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Beatrix!

Two months ago Beatrix Maia was born! It’s been both a challenging and wonderful summer so far and I love observing Beatrix’s personality emerge and develop. I’m also happy to report that Violet has been an incredible big sister and … Continue reading

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DIY: Homemade Live Edge Side Tables for $50

For ages I’ve been admiring live edge tables with mid-century modern legs because I love the juxtaposition between organic and natural with modern and industrial. From independent boutiques to large retailers, I’ve seen a solid variety of these tables, but I was always hesitant to … Continue reading

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Laser Engraved Wooden Skate Decks by Magnetic Kitchen

Have you ever tried skate boarding? I cruised around a bit in high school but never got close to being good at it, painting boards for friends and school art shows more than actually riding them. Twenty years later I … Continue reading

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I Survived My First Winter in Portland!

I survived my first winter in Portland and I have to say it was not all the rain and gloom it was chalked up to be. I’ve heard from locals that this last year has been unseasonably sunny and dry, … Continue reading

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A Girl & Her Dog

Some of the sweetest moments we’ve had with Violet was seeing her love for our dog, Oakley. Oakley passed away in December and there are few days that go by when she doesn’t ask where Oakley is or talk about … Continue reading

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