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best beach towels – links

Co-ordinating color-block, stripe & medallion design (source: Pottery Barn) Now is a great time to go through that taggety collection of misfits that is your beach towel collection and replace them with a plush pile of gorgeous new towels, if…

paint store

In my ongoing war against clutter, I recently saw this idea on pinterest and was excited to give it a try. Recycling my old glass jars as touch-up paint containers. This is a good one for me, I have a…

spring clean-out

            (photo: http://nylonpinksy.tumblr.com/) When my husband, Alan is away filming, he can get a lot of down time. He's an avid reader of the news and Zite and likes to send me articles to read while I hold the fort…

closet organizing gadgets & ideas – links

Glasses storage After living out of suitcases for the past week while my old closet is being demolished and refitted, I'm started to get excited about the possibilities of my new custom-fitted, truly organized place to store my clothes. (more…)

summer wardrobe declutter

Now is a great time to go through all of those recently worn (and not worn) summer clothes and sort them out. I need to do this job because my closet is about to be gutted and remodelled. It's not…

styling bookshelves – links

Relaxed neutrals The bookshelves in my family room have become over-crowded and a bit chaotic looking so I'm trying to find some inspiration to style them differently. I haven't made the leap to reading books on tablets, and I have…

cozy Fall home decorating – links

I feel bad complaining, but Summer is going on and on in Los Angeles! The nights are getting cooler but the days are brilliantly blue with the sun beating down from dawn till dusk. One of the things I'd like…

Free-quent flyer points – not just for flights

Earlier this year I realized that I could be a lot more focused on paying bills using my credit card to earn frequent flyer miles. I was already putting work-related expenses on a credit card but those didn't add up…