July 2014

The Gift of Good

Girls love gifts. Good gifts remind us of a special event or were given to us by a special person. The great ones are both. And the best ones come in multiples. ...
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Keep on Playing

Perhaps the last time you played games has not been since your last bad relationship. Hard to imagine sometimes, but mind games aren't the only game out there. ...
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SoCal Sweden

Salsa and lingonberries, same thing, right? Elin Kling’s new line, Totême – recently released in the U.S. – was described in the WSJ. article where I first saw the line as “European preppy.” If what they meant was precise but unfussy tailoring…

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Trending Turkish

Looking at neat rows of lovely pastel pastries under glass gets me as excited as any other female foodie, at least one who doesn't forcibly relinquish childlike candy shop joy in favor of a cynical view of pastry trends. I have tried not...
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Linnea in Pigalle

In planning my brief trip to Paris, I can't help but think about my precocious obsession with French impressionists. ...
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Kufi

While searching for local honey from Gardez, Afghanistan, I was captivated by an original Square Kufic piece, created in 1978 prior to the Russian occupation of Afghanistan, by an artist from Herat, Afghanistan. ...
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