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Last fall, I (Chantal) moved to a new place. It's in LA's no-longer-so-hidden gem of Atwater Village, which Barbara Bestor in Bohemian Modern calls "a funny little flat neighborhood just across from Silver Lake." My place has a garden out back with four lofty camellia trees, a...

Hosted every fall in New York by Better Homes & Gardens, the Stylemaker conference brings together lifestyle bloggers, Instagrammers, photographers, writers, consultants and other creative types from around the world. True to form, it was a day packed with illuminating talks and crowd-pleasing dishes. And...

That sound you hear? That's our very loud sigh of relief as we wrap up edits on our very. First. Book. Published by Clarkson Potter (also home to Ina Garten, Martha Stewart, David Chang and Chrissy Teigen, NBD, and an imprint of Penguin Random House), How to...

You know that feeling a garden can give you—when you're wandering around and suddenly you have to remind yourself what town/city you're even in? That's the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Just outside Los Angeles, its campus encompasses a library with more than...

Earlier this summer, I (Chantal, hi) spent a weekend in Seattle. I was there for the Slow Flowers Summit, a one-day mindmeld dedicated to U.S.-grown flowers and the people who farm, garden, and design with them. The SURF Incubator space had eye-popping views of the...

Happy Solstice, Earthlings! Today is the first full day of summer, and the temps in our area have gotten the memo, with La Jolla reaching the 80s and Los Angeles sizzling up to 107 degrees Fahrenheit. Blazing hot like the solstitial sun is the aptly named Solandra maxima....