weekend links

a rose in our garden the other day after it rained. pretty color, hey? TGIF. Last night my sister and I went to see Marie Kondo speak, and I’m now very inspired to spend the weekend ‘sparking joy’ aka throwing stuff out. It’s perfect timing actually, since we’re moving at the end of the month to that house in Manhattan…
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Nicoise Salad Recipe

Nicoise salads are one of my favorite things to make during the summer (or during a very hot spring like we’re having) when I feel like something light, healthy, and easy for lunch or dinner. I usually make mine with traditional packed tuna (good quality tuna, either Italian or Spanish) but decided to switch things up the other day and…
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latest finds:

peter dunham samarkand

Peter Dunham’s Samarkand is my all time favorite fabric. It’s this gorgeous paisley print that somehow works in just about any style of room, from super traditional and classic to uber bohemian and global. Samarkand comes in quite a few different color ways but the one I love most is blue and green on the white background, as seen in the…
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weekend links

Happy Friday, you guys. I’m just running out the door actually to drop Penny off at the vet; she’s getting spayed today, the poor little thing! After that I’m heading to my niece and nephew’s ‘special friend day’ at school which should be so cute. Besides that, my weekend plans are to just hang out with Penny and hang around the…
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a fun northern california home

There’s something so appealing about a lived in space that looks collected rather than decorated, and this former YWCA summer camp turned sprawling Northern California home is a prime example. Per the Elle Decor article, the first time the couple was shown the space they couldn’t wrap their heads around the amount of work needed and just walked out, but…
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