Wood. Concrete. Palm Trees.

 We visited Dave on set somewhere near the Santa Monica Airport and I ended up parking next to this beautiful house.  I love the combination of the wood, the concrete and the palm trees. These were the only pictures I took.  I wanted to take more but I don’t feel comfortable taking pictures of strangers…

Garden Thoughts

I’m looking to redo or add more to our front, draught tolerant garden.  This area in particular is what I want to redo.  The plants I previously chose didn’t quite turn out they way I thought they would. Partially because I didn’t realize how shady this area is.  Even in the summer I’d say our…

Interior Beam Color

I started out trying to get ideas for exterior house colors. I quickly got distracted by interior beam colors.  I guess they both go hand in hand since the beams of Mid Century Modern Homes flow from outside to inside.   Dave and I discussed many ideas when we moved into the house.  Ultimately, time was…

Palm Springs

Dave had to scout in Palm Springs this past weekend so P and I grabbed our bating suits and leisure wear and tagged along to the desert.  These “workcations”: trips done for work with a vacation squeezed in,  are always last minute.  Sometimes they can be a juggle for me but I wasn’t about to…

What Could Have Been

Roughly three years ago my husband and I were looking to buy property.  The recent launch of my kid’s tee shirt/ clothing line, Learning Tees, was my focus.  I found this building listed for $640,000. It’s located just east of Chinatown, across the street from the LA Transportation Dept.  Not a luxurious or hip part…

My husband’s work

My hubby is a location scout for commercials,  ie, he finds the locations where they film the commercials.  He’s searched for everything from cool modern houses to a cheesy 70’s drive thru. I guess some of those are still pretty cool. One great perk of his job is that he’s been in every single quintessential modern…