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Jun 27, 2019

Oh, the guest room. Arguably one of the most important rooms in your home, as your guests will be experiencing the house from the perspective of this space. Your guest room is their little home base in the world while they are visiting. Why then has it always gotten all of my leftovers? One by […]

Jun 20, 2019

LIVING ROOM: ONE PIECE REFRESH Are you camp #coloralltheway or #neutraltotheend? I feel like a schizophrenic swaying from one side to the other.  So when I decided it was high time to refresh our neutral living room, I knew camp color was the answer.  I considered new pillows or colorful art which would all add […]

May 4, 2019

Ohhh hello May! Happy Cinco De Mayo! In San Diego this holiday is heavily celebrated.  Tacos, guacomole, polomas & margaritas.  The day is a bright light of fun in a month us locals dubbed “May Gray”.    Now from my shivering perch in New England I can balk at that dramatic term for 60 degree “cold” and overcast. Rain […]

Apr 9, 2019

If you already know, you know.  If you have yet to be introduced to Eclectic Goods, you. are. welcome. This week’s Rad Resource is an online store run by an amazing woman, Denise (and she’s a twin momma!) out of Southern California. Denise combines her skills as an interior designer + coastal Cali girl + bohemian […]

Apr 4, 2019

Nothing is perfect in this house.  The house has been lived in, tweaked and added on to for 130 years. But that’s the charm of it for me.  Little narrow passages, hidden staircases, mysterious doors and cubbies.  Victorian woodworking, glass doorknobs and iron pulls. Simple little moments around every corner where all the layers both […]

Apr 2, 2019

RAD RESOURCE: Art To Frames I have some wonderful vendors I’ve found along the way that I would like to start sharing with you in a regular blog series I am calling Rad Resource. First up… ART TO FRAMES Problem: You’ve found a great print, but the size is irregular.  You look and look but […]

Feb 1, 2019

My mom was a Martha. I grew up walking downstairs on the smallest of holidays to see a kitchen table sprinkled with crafts, homemade treats, and a little bit of mom magic.   I am quite sure my husband thought I was crazy our first year as parents when my deeply engrained holiday spirit was […]

Jan 30, 2019

Let me start with this caveat; this is my first ever recipe post.  Now that I think about it, that’s crazy.  I love food.  My husband and I border on being declared “foodies”.  Entire vacations are planned around the best-of hit list of foods in whatever city we are in.  I love eating.  Cooking, hmmmm, […]

Nov 28, 2018

When the last dish has been washed after Thanksgiving dinner, we run to the tree lot.  A stubborn crew, my family.  We have chosen the path of fresh tree and garlands.  If you’ve ever tried this, you know not to buy your fresh Christmas tree the day after Thanksgiving.  Inevitably it will be crispy and […]

Nov 24, 2018

Take a trip down memory lane with me?  Back in our warm San Diego life we could only dream of a snowy holiday. I joined up with some of my favorite vendor friends to create our White Christmas inspired dinner party, bringing the snowy vibe to us.  Come drop by my old home in California […]