Little Oranges Studio Sale: A Wonder-fall Afternoon!

Yesterday’s studio sale was wonderful! The weather was that perfect grey of Fall, with a chill in the air- just right for an afternoon with friends and cocoa, pumpkin bread and tons of stationery. If you missed it- you were missed! Here are some goods that  were there. If you are still looking for stationery, … Continue reading

Little Oranges Studio Sale just a week away….

So, in addition to working hard, I am getting ready for next Saturday’s studio sale for Little Oranges….I am excited to be back in the stationery world, even if just for a week or two. If you are in need of more letterpress goods, now is the time to get a jump on your shopping … Continue reading

Work like you mean it.

Sometimes work is easy, sometimes it is a challenge. I prefer the latter. Sure, I don’t necessarily enjoy working on Saturdays, but the feeling that you are on the right track- that you like where you are heading- that’s exciting. I am blessed to have a career path that is not straight or pre-determined by … Continue reading

Fall Festival Fun

Oh, the fun days of fall are here for sure, as evidenced by our trip to the Fall Festival at Sierra Madre Elementary School. It was Dillan’s first time and he was looking forward to it all week. Happy to report that it did not disappoint! Ball toss, Fishing games, candy, huge bouncy slide- check. … Continue reading

Oh, Mrs. Meyer’s Orange Clove!

The holidays must be around the corner. How do I know? Is the chill in the air or the rain that fell gently all day today? Maybe… But I think that it became clear to me when my favorite Mrs. Meyer’s candles showed up on the endcap at Target last week. Orange Clove is my … Continue reading

Pasadena in Plein Air

Last week, on my usual round of vintage shopping, I ran across a painting that was quite a find. It was a small but beautiful plein air landscape painting. Signed by Vic Riseau and featuring the California poppies that I love, I was sold.This find prompted a little online research, where I learned more about … Continue reading

Studio Sale Time!!!

Studio Sale is coming soon!!! Mark your calendars for Saturday, Nov. 12 from 1-4pm. Tons to buy- details coming soon 🙂

Fourth of July!

We had great friends over for July 4th- it was a wonderful evening! What’s even more wonderful??! Molly’s amazing photos…Thanks, friend, for capturing the time together on film. Love it all!!!! Check out her photos here.


Hello all! I hope that you had a wonderful weekend celebrating our nation’s independence! We had a great time. We have had some of our good friends staying with us and the time has flown by (boo!). One of the highlights for our Fourth of July was the local parade. Wonderful!!!! Our little city of … Continue reading

Guilty pleasure…

Yeah, we are not what you would call country folks, and we are not really known to cowboy up for anything….but this movie was fun. Country Strong is a little cheesy, a little sad, somewhat melodramatic, a good bit entertaining, fairly predictable…..but not terrible. Enjoyable enough that we may have purchased some of the songs … Continue reading