Finding gifts that don’t lose their value

Finding gifts that don’t lose their value

It’s been a while since I went shopping. And I did– briefly– while we were in Kyoto. I’ve been looking for a loose, work-appropriate pair of pants (culottes, a fun style from Paris). I pictured myself waltzing into the department store, finding...
10 Simple Things That Remind Me Of Home

10 Simple Things That Remind Me Of Home

It’s funny the way that your childhood home shapes the way that you perceive that concept for the rest of your life. My childhood home was nestled in the hills, a peaceful getaway from the busy-ness of school and activities. It was the perfect place to grow up....
7 Foolproof Secrets To Decorating With Plants

7 Foolproof Secrets To Decorating With Plants

I’ve fallen in love with indoor plants! It all started with our quest to fill up a small patch of dirt in our new patio here in Southern California– which forced me to look into drought-tolerant options. With most drought-tolerant greenery being...
How To Plant A Succulent Container Garden In A Bowl

How To Plant A Succulent Container Garden In A Bowl

In the past few months, I’ve fallen in love with succulents! Part of it has to do with the fact that our patio has horrible soil and is in full sun in Southern California (read: serious drought situation). So, I’ve been doing tons of research on how to...