Happy (cozy) Friday

Happy (cozy) Friday

After wrapping up a busy holiday season we are going to take the weekend to do some fun house projects and maybe take a day trip out to some vineyards. I am so sad to take down our Christmas decorations … Continue reading

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