Modern Gate DIY

We’ve needed to rebuild our gate for like years. It was water damaged, flimsy, and only hanging on by 50 unsightly emergency screws. It was one of those semi-easy projects that we continually ignored, only thinking about it during high winds when it would bend and bust open. Design indecision really dragged progress. I wanted … More Modern Gate DIY

Space Age Moon Park

We made the shortest trip ever to our hometown (homecounty?), Orange County, CA, recently and had to pop in to one of my favorite places. A wonderland of a park in Anaheim. No, not that park. The second happiest place on earth: Brookhurst Community Park. I shared some (ok, a million) pictures of this place … More Space Age Moon Park

Stuff

Welcome to summer break!!!!!! In addition to all things front and back yard, we are working on a wood wall installation in our family room this month. Still working out the kinks and trying out stains, but think we are on the right track. More soon! And I have exciting personal news to share: I … More Stuff

Stuff

Hi friends! I’m preoccupied with den stuff no more, and ready to talk about literally anything else… Lights. We swapped out the lights in our dressing room sputnik for torpedo shaped LEDs. Went with these and are happy enough. Love that energy efficient lighting is finally getting better looking (no plastic bottom half!). But we … More Stuff

Copper Nest Thermostat

Happy Friday everyone! I didn’t intend to take such a long blog hiatus, but life/family obligations have been unrelenting. Major highlights include the flu, 4 weeks of lingering flu, our annual plumbing disaster, and just a very time-consuming homeschooling season. Add in an unusually rainy and freezing winter (we even got 5 minutes of snow … More Copper Nest Thermostat

Stuff

Atomic Ranch. Current issue is FUN. Full of Palm Springs goodness and our front door (pre-exterior painting) even makes a little appearance! 70’s houses. Shared this listing on IG and it’s too good not to mention here also. I have strong urges to hoard 70’s coastal California redwood houses and this local geometric masterpiece is … More Stuff