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Welcoming Fall with Nordstrom

Fall is so close, I can smell it: the rain, the freshness in the cool air, cozy wood burning fires. It's certainly the season I most look forward to and feel most at home in. I wanted to take a moment to share a few outtakes from a recent project we had the pleasure to collaborate on with Hello Society and Nordstrom to style and share a...

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Coava (Hawthorne)

Coava has been one of our 'go to' coffee shops for years now, not only because of their perfectly poured beverages but for the incredible open space they serve in. It's somehow industrial and homey all at once. When we first started going, it felt like our own little secret oasis. There was always an open seat and the only noise you heard was the...

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December in Instagrams

          Photos courtesy of Jade’s instagram, Cory’s instagram and our instagram. Happy 2014 everyone! Remember Y2K? Ha! Cory and I were chatting and laughing about it in the car yesterday. December seemed to fly by. It was a blur of family, friends and sugary treats. We shared our time with Woodblock Chocolate and even hosted a sweet giveaway with them. For the second year in a row, we toured Pittcock Mansion...

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A Welcomed Change

After tirelessly applying for jobs since graduating with my Bachelors six months ago, I have finally and thankfully been offered a life changing career change that I have been waiting for. I have to thank Jamie, a mutual friend of ours for recommending me to apply for the job over a month ago after reading my last job search related post . Without her I...

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A Festive Break

"I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time; the only time I know of, in the long calendar of the year, when men and women seem by one consent to open their shut-up hearts freely, and to think of people below them as if they really were fellow passengers to the grave,...

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Early Morning

I hope everyone had a lovely holiday weekend! We went to the wedding of two of our dearest friends. I was actually one of the bridesmaids. Of course we have plenty of photographs from that special day to share, but I'm going to wait till the bride has a chance to share hers first. It was an absolutely gorgeous wedding and being able to meet...

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True Silence

'True silence is the rest of the mind; it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.' William Penn  ...

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Dark Chocolate, Chevre Brownies for Sarah and Eric

Sarah and Eric, our long time internet friends, were visiting Portland so we thought it would be nice to surprise them with a little treat and, lets face it, we are always looking for an excuse to bake something. Do you ever watch Throwdown? Well, the brownie battle with Vermont Brownie Company made us curious to try our hand at making our own chevre brownies (with a gluten...

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