Greenya Colada Smoothie Recipe

By Laura Weatherbee | March 22, 2020

If you hate vegetables, but love tropical cocktails, then we’ve got the perfect smoothie recipe for you to get your greens in. This delicious recipe was invented by my brother-in-law, Marco, so we call it the Marco Special around our house. But a more descriptive title would be the Greenya Colada. It combines the delicious,…

Gingerhawk Construction Update – March 2020

By Laura Weatherbee | March 9, 2020

Hey friends – it’s been awhile since we last gave an update on the progress of Gingerhawk, our retreat property in Washington State. Progress has been a little slow over the winter months due to the weather conditions, but things are warming up and hopefully we’ll be in full swing again. Let’s check in and…

Life Update – What’s New in 2020

By Laura Weatherbee | February 16, 2020

Hey friends – Happy New Year! It’s a new decade, and the Year of the Rat according to the Chinese lunar calendar. We’ve been pretty quiet lately on the blog and social media as we’ve been super busy with some major life changes lately. But we thought we’d check in and fill you in on…

Our Life on Autoship

By Laura Weatherbee | December 4, 2019

Growing up, I idolized Martha Stewart, and I’ve always been obsessed with optimizing the art of home-making. I like the idea of creating an efficient home-life where you always have exactly what you need (no more, no less), and never need to worry about running out. Well now it’s 2019, and Autoship is here to…

Gingerhawk Construction Update – November 2019

By Laura Weatherbee | November 5, 2019

Hey friends, welcome back! In September, we shared that earlier this year we purchased a 25-acre property in Washington State that we dream of transforming into a mountain retreat called Gingerhawk. (Check out this post in case you missed it.) In October, we shared an update on construction progress. We’re midway through November now, and…

Gingerhawk Construction Update – October 2019

By Laura Weatherbee | October 4, 2019

Adam with our contractor Thad Vaughn of JT Custom Homes Hey friends. You may have seen the post we shared earlier where we introduced you to the 25-acre property we bought in Washington State called Gingerhawk Mountain Retreat. If you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to check it out to get up to speed.…

The Truth About Zero Waste

By Laura Weatherbee | September 9, 2019

Image via ZeroWasteChef.com Let’s talk about zero waste for a minute. For those who aren’t familiar with the term, “zero waste” refers to a lifestyle in which you don’t generate any trash that goes to landfill. You can recycle bottles and cans, etc., and compost your food scraps, but nothing goes into the garbage bin.…

Introducing Gingerhawk Mountain Retreat – The Plan

By Laura Weatherbee | September 2, 2019

Hey friends. You may have seen on Instagram that we’ve been sharing some sneak peaks and photos from the property we purchased in Washington State earlier this year, but today we’re going to be revealing a whole lot more! We’re going to show you how we plan to transform this space into a beautiful mountain…

Entry Wall “Slow Design” Makeover

By Laura Weatherbee | August 23, 2019

Last year I wrote this post about my decision to leave the interior design industry and embrace “slow design”. That means taking time to let things come together organically instead of rushing around trying to get all-new-everything to create the perfect space. It also means that our home is a work in progress, and I’m…

The Case for Eating Meat

By Laura Weatherbee | July 29, 2019

Earlier this year I wrote an article called 7 Good Reasons to Eat Less Meat, and shared some of the ethical, practical, and economical reasons why cutting back on meat consumption is a good idea. When it comes to sustainability, there’s no question that reducing animal agriculture is good for the planet, and for our…

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Making Friends in a New City

By Laura Weatherbee | March 9, 2018

Photography by Lisa Weatherbee Making friends in a new city can be tough, especially as we get older. It’s been a year since I moved to San Diego from New York City, and building a sense of community has been my biggest struggle. Even though I’ve been making an effort,…

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Meditate! It’s eff’n great!

By Adam Cunningham | February 28, 2018

Towards the end of 2017, after some dabbling with meditation, I decided to give it a whole hearted effort. My venture into meditation started as a way to help myself de-stress after a tough day. I needed a way to calm myself down. If I let too many stress filled…

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Kitchen Renovation Part 2 – Construction Begins

By Laura Weatherbee | February 25, 2018

Welcome back to Part 2 of our kitchen renovation project. Check out Part 1 to see where we started. Today we’re going to dive right into the construction, and I’ll tell you about some of the boring, but necessary details it took to get started. Step 1 – Getting Approval Depending…

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