Controlling Weeds Naturally and Adorably

Controlling Weeds Naturally and Adorably

Did you know that you can rent goats to landscape your garden? One of my favorite magazines, Good Housekeeping, just shared my top tips on organic weed killers, and one of them is the cutest and most natural weed killer of all – adorable grazing goats! Also...
Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Your mom gave you life, so it’s understandable that you’d want to get her a great Mother’s Day gift. But that can be easier said than done, especially if you feel like you’ve run out of time. For all you procrastinators out there, we’re here for you. Get inspired with...
See Teryl Designs Landscaping in LA Daily News

See Teryl Designs Landscaping in LA Daily News

Teryl Designs was just featured in LA Daily News! My favorite outdoor lighting design ideas were shared with all of Los Angeles, as well as my tricks to making guests stay just a little longer through outdoor entertaining. One of my favorite quotes from the article:...
Make the Most of the California Rain

Make the Most of the California Rain

I’m collecting rain water, and you should be, too! It’s so easy! If you don’t have rain barrels, which you can easily buy at Target, set out plastic tubs and buckets as rain catchers.  Then, store it all in a large container to water the garden...
Gifts That Give Back to Mother Earth

Gifts That Give Back to Mother Earth

Don’t just give gifts to your friends and family this holiday season, give back to Mother Earth! Thymes Fragrances is offering “Buy One. Plant One.”  For every candle purchased, a tree is planted in collaboration with Woodchuck USA.  Talk about a gift...
Staying Grounded During The Christmas Chaos

Staying Grounded During The Christmas Chaos

What a moment to capture on camera – such love and adoration! This photo grounds me during a season where my decorating (and shopping!) can get a little out of control. Dear Jackie, your timeless style and class will always be the biggest source of inspiration...
Thanksgiving – Gratitude For a Fruitful Harvest

Thanksgiving – Gratitude For a Fruitful Harvest

As we reflect on gratitude, I am reminded of all that is dear and closest to my heart; family, both immediate and extended through friendships formed and kept for years. Thank you all for the many joys you have given me, for there is nothing greater than to love and...
Thanksgiving Decorating Made Easy

Thanksgiving Decorating Made Easy

Fall decorating is so fun and easy…just pile on layers and layers of pumpkins!  And you don’t have to stick with the standard orange, either.  Branch out and make a statement with white pumpkins, multi-colored pumpkins, and even miniatures!  The variety...
Autumn … Darker Days … Brighter Nights

Autumn … Darker Days … Brighter Nights

The brisk air of autumn is upon us and while I relish the beauty and feeling that fall brings, I have to reconcile the earlier time change that results in darker days. In recent years I have discovered how to off-set the gloom of 5:00 pm darkness for myself and family...