I’ve been hinting for awhile that I’ve been striving to reduce waste and go plastic-free so I got oodles of requests for a zero waste gift guide. And I’m happy to spread the low-waste, eco-friendly, world-saving love!Read More
A crush I have, dreams of homesteading, recycled yoga leggings, a gift guide recap, a limited-edition set of prints, what I can’t stop watching on YouTube, a new favorite Instagram feed, a minimal guest suite, a mid-century remodel, and a trip to Seattle.Read More
It’s that time of year when folks leave town for long wintery holiday vacations. While the family trip may be a success, sometimes you can come home to find a mess to deal with or even worse - a catastrophe. I’ve listed all of the things I do before leaving town to make sure I can rest easy while I’m away!Read More
Today, I have a gift guide for the old house lover in your life. Whether they are restoring an old house or they simply like admiring old houses, this list ought to help you check off a few items from your shopping list.Read More
Sometimes I get really into holiday decor, and sometimes I shy away from it opting for more minimal seasonal touches. This year, we aren’t doing a tree so I’m decorating the house in new ways to bring some holiday vibes without feeling like I’m drowning in over-the top holiday decor. Today I’m sharing two looks I’m experimenting with for the holidays.Read More
I'll admit that I don't get as much reading done as I should, but I'm a lover of coffee table books! I've shared a few of my favorites in previous gift guide posts (linked at the bottom of this post) but here's an even bigger collection themed for many different interests your gift recipients may have. Enjoy!Read More
It’s that time of year when people go bananas for sales. My inbox is flooded with coupon codes and limited offers. It’s overwhelming, so I collected them all here for you.
The big box stores tend to get lots of action when they slash prices like crazy, but I’m a big fan of supporting small businesses, too! Many little shops are getting in on the action with discounts, too!Read More
I’m super passionate about sustainability, low-waste practices, and making positive environmental impacts. You may have picked up on this subtly in previous posts, but I’m just getting started sharing all my tips and tricks for how I’m trying to help our planet. Home improvement can sometimes be super wasteful, but there’s also a lot that can be done to a home to make it efficient and low impact.
We recently went on the San Diego Green Home Tour and it was inspiring to see so many green initiatives in practice in a variety of different homes. We saw ultra-modern new constructions as well as modest homes with a bunch of DIY projects. It had us thinking about how much more we have to do, but also how many sustainable improvements we’ve done that we can be proud of. I’ve compiled a list of green home improvements with some info on implementing them yourself. I also put together a downloadable checklist so you can evaluate which improvements your home can benefit from. There are a few tips for renters, too!Read More
A post with a compilation of things from the internet including my blog award, how to help CA fire relief, charming paint colors, ORC reveals, turntables, recycling candy wrappers, online classes, our favorite shoe, and an invitation from an idol design blogger.Read More