Daiso giraffe bookend holding up books. The book at the end is Neon Vernacular by Yusef Komunyakaa
Dollar Store Finds Paper Goods & Office

Daiso Stationery, Bookends, & Other Cute Office Stuff

One of my happy places is Daiso. If you don’t have a Daiso near you, I’m sorry. Daiso is a chain of Japanese dollar stores where almost everything is $1.50. They’ve got kitchenware, office supplies, home decor, gardening goodies, pet supplies, cleaning sundries, and a whole glorious room called household plastics where you can find various plastic boxes to organize stuff your heart’s content.

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Target Threshold bar cart, shown with cups and thermoses.
Decor Furniture

Mid-Century Bar Carts (and a Whiskey Shield)

Searching for the perfect gold and wood mid-century modern bar cart. When I moved into a bigger apartment, one of the things I really, really wanted was a bar cart. The idea of wheeling something around to entertain guests — and offer them my partner’s whiskey collection — appealed to me, even if I wasn’t going to wheel it very far.

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Victoria Beckham for Target, as displayed on launch day. Mannequin wears a floral dress and there are racks of children's clothes behind it.
Fashion

Victoria Beckham for Target Review

A review of Victoria Beckham for Target, including sizing tips and fitting room photos. I’m trying to be stricter and not fall for the collab FOMO frenzy. In the early morning of April 9th, when Victoria Beckham’s Target line went live on the website, I calmly ordered just one dress in two sizes. (Shout out to the Target website folks. It all went smoothly this time.) I didn’t get to a brick-and-mortar Target store until the afternoon. But by that time, I’d already seen photos on social media of people with their #VBxTarget haul. It made me wish I had bought more to try on.

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cb2 faux fake succulent plant arrangement. 7 shown in a short copper-colored planter.
Decor

Fake Plants at CB2 & Target

No green thumb? No problem. CB2 and Target has great-looking artificial plants. Oh, and a few planters for real plants too. I devoted a post a while back to planters from IKEA for your indoor greenery. But what if you don’t want to take care of plants, have a horrible track record with them, or are trying to spruce up a space that doesn’t get enough light? Luckily, there are very realistic looking fake plant options.

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Oh Joy! globe lamp at Target, on a shelf at the store.
Decor Furniture

Oh Joy! Housewares at Target

Oh Joy! has had a housewares line at Target for a few years now. They’re always brightly colored and playful, in keeping with Joy Cho’s happy aesthetic. I don’t think I could do a whole house or room with Oh Joy (it’s a bit too much for me), but I do admire some of the pieces in her 2017 spring collection.

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Target merona block heels sandals in red.
Fashion

Spring Shoes at Target

So many cute shoes! A review of shoes and sandals at Target, spring 2017. A recent stroll through the shoe department at Target has me coveting a few pairs. Like many others, I have a bit of a shoe problem.

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