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Delights: Kindness, Entertainment

Kindness I’ve been cocooning. That is, spending more time by myself, with my own thoughts. Some themes that have emerged for me have been self-care and kindness. I’ve found that focusing on being kind to others and being kind to…

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Delights: Little Happy Things

I have been reading about hygge recently, and it has made me a lot more aware of the little happy things that make me enjoy life on a daily basis. People often ask me how I keep my optimistic outlook.…

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Delights: Photography Books

Photography Books I pulled my photography books out from my book collection the other day. They’ve been rather pared down because I was a digital nomad for awhile, and then I was inspired by the KonMari method last year. But…

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Delights: What to Watch, Read, and Listen To

What to Watch If you’re like me, you probably like to get recommendations on what to watch from someone with similar interests. When I’m busy or just distracted in life, I want someone to tell me what’s good, instead of…

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Delights: Things to Make Life Better

Today was one of those days. The simplest of things turned into complicated, annoying things. I thought I’d be home relaxing at at certain time, and it took hours longer to get to that point. At the peak of my…

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Delights: Shop Small 2015

In gathering some of my favorite small businesses for this post about shopping small during the holiday season, I realized that my entire list is made of brands that are run or co-run by women. So, I can proudly say,…

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Delights: Summer Entertainment

It’s not every summer that I get a chance to lay by the proverbial pool, but this summer I spent 3 days in Miami — doesn’t get hotter than that! I took laying by the pool quite literally. During all…

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Delights: Baby Gifts + Inspiration

Part shopping guide, part artistic inspiration, these Delights will help you check things off your list and feel rejuvenated creatively! Quote of the week: “I pay no attention whatever to anybody’s praise or blame. I simply follow my own feelings.”—Wolfgang…

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Delights: Admire, Decorate + Make

Henri Cartier-Bresson is one of my photography heroes, and yet I didn’t know much about his personal life. In regards to art, I have been known to [controversially] say something along the lines of, “I like the work. I don’t…

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Delights: Five Marys Farm Stand

Menlo Park If I wasn’t already a farm-stand snob, Five Marys has made it official. When I lived in NYC and I had the occasion to rent a car and drive upstate or across Long Island in the summer, I…

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