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Backyard Living

It’s summer time.  The birds are chirping.  The bees are buzzing.  The kids are out of school.  It’s time to enjoy the great outdoors, and by the great outdoors, I mean your backyard.  Here in Southern California, backyards can be enjoyed year-round, but summer allows...

Sofa Shopping? Buy Eco-Friendly!

Is it time to replace your saggy, lumpy, stained, outdated sofa?  Before you go out shopping all willy-nilly, consider buying an eco-friendly sofa.  Why buy an eco-friendly sofa, you say?  According to a recent study conducted by Duke University and UC Berkeley, 85%...

Black is the New Black

Would you paint a room black?  The thought of painting a room such a dark color would not cross most people's minds. Some may think it a morbid color, but think of black as a neutral that goes with everything.  It takes courage and commitment to paint a room black but...

Fiddle-Dee-Dee a Fiddle Leaf Fig for Me! (House Plants, Part 2)

For the past few months I have been obsessed with Fiddle Leaf Figs.  I've noticed their rise in popularity in every shelter magazine and unless you've been under a rock, I'm sure you haven't escaped seeing these Fiddle Leaf beauties everywhere, either.  Why have these...

House Plants are the Best Accessories

So I've gone indoor plant happy lately.  My brain seems to have forgotten that I have no green thumbs and is telling me to keep adding lovely, lush green plants all around the house.  Once upon a time I lived in an apartment with a large sunny window where it was...

Bar Carts Are Back!

The other day while browsing through my local Williams-Sonoma I spotted a beautiful bar cart (pictured at left).  I immediately went up to it to admire its antique brass finish, check out its size and ponder where in my house I could add such a beauty. If you haven't...

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