Archives for November 2014

Blue, Purple, and Oxblood

Anymore, it is a very rare event when I actually go into a store and try on clothes. There is something to the ease of online shopping that I just cannot get enough of. I can shop in my PJ’s, packages show up on my doorstep, Read more [...]

Industrial Meets Coastal Chic in Manhattan Beach

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending a housewarming party for my good friends Jen and A.J. They hired me recently to design their new apartment in Manhattan Beach, so this was a chance for me to share my work with Read more [...]

Weekend Casual: Public Appropriate Sweatpants

Another week is almost under our belts…check! My week has been pretty hectic, but very rewarding. Amongst all the craziness of launching a new business and starting projects with new clients, I was still able to get in Read more [...]

My Entryway: Setting a Dramatic, Yet Cozy, Tone

You never get a second chance to make a first impression.  When it comes to your home, that’s exactly what the entryway gives you: an opportunity to set the tone for what the rest of the home will feel like.  With this Read more [...]

Family Favorite: Pasta with Bolognese Sauce

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I was fortunate enough to get the whole family (minus my soon-to-be brother-in-law, who was on his bachelor party) to come over this weekend for Sunday dinner. As this was a family event, Read more [...]

Black and Gold

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! I just finished up the last of my birthday festivities, which commenced with a fun visit from two of my best and oldest friends, Janna and Katie, and concluded with a big pasta dinner Read more [...]

Oversized Button-Down and Plaid Scarf

Happy Friday! This Friday is a particularly happy one, as it is my birthday and I am about to kick off a pretty fun weekend! I have plans to start the day with an early morning hot yoga session, followed by some research and Read more [...]

Thanksgiving Centerpiece and Table Ideas

Thanksgiving seems to be at the top of my thoughts lately. An entire holiday dedicated to eating a massive meal with your loved ones and reflecting on your blessings in life? Sign me up. While my Thanksgiving plans are still Read more [...]

My Dining Room: Industrial Meets Glam

I have to say, this room is really where the magic happens.  No, I’m not talking about the same kind of “magic” that they mention on MTV’s “Cribs.”  The type of magic I’m referring to is what happens when you Read more [...]

Homemade Garlic Hummus

Hummus is one of my all time favorite healthy snacks. Actually, as I sit typing this, I am eating a plate of hummus and veggies (the ones pictured here, to be exact) for dinner.  So good.  This recipe takes less than five Read more [...]