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    Saturday DO

    Jul 02, 2011

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    DO: Commit to a month of meditation This week’s DO is one part about the benefits of meditation and one part about commitment. Meditation allows us to stop our lives – to sit restfully and go inside of ourselves. The relaxing pause immediately brings a calm awareness that is not present in a hectic daily (…) Read more »

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    Saturday DO

    Jun 25, 2011

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    DO: Plant something It’s no secret that humans adore flowers and plants…we love being surrounded by this peaceful form of life. Today, or sometime this week, begin to expand your own oasis. Whether inside or outside, flowers can create the perfect environment for thought and creativity. Planting is also a fun project because there are (…) Read more »

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    Weekend Getaway: The Adirondacks

    Jun 24, 2011

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    Summer is the perfect time to plan those weekend getaways, and our country is full of great escapes to explore. Last week I headed up north to camp in the Adirondack Mountains – a perfect getaway destination. The mountains, rivers, and lakes are immediately relaxing. We set up camp in Wilmington, NY right near Whiteface (…) Read more »

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    happy summer solstice

    Jun 21, 2011

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    “do you always watch for the longest day of the year and then miss it? i always watch for the longest day in the year and then miss it.” - f. scott fitzgerald, the great gatsby click on images for sources. (…) Read more »

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    Saturday DO

    Jun 11, 2011

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    DO: indulge a guilty pleasure. give in to something sweet …or salty coddle yourself with breakfast in bed enjoy a nerdy movie lose yourself in a romance novel laugh at bad reality TV belt the words to a cheesy pop song rock a knock-off laugh at a completely inappropriate joke waste time Facebook stalking (gotta make full (…) Read more »

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    the burning house

    May 25, 2011

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    ever since i first heard about the site the burning house i’ve been completely fascinated with it. it’s based on this simple premise: if your house was burning down, what would you take with you? sure, it’s not a pleasant thought but it’s a really interesting way of seeing what possessions are most valuable to (…) Read more »

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    Brimfield Photo Diary

    May 23, 2011

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    Some of our buyers have just come back from Brimfield’s one of the world’s largest flea markets. It’s in Massachusetts and happens 3 times a year May 8-13, July 10-15, and September 4-9. Here are some pictures they took and wanted to share with you! It’s unbelievable the amount of great things you can find (…) Read more »

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    guest blog post: brooklyn hawaii

    May 20, 2011

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    brooke dombroski is a photographer and designer who lives in hawaii, on the island of oahu where our may catalog was shot.  the second i saw her tumblr, brooklyn hawaii, i was completely enthralled with her laid-back surfer girl lifestyle – and brooke was kind enough to share some photos with the blog to give (…) Read more »

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    fan love

    May 16, 2011

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    another amazing batch of photos from our facebook fans. you guys rock! (…) Read more »

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    Saturday DO

    May 14, 2011

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    That’s right, we’re adding something to your Saturday to do lists, but don’t worry – we’ll always make sure it’s worthwhile ;) DO: laugh too hard at one of your own jokes Never hold back an opportunity to laugh – even if it’s at yourself! Laughter is one of the most important and powerful human (…) Read more »

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    guest blog post: the gold coast

    May 13, 2011

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    australia’s gold coast is located in south east queensland, on the country’s eastern shore. with 35 miles of coastline that includes some of the most popular surf breaks in australia and the world, the area has been a huge draw for both tourists and surfers all over the world. it was also inspiration for a (…) Read more »

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    with love in her eyes and flowers in her hair

    May 10, 2011

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    when i first saw our may catalog photos, my eyes were immediately drawn to the amazing floral headpieces on the models.  this type of lei is called a haku lei, and they typically have a base of braided leaves into which other plants and flowers are woven, and are worn on the head or around (…) Read more »

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