Contemporary Mirrors

I finally clicked “order” on a pair of blue club chairs I’ve had my eye on, they arrived this week and I really love them. They’re the perfect size and dose of color I needed to create a cozy conversation area. I also changed up the mirror on the mantel, I used to have one that was more ornate b …

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Business
Esther Bair

Evolving Home: Best Drywall For Bathrooms

If you’re redoing drywall in the bathroom, it’s essential to use a mold or moisture-resistant option. These types of drywall can handle high moisture rooms like bathrooms, kitchens, and basements.  You can use a mold-proof option like greenboard or opt for purple drywall, which is mold, mildew, and water-resistant. Here’s…

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European Summer Travel: What I Bring

I will be in Europe for two weeks in June and I’m already planning what clothes I’ll bring this trip. A great question landed in my inbox last week. Cheryl J. wrote: Hey Kate, I am going to Paris in July. I noted that you went in 2016 and I am making notes from that post. Have your ever posted a …

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Food
Esther Bair

Roast Pork on a Rotisserie

This juicy and delicious rotisserie pork roast is a beautiful entree to serve to company. It is sure to impress your guests and is fit for any occasion!

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Home Improvement
Esther Bair

What Can Cause A Bathtub Not To Drain? Built Drain Stopper Is Stuck The Drain Is Clogged With Hair The Drain Has Hard Water Build Up Soap Scum Build Up Dirt and Grease Buildup Clogged With Larger Objects Septic Backup Common Ways To Unclog The Drain What Can Cause A Bathtub Not To Drain? 0 What Can Cause A Bathtub Not To Drain? 1 Nothing is more unpleasant than having icky water collect around your ankles as you wash. If the water in your bathtub won’t drain, there could be a variety of issues.

There’s nothing worse than the feeling of scummy water pooling around your ankles as you shower. If your bathtub won’t drain, there could be any number of problems. Many can be fixed using basic tools and home remedies, but some might require you to call a professional. What Can Cause…

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Five favorite wineries for a day trip

So let’s say you’re coming to visit me in Northern California but on this trip you’ve only budgeted one day to get the “wine country experience”. Well my friend, secretly I’m thinking you should have taken a little more time than 24 hours to soak it all in because the Napa/Sonoma region is a des …

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