Low-key Organization

Okay, so California Closets it’s not. It’s not even a cool, interlinking IKEA closet. But for me, it’s exactly what I needed. Not to be a pollyanna, but buying this many plastic tubs made me a little sick. And yes I know…your organization isn’t the problem, your STUFF is. Yes, yes. Joy sparked, etc. etc. … More Low-key Organization

Family Al Fresco

It’s that time of year. School is finished (or soon to be), the temperature is rising and sleeping in is on every teens agenda. If you have kids at home, a common summertime question is ‘What’s there to eat?’ I might be able to help with that last question with some simple summer meal items. … More Family Al Fresco

Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Possibly it’s due to the overexposed sun here in California that has led me to fall in love with a very California, desert-color scheme. Earth tones: Greens. Grays. Terra cotta. Cinnamon. Mustard. Mauve. Teals. Blues Soothing. Grounding. Natural. Imagine looking at a desert scene. Starting at the ground level with it’s bluish-gray sage mixed with … More Terra Cotta Dreamin’

Can I tell you about something kind of cool that happened to me?…

Let me first say that I’m not posting any of this for sympathy or trumped-up praise. Please know that from my heart. There are areas in all of our lives where we feel confident and strong – and other areas in which we lack inner strength. I’m not sure if it’s my personality or the … More Can I tell you about something kind of cool that happened to me?…