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What I Learned From Mom

For Mother’s Day, we spoke with four women from different career and life paths. They live ...

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Fait La Force Quilts

As both an artist and a consumer with a passion for all manner of textiles, the details of a ...

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Sustainable Beauty

I fell in love with beauty products as a child, sitting on the side of my parent’s bathtub ...

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Japanese Desserts

The Japanese approach making desserts much like they approach life, by celebrating the ...

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Forest Stewardship Council

Forests cover about 30% of the world. They provide a home to our animal co-habitants ...

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Happy Earth Day

Dear Earth, six years ago, I launched Kaufmann Mercantile when a flimsy plastic ...

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Earth Day Top 5

All of the earth’s resources are valuable. While our day-to-day takes up some ...

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Bare Root Perennials

Now is the perfect time to awaken bare root perennials, which have been harvested and ...

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Castor Design

Rustic barn board chairs are cast in aluminum, maple candy becomes a functioning dining ...

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How to Stock a Pantry

There is something about a well-stocked pantry that soothes the weary soul. What better than ...

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Art of the Bird Guide

The term ‘bird watching’ was possibly coined by Edmund Selous with his book by the same ...

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Piet Oudolf

During my time studying garden design in London back in 2001, Piet Oudolf was very ...

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April Bloomfield’s Greens

British chef April Bloomfield is known for her fresh take on gastropub fare, which follow ...

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Designing with Daylight

Twelve hours of daylight and twelve hours of darkness. At this moment, the spring equinox ...

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Back to the Bath

Water. Heat. Time. These three elements form the basic foundations for bathing. Taking a ...

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