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Easing into 2020

January is such an awkward month. It's a month of transition...I mean, after all the rushing around of the holidays it's hard to just start fresh and just kick off a New Year guns blazing. If you are able to do that then BRAVO but I'm still picking up the pieces from Christmas - our tree is down, but the boxes with all the ornaments and decor in them are still in my living room. January at its best. Walk into any retailer and you'll see the half empty spaces with holiday and seasonal debris awaiting new seasonal goods. It's kind of clunky and messy for a while, but then it comes together again.  (These natural ebbs and cycles of...

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Fiber Feature: Cashmere

Ahhh the cashmere sweater. It is coveted by many who live in cold climates. It's reasonably easy to understand why. Finer, lighter, softer, and three times more insulating than sheep wool a cashmere sweater always packs the heat with zero bulk and feel good fibers. So why do some sweaters cost more than others?   

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Tips on Surviving a Heat Wave (when you don't have AC)

Ya'll this past weekend was a doozy of heat. I grew up in Florida so I could totally embrace it, but our old house doesn't have the AC or swimming pools - many Florida homes do. We also live on the 2nd and 3rd floor (oven). Here are a few things I've picked up over the years and work like a charm most of the time. 1. Place a spray mister/bottle in the fridge. Fill it with plain water or you can get fancy and throw in some sliced cucumbers. When it's hot as fuck you won't care if there's a vegetable in it or not. You'll just love that it's cold. You could also splurge and buy Poppy and...

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REDRUM MAI TAI RECIPE

Summer barbeques and backyard parties abound. Figured we'd share one of our favorite drink recipes perfect for entertaining created for us by the amazing Sasha, GM at the Variety Bar located in Bow Market. Make a batch and share with friends, but caution - two or more of these and you might see Jesus. REDRUM MAI TAI (this is for one drink) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀1 oz Sailor Jerry Rum1 oz Plantation 3 Star White Rum infused with Hibiscus Tea.25 oz grenadine.5 oz lime.75 oz orgeat (or gum syrup if you have a nut allergy) Photographed here in a killer mid-century highball tumbler glasses (set of 8) available in the shop. Photography credit: Ella Rinaldo Photography

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