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Posts by Kimberly Whitman

Smiles for Miles: Our RV Adventure Part 2

We are back home and so grateful for our RV adventure!  It was so much fun and I’m so happy that we did it but it always feels great to get home! Thank you all so much for your interest in our itinerary.  I’ve described our way from Montecito to Dallas in this post and…

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It’s Christmas in July!

It’s here!  The new 2020 Versace Collector’s Christmas Charger plate or plater.   Click here to order yours today before they sell out! If you are new to collecting these, you can use them as a platter or cheese plate but if you have been collecting for a while, they make sure beautiful charger plates mixed…

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Please Wear A Mask

Let’s all do our part and wear a mask when we go out.   I’ve put together a list of some cute finds below!  I’d love to know what style and fabric you have found that work for you?  Let me know if the comments! Fun Florals: Gingham Checks: Chic and Sleek: Cotton and Comfy: Prints…

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National Tequila Day

After our RV trip and everything that 2020 has held, National Tequila Day feels like a real occasion to be celebrated! The photo above is from the cocktail party that Justin and I hosted for my sister Krystal and her now husband Luke’s out of town wedding guests the night before their wedding.  We offered…

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Smiles for Miles – Our RV Road Trip Part 1

My husband’s dream of a summer RV adventure became a reality the first week of July when he brought this big boy home so that we could drive to Santa Barbara with a few Covid-safe stops along the way.  Although we started having some RV issues on day one, the fun certainly didn’t slow down!…

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A Socially Distanced Birthday Celebration!

We had loads of laughter and fun yesterday seeing family, friends, neighbors and teachers for the first time in so long.  Millie’s “drive-in” birthday celebration brought smiles and giggles and joy! The entire day was Millie’s idea!  For her seventh birthday, which falls on Canada Day, we are always in Canada where my family is…

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Living in America: Eating Together Again

I’m honored to be included in Traditional Home’s panel discussion today about one of the few silver linings that our safe-at-home time has blessed us with.  I hope you will join us!  Please reply to INFO@develop-la.com and join us! xo, Kimberly

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Red White & Blue

When fashion publicist Elizabeth Tuke Dake told me that she was starting her own site to promote her edit of small-business favorites, I was thrilled.  Tuke Bazaar is a wonderful on-line shop filled with brands you may not have ever heard of before but will surely become your favorites! I selected this pretty and easy…

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Summer Checks

Nothing screams summer more than gingham and checks!  I’ve rounded up over 100 of my favorite things from tabletop to tots! To wear:  Accessories: Swim: For the tots: Family Pajama Party: At Home: In the kitchen: On the table: For our furry friends: In the nursury:    

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Collecting: Porcelain and Enamel Flowers

I just adore porcelain and enamel flowers and I have appreciated having them in my home more than ever during this time when flowers have not been as available! I collect several different types and thought it might be fun to share some of them with you here! Enamel Flowers: In the photo above are…

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