Color · Offices · organization

8 Effective Ways To Organize Your Home Office Space For Maximum Productivity

If you lead a particularly busy life, you know that the simplest things bring the greatest amount of joy. Clearing the kitchen counter by the end of the week feels akin to winning a gold medal. Getting laundry folded and put away in the same day deserves a million high fives. Finally filing the paperwork on your… Continue reading 8 Effective Ways To Organize Your Home Office Space For Maximum Productivity

Color · dining rooms · living rooms

Monday Morning Energizing Home Tour

I came across Max and Lubov Azria’s Los Angeles home while flipping through TV channels the other day and I landed on HGTV’s Million Dollar Rooms.  I am always intrigued when I get the opportunity to see the homes of other creatives.  Their fun and brightly designed home is reminiscent designs I often see by The… Continue reading Monday Morning Energizing Home Tour

4th of July · Blue · celebrations · Color · exterior · kitchen

Happy 4th of July! (+ Blue interiors)

Happy 4th of July!  I hope you are up and out enjoying this hot, happy, middle-of-the-week holiday.  Below is a little 4th of July spirit to get your day rolling… Image Image Also, today is the last day of my three day 4th of July celebration, so below are a few BLUE interiors to complete… Continue reading Happy 4th of July! (+ Blue interiors)

4th of July · bathroom · beach house · bedrooms · celebrations · Color · food and wine · Interior Design · kitchen · living rooms · recipes · Red

Red Beach Home (+ a Salsa recipe)

The 4th of July (also known as Independence Day) is a United States federal holiday commemorating the U.S. declaring their independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain by adopting the Declaration of Independence back in 1776.  Friends and families around celebrate this holiday with each other with many different traditions including watching fireworks, grilling out,… Continue reading Red Beach Home (+ a Salsa recipe)

bedrooms · Color · Fashion · Flowers · food and wine · Interior Design · lilac · purple

Pretty in plum…

Every once in a while you may see a reoccurring theme on this blog, which is likely a strong indication that I like something. A lot. And today, that reoccurring theme is purple, and more specifically plum. Which I talked a little bit about here. But I’d like to discuss it further today. Mainly because I… Continue reading Pretty in plum…

bedrooms · Color · dining · Fashion · Jewelry · neon · yellow

Neon Yellow

Lately I am loving the color: neon yellow.  And maybe it is just me, but I seem to be seeing it everywhere lately.  Back in the day, in an Economics class I took, I remember learning a theory about the color yellow, that seeing the color yellow pop up  in more places (like on a woman’s dress… Continue reading Neon Yellow

Color · exterior · Fashion · Interior Design · lighting · mint · Pastels

Mint mania

So lately everyone has been posting, pinning, and talking about the color mint. Even my husband (although to be fair, he has been talking about, the website that summarizes our finances, not the color). I’ll be honest, while I love mint-flavored pastries, drinks and candies (like peppermint patties for instance), I have not yet jumped on… Continue reading Mint mania

Accessories · Color · Jewelry

Stella & Dot

One of my closest friends, Annie, just became a stylist for Stella & Dot. Annie has always been one of my more fashionable friends (ya know, she was voted ‘best dressed’ back in our high school days).  So after perusing her new website, it is no surprise that I really loved their designs. And if you… Continue reading Stella & Dot

Color · Going Green · Interior Design

Green with Envy

The color GREEN is symbolic of a few things. Number one in my book is sustainability. Number two is the Green Bay Packers. Number three is my pup’s first and favorite toy, Mr. Green. Number four is money, oh and of course, Alan Greenspan. Number five is GREENpeace. And number six is, well….Shamrocks and Leprechauns!… Continue reading Green with Envy

Accessories · Color · Interior Design

Blustery weather leaves me craving color!

In staring out my apartment this afternoon, straining to see beyond the ice crusted to the window, all I can see for miles and miles is: pure white! (oh, and a few tops of houses peering back at me…). Between the white-out conditions and constant hum of the wind, I find myself craving some COLOR… Continue reading Blustery weather leaves me craving color!