Nothing but blue skies

at home laundry on the line – white linen coverlet (designed by LeAnn – circa 1997) beautiful September day, California Pepper Tree – l&l at home  laundry day – l&l at home  wire laundry basket in afternoon sun – l&l at home                       we recommend: […]

Essential Oils – Gifts of Nature

DEFINITION OF : essential oils – aromatic liquid substances extracted from certain species of flowers, grasses, fruits, leaves, roots, and trees. see this post on our new site with updated product links :  Essential Oils-Gifts of Nature I have a collection of essential oils and I use them for everything from housekeeping to skincare to […]

simple home essentials

For general purpose cleaning:  Mix 1 cup vinegar, 2 cups purified water and 10 drops each of Tea Tree, Lemongrass, Rosemary and Lavender essential oil in a spray bottle.  Great for mirrors, granite and general cleaning.  ~recipe via Edens Garden 100% Pure Aromatherapy available  here image via simple home by Mark and Sally Bailey Photographer: […]

Spring cleaning, Here and Now

via Maisons Côté Est We are enjoying a beautiful Spring day here in Southern California.  The blue, blue skies and sunshine have motivated me to change out all the winter linens for the summer linens.  All the cushions and slipcovers are getting washed as well and everything is going outside to be dried in the fresh air.  I remember my Great-Aunt Melba saying one time […]