Toby and Anton in Conversation

Anton and Toby have said many wacky things over the years, but I figured their magical thinking would stop once they hit a certain age. Yet, at 8 and 10, they’re still going strong. Anton, especially, is in that in-between stage, where he tries to be grown up but is still very much a kid…

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Kate’s Picks: 7 Things I Tried in July and Loved

Looking back at this list of things I loved in July, I can see clearly that last month was, for me, all about finding my creative mojo again. It was about getting back to creating, taking classes, watching visual eye candy, and reading words of poetry that paint a moving picture. I hope these suggestions…

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Have a Good Weekend (and Some News!)

PHOTO BY CHRISTINE HAN PHOTO BY CHRISTINE HAN What are you up to this weekend? We’re excited to announce that our second Alex Mill collaboration launches this Tuesday! (Our first collaboration was a year ago.) We created a piece we’ve always wanted and hope you’ll love. Sign up here, if you’d like a head’s up….

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My Secret Tips for Getting (and Staying) Organized

Ask my mom, and she’ll tell you I’ve had a knack for organizing ever since I was little. Yes, I was that girl who would go through her mother’s drawers and closets at the tender age of seven and regularly organize her makeup, jewelry, clothes, etc. Sorry, Mom! This continued on, well throughout my youth,…

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Have You Ever Had a Staring Contest?

Last night, I came across photos of Alex and me hosting our first staring contest back in 2009, and I could not stop laughing. The rules are simple: you have to look into other people’s eyes without smiling or laughing. (Heckling, of course, is encouraged.) As I pointed out back then, the night ends up…

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5 Easy, Flowy Outfits for Hot Summer Days

This is the first year I’ve really gotten into dressing for summer. It is not my favorite season and I can count the number of times on one hand that I’ve truly been on (and have dressed for) a beach vacation. Yet somehow this lifelong northerner found her sartorial summer groove this year with some…

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Which of These Bathrooms Do You Like Best?

On this cloudy Wednesday, let’s talk about color. Our apartment has white bathrooms, but how cool are these colorful ones? First, I stumbled upon this all-yellow bathroom in the Hotel Deux Gares. I’d love to take a morning soak in that bath. Designers Luke Edward Hall and Duncan Campbell have a green bathroom in their…

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