It's a HAUTE Holiday Party in 425 Magazine

It’s a HAUTE Holiday Party in 425 Magazine

HAUTE Holiday Wreath Making Party   Image via 425 Magazine Rodrigo Demedeiros  Photo   Bring on the Holiday decorating and Haute Cocoa!!! There is s n o w  in the forecast in my corner of the country and there is nothing like a rich cup of cocoa from scratch to warm you up!   Image via 425...
DIY Holiday Gifts on KING 5 Seattle

DIY Holiday Gifts on KING 5 Seattle

     Had a very merry  time sharing my easy breezy DIY holiday gift ideas on KING 5 Seattle  with the lovely Amanda Grace! Here’s my PICK 6 for holiday DIY gifts from: a  sweet little 2 minute peppermint wreath ornaments the kids will rock to…      customized birch drink coasters {Love birch!} to…  ...
Beach Blanket Style Guide:

Beach Blanket Style Guide:

      Image: Pinterest via Delicious Karma   It’s the summer home stretch! No better time than now to kick it  at the beach! Just got of the air #LiveOnKOMO Newsradio where I shared a little chic  beach – style guide! The replay is at 10:17 am Seattle time! Hope you can listen in!...
Go-Getters Guide to: Wellness - Green Tea & Lemon

Go-Getters Guide to: Wellness – Green Tea & Lemon

Boost Your Metabolism ~   When I read that green tea,  with a splash of lemon        is loaded with antioxidants and can even boost  your metabolism according to some  studies, I jumped on the green tea avec  lemon bandwagon!     It’s now my mid-day drink of choice.   This  loose leaf...

‘The Last Game’

The Last Game ~ (Photo  ~ Kirkland Boys and Girls Club) This Saturday marks a football passage for our family. For Seven seasons of Saturdays, father and son, head coach and player, have headed to a stadium somewhere and played a Kirkland Boys and Girls Club Game. A game they both love and I have...

Daily Cool Find ~ Sweet Dreams!

Linen Pillow Cover from Pottery Barn ~ Ciao, Monica

Reflections on ~ ‘The Kid’

It was seemingly a lifetime ago that I sat down with a 19-year-old baseball sensation…they called, ‘The Kid!’  It was one of  Ken Griffey Junior’s early interviews in Seattle and I was the lucky Kiro news reporter to get the assignment. I was already very familiar with Griffey’s story…his gifted athletic ability…his father’s legacy. I had...

Garden Cloche GIVEAWAY ~ (Closed)

A worn wood and glass cloche ~ wire and glass candle holders & wax/battery candles! A La Famiglia Design GIVEAWAY ~ Please leave me a comment if you would like to enter the random drawing ~ if you are a La Famiglia Design Facebook Fan you may leave two comments…. if you like…You can become...

Outdoor Room Unveiling

 R & R ~ Repurpose & Reuse! A corner of our garden went from this… …to THIS! And…. this. Throw in a little of this….. Oh….and this….. …..and this… R & R ~ Repurpose & Reuse! Monica    

Outdoor Room ~ Pieces

The Layering ~ The Accessories ~ The Ornaments  

Santa Monica Flea Market ~ Come ‘Flea’

‘Inside’ the Santa Monica Flea Market ~ Courtesy of La Famiglia Design’s California Contributor, Jeanne Curtis! Old School games… The faces of time… and vintage dishware. Beautiful! Thank you Jeanne!      

Easy as 1 2 3

The numbers game ~ As easy as 1 2 3 Burlap votive candle pockets and metal numbers.