Centsational Girl

Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

Hello! Happy weekend to you all. I’m busy hosting a party for a bunch of 14 year old girls today. They’re so cute, they just want to go to In & Out Burger, and then eat cupcakes and “hang out
Patterned Peel & Stick Flooring

Patterned Peel & Stick Flooring

I’m so totally bored with the plain Jane linoleum floor in my laundry room. I’ve covered it up with a rug for years but today I placed an order for a patterned peel & stick vinyl tiles that will
Why I Choose Airbnb

Why I Choose Airbnb

I travel a lot, and in the past two years, I’ve changed my preference on where I like to stay. Ordinarily, I’d look for a hotel room, but now the first site I always check out is Airbnb. I do some
Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

Hey there friends. I took a few hours off work yesterday. We’ve had a week of clear skies and temperatures in the 70s in Northern California, and I just had to go to the beach to hear the waves and
Air Travel & Skincare

Air Travel & Skincare

As you know, I love to travel and on average I take one plane trip a month either for business or vacation, sometimes near, sometimes far. Last year I wrote about my airplane travel essentials, today
Sleek Single Handle Kitchen Faucets

Sleek Single Handle Kitchen Faucets

This week at the flip house, my plumber is installing the kitchen faucet. For that space, I chose a champagne brass single handle faucet with built in pull out sprayer and it is a beauty. I also just
Walking Around Bergen

Walking Around Bergen

Greetings friends! My apologies for the radio silence this week, I was enjoying my last few days in Norway and decided to take the time to recharge my batteries instead of spending time on my laptop.

Weekend Reading

Weekend greetings from Norway! I’ve been out and about spending time in Oslo and the neighboring suburbs, seeing things I didn’t see last time I was here. I’m traveling with a friend who lives here in
Stripes in the Shower

Stripes in the Shower

I still haven’t remodeled the master shower in my investment property yet, it’s one of the last remaining projects to do before selling. While looking for inspiration, I stumbled across showers that
Abstract Artists You Should Know About

Abstract Artists You Should Know About

I was in Paris during the summer of 2016, and I spent an afternoon strolling the streets of Montmartre, a district famous for its art shops. That day, one particular painting caught my eye, it was a
Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

Hello and happy weekend! Today I’m finishing up some articles for publication on the blog next week so I can relax on my 8 day trip to Norway. I’m excited to see the country in winter having visited
Mix This With That: Parkas + Boots

Mix This With That: Parkas + Boots

I’m headed to Norway next week and I knew that it would be COLD and covered in snow so I planned ahead. I asked for these Sorel boots for Christmas and purchased this red parka in a New Year’s sale to

Pulling Off White Walls

We’ve seen them in magazines and all over blogs for years now. The white walls trend is still going strong. Although when I look at them I don’t believe they’re much of a trend anymore, rather
Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

Three day weekend greetings friends! It’s pretty gloomy here, lots of clouds and more rain to come. I’m going to clean my home office then snuggle up in my pajamas and start watching this show. Have
Daytrip to Cassis

Daytrip to Cassis

Winter is here for a few more months, and it’s the rainy season in Northern California. The rain is at first charming, but then quickly becomes dreary. While I await the warmer weather of spring and
10 Tiny House Tours

10 Tiny House Tours

Just about everyone starts the new year looking around their homes thinking “Ugh, how did I acquire all this stuff” accompanied by the immediate need to purge it all. We go around and around with this
Weekend Reading

Weekend Reading

It’s been quiet on the blog the last two weeks, thanks for your patience with me. I took a week off at the end of December, and I’ve spent the last week visiting with family and working on the flip
Fifteen Fab Backsplashes

Fifteen Fab Backsplashes

I’m in Las Vegas for the next couple of days, working on the finishing touches on the flip house. I bought the backsplash tiles for both the kitchen and master bathroom. I shopped what was in stock
2017 Year in Review

2017 Year in Review

I love the promise that a new year brings! The ability to start fresh with a clean slate and create a list of goals for the upcoming year. I also love when blogs and websites publish their roundups in
Christmas Greetings + Weekend Reading

Christmas Greetings + Weekend Reading

Hello my friends and Merry Christmas to you! The last 48 hours have been so much fun! Last night a group of us shared a seafood dinner in Sausalito overlooking the San Francisco Bay and city skyline.