Actress Riki Lindhome’s LA Loft Has Style, Stripes, and a Swing!

Name: Riki LindhomeLocation: Hollywood Size: 1800 square feetYears Lived In: 5 years, owned Actress, musician, and comedian Riki Lindhome’s bright and airy loft is the ultimate creative haven. Perched above the bustling Hollywood streets, this surprisingly quiet condo feels like the perfect safe space to let ideas flow. Whether she’s gliding in her swing while her … Continue reading Actress Riki Lindhome’s LA Loft Has Style, Stripes, and a Swing!

Swiping Right and Left

Source: PIxabay I (Gillian) recently asked my class how their grandparents met. I received a variety of answers, including "in a camp for displaced persons." Most were less unusual, however, and included arranged marriages, through family, or within community networks. I then asked them how their parents met. Here, I heard more “they met in a bar,” … Continue reading Swiping Right and Left

6 Tips for Thanksgiving with a Difficult Family

Every holiday season, family get-togethers can be filled with drama, judgment, and barely concealed eye rolls. The turkey gets served with a side of passive-aggressive stink-eye and you lose track of the number of trips you need to count to ten in the powder room. Therefore, here are six tips for dealing with extended family on … Continue reading 6 Tips for Thanksgiving with a Difficult Family

Attention: You Can Get an Entire 26-Piece Flatware Set for $26 at West Elm Right Now

We independently select these products—if you buy from one of our links, we may earn a commission.Black Friday is less than two weeks away, but the most serious shoppers know that the deals have been going on all month. In fact, many of the early sales are just as good, if not better, than the … Continue reading Attention: You Can Get an Entire 26-Piece Flatware Set for $26 at West Elm Right Now

Emotional Connections Make Us Healthier

Researchers have been taking a deep dive into the emotional needs of adults. This is changing beliefs around grown-up attachment needs. It seems wanting deep connectedness with a partner is not a sign of immaturity, weakness, or (the dreaded) co-dependency. Instead, studies show our emotional needs are an integral and healthy part of our adult operating … Continue reading Emotional Connections Make Us Healthier

The 35 Best Living Room Fireplace Ideas, Just in Time for Cozy Season

Whether you’ve been blessed with a working a working fireplace or have one that’s purely decorative, there are plenty of ways to jazz up your fireplace area during prime cozy season (aka right now!). Take a look at the fireplace setups below, which feature a variety of mantel styling ideas, materials, and color schemes, and … Continue reading The 35 Best Living Room Fireplace Ideas, Just in Time for Cozy Season