From Boring To Beautiful – Check Out This Thrifted Dining Table DIY Makeover

I bought this dining table four years ago from Loveseat Vintage, a used furniture store here in San Diego. I don’t know if the store is still around, but at the time it was my favorite place to shop for good quality, affordable vintage furniture. I purchased this lovely trestle dining table for only $174.…

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An Unexpected Change Of Plans – We Sold Gingerhawk

https://livetosustain.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Cle_Elum_Cunningham_Long_6_4_21.mp4.mp4 Hey there. It’s been awhile since we updated you on Gingerhawk, the retreat property we’ve been building in Washington State. When we last left off in May, I shared that Adam and I were spending the summer in Washington to get Gingerhawk rental ready and running smoothly. We had a brand new logo, and…

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10 Good Reasons To Stop Looking At Your Phone

At the beginning of last year I made a commitment to cut down on my screen time in a big way, and it felt great. But then the pandemic hit, and my screen time rules went out the window. The past year has been crazy, and most people have been using their devices more than…

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Introducing Our New And Improved Logo

Hey there sustain-a-friends! We have some exciting news to share with you. We have a brand new logo courtesy of my cousin Steph Fung who is an incredibly talented graphic designer, illustrator, and cat mom. She runs a freelance design business called mochichito where she sells cute and kawaii pins, stationery, stickers and more. We…

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From Trash To Treasure – Refurbished Adirondack Chairs

When we first purchased Gingerhawk, our property in Washington State, the previous owners left behind these charming Adirondack chairs. While they’ve got a beautiful shape, they were in pretty rough condition after sitting outside exposed to the elements for nearly two years. The wood was weathered and splintering, and the chairs were wobbling at every…

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Gingerhawk Main House First Look

After months of anticipation, we’re finally ready to give you a sneak peek into the main house at Gingerhawk. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has been under construction for over a year, and the finish line is finally in sight. The main house is basically done with a few minor fixes that our contractor…

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Gingerhawk Construction Update – August 2020

It’s been a long journey, but Gingerhawk is getting close to completion. At the end of August, we road-tripped from San Diego to Washington State to get things polished and ready for visitors. Honestly, things were not quite as finished as we would have liked. There’s still a lot that needs to happen to get…

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