Expand your world, your brain, your skills– take a class! Tis the season.

By |August 19th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

Ever wanted to take a pottery class, learn to play the Ukulele, understand how to properly use your digital camera, water color on a whole new level or give yourself a moment for you to explore something you've always been interested in?  Check out Barnsdall Art Center, the course offerings for the Fall Session (September ...


Full page spread on us in GUESS magazine’s Fall/Winter issue! Our favorite Desert Destinations and what to do once there…

By |August 16th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

We are honored to be featured in GUESS magazine's Fall-Winter 2013 issue!!  The desert is such a restorative, soulful and sexy place for us and we were delighted to share our favorite haunts, drinks, and activities in deserts both local and international.  Can't wait for our next trip! Thank you for the opportunity, GUESS!  Stay ...


What you really need to bring to the hospital!

By |August 15th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

Hi everyone!! Life is good with Baby Ever.  He is a dreamboat and we are loving getting to know each other and hanging on his every move.  More on him to come...  Just a few weeks ago I was stressing about what to pack for the hospital and I wanted to share what I really ...


Hidden Pond – The Perfect Getaway in Kennebunkport by Holly Morrow

By |August 12th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

Holly is one of our favorite and most prolific guest bloggers! She has impeccable taste and we trust her recommendations completely! Thank you Holly! xoxo Feeling a little cooped up between renovations on a new house and an impending baby, the hubs and I decided to sneak away for a Saturday night to the Hidden ...


Be In Touch: The Magic of The San Juan Islands – Orcas Island

By |August 9th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

  I fell in love with the San Juan Islands - a 172 island archipelago 60 miles north of Seattle - when I was 14 and on an environmental service summer trip to Washington State.  The pristine natural beauty  - clean air, crystal water, lush greenery, rocky beaches - and the feeling of crisp purity ...


Friday Night Wine Tastings at Barnsdall Park

By |August 7th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

Gather some friends and your favorite picnic items and head to Barnsdall Park as there are only four Fridays left in the summer to enjoy their festive and scenic wine tastings. Tickets are $25 and get you four generous glasses of very good wines, mostly from boutique, small-production vineyards. The wines are selected and presented ...


Summer Reading!

By |August 5th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

With the amount of books in the world it is troubling how hard it is to find really great ones that you can't put down and fear them ending.  Books we've read recently and heartily recommend as perfect summer reads are Maria Semple's "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed, and "State of Wonder" ...


Salt Air Opens on Abbot Kinney

By |July 31st, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

We are always thrilled when a new, fun and most importantly good restaurant opens in Venice.  Salt Air is the new darling on Abbot Kinney and housed in the space that was formerly Capri and for a brief moment The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing pop-up restaurant. The owners that opened it also created  A-Frame and ...


Welcome to the world Ever Firestone Tandy!

By |July 29th, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

  Born at 2:24pm on July 23rd, this magical little man is healthy, happy and home! He is enjoying a lot of sleeping, eating, taking it all in and is very loved! Mary and Napper are quickly becoming parenting pros and are delighted with their bundle of joy. xoxo, Aunt Lu!  

Baby coming Today!

By |July 23rd, 2013|UNCATEGORIZED|

We will be mostly offline this week as Mary will be having her little guy today and Lucy will be stepping into the role of best Aunt ever!! We will regale you all with the news when he is here.  Thank you so much for all of your love and support throughout Mary's pregnancy!  xoxox ...