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Celebrating With Sweets: The Winter Holidays Edition

Celebrating With Sweets: The Winter Holidays Edition

My sister and I grew up with big holiday celebrations. Both our parents really enjoyed making a fuss out of the holidays by decorating the house and cooking big meals. Part of the magic of these celebrations was the abundance of sweets—candy canes in Christmas...

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Simplify Your Holiday: Tips for a Peaceful Celebration

Simplify Your Holiday: Tips for a Peaceful Celebration

While the holiday season has the potential to be a time of peace, celebration and joy oftentimes it is anything but – instead we feel overwhelmed, frazzled and drained. The following five tips will help put you on the path to creating a happy and harmonious holiday...

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Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Giving Thanks and Giving Back

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, many of us spend time thinking about what we’re thankful for and feeling gratitude. Often, this leads us to think about those who are less fortunate and what we can do to “give back.” Giving back is an important next step to...

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An Earth-Friendly Thanksgiving Table

An Earth-Friendly Thanksgiving Table

An Eco-Friendly, Green Holiday A few years ago we were honored to be asked by one of our favorite magazines, Traditional Home, to design an earth-friendly Thanksgiving table. We recently found pictures from the photo shoot and thought we'd share how we transformed a...

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Make a Statement, With Style…

Make a Statement, With Style…

This month in our series of conversations with people we believe practice inspired everyday living, we're speaking with Carrie McCarthy. Carrie is the founder and co-author of Style Statement: Live by Your Own Design. Her book, is a Discover-It-Yourself guide to...

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Bringing the Energy of Your Vacation Home

Bringing the Energy of Your Vacation Home

A Room at the Eco-friendly Xinalani Yoga Resort I've just returned from an amazing yoga retreat at an eco-friendly resort in Mexico. The beautiful surroundings, the healthy and delicious food, the strong yoga practice, and the wonderful people I met made the trip an...

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A Colorful Home

A Colorful Home

Colors can elicit powerful emotional responses. Color is created by wavelengths of light and each wavelength produces a unique vibration and energy that can affect our mood and health. Therefore, color can be a great way to bring different qualities and energy into...

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Holiday Giving and Traditions

Holiday Giving and Traditions

Last year Traditional Home Magazine invited us to participate in an article about holiday giving ideas. Below are a few of the questions and answers that weren’t included in the final article… we thought we’d share with the hope some of our ideas will offer...

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