Virtual Reality Home Design?

Virtual Reality Home Design?

I was sure that moving the 3-kids into the master bedroom would give them more space UNTIL I saw it in virtual reality. Have you seen all this virtual reality hype?  Promises of bringing interior design to life sounded too good to be true!  But I still wanted to experiment… Could technology really display my… Continue Reading

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Organizational high?

Organizational high?

It’s January and I’m desperate for order and an organizational high. I’m not sure what causes this universal surge of energy each year, but I’ve got it. As soon as my holiday decorations were put away, I felt the nudge to get my Home in order!  A couple of areas have been out of control…… Continue Reading

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EXPERIENCE Gifts?

EXPERIENCE Gifts?

This is our 3rd Christmas in DC!  It feels like just yesterday that I was experimenting with homemade Christmas decorations, a friend tree, and apartment-sized toys.  Once the decorations were up this year, I felt a nudge to put EXPERIENCE gifts under the tree. I’m sure you’ve seen the slew of articles on happiness like this one… Continue Reading

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Making my Home FALL-ready?

Making my Home FALL-ready?

It’s that time of year!  Ninety degree temps are FINALLY ending. Pumpkin everything line the aisles at Target. And I’m making my home FALL-ready. While some of you are celebrating with Pumpkin Spice Lattes, apple orchard visits, or Halloween costume plans – I’m dreaming of a cozier Home. Excitement hits me as soon as the calendar… Continue Reading

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Summer Camp in Colombia?

Summer Camp in Colombia?

This is my first summer as a full-time working mom.  I thought it would be emotional, but it was mostly expensive!  Fellow DC moms warned me that summer camp was pricier here and not ideal hours for working parents. And so when my friend, Maria, proposed summer camp with her family in Colombia for 2-weeks,… Continue Reading

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July 4th in DC?

July 4th in DC?

This was our first July 4th in DC!  We decided to head to the National Mall – despite MANY warnings to avoid the crowds, heat, and security lines. We could have easily enjoyed our balcony view of the fireworks.  Tempting!  But it seemed WRONG to watch from a distance. And so we nervously ventured out… Continue Reading

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Pop-up guest room?

Pop-up guest room?

Welcome to my pop-up guest room!  You’ve seen retail pop-up shops – right? My sister, Elodie, is here for two weeks from France with her friend Gabi from Mexico.  We needed to carve out a spot for them.  And we wanted them to feel welcome and special.  I started thinking about the idea of a pop-up guest space.… Continue Reading

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