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A room to hold me

Do you think that a room can evoke the spirit of a living person and truly reflect the personality of a living person? I think it is possible if you know who you are and are willing to be vulnerable to the idea of others seeing you for who you truly are. Your bedroom or office is a reflection of a you, your lifestyle and personality.
Jewelry is art




Everything means something to me



Favorite Los Angeles Magazine Issue featuring Mexican Design



A collage to remind me of friends and good memories of the past when I'm having bad day.




My desk on a good day





Many Interior design books and photos




Big Klimt fan



A poem about my black cats in the shape of a black cat _________________________________________________ Mslay IN A WORD - (saw this in Instyle thought I would try it) -------------- 1. Favorite Accesory? Earrings 2. What do you wear when you're down? Hats 3. When you're feeling pretty? hair down 4. When its raining? peacoat 5. What do you sleep in? t shirts 6. Favorite Designer?…

I have a fever and the only cure is more Fedora hats

I'm just kidding I don't have a fever however I do love fedoras right now for some reason. Check out all these other people who love them too. I never jumped on the Fedora band wagon but now I'm a fan.

People on the streets
Celebs with Fedoras


More celebs with hats
And of course Johnny in his Fedora

Homemade Vintage style Cuban posters.

Since tomorrow night is my Cuban birthday party Ive been cramming in all the extra decor and last minute ideas before its too late. I decided to do handmade vintage style Cuban posters. I found all of them online and made my own version so I could save money, plus it was fun making them.
1. Title: Havana- Welcome To Cuba Artist: Unknown

My version : )





2. Title: Havana, Cuba Artist: Donna Stackhouse

This is my version : )




3.Title: Escape to Cuba Artist: Kerne Erickson My version : ) So what do you think? Good enough?

The Villa Del Sol

The Villa Del SOl is a wonderful Spanish Colonial style building that has housed many uses. Currently it is the home of a variety of res truants, offices, boutiques and novelty stores.
Here is a view inside the courtyard of the Villa Del Sol. A rich environment inspired by the early California Missions. It is very relaxing and almost feels as if you are on vacation. The perfect venue for a for an evening dinner with your man or a fun lunch after shopping with the girls.
The Brownstone Cafe is a small bistro type cafe that is only open for breakfast till 4pm. They are the home of the Famous Tomato Soup, Ive tried it and can say YES it is the BEST! Here is the Famous Tomato Soup (I don't even want to know how many calories)
Next is the Hidalgo Cafe, serving Authentic foods of Spain, Mexico & Latin America.I have been here a few times, for my birthday twice and once for NYE. I have had wonderful service and a really love the fun and vibrant colors that are truely Spanish looking.

Wishing you a Happy Easter -The Easter Kittys

Ho la everybody, I just got home from work and it was a wonderful time poring coffee for all the early birds. I'm not a big religious person nor do I go to church but I wish you all a Happy Easter. And so do my Easter Cats
_featured_below_ (they made me do it :)
Mr Beak the old Easter Cat


Momo Boy The Easter Cat



and Baby Dezmo The Easter Kitten
Oh and don't forget the real Easter Bunny


Make a Wish!

& Spring Forward.

One Night In Havana

Im super excited because Im having a Cuban theme party at the end of the month for my birthday. It is being called ~One Night In Havana~, inspired by the movie "Dirty Dancing Havana Nights" Im having alot of fun trying to figure exactly what kind of mood I want to set for the evening. Here is my vision:











Proceed to the next room Cafe Cubana (backroom) where there will be platters full of Cuban inspired tapas and a bar with Mojitos and Dues Equis beer. The walls will have Cuban artwork and decorative lights strung around.








Walk outside and into La Rosa Negra Night Club(the backyard) where there are candlelit tables, Cuban Musica, colored lights moving to the beat and people dancing, talking and having fun.

3 cheers for Spring Break

Today is the start of three things that Ive been looking forward to for months. I just started my long awaited Spring break from class this week, thank god. I also signed up for the self challenge today by measuring myself and weighing in. Hopefully this will motivate me to stop eating junk and get into the groove of walking. Is anyone else doing the SELF Challenge? I thought these little captions were soo funny, because they are soo true! Last but not least the Dodgers started their first game of the season...
And they won WooHoo LETS GO DODGERS! (not Angels haha)