Get your home ready for summer!

June 8, 2020

Clean the walkway Pressure-wash the walkway, then replace damaged pavers or bricks, or just flip them over. If any pavers are sticking up too high, raise them, remove a little dirt, and drop them back in place.

Christmas Light Hacks!

December 9, 2019

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year! My toddler is 2 and this is the first real Christmas where he actually understands what’s going on. So I’m pulling out all the strings and trying

Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich

November 29, 2019

Ingredients 1 cup finely chopped dill pickles, patted dry 1 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup ketchup 1 tbsp. grated peeled fresh horseradish or 1 tbsp. horseradish from a jar, drained and squeezed dry 3/4 tsp. smoked paprika 1/4

Maple-Roasted Vegetables

November 24, 2019

Though this recipe calls for Brussels sprouts and carrots, the maple-olive-oil mixture is really quite delicious drizzled over squash, sweet potatoes, or even green beans. If you’d like to cut down on dishwashing, line the baking sheet

OC Housing Report: Don’t Miss Out

November 21, 2019

OC HOUSING REPORT Cost to Waiting: Housing is poised to get hotter next year, setting the stage for appreciation. Disneyland is known as “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Yet, sometimes the amusement park can be so crowded.

OC Housing Report: What a Twist!

November 6, 2019

OC HOUSING REPORT The housing market just dramatically improved as the inventory plunged and demand increased. Sudden Improvement: The Expected Market Time just dropped by 8%. Was it the nanny? How about the next-door neighbor? The uncle or


October 15, 2019

We hear you—literally. When a cool, new restaurant opens, the buzz is deafening. Then things quiet a bit until the next spot roars onto O.C.’s dining landscape. The past year was particularly noisy with openings, and these


October 10, 2019

HOW TO ORGANIZE EVERY SPACE IN YOUR HOUSE It is a pretty big day around here!!! I am so excited to be sharing our first official organizing video from the Abby Organizes YouTube channel! If you missed our announcement last

OC HOusing Report: Payment Not Price

October 2, 2019

OC HOUSING REPORT When it comes to housing, everybody puts way too much emphasis on the price of a home when they should really be taking a closer look at the monthly payment. Focus on the Payment: Just