Candy for Grown-ups

When Robyn Blair Davidson, 34, was envisioning an aesthetic for her New York City apartment two years ago, her eyes wandered over to a bowl of candy on her table. “I realized then and there that I should be filling my walls with pieces that make me as happy as the bowls filled with candy…

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Can I Wear a Vintage Fur?

While I consider it completely outdated and also immoral to purchase products using animal fur, the fact remains that I have many fur coats in my closet, all left to me by my mother or aunt. They are very beautiful and in perfect conditions. And where I live, in Sweden, a warm coat is quite…

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What Yogurt Can Do for You

Good morning. I’m not sure why homemade yogurt (above) didn’t take off this year the way sourdough bread did, the way kombucha kind of did. As Melissa Clark demonstrates, it’s so simple to make, “and the payback is huge: a pot of tangy, silky yogurt made with ingredients you can control and personalized to your…

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Shopping for Carafes

Whether you’re serving cocktails, wine or water, pouring the drinks out of a striking carafe makes it feel a little more special. “I keep one on my desk because I like that it brings a little personality,” said Brittney Hart, who founded Husband Wife, a Brooklyn-based architecture and design firm, with her husband, Justin Capuco.…

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