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DIY: A New Year’s Tree to Make Wishes Come True

My recent visit to Golden Door Spa got me wondering how Japan celebrates the holidays.  Though Japan doesn’t officially celebrate Christmas, they do love our western seasonal traditions with decorations galore but add Japanese flair. Take the Christmas Tree, many Japanese festoon it with wishes on festive paper instead of ornaments. . . a loose […]

Repurpose Holiday Table Decor

One thing I always struggle with after Thanksgiving festivities is putting away all the table paraphernalia. You know, the gargantuan platters, gravy boats, the cutlery explosion (will I really use these butter spreaders the rest of the year?) and gazillions of linens? Sometimes its finding the space that gets me, but mainly a LOT of […]

Spa House Daily Spot: Sup in a Sunroom!

Happy Thanksgiving Week! We have more gorgeous spa vibing home spots from Turkey.  First, this eating area which makes every meal feel like a picnic!  The banquette is surrounded by windows and a huge skylight to get that inside/outside vibe!  If you don’t have the same setup at home, don’t worry – try surrounding your […]