Create an Accent Wall in a Weekend

Are you looking for a budget-friendly (and quick) way to give your space some pizazz?  Go from boring and drab to bold and exciting by creating a new focal point in your space, adding liveliness and contrast, with a DIY accent wall.  You won’t need a huge budget and many of the projects can be completed by one person in a few hours, a day, or weekend.   THE STARTER ACCENT WALL Cost: $ Time:…

Do You Have a Disaster Plan for Your Pets?

You’ve taken steps to keep your family safe and prepared for a disaster/emergency, but what about your pets? We all know that pets are like family, therefore you must make sure to include them in your emergency preparedness. An evacuation plan is a necessity for every home, especially since we live in an area where earthquakes and fires are a possibility. Take these steps to add your beloved pets to your evacuation plan. Remember, safety…

5 Tips for Back-To-School Home Organization

And just like that, summer is on its way out and a new school year has begun.  By now, you’ve probably already made the trip to the mall for new school clothes and run up and down the back-to-school aisles at Target looking for the perfect pencils, notebooks, lined paper, erasers, folder, etc. So much of the focus has been about getting the kids ready for the first day and now that that’s done, it’s…

7 Lamorinda Restaurants to Try This Month

It’s certainly feeling like summer these days with back-to-school around the corner and some extra hot temperatures this week. What better way to beat the heat (and relax) than to enjoy a tasty meal at one of our fabulous local restaurants. We’ve put together a quick list of 7 Lamorinda restaurants to try this month. (Have a favorite restaurant or maybe a favorite dish/drink? Share it in the comments section!) LAFAYETTE 1.  Batch & Brine —…

5 Tips to a Healthier Home

Home, sweet, home. It’s where you relax after a long day at work, laugh with good friends and family, cook, eat, and sleep. It’s where you rejuvenate and recharge. However, is it healthy? Maybe not. Unfortunately, many of us are living in environments that may not the healthiest. While there are hundreds of steps you can take to create a healthier home, we’ve narrowed the list down to five small changes you can start making…