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No matter what you get your mom this Mother’s Day, don’t forget to call or visit! What every Mom wants most is to spend time with their loved ones, near and far.

10 Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom

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This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

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This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

This sleek kitchen makes use of additional light
and textured tile to create real impact in a small space.

featured story

DESIGN

A white stove set in white modular cabinets with brass hardware against mauve backsplash that goes all the way to the ceiling!

With BOXI by Semihandmade, we were able to choose the cabinet components we most wanted. And finally, I was able to get drawers in my kitchen!

Kitchen Spotlight: BOXI by Semihandmade

Organization

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Blue light gets a bad rap, but here’s the thing: it’s not all bad. The real trouble comes when we receive too much blue light (or artificial light) at night.

Blue Light In The Bedroom

Wellness

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A soothing night's sleep starts with a beautiful, uncluttered bedroom.

If you find yourself groggy and out of balance in the mornings, it might be time to try some new tools and techniques for a better night’s sleep. Here are a few of my favorites! 

My Top Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Wellness

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All the Yokota girls got into our spa day!

I have three daughters at very different stages of self-development, and it’s important to meet them where they are so they can master the tools early and rely on them as they get older.

Teaching Self-Care to Girls

Wellness

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Getting some morning sunlight with my coffee

I’m so grateful for the weather we’ve been getting in sunny California, but I grew up in the Pacific Northwest, so I know firsthand how painful a slow start to spring can be!

The Secrets of Spring Sunlight

Wellness

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As we’ve gotten used to the new layout, each family member is finding their own rhythm in the kitchen—and their own favorite features. 

Living the Dream (Kitchen) with Café Appliances

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Anita sits on crosslegged on her bed, looking out the window

As an interior designer with a background as a therapist, I have always wanted to inspire people to feel safe in their spaces. But getting to a place of safety means speaking up, setting boundaries and seeking change.

My Asian American Experience

Anita's Journal

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VELUX skylights were the perfect solution to bring natural light into the center of a large space. Being in this room almost feels like being in the open air, especially when the skylights are open.

Japandi Update: This Sunny Kitchen is Glowing! 

My Picks

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Nothing brings a home back to life faster than a can of paint! Sorting through a million swatches can be daunting, but I’ve got a shortcut for you: my all-time favorite shades of
blue & green to revitalize any space. 

My free guide to the best blue & green paint colors 

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