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    new for spring from tradlands.

    This post is sponsored by Tradlands, a women’s clothing brand specializing in button-up shirts made in the USA.Just in time for weather that feels like spring, a new lightweight coat and seven organic shirts from Tradlands. Reading My…

    April 19, 2016 15 Comments
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    spring cleaning with stowaway.

    This post is sponsored by Stowaway, a right-sized cosmetics company.The magnolias are going gangbusters. The daffodils have unfurled. It’s not warm out exactly, but I’ve sped up the arrival of spring in my apartment…

    March 30, 2016 33 Comments
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    springtime perfection, or close enough.

    I’ve always been something of a perfectionist apologist. Why not strive for perfection, I’ve thought. A little aspiration never hurt anyone, I’d say. And I still mostly stand by those words. But the problem with…

    March 14, 2016 31 Comments
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    a spring capsule wardobe with thredup.

    This post is sponsored by thredUp, a secondhand shopping website selling like-new clothes.I’ve never really embraced the term capsule wardrobe. I prefer minimalist wardrobe. It feels a little more holistic and a little less fleeting.…

    March 1, 2016 37 Comments
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    early spring.

    You have to pay attention to see early spring. In the city especially. If you’re not careful you bemoan the fact that it’s still chilly and gray without noticing the pops of purple poking…

    April 14, 2015 8 Comments
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    jump-start on spring.

    Who can resist the pull of the pansy? In just a few weeks there will be so much more that’s interesting at the nurseries and farmers’ markets, but for now there are cheery bobbing pansies…

    March 17, 2014 5 Comments