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3 Design Podcasts I’m listening to (and 4 more worth catching)

Like the rest of the universe, I’m listening to all kinds of podcasts these days. I’m a fan of interesting storytelling, anything design-related, and if you’ve got a sense of humor, all the better. DESIGN PODCASTS Young House Love Has a Podcast Perpetually upbeat and happy, you can’t beat the Petersiks for practical know-how mixed
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Creativity, Exhaustion & Perfectionism

Last week on the way to New York, I read Shauna Niequist’s new book Present over Perfect and it was all I could do to keep from standing up and giving a standing ovation right there on the plane. It’s about abandoning the false allure and societal pressure of perfection and giving in to the
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Keep summer going with these beachy chic reads

Thanks for following along with my week of back-to-school for grownups goodies! I’ve had so much fun pulling these together – don’t miss the most gorgeously chic school supplies, fashion-forward backpacks, and sweet rides. The one textbook I kept from college is my Art History book that weighs 38.5 pounds and is the size of
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Summer Bookshelf: What Are You Reading?

I’m hunting new books to read poolside this summer (let’s all take a minute and have a hearty laugh about that. Go ahead. I’ll wait) or in reality, during naptime or after the kids have gone to bed. Because there is no poolside reading with a toddler in tow, amiright? On the way to the
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