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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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Meet The Maker: Stephanie Moreau of Savage Salvage Jewelry

Meet Stephanie Moreau the maker and creator of Savage Salvage Jewelry. Stephanie is a tour de force. A creator and maker whose background was similar to mine she honed her craft and learned the ins out outs of her business by working for some of the biggest brands we know in the market place before branching out on her own. She's redefined success and stayed so true to her aesthetic and form that it's hard not to appreciate her. 

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Meet the Maker // Amy Vander Els

In our world of clutter and chaos, Amy Vander Els’ jewelry is a refreshing breath of simplicity and minimalism that you won’t ever want to take off. The Amesbury-based artist is the subject of our debut “Meet the Maker” series, featuring the creators and makers whose products get to call We Thieves home (at least until you take them home with you!). We believe that getting to know the personality and hands behind your purchase makes the piece that much more special. So without further ado, this is our official warm welcome to Amy!

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The Holy Wood that is Palo Santo

Palo Santo or Holy Wood is wood from South America often used ceremonially and around the house as a remover of unwanted odors and "bad air". A relative to frankincense, myrrh, and copal its scent is loved by many with hints of citrus, mint, and pine. Use when you move into a new house, outdoors to repel mosquitos, or before meditation.

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