serenity now.

i suppose there’s some lingering love in the air — romantic vibes leftover from valentine’s day out there in the atmosphere. i also think there’s a lot going on in the world that’s a little unsettling, and sometimes that just makes me wanna crawl under the covers and wait it out. some place serene with super soft sheets — a pretty place... 
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steppin’ up your valentine setting.

time to set a romantic table for two! i love it best when dishes are mismatched and these fit the bill for a perfect valentine-inspired dinner setting. try pairing vintage finds from thrift shops, or even renting casa de perrin’s pale pink & gold florentine chargers, goa brushed gold & white flatware and serve cocktails in their chloe gold-rimmed lowball tumblers... 
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A Galentine’s Evening with Frangelico.

this week i had the distinct pleasure of returning to san francisco to host a party with the lovely and most delicious frangelico — a classic liqueur, flavored with specialty Tonda Gentile hazelnuts, and whose origins date back more than 300 years to the presence of Christian friars who first created the liqueur while living in the hills of the Piedmont region of northern... 
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love potions perfected.

cb2’s rose gold dolce vita bar cart. i’ve noticed a few new bar carts in town, and thought you might like to know about them. a few are flirty and feminine, some are sleek and sophisticated but they all sparkle and shine so i’ll bet they might even make your cocktails taste better! and what better time to perfect your secret cocktail recipe and mix up a valentine... 
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shot through the heart.

michiemay paperie. happy valentine’s day, friends. whether you’re celebrating with a loved one, hanging out with your gal pals or simply laying low and treating yourself to something special (who me?), here’s some imagery to put you in the mood. may love find you unconditionally, without obligation, just enjoying all the pretty out there today. clockwise, l to r: aaron... 
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