The NEW Signature Kitchen Suite Double Wall Oven I’m Lusting Over

Growing up and living in Los Angeles with hundreds of restaurants and food options just minutes away, eating out or delivery dinners were the norm, but since moving up to the mountains, where our choices have diminished, we actually use our kitchen and eat in nearly every day of the week now, which I love. …

Lake House Update: New Exterior Doors… Living Room.

Our house is situated on two lanes… with exterior doors on both… and therefore it isn’t quite sure which to call the front door and which to call the back. It doesn’t really matter because we don’t have a postal delivery service here, but go and pick up our mail and packages in the Village …

Our New Sectional Sofa & Coffee Table Decisions…

Our new sectional sofa finally arrived over the weekend {YAY!} and we are so excited to finally have a new and comfortable couch after living with one lacking that most important element, for the last 8 years. However, the squared angle of it has given me new challenges to work with in this very long …

Lake House: Living Room, Kitchen, Great Room… Before

I’ve been dying to share photos of our new house with you but as you can imagine, we’re still unpacking and not even close to finished decorating. However, the living room is the closest space to looking livable at the moment, so I thought I’d start there. It’s a sort-of great room actually, where the …

Trying NOT to Visually Decorate our {Possible} New House is REALLY DIFFICULT, especially because that’s all I want to do

We are apparently in phase two of our loan process and in escrow on our house in Lake Arrowhead. Everything is looking good and technically, monetarily speaking, we should have no problems getting this house. However, in this market, with the ever-careful banks, who only a few years back were giving loans to deceased people …