Advice

How To Stay Connected with Friends

I’ve been thinking a lot about friendships lately. When you’re growing up in school, so much of life is centered around making friends and doing life with friends. You’re in class with friends, playing sports with friends, and spending all of your free time in the company of friends. As you get older, though, time spent casually with friends becomes more elusive. Especially as you start adding spouses and children and jobs to the mix. It’s hard to feel like I’m being a good mom, wife, friend, sister, daughter and …

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Love Notes || Advice from Our Favorite Married Gals

Do you believe in fate? Soul mates?  Aaron and I met at work– even though I always said that I would never date anyone I worked with!–but I kind of think that even if I hadn’t taken that job or if he had moved to another city instead of staying in LA and coming to work for Ellen, we still would have met at some point.  One day, after we were already married, we were driving down the 405 and passed a Best Buy right off of the highway.  I told him that two days after I moved to LA, my dad and I went to Best Buy to buy a TV …

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How To Organize Your Jewelry Like A Pro

As a wardrobe stylist, you amass quite a large stock of things.  Things you might expect like clothing, shoes, and accessories.  And other things like the collection of variously colored tape measures that I’m not sure why I own or how I collected so many that they have their own bin.  Either way, it’s super important that it all stays organized so that you can actually use it when you need it and it’s easy to grab and take to shoots.  I’ve always used muslin hangers for organizing belts and mens ties, but just …

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How to Make Real Sourdough Bread

The first time I bit into the crusty sourdough bread loaf that my dear friend and wild yeast expert, Min, helped me make, I couldn’t help but feel that I had just learned a skill that I would use for the rest of my life. How often does that happen? It felt like magic– to simply mix flour and water and a few other ingredients and get a base for bread, waffles, crackers, the life blood of the kitchen. This bread is simple and basic and best of all it’s naturally leavened with wild yeast which means it contains both prebiotics …

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