some music for troubling times.

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i don’t think any one of us is unaware that there’s a lot of awful and terrifying stuff going on in the world right now. our country is not okay right now. i don’t know exactly what to do — not at all. i don’t have the answers. i don’t even know how to express myself well right now but i know in my heart that it has to get better or we’re... 
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but who are these people?

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jasper b. goldman. i’m still really a fan of the fun idea of portrait paintings popping up in unexpected places. i saw emily tweet about it last week and i really trust her taste, so there’s that. and then i realized that i had pinned a ton more images lately with this vintage vibe to share with you. i used to have a whole collection on my walls and then i needed... 
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unexpected guests: marisa haskell + dave ball.

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meet Marisa Haskell and Dave ball — today we’re visiting the soon to be married, creative couple’s charming home in Oakland, california, recently photographed by melissa kaseman. Marisa is a jewelry designer and owner of Marisa Mason — handmade pieces with a beach aesthetic, mixed with a rock ‘n roll modern lux quality.  Dave is a woodworker... 
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dining fresh from the garden.

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one of my favorite things about owning a home is having my own garden and outside dining space. i’ve come to realize spending time outside, gardening and entertaining is one my greatest joys — i could spend all day out there puttering around and planting new flowers and now vegetables, too! i shared my container garden earlier this year, and now i’m planting... 
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bound for cuba.

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i’ve been wanting to see cuba up close and personal for ages, and now, thanks to new travel regulations, i’m  excited to tell you my friend joni and i have just booked a trip for thanksgiving week! we booked the trip through a tour company called coast to costa based out of los angeles, and our itinerary looks so great. We’ll be peeking behind the curtain... 
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