Feature Image: Photograph by NATE BURROWS The word forage might call to mind the image of an adventurer with a harvesting basket strapped to her back, wandering through wild fields and forests. But urban farmer, forager, mushroom cultivator, and poet Indy...
“We look at the world once, in childhood. The rest is memory.” —Louise Glück In the morning, I open the back door with my two-year-old daughter and step into the garden. The dew clings to the viburnum blossoms, and the foliage of the...
Late last year on social media I saw the most extraordinary image: three very different women holding three very different foxes, all in hues of white, red, and black. The women wear long dresses in each color, and a...
Coming up with a cover image for The Unicorn Handbook posed a bit of a challenge. The two previous books in the series, The Faerie Handbook and The Mermaid Handbook, both featured wistful, ultra-romantic photos on the cover, the...
Rona Berg: Why did you decide to tackle unicorns next, after fairies and mermaids? Carolyn Turgeon: My editor and  I contemplated other creatures (who may or may not be the subject of future handbooks), but I was really excited...
This month we asked our readers: How do you incorporate beauty into your everyday life? A walk before work always shows me something beautiful, whether it’s the morning light hitting the river, someone’s breath in the cold air, a perfect...

A Place of Peace

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Close your eyes and dream about a place where farm animals gambol and frolic in a beautiful, bucolic setting. Imagine rolling green lawns, flowering gardens, and brightly painted barns with fruit trees like papaya, pineapple, and banana perfuming the...
An enchanted gift for our amazing readers! We know everyone is hunkering down and keeping cozy in their homes for the next few days. We wanted to share a few digital back issues to keep you all inspired and enchanted! We...
We've told you before about glamorous perfumer Cat Marx of Deep Midnight Perfumes, which is now celebrating its ten-year anniversary of conjuring all manner of intoxicating scents with a brand-new website, a sale, and an irresistible goody bag: https://www.deepmidnightperfumes.com/ Here is...
In gorgeous news, we wanted to share some pretty spectacular images with you. These are all from designer extraordinaire Avigail Adam, who not only creates all manner of enchanted things, from goddess crowns and hair prongs to necklaces and...