Handmade Christmas: Crafts + Recipes to Brighten The Holidays

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Time to step back if you’re already reaching consumer saturation with Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales. There’s nothing that brings joy quite like a handmade Christmas. Add a little time for a decorative craft or new recipe and watch your spirits soar. Handmade Christmas Wreath Our first craft brings a little Christmas hygge into effect. Grab some greenery from […]

Tarts Showcase Seasonal Fruits + Veggies

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Our next set of recipes are scene stealers at any holiday or informal gathering. Making tarts is quite simple and they are a fun way to incorporate the fruits and veggies of the season. Put in a little effort to give them decorative flair or take it easy and enjoy their natural rustic beauty. They’re easier than pie to make […]

Oversized Clutches Are Just Within Your Grasp

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We would never go so far to recommend you become a slave to fashion. However, oversized clutches are a snazzy way to punch up your look for winter. Our cell phones are getting bigger after all; what else should be expected of us? Take a look at our favorite outfits for work and play and see how easily a new […]

Bentwood Chairs Bedizen Your Humble Abode

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If you could bring a little piece of your favorite French cafe home it would do much to nourish your soul everyday. Bentwood chairs are so iconic they almost transcend time. Take a look at some of the ways designers use them to fill spaces with a little French country love. Bentwood Chairs Do Half The Work If you have […]

Oats Recipes That Stick To Your Ribs

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Time to get back into comfort food. Our favorite oats recipes can be enjoyed year round but they are extra nourishing in the cooler months. Oats contain a powerful soluble fiber that improves your blood flow and increases the growth of good bacteria in your digestive tract. They are a warm and yummy way to keep your body rich in […]

Abstract Prints Freshen Up Fall Fashion

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Let your inner artist savant free! This year’s abstract prints are like a breath of fresh air in the fashion world. Designers are trending towards luxurious, one-of-a-kind fabrics that are both creative and cool. Our favorite prints are fresh takes on old styles and are much more fun to wear. Abstract Prints Maxi dresses are wonderfully draped in silk or […]

Parisian Art Deco: Modern Details/ Old World Charm

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Ahh, Paris. The city is full of art and history inside and out. If traveling to Europe is out of the question, bring a little Parisian art deco to you instead. The interior design trend has seen an upswing the past couple of years and is now fully marinated. Take a look at some of our favorite rooms and learn […]

Paris 18th Arrondissement: Why We Love Montmartre Most

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Anyone traveling in France will appreciate the undeniable romance of the country. The sights and sounds alone will keep visitors enraptured for as long as they can stay. Of all of the boroughs in the city, the Paris 18th arrondissement is a wonderful place to stay for a week or more. Look no further than this district for art and […]

Business Casual: When Offices Are Overrated

In the worlds of business and fashion, appearances are everything. Mix traditional and tailored clothing to make a business casual look that works for you. Comfortable and fashion-forward, it’s the greatest thing to happen to work since days off. No suits required, just keep it smart and polished. Business Casual Bureau It’s hard trying to beat the heat while trying […]

Home Office Essentials For Today’s Modern Living

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Who uses formal dining rooms and formal living rooms anymore? Of all the spaces we create in our living environment, a home office is probably one of the most useful. Whether you dedicate an entire room or carve out a corner, create a place that will keep your busy life organized. Home Office Creativity You dont have to be all […]

Preppy Outfits: A Step Above The Rest

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It’s not enough to simply be the best, you need to look the part too. Looking classy, crisp and clean is what preppy outfits are all about. These outfits may seem simple on the surface, but a lot of thought goes into making an outfit seem both classic and effortless. It’s alright if you feel a little out of your […]

Puff Pastry: Keeping It Light

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What does a pot pie, a strawberry tart, and a palmier all have in common? Puff pastry is the light and buttery bond that binds these diverse dishes together. With salt, butter, flour, and water being the only ingredients, this dish seems like simplicity itself. However true, it takes some work and knowhow to get it right. Considering its versatility […]