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From Cinderblock to a Mediterranean Mood in one afternoon

After sharing our backyard update on social and here on the blog last week, we got A LOT of questions about stucco’ing the wall and transforming it from the cinderblock to a kind of Mediterranean mood (what you see above). So I asked Jason to jot down the DIY instructions for you all and we’re […]

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Jungalow By The River Backyard Update

This is what our backyard looked like for months on end during the #CasitaJungalow remodel project. And the heavy rain we experienced  in L.A. this past winter was great for Mama Earth, but not so great for construction. Our yard got pretty trashed, which gave us a good excuse to stare outside our bedroom window […]

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LaTonya Yvette? You bet!

Y’all may recognize this Brooklyn-based beauty from the cover of her brand new book, Woman of Color, that just came out! We’re feeling all kinds of inspired by the bright ideas and takeaways from her book (and her blog!), which range from motherhood and loss, to useful beauty tips and using bold colors. She sure […]

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Turfstone pavers for patio floors!?

As we gear up to redo our patio in preparation for the warmer months, I’m paying very close attention to the floors of the outdoors lately. Would I love to cover my whole patio in cement tile à la Moroccan Riad? Uh, yeah. But since I don’t have an extra 15K lying around, that ain’t happening. […]

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Our Laundry ‘Room’ Overhaul with Home Depot

This post was created in partnership with Home Depot  The timing couldn’t have been better when Home Depot reached out to see if we wanted to work with them on a laundry room overhaul. Our laundry room, which is in our garage, had never been given any love at all. Our washer and dryer were […]

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