Paris 11th arrondissement: The Trendy Bastille District

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Ah, the Bastille. If you are wanting to stay in a trendy hotspot within the Paris 11th arrondissement, the Bastille district will meet all expectations. The vibrant nightlife and shopping neighborhoods will keep you busy through your entire vacation. Paris 11th Arrondissement Vibes The Bastille is a vibrant central hub in the city. Paris 11th arrondissement locals are young, hip, […]

80s Street Chic For Material Girls

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Strong silhouettes and sharp tailoring mark the latest trends for socialites and dilettantes. If you’re a nightcrawler or a bistro babe, we’ve got the 80s street chic staples that will make you fall back in love with fashion. We go beyond Madonna blonde to a material world filled with Italian cars and French crystal. Stand out from the crowd with […]

Horseshoe Chairs Never Take a Back Seat to Style

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Is there such a thing as too many chairs? Our favorite styles (add it to the top of the list) certainly include horseshoe chairs. Curvy and comfy, they cradle you in exquisite workmanship and style. Learn about these unique and flexible pieces of furniture and consider adding a few to your home. Horseshoe Chairs First, travel back to the Ming […]

Tacos: Quick, Easy, and Simply Delicious

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Any dish that gets its own day of the week must be pretty special, and this one is no exception. Tacos have become a staple dish for good reason. Whether you’re trying to feed a massive crowd, picky kids, or a potential partner, these are always a safe (and delicious) bet. With its wide selection of styles and recipes, theres […]

Bike Shorts Attack From The Track

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Sometimes we feel a little behind trend because it takes some time to get crafted into a plausible style. Once we started seeing bike shorts paired with blazers and oversized tees, we jumped on board. Take a look at how to style the most comfortable version of athletic wear for this transitional season. Bike Shorts + Mixed Prints Heading into […]

Pink Plants Provide a Peaceful Paradise

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You can receive love from more than just humans. Our favorite pink plants will liven up your environment and remind you Mother Nature adores you as well. Easier than pets and less demanding than children, the perfect plant will send you welcoming vibes whenever you walk in the room. Pink Plants on Paper Let’s start small. It’s easy to create […]

Watercoloring For Beginners: Tricks of the Trade

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Are you yearning for the simpler things in life? Introduce watercoloring into your week as an easy way to decompress and feed your soul. It’s an inexpensive hobby to start and with a few tips you’ll be satisfied with the results. Everyone has an inner artist that is bursting to be free. Watercoloring Brushes The first thing you need to […]

Leather Flats Lay Back For Summer’s Monomaniac

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Back to school shopping is over and PTA meetings are back on the agenda. Invest in a pretty pair of leather flats that will charm the pants off of principles and teachers alike. The right style can be the most versatile item in your shoe wardrobe. Leather Flats Over Ankle Boots It’s still too warm to be sporting ankle boots […]

White Interiors For a Fresh Start

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There’s something about a fresh coat of white paint. White interiors feel complete and pure; the closet thing you can get to perfection. In color psychology, white is the color of wiping the slate clean and gives you that fresh start you might be needing. White Interiors Harness Metal Energy Learn more about how metal energy in Feng Shui can […]

Rooibos Tea Recipes Make Us Never Go Back to Black

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We are ever in search of new and delicious varieties of herbal teas.  Our latest favorite is rooibos tea, which hails from southern Africa. It is a full-bodied, caffeine-free alternative to black tea and has plenty of health benefits to boost.  Rooibos (pronounced “ROY-boss”) is one of the many benefits of our ever-expanding global community! Rooibos Tea For Breakfast Did […]

Straight Leg Pants Got Us Donating Our Skinnies

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Ah, warm weather and summer vibes are speaking our language. Slip into a pair of straight leg pants and see for yourself why skinnies are a thing of the past. This season’s styles are tailored and flatter pretty much every figure out there. Take a look at our favorite cuts and try a pair that works for your unique height […]

Southern Bohemian: That Just Dills Our Pickle!

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Bless your pea pickin’ hearts! If you’re hoping to get your decor all gussied up, think about incorporating a little Southern Bohemian charm into your home. The colors of the deep South blended with vintage keepsakes will make you as happy as a dead pig in the sunshine. Southern Bohemian, Y’all If you like to collect vintage artwork or wall […]