Leftover Love

For this gal, the day after Thanksgiving has never been about the insane sales and holiday shopping. To me, this lovely Friday has always been about something real, something meaningful, you know?   Today is all about leftovers. I should say – my leftover obsession might directly stem from my love of vintage dishes. I’ve… Continue reading

Cleaning Up My Coffee Act

If there’s one thing I love, it’s coffee. But if there’s one thing I don’t love, it’s cleaning my coffee machine, my grinder and the stains off of my coffee mugs. Honestly, I loathe it all. So I’ve been searching for some easy, efficient ways to get these dirty jobs done quickly. That way I… Continue reading

5 Indoor Elements You Need To Winterize

As Game of Thrones fans will tell you, Winter is coming. It’s time to prepare. No need to stock up on swords and armor, though. The preparation I’m talking about is simply winterizing the inside of your home. Here are a few things you can do right now to ensure that the end of 2015 will be… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Tablescapes with a Twist

It’s time to talk turkey, folks. Or, more specifically, it’s time to talk about the table that will hold your turkey. Indoor fall decorating can be a lot of fun, but I’ve found it’s easy to get a little…stuck. Orange and brown, fall leaves and pilgrim hats are adorable – but if you’re looking to… Continue reading

5 Holiday Host Gifts Under $30

Let the parties begin! Potluck, cocktail, sit-down dinner, you name the party – I’ll be there. But I have noticed that before some people can really let loose, they spend at least a day torturing themselves over the right host gift. Tragically, many of these people find themselves stopping for a bottle of wine on… Continue reading

Moody Interiors – Gothic

  I have to say, as a Californian, this is the one time of year I become a little wistful about cooler weather. Sure I’ll be glad that I’m still sun kissed when snow begins to fall in other parts of the country – but right now I’m jonesing for tall boots and an apple-picking… Continue reading

Perfectly Progressive Pumpkins

  Happy fall, everyone! It’s finally here – the season for spicy lattes, cozy sweaters and autumn décor. I’ve been preparing for a workshop I’m hosting at the gorgeous Rolling Greens, here in Los Angeles. I’ll be taking a deep dive into the world of succulent pumpkin arrangements, like these beauties above. While I love traditional fall… Continue reading