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    Let’s Talk About Drinking: Alcohol Mindfulness


    Last week, I started a conversation on Instagram Stories about drinking after I shared a quick recipe for my current favorite non-alcoholic “spritzer” and my commitment to having a healthier relationship with

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    A Few Things


    Hello, Friends. How are you? Ready for the weekend? There’s no school for our kids next week, so when they get home today, it will be the official start of

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    A Few Things


    Hello, Friends. How are you? Ready for the weekend? There’s no school for our kids next week, so when they get home today, it will be the official start of

    Read more »
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    A Few Things


    Hello, Friends. How are you? Ready for the weekend? There’s no school for our kids next week, so when they get home today, it will be the official start of

    Read more »
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    A Few Things


    Hello, Friends. How are you? Ready for the weekend? There’s no school for our kids next week, so when they get home today, it will be the official start of

    Read more »
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    A Few Things


    Hello, Friends. How are you? Ready for the weekend? There’s no school for our kids next week, so when they get home today, it will be the official start of

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    The Vintage Kitchen Trend Is Still Red Hot


    Sometimes I’m the worst at predicting style trends. Over the last 10 years, I assumed the vintage kitchen trend had reached its peak at least 3 different times. And I

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    New Christmas (and Thanksgiving!) Kids’ Books and Puzzles for Holiday Break Fun


    With our first holiday break coming up next week, we are beginning to plan some of our fun traditions that make our holidays and time at home so memorable. Pulling

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    We Miracled Together!! Holiday Hands Update!!


    Here are the some faces of the 700 beautiful families you miracled yesterday!!! Yes, I am turning miracle into a verb. We’ve earned it. LOOK WHAT YOU MIRACLED, FRIENDS!!!! YOU

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    What Would You Tell Your High School Self?


    This post is sponsored by OLLY — here to help make nutrition easy, foolproof and delicious. Shop the full line. As your kids get older, do you ever think about

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Here’s How Much People Really Pay In Rent


Did you know that most studies of average rents pull their data from apartment listings? That can provide a pretty accurate snapshot of the prices a newcomer can expect to encounter on their apartment search—but it’s not always reflective of real-life rental situations. Asking rents generally skew higher, since there are plenty of listings for brand-new luxury units, but you’re

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Could Italian Modernism Be the New Look of Now?


For years, the place we have looked to for cutting-edge interior design was Scandinavia. But lately, I’ve seen a bit of a shift: from bright whites to moody, desaturated colors, from simple, natural materials to more luxe styles. There are a handful of Italian designers who, inspired by the exaggerated curves and luxurious finishes of mid-century Italian design, are creating

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Before & After: A Former Schoolhouse Gets a Major Upgrade


This incredible space—and let’s be real, even this somewhat dated space is absolutely incredible before, thanks to those windows, floors, and ceilings—recently got the makeover it deserved. The results are glamorous, architectural, and extremely livable—not bad for a 100-year-old school. It’s like an art gallery! The wall panels appear almost as if they’re sculptures, while the open spaces are satisfyingly

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Let’s Talk About Drinking: Alcohol Mindfulness


Last week, I started a conversation on Instagram Stories about drinking after I shared a quick recipe for my current favorite non-alcoholic “spritzer” and my commitment to having a healthier relationship with alcohol. I couldn’t believe the response–hundreds of direct messages sharing your own stories and expressing a desire for more conversation about this very important topic. While I wouldn’t exactly consider

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CodeSOD: The Generated JavaScript


Once upon a time, I discovered a bug in some JavaScript. I went off to investigate the source, only to find… the JS wasn’t coming from a file. It was being generated by a server-side method. Through string concatenation. It was a simple generation, something along the lines of: jsCode += "location.href = ‘foo?id=" + someIdField + "’;\n"; Bad, but

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