WHAT WE’RE READING

Hole Up and Read

Living the good life

By Regina Connell. Even in California, winter can cause our bodies (not to mention minds) to want to hibernate. And there’s no better way than curling up with a decent book, one to open the mind, shift perspectives, and get … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Mandy Aftel’s Fragrant

Mandy Aftel Fragrance Bottles

By Regina Connell. Mandy Aftel is one of our favorite artisans, thinkers, and inspirations. Why? Because she’s the real deal. Not only is she one of the world’s best fragrance artisans, but she is a serious student of the world … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: September 2013

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By Lee Havlicek. A list for late-summer reading, inspiration, and entertainment. (Because it IS decidedly still late summer and not the end.) Here are the books and blogs that our writers are currently taking in and loving… Kathryn Clark: In … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading: Fall 2012

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By Regina Connell and Natalie Powell. Fact: chilly temperatures and gray skies create cuddle-up-and-read weather. So grab a cup of tea and a blanket, and crack open one of these books that have been piquing our interest of late. Made … Continue reading

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