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$2 Prints.

With each new season I want to freshen up my decorating. Sometimes it means new pillows, new coffee table books, or a new display of pictures on the wall. We seriously have the best deal for you to do this little redecorating project AND for...

Do something good

Last week the Modern Manor was approached to help with a Mother's Day surprise. We donated our services to do a one day home makeover for a mom that was in need. It was such a fun project. There was one day of prep and...

Need for a Hobby

I have the hardest time stopping and relaxing. It is somehow wired in me to always keep going- always keep doing. I have needed a new hobby for a while. One that I can get lost in and just enjoy. Something that makes me stop...

Our Legacies

Hopefully you have someone special in your life that has changed it for the better. Someone, family or not, that has touched you and for whom you are truly grateful to have known. For me it was my grandmother, Rose Gutierrez. Today is the one year anniversary of...

Betty’s Fudge

Do you ever need a gift for the person who has it all? This coming week I have a friend with a birthday that just might be the hardest person to buy for. I have made several attempts to get her the perfect present, but...

Happy Groundhog Day!

If you didn't realize it, today is Groundhog day. Punxsutaney Phil emerged earlier this morning, saw his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter. Sorry those of you back East but we could really use the added winter this year out here in California,...

100 Days of Joy

Awhile ago I received the following book from a friend: Selections from One Thousand Gifts: Finding Joy in What Really Matters It got me thinking about the fact that I need to really start making a conscious effort to take note of those small, everyday blessings and...

Pigging out

I've always wanted to roast a pig. I mean, come on, who hasn't?  A couple of weeks ago I came one step closer to my goal of digging a big pit  in my backyard, throwing in a pig and enjoying the delicious results with a...

Yum!

Last week I went with my daughter, Hannah, and my "adopted" daughter, Meghan, up to Santa Cruz to visit our friend Richelle, AKA Horsewoman. After helping Richelle decorate her place for a couple of hours we started to get a bit hungry and decided to...