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Happy National Donut Day!

Happy National Donut Day! What a welcome into June, right?! We got a new donut place in town on Memorial Day, so we obviously had to do some major taste testing. It’s called Peace, Love and Little Donuts (apparently a franchise found in quite…

June 1, 2018
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Spring Cleaning + New Living Room Chairs

Our living room is finally starting to piece together. I did things a bit different this time, buying a piece of furniture and then waiting to see it in person to decide on my next move. One of my biggest purchases for this room…

April 4, 2018
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Simple Refurbished Spring Table

Today’s an exciting day because I’m finally dipping my toe in the home decor pool! Homes in Buffalo all seem to have fabulous bones — the character and charm found inside their walls make decorating a breeze. Before we moved in my grandma offered…

April 3, 2018
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Spoiling the Kitties!

Ever since my husband and I put Fox in school, we’ve found ourselves with a bit more time on our hands to go on dates. Last month we went ice skating, explored a really neat book store, took in some incredible Los Angeles architecture,…

January 23, 2018
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Being Prepared for Anything This Holiday Season

I know it’s human nature, but this is the time of year that I tend to evaluate my and my family’s loose ends. We’ve been flying light speed through this year, busier than ever without a chance for a full evaluation of our current…

December 21, 2017
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My (Ideal) Morning Routine

Before having my son, I lived entirely off of routine. Spontaneity was not my thing, and truthfully it still isn’t but I’ve learned to roll with the punches more these days.  I’ve worked from home since shortly before Fox was born and I had…

December 1, 2017
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Treasure Hunting at the Rose Bowl + Flea Market Tips

The second Sunday of every month is my favorite day for shopping because the Rose Bowl Flea rolls into Pasadena and brings out the best flea market finds and local artists selling the fruit of their hard work.  Before we moved to Los Angeles…

August 15, 2017
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World Market Small Spaces Event #WeKnowSmall

Yesterday I went window shopping at the World Market Small Spaces event in Hollywood, where 4 celebrity designers showed off their design prowess by putting together enviable rooms that I’d kill to have in my own home! While sampling a 3-tiered cheese display (I…

August 6, 2017
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Sprucing Up the Patio with Colorful Details

My mom is coming to town in just over a week and her favorite thing to do as an East Coast native visiting California is to soak up the sun on our patio. We haven’t given it much TLC since the house came with…

May 12, 2017
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Helping My New Year’s Resolution Along

You may remember that my one and only New Year’s resolution for 2017 is to read more books. It shouldn’t be that hard to give myself a minute, but it’s not always easy with an active toddler and a growing business on my plate. I’ve…

March 29, 2017
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Our Goal: Purchase a Home the Right Way

I’ve always rented my homes, which is not uncommon for southern California residents. With median home prices upwards of $550,000, it’s a significant investment, especially for my husband and I considering we are both self-employed. That’s not to say that I haven’t spent my…

February 13, 2017
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Pinocchio Outdoor Movie Party!

One of the most magical parts of being a mom is getting to relive things from my childhood through Fox’s eyes. With Disneyland so close to us, he’s been raised with Disney characters of all kinds and has started pointing out his favorites to…

February 3, 2017
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Pro Tip: Making Gift Giving Easier for Next Year

This post is NOT sponsored by Amazon. I’m just a little obsessed with their lists, okay? No matter how much you love the holiday season, it’s probably fair for me to assume you’re so very over gift buying. It could be the cost or…

January 5, 2017