The Beauty of Built-Ins

Aside from the common misconception of Interior Design being all about picking out paint colors and fabrics, designers focus on a lot of problem solving, which utilized both creative and analytic abilities. One of the challenges of Interior Design is finding a balance between beauty and practicality when it comes to storage. So how do designers approach this … Continue reading The Beauty of Built-Ins

Twelve Eco Thanksgiving Decorations

Thanksgiving is just around the corner! If you happen to be hosting Thanksgiving this year, you've probably spent a good deal of time figuring out what you're cooking for this fall feast. Food is half of hosting challenge though. The other half is creating a special space for your guests. A space that feels warm, … Continue reading Twelve Eco Thanksgiving Decorations

40 Vegan Recipes for Fall

It's October! The season of fall has taken over, and I more notice it with the changing cooler temperatures than the changing colors of the trees. Brrrr! Time for warming meals, especially with the dreary weather that entails a Seattle autumn (or so I am told, as I will soon find out for myself). My boyfriend … Continue reading 40 Vegan Recipes for Fall

The Joys of Nature and Simple Living

As a Virgo, an sign ruled by the earth, I am very connected to the material world. I saw this in my youth, where I had a tendency to hold onto my possessions. I had a slight hording problem, where I had a hard time letting go on my material trinkets that I believed brought … Continue reading The Joys of Nature and Simple Living

The Serenity of Simplistic Living

It seems that in today's society, we have developed this idea that More = Better. We crave more options when we go out to eat. We want twelve different varieties of salad dressings to choose from, more stuff for our homes, more clothes, more this, more that. We have fallen under this false belief that … Continue reading The Serenity of Simplistic Living