Lemon + Thyme G&T

  A perfect refreshing drink to enjoy this beautiful California weather with! 2 Tbs Gin 1 Tbs Fresh Lemon Juice 2 Tbs Thyme Syrup 3 Tbs Tonic or Soda Water 1 Fresh Sprig of Thyme for garnish Original Recipe: Refinery29

Cooper Winery

On Sunday I was free from having to watch football all day (amazing!) and Tyler and I decided to step away from the many games on TV and drive out to Amador County for some Sunday wine-tasting. Strangely enough the area is … Continue reading

Studio Carta Crush

Studio Carta is a design studio specializing in custom-made stationery, invitations, hand-bound and limited edition books. The owner, Angela Liguori, is originally from Rome, Italy. She has such a keen eye for quality and craftsmanship in hand-made items. The cotton … Continue reading

DIY Rustic Shelf: Building

Hi! It’s about time we went ahead and built the shelf we bought all of the materials for in the last DIY: Shelf post from a couple of weeks ago. First thing to do is lay out some old pieces of cardboard … Continue reading

The Rockaways need our help

This video shows just how devastating Hurricane Sandy was to the Rockaways. Hearing a first hand account of what it was like just 2 days after the storm had passed is absolutely chilling. After being in NY the year before during Hurricane Irene … Continue reading

Avocado + Tomato + Cucumber Salad

This salad is so easy to make! I try to make this for lunch at least 3 times a week. The avocado and chopped spinach gives you tons of protein to fill you up and carry you through your day. Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

Sacramento Antique Faire

Every second Sunday Sacramento hosts an enormous antique market under the freeway. We went hoping to score some small knickknacks but ended up with a gorgeous cow hide rug (for a steal!). This is a perfect way to get lost on a Sunday morning/afternoon … Continue reading

DIY Rustic Shelf: The Materials

Once you map out the area that you want the shelf to be installed you can start to get together your material list. The list shown here is for a shelf that is 4′ wide x 4.5′ tall and it … Continue reading