Alternative Kitchen

An Alternative Kitchen

This afternoon, Scott Murphy and I strolled through a lovely North County San Diego neighborhood inviting neighbors to an open house we have planned for this weekend. In addition to creating traffic for our client’s home, we enjoy meeting interesting people and occasionally meet unforgettable ones. And that’s what happened today when we discovered an alternative
Spring Flowers

Spring + San Diego

Spring comes to San Diego this year wrapped in green and colorful glory…sorta. After a winter of sparse  El Nino rains, the hillsides and trees are still turning beautiful shades of spring green–and even the succulents and cacti that replaced so many parched lawns in San Diego are more luscious and greener than ever. I restarted
oven cleaning

Beware Aluminum Foil in Your Oven

I grew up lining oven floors with aluminum foil to catch the nasty spills from casseroles and sweet potatoes. My mother did it and so did I. Not anymore. Our built-in Thermador double oven that graced out La Costa home for years gave out recently–or at least the top oven did. The problem became finding an

Beauty and Fun in Poinsettia Park

As Carlsbad has developed over the years, the  Poinsettia Park community has emerged as a collection of neighborhoods focused on an active lifestyle–thanks to Poinsettia Community Park. The neighborhoods in Poinsettia Park are logically centered around the 42-acre Poinsettia Community Park with 3 lighted softball/baseball fields, basketball courts, 10 lighted tennis courts, picnic areas with BBQ’s, children’s