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Pismo Beach Kitexpo

By On April 17, 2016

I guess you could say I’m a “no plans” kind of gal these days. I love the feeling before a wide-open weekend with no commitments, no pressure, and no travel needed. This… Read More

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Central Coast Bathroom Makeover

By On March 6, 2016

My husband and I recently wrapped up another home project as we settle into our new place and get everything ready for baby number three. This time we focused on updating the master… Read More

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Simple Pleasures: Succulent Garden

By On February 6, 2016

We’re enjoying a winter treat on the Central Coast: spring-like conditions! Maybe Punxsutawney Phil was right and spring is around the corner. With temps in the high 70’s, my family finally had… Read More

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Baby on Board!

By On January 24, 2016

If you’ve seen me lately, there’s no surprise, but I’m excited to share that Chris and I are expecting baby number three this summer — another Orsini boy! Having three kids wasn’t… Read More

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Yosemite Calling

By On January 18, 2016

Naturalist, author, and environmental philosopher John Muir famously wrote in a letter to his sister, “The mountains are calling, and I must go.” Even though I don’t consider myself to be all… Read More

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Carlin Soule Memorial Polar Bear Dip

By On January 2, 2016

There are local events, and then there are local events that are so beloved that they become local traditions. The Carlin Soule Memorial Dip in Cayucos is one of them. This year,… Read More

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Gift Guide: Little Kids

By On December 13, 2015

What is the one gift you remember waking up to on Christmas morning and totally freaking out? For me, it is a toss-up between a Fisher-Price play kitchen and my Easy-Bake Oven.… Read More

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Remodel, Rinse, Complete!

By On November 29, 2015

It was a very busy holiday weekend in our household as we wrapped up most of the remodeling work on our kitchen and hosted our families for Thanksgiving. I’m happy to report that… Read More

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Thanksgiving Prep

By On November 21, 2015

  I’m busy this weekend getting ready for Thanksgiving. My kitchen is starting to look like a kitchen (update coming soon!) and now the challenge is sifting through the moving boxes for my… Read More

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Paint and Perspective

By On November 14, 2015

  Current events have a way of putting things into perspective. As someone with a passion for and a background in news, this has always been the case for me. It’s been… Read More