Jake has a question for you?

Jake is  challenging you to answer this one question? It connects WELLNESS to our HOMES, hint, hint…And when I ask my clients this same question when beginning their project, more often than not I get a blank look like what are you talking about Mitzi?? The...
DIY: How to Build a Pergola

DIY: How to Build a Pergola

Sanctuary spaces and outdoor living spaces are a necessity to Boomer life. Just imagine yourself unwinding in a quiet, peaceful area while taking in the sounds of nature and fresh air. To create a more shaded area at Cypress, Bob-Bob and I designed and built a pergola...

Have you found your healing space?

Is anywhere in your home a healing space?   Over decades of designing all sizes and types of homes, rarely do I see or hear my clients speak of their healing spaces.   Light bulb moment! How many of our homes are actually providing us with any personal...
Springtime is porch time

Springtime is porch time

It’s finally spring! In preparation for full enjoyment of this most wonderful season, I want to give you an inside look at my absolute favorite springtime spot for entertaining or just relaxing — the screened-in porch at Cypress.   So back by...

The downsizing dilemma: to keep or toss?

There’s something about starting off a new year with a clean slate … and a cleaner closet, desk or work area. Are you feeling motivated to declutter or even downsize? Or are you looking for inspiration to get started? You’re in the right place!...