Dinner Date at Bonne Chance in Carmel By The Sea

A few nights ago I had an invite for a once in a lifetime experience.  Vintage Property Management hosted a Below Deck party for the new season at my favorite house Bonne Chance in Carmel-by-the-Sea.  I am a huge fan of the show and Chef Adrian was one of my…

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Cooking With a Toddler

After reading a half dozen books about how to not raise a picky eater I realized I had to cook at home more.  Cooking with a toddler can be tough!  I was worried about oil popping her or her finding something dangerous in a drawer while I was distracted.  Yes,…

A Fun Day Out with A Toddler: Things to do in …

Finding places to do a day out with a toddler isn’t always.  In Monterey, we have some great kid-friendly spots but I want to start venturing a little farther out.  Last week Olivia and I went on a little adventure to the Martinelli Company Store in Watsonville about an hour…

Paleta + Sonya Dakar Beauty Detox

I decided to go for another cleanse.  This time with Paleta and Sonya Dakar Skin Care.  I LOVED this cleanse.  The juices were actually delicious and the skin care was perfect.  The cleanse consisted of a three day intensive exercise in self control and pampering.  I loved that this cleanse…

Plated… a review

After my kitchen remodel a few months back, I have actively tried to become a better cook.  I feel semi-successful at my goal.  I saw an ad one day on Facebook for Plated and thought it would be perfect for me.  A quick visit to their website and I had…

Bedroom Remodel and Decor

My bedroom remodel and redecorate is DONE!!! I am so excited.  That leaves my garage and closet as the only things left and this house is a wrap.  Just in time for me to start looking at land up in the Big Sur, Carmel Highlands area.  Yep.  I am ready…

Remodel and Demo

After a year of renovations my new place is complete!  Now on to the decorating.  Here are pics from the master bath. Sink, faucet in bronze and mirror by Pottery Barn and White Marble from Italy, Marble and reclaimed wood storage stool by Pottery Barn, Bathtub by MAXX, Tub caddy…