow.

spotted sf: dandy + hollow / sfgirlbybay

In San Francisco’s Inner Sunset you’ll find the sweetest shop and café called Dandy and Hollow. Owned by husband and wife team, William and Dawn, Dandy offers a delightful selection of goods for cooking and entertaining and Hollow serves up coffee and a variety of locally made sweets. Tucked inside the latter, you’ll also find small gift items to purchase, like tea... 
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sacred spaces.

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i get abc carpet & home’s newsletter regularly (it’s my very favorite shop in NYC) and this week they shared a new om collection devoted to the art of sacred spaces — all about creating your own little moment of zen. there’s so many pretty things to design a beautiful little sanctuary: gorgeous velvet and silk meditation cushions, incense, to deities... 
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freudian brew.

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Freud is a small British design house currently debuting their coffee and tea ware collection in the U.S.A. Created in 1986 by the Freud family, Freud (still very much a family business) specializes in producing simple, modern, functional design products for the home. theirs is a super stylish stainless steel coffee and tea ware collection, available to lucky europeans since... 
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