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Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies with Salted Caramel Filling

These Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies really are the things that dreams are made of! Filled with a tasty salted caramel cream cheese frosting, these cookies will be the star of the show! Perfect for the holidays and cookie exchanges! If you’re looking for a dessert addition to your Thanksgiving menu or pre-planning a way to be the hit of the holiday cookie exchange, these little gems are your ticket!  Time consuming? Yes.  Worth it?  Absolutely! How to Make Gluten-Free Ginger Cookies For the Ginger-Molasses Cookies: Preheat oven to 350 …

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My Life Styled // Winds of Change

On Sunday night I was awoken not by the sounds of my toddler who sometimes likes to greet us at odd hours with a request for water, but by the sounds of heavy tree branches swaying back and forth on our rooftop.  (The same branches our landscapers have been telling us we need to trim for months now.  I hear you loud and clear now, Hugo!)  While the gusty winds here in Los Angeles ushered in cooler temperatures earlier this week, it feels like there are winds of change blowing in my own life too.  New opportunities are arising and …

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Hair Tutorial // The Double-Knotted Pony

Kat (whose hair is featured above) is the story of internships gone right. The proof that when you hustle and make yourself invaluable, your boss will keep you around no matter what. She’s my go-to gal on styling jobs and has been for some time and now she helps out here with editing on the blog as well. She’s also a super talented costume designer and stylist in her own right and, as if that wasn’t enough, she was blessed by the hair gods, so she is now our resident head of hair when we need to do a tutorial. In keeping …

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Where To Eat In Los Angeles // Local Kitchen

As if we needed another excuse to venture to Santa Monica, Maire Byrne (of Chez Panisse in Berkeley, Ajax Tavern in Aspen and Aqua in San Francisco) opened her second restaurant Local Kitchen & Wine Bar on Ocean Park recently (her first is Thyme Cafe and Market), and we wasted no time making our way over to check it.  Hand-crafted pizzas, pastas, and seasonal small plates, oh my!  It’s all delish and paired in a cozy, casual environment that will have you staying well past your bedtime.  (Unless in you’re dining for …

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