Scouting for Beach House dining furniture

So much time has passed since I’ve written a blog.  You might be wondering what the heck is wrong with her?  I must admit that our lives have been crazier than ever between living in two places, renovating projects, and … Continued

Kitchen Renaissance

It has been a long time since you heard from us. To say the least the last 15 months have been difficult and challenging. Medical issues can really take the wind out of your sail. But we are finally turning … Continued

The Compound

Many times in my life I have found myself in love with a restaurant because of the decor, the ambiance, and the architecture itself. And that surely had lots to do with my pure delight at The Compound Restaurant in … Continued

Seattle’s Finest

I am pretty sure you think I am referring to Coffee! Not even close. My husband told me I needed to reach out and expand the scope of my blogs and talk about a few things guys and a lot … Continued


In my recent post I wrote about the Nashville Project we are working on and wanted to give you a few pictures of the demo and frame up process.  As I mentioned before, working on an Historic House we have … Continued

New Project Nashville Historic Home

I am soooo excited about the new project we have been working on for the past several months and am sharing some of the details below. This is an interesting one for us since it is completely different than any … Continued

Feasting In The Grapes

Humble Pedigree hosted our first “Feasting In The Grapes” Event on July 11 at beautiful Falkner Vineyards in Temecula, California. Our guests were treated to and evening of live Jazz Music, incredible cuisine from Chef Gianni Cicilliot, and an endless … Continued


My Mom and Dad used to shop for antiques around Soquel, CA.  Soquel is a quaint little town near Santa Cruz that has quite a few antique stores.  Last time I visited my Mom, I wanted to go back to … Continued


We are blessed with some gorgeous weather here in La Jolla.  When the sun is out it is hard to not think about laying at the beach and beach houses. There are so many cute older homes around our neighborhood … Continued