Where to Find California’s Most Colorful Mountain


If you’re a lover of all things color then listen up! What if I told you there is a man-made mountain located in the middle of the desert here in California? Not sure how this relates? Well, what if I said it was the state’s most colorful mountain, quite mostly the country’s, too? Yep, a mound […]

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100 Days of Calligraphy + How You Can Join This Creative Challenge!

100 Days of Calligraphy-Week One

Want to know what I’ll be doing over the next 100 days? Oh, you know — practicing calligraphy. “Well, that’s random,” you might be thinking. Okay, let me back it on up to let you in on all the pretty details… Have you ever heard of “The 100 Day Project?” Originally conceived by Michael Bierut, […]

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7 Fun Links

Hello, Friends! I hope you’ve had a lovely weekend. Derek is in Austin, TX for SXSW (jealousss!) until Tuesday so I’m here holding down the fort in San Francisco. This morning I was awakened by the long, low-sounding wails of the Bay’s foghorn. Because we live within earshot of the Golden Gate Bridge, these feeble […]

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Seven Hours in Palm Springs

You know what’s about an hour’s drive of Joshua Tree? Okay, let me give you a hint. Two words. The first starts with a P. The second word contains the name of a season. Yep, Palm Springs! Ah, Palm Springs. This place makes my heart sing happy songs. Bright colors. Retro style. And of course […]

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The Ultimate Place for Cacti Lovers

If your heart starts to flutter as much as mine does when your eyes spot anything cacti related, well then keep on scrolling because this post is for you. What is it about these prickly creatures that make our hearts melt so? Someone please tell me. Let’s be honest, it’s not like these spiky species […]

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The Sweetest Desert Oasis

I know I confessed my love for the dreamy desert area of Joshua Tree here, but I just couldn’t help but share more on the place we were fortunate enough to call home, even if it was only for two days. This one-roomed studio (with a detached out-house in the back!) was the sweetest, most […]

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