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We we went to go see about a Japanese Teahouse

Monday night, an anonymous group of artist built a small Japanese inspired teahouse in Griffith Park.  It was made with reclaimed wood from the 2007 Griffith Park fire. You can read more details here. The entire story is very interesting. The project was clearly well planned and executed.  I saw pictures of the teahouse on LAist and read…

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Edible Garden

Mary, Mary quite contrary how does your garden grow? Considering that I do not have a green thumb I’m going to say that mine is doing rather well!  This is all new to me! Sun, soil, water, growing seasons!  I’m discovering where things grow best in winter vs summer on our property. I have the…

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Scouting Sundays: Woodland Hills #3

Good afternoon!  It’s 106 in the Valley today!  Keep that in mind as you see this home versus the homes in Venice from a few weeks ago. All the coastal cities are in the high 70’s while we’re in the triple digits. Couple that with the drought we’re having here in California and you can…

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Mid Century Modern For Sale!

Although this is my scouting pictures day I thought I’d change it up to share a beautiful home I saw today!  Back in November I wrote about a Mid Century Modern home that was getting redone.  It’s finally finished and listed and they had an open house today! I’ve seen a lot of redos and…

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My Tomato the Hero

Last summer my goal was to have an edible garden in our home. Even though I’m very far away from having a French Laundry type of set up I am proud of the progress I’ve made. Specially considering that I don’t really have a green thumb. I’ll get to taking pictures of all of our boxes…

Scouting Sundays: Venice 02

I feel like every Sunday I look at these homes and I think “I want this house! I want to live here!” They are all so great, however, this one I really love! I have a thing for stone and wood. Couple it with big windows where you feel like you live in the trees and I’m in heaven!…

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Scouting Sundays: Glendale

I recently went hiking in Glendale. Some of the neighborhoods have gorgeous views. I had no idea it was such a beautiful area. The community where we were had great homes, each very different in architecture. Spanish revival, Tudor, Mid Century Modern, Craftsmen, etc. It was pretty interesting. Unique! No ticky tacky here! This house is…