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Mar 312020

COVID-19 Information and Resources for Santa Barbara and Montecito

INFORMATION AND KNOWLEDGE CAN EASE OUR FEARS  When it comes to COVID-19 information and resources for Santa Barbara and Montecito, it's good to know Santa Barbara County is working overtime to ensure the health and welfare of all residents. ...

Mar 172020

12 Things To Do When You’re Confined to Your Home

SELF-CARE IN SECLUSION CAN MEAN FOOD AND FUN FOR BODY AND SOUL What’s a Montecito or Santa Barbara homeowner supposed to do when at home for extended periods for whatever reason, including work, illness, caregiving, and so on? Fortunately, you'l...

Feb 132020

Santa Barbara Restaurant Week 2020

FEAST AT AREA RESTAURANTS FEBRUARY 21ST TO MARCH 6TH Attention Santa Barbara and Montecito foodies: get your forks ready for Santa Barbara Restaurant Week, February 21 to March 6. The third annual tasty two-week event provides an excellent op...

Feb 102020

Living in Santa Barbara

10 REASONS WHY WE MAKE IT OUR HOME There's so much to love about living in Santa Barbara. It’s difficult to choose only 10 reasons, but we were challenged to do that, so here goes . . . 10 Reasons Why Living in Santa Barbara is a Dream Come Tru...

Feb 82020

Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Santa Barbara

FROM DINING TO ADVENTURE, IT’S ALL HERE! Romance is in the air all year long in Santa Barbara. Think about it. The American Riviera is a magnet for lovebirds. Couples flock here for their honeymoons and romantic retreats. The city even looks the...

Feb 12020

Luxury Bunkers: Time to Invest in a Private Shelter?

INCREASING FEARS OF MAN-MADE AND NATURAL DISASTERS ARE MAKING THIS A GROWTH INDUSTRY Around the world, affluent folks are paying big bucks to create underground luxury bunkers in preparation of a nuclear disaster, climate catastrophe, or other epic ...

Jan 242020

Secrets to Making a Home Guest-ready

7 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR MONTECITO HOME INVITING Are you aware of the top must-dos when it comes to making a home guest-ready? Dinner parties, casual get-togethers, play dates, movie nights or even overnight guests call for attention to detail and re...

Jan 212020

How to Clear the Clutter in Your Montecito Home

USE MINDFUL TECHNIQUES TO TACKLE AND TIDY YOUR NEST No matter the time of year, now is the time to clear the clutter and create positive changes in our lives. Previously, I blogged about getting organized, with my post on tips from organizing gur...

Jan 152020

SBIFF: The Santa Barbara International Film Festival

CELEBRATING ITS 35TH YEAR in 2020! With awards season in full swing, SBIFF 35, the 35th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, is sure to help locals celebrate all things cinema without leaving town, and will give visitors another reason...

Jan 92020

It’s a Pruning Party at the Santa Barbara Rose Garden!

JOIN THE ANNUAL TRADITION AT THE A.C. POSTEL MEMORIAL GARDEN A.C. Postel Memorial Rose Garden, located adjacent to the Santa Barbara Mission, invites the public to one of the premier community events of the season ‑ The Big Bloom by the Old ...

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