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5 things to do with 48 hours in carmel

We took a trip early this summer to visit Carmel-by-the-Sea. Every year Matt and I try to get away kid-free for a couple days. We were invited to visit, and I am thrilled we went. It was one of our favorite weekend jaunts to date. Carmel-by-the-Sea was originally founded as a vacation spot from the […]

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we’re hiring + a summer update

We reached a huge milestone this week – we finished production on the book that will be coming out next summer! It feels so good to have that HUGE project done, and I am crazy excited to share it with you (Do I really have to wait 9 months!?!). I feel as free as a bunch […]

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trust your gut

Most of my business decisions I make with my gut (that and my crazy 2 am crafting dreams). It is one of the pure joys of running the show around here. Something seems right and I do it – something does not and I back away. It has never failed me. We announced last spring […]

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my kids in the studio

It’s about time to say goodbye to June – is anyone else in disbelief about that? With the huge book deadlines I’ve been working on (I am so excited to share that we are half way done!) and the everyday business life, I feel like I’ve been in a complete blur the past month. So happy I […]

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a weekend in surprise boxes

Everything around our place is in boxes, ready for next week’s move. I can’t wait to share more about all the plans I have for our new place (and studio!) soon. In the meantime we are looking forward to enjoying our last few days in this small but colorful house and remembering two really fun family traditions […]

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