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How to Care for Down

September 2, 2014

How to Care for Down

With proper care, your down comforters and pillows should last many years. - Pillows and comforters should always be used inside a cover.  For additional protection, pillows should be used with [...]

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The Best Specialty Finishing Salts

August 29, 2014

The Best Specialty Finishing Salts

We have a kitchen shelf full of condiments, but the one I reach for most often is salt.  Now, if you’re ready to move beyond regular table salt for baking and [...]

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Le Bresil Dinnerware: A Collaboration with Zuber Wallpapers

August 26, 2014

Le Bresil Dinnerware: A Collaboration with Zuber Wallpapers

Created in collaboration with Zuber & Cie, Haviland’s Le Bresil Dinnerware is as much a work of art as Zuber’s famous Les Vues du Bresil scenic mural wallpaper collection.  Originally introduced in [...]

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10 Tips for Hosting Fun Parties

August 22, 2014

10 Tips for Hosting Fun Parties

It never rains in L.A. in August … except a couple of Sundays ago.  Which could have been a disaster, since we had planned a post-wedding garden brunch for 45 relatives. [...]

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For Opera Lovers: Dinnerware Inspired by Mozart’s The Magic Flute

August 15, 2014

For Opera Lovers: Dinnerware Inspired by Mozart’s The Magic Flute

Written in the late 18th Century, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, or The Magic Flute, is one of the best-loved operas in history. With this as his inspiration, whimsical Danish artist Bjørn Wiinblad [...]

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