Author: Kristina

Guest Post – Starting Fresh: 7 Steps to Planning Your New Kitchen

Working on your home to make it the complete realization of your dreams is always a worthwhile effort. When you turn your home into a space where you can pursue your passions and demonstrate the unique person you are, you increase the joy and quality of your life.

Guest Post: How to Repair Your Broken Garbage Disposal

Garbage disposals are some of the most used and abused appliance in the kitchen. They must be used and taken cared of properly if they are to function properly. However, there are times that a unit will break down due to unseen factors. How do you fix it if it suddenly malfunctions? You can’t exist […]

Designing your Water-Wise Garden Oasis

Bianca and I(Kristina) went to an event recently held by local non-profit Daily Acts on creating your dream garden that is drought tolerant.  We were inspired by their talk and wanted to pass along the information that we learned that can save up to 12-25 gallons of water per square foot per year.

Front Patio Spring Decor

Winter is almost over, can you believe it?  Although we don’t get any snow here in Sonoma County it is still a time to cuddle and have hot cocoa.  Spring is well on its way now, and with it comes a chance to add new decor!  My favorite time of year has always been Halloween […]

Fabulous Backsplash Inspiration for your next Kitchen Remodel

  This post asks that you be brave – we avoid the boring and usual choice for a more adventurous one.  If your looking for tile design patterns, we outline them in one of our articles here.  From mosaics to metal backsplashes you’re sure to be satisfied with our top five picks.

Marble and it’s Alternatives

Thank you for joining us today.  My name is Bianca with Via B Design out of Sonoma County, California. Today we will be talking about marble countertops and their man-made quartz and porcelain slab look-a-likes.

North Bay Fire Relief Petaluma

We list North Bay Fire Relief resources for Evacuees from free wifi to housing.  There are many people in the community that are ready to help.  If you are looking to Volunteer there are lists of places below that are looking for help, for instance the Petaluma Fairgrounds.  Sign Up for evacuation updates by installing […]