Monets Garden

I still dream of returning to Paris. I need to see Versailles in Spring, seeing those gardens all covered up in winter is not as impressive.  Although, it is an unusual sight not everyone has seen.  To avoid landing in front of a CLOSED sign, I usually try to make detailed travel plans to take […]

Balboa Island Newport Get Away

Balboa Island is prime waterfront real estate. Most houses are year round vacation rentals in Newport that are weekly rentals or monthly rentals. My family rented this beach house, 331 Crystal Ave, to celebrate my mom’s promotion at work. This Balboa Island rental has the perfect mix of styles and full of easy beach house […]

Modern Landscape Idea

Mid-century Monday! I am inspired by this photo every time I see it, so I’m sharing it with you to share the inspiration. I know it’s unusual, but that’s exactly what I love about it. Most yards and interiors are overly masculine with square rooms and linear furniture. This design can change all that… Circular […]