waking up to sunshine.


home design ideas. do you have a hard time getting out of bed on monday mornings? they can be a bit of a struggle for me. but with Lucy and the sunlight creeping in like clockwork, i’m up and at ’em pretty early most days. if you’re an aspiring early-riser who doesn’t have an impatient pup licking your face awake, you might consider making some changes... 
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sneak peek: the elysian edit.


i’ve been a fan of the refined eye of jessica comingore long before moving to los angeles. but now, as neighbors we’ve been having sort of a ‘mutual admiration society’ — i shared her lovely home here on the blog in november, and now on her recently updated site the elysian edit, jessica is sharing mine. jessica took some really pretty pictures... 
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dash & albert dog beds: a giveaway!


Dash & Albert is mainly known for the wonderful rugs, but they also have a great collection of Dog Beds. The company is actually named after the founder, Annie Selke‚Äôs, two dogs, Dash and Albert. they very kindly sent my pup lucy a beautiful dog bed for our downtown studio and as you can see — lucy approved! lucy said we should give one away and how could i argue?... 
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my personal jawbone “coach”.


one of the things that happened quite surprisingly after moving to los angeles is that without really thinking about it i lost ten pounds! i think it had a lot to do with the fact i moved two blocks from elysian park and started to hike there every day with my pup lucy, and it was so darn hot out i just wasn’t as hungry as i normally would be — so i ate a lot less.... 
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angle of repose.


today is a big holiday in america. our president is being sworn in publicly for his second term, and it’s martin luther king jr. day — so we’re celebrating! also, my computer went and sizzled this weekend, so i am without all the photos and posts i was going to share, and access to my server until it comes back from the apple folks. so…it’s kind... 
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