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Thoughts On A Marriage… 10 Year #Goals

Patrick and I celebrated our ten year wedding anniversary in September of last year. I’ve been sitting on this post for a few reasons. We’ve been traveling, and then the holidays, and well… LIFE. I’ve also been thinking hard about what

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Deesign Does New York… Family Relocation Adventure Part 3

{Stone Street… Downtown} Before we left for New York, we had some BIG changes on the horizon, and a lot of “life” decisions to make (some of them mentioned here). We were given more time re: “the move” (we have until August,

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Traveling Skin Troubles… And The Surprise Fix!

My son, now five (legs not pictured), has had few bouts with eczema since he was born. It usually occurs in the summertime when he’s sweaty and hot, in the elbow and knee creases, and sometimes behind his neck. Wintertime,

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Deesign Does New York… Family Relocation Adventure Part 2

… about those subway rides and my wandering soul, as mentioned in Part 1… … you see… a city has a singular heartbeat… and it’s supported by the rhythm of its people… in this case… a MASSIVE amount of people concentrated

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Deesign Does New York… Family Relocation Adventure Part 1

We are BACK people… and I am in FULL “re-entry” mode from our grand adventure (a little overwhelmed, feeling a little out-of-place… but with an open heart and the motivation to rediscover my own city again!). Without getting too “The

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Gift Guide For The Little Guys And Gals… Holiday 2015

Hi Luvs! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I tend to REALLY zone out… and eat… and drink… especially when at the in-laws in the CT countryside… so I let my gift guides slide… until NOW! If you’re shopping

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Over The Knee Boots… The Secret To Remaining Stylish With A Dose Of Sex Appeal

I haven’t done a personal fashion post in a very long time. I don’t have a photographer following me around, and when I do… it’s my husband trying to grab a shot while my kids are running towards traffic offscreen

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Murphy Deesigned Gift Guide… Coffee Table Books For The Design Junkie

  If you LOVE design and styling, AND you have a penchant for buying LOADS of coffee table books… then this holiday season is MEANT for you! A crop of the most uber talented designer/stylists/bloggers published their books this year, and they are

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Deesign Does New York… The Countryside

LA folks get truly GIDDY when “Fall” approaches (see previous post). I was born in October, and I think this is a part of my penchant to glorify this time of year… and to own a whole closet-full of coats

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Deesign Does New York… Kiddo Fall Fashion

These two. I have to say… Fall fashion is FUN! Not like the “it’s 72 degrees in Los Angeles… hurry and put on a sweater and sweat” kind of fun. This is for real… and I couldn’t be happier! The

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