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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


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

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A Walk Around Atascadero Lake(bed) Park

By On November 9, 2015

So yes, it might be currently just a lakebed, but Atascadero Lake is still one of my favorite spots to walk our pups around. Especially this time of year. We took a… Read More


A Cozy Corner for Fall

By On November 3, 2015

This foggy weather and yesterday’s rain has me ready for the change in seasons. Not only is night coming sooner and sooner, but this cooler week says it’s time to focus on making our… Read More


My Granny’s Gardens in Paso Robles

By On October 24, 2015

Ahh, pumpkin season. This time of year the “cozy” sets in. While I’ll shed a tear for the dark of night creeping in earlier and earlier, I’m excited about bundling up on… Read More


Remodel, Rinse, Repeat: Part 1

By On October 22, 2015

If you haven’t lived through a home remodel with two toddlers, then you don’t know what you are missing. You haven’t been tested by that moment when your 1 year old somehow… Read More


Time to get your BOO on!

By On October 20, 2015

Our Halloween decorating inventory has slowly grown over the years. In the past, we’d throw up some spider webs (including these glow in the dark ones!), plastic spiders and a few pumpkins here and… Read More


The Pumpkin Patch!

By On October 10, 2015

Our drought has been hard on local agriculture but there is no shortage of fun to be had at Central Coast pumpkin patches this year. A trip to the pumpkin patch is… Read More


A DIY Wedding on the Central Coast

By On October 7, 2015

I thought I was a “DIY-er” before my wedding, but something ignited when my husband proposed and we set our date, that launched me into full-fledged DIY-er status. On our way down… Read More


Whimsical Wonder: The Cambria Scarecrow Festival

By On October 4, 2015

When you lead a busy life, small problems can often seem monumental. Even the tiniest snags in the fabric of my daily routine are frustrating enough to label a day a “bad”… Read More