July 9, 2021

Looking for the b•e•s•t and most refreshing summer drink? This. Is. It. Entertaining with adults and kids? This is the perfect non-alcoholic party drink. We discovered this years ago at one of our San Diego favorites, Cucina Urbana. So delish! But who can go out to eat every night just for the lemonade? With a […]

June 26, 2021

Serving watermelon without the mess You can’t have summer without watermelon, right? Every picnic and BBQ calls for this refreshing side, but every guest may not love the watermelon “smile” that comes with it. With this trick, you can enjoy watermelon in easy to serve pieces all summer long and save the sticky face for […]

May 28, 2021

13 Reasons to Choose eDesign for Your Next Home Refresh Kristen Dena Design is featured on the Redfin Blog! We are featured with several eDesigners nationwide sharing their tips, but we, of course, are partial to #6. More and more homeowners are learning about the benefits of eDesign which made this collaboration timely and exciting. […]

April 18, 2021

From School Days to Sunday Brunch We are huge fans of smoothies at home which has us buying bananas in bulk. As often as we have our before school smoothies, we end up with 4 or 5 overripe and unused bananas. Somehow the smoothie loses its luster when the kids see me put in a […]

April 15, 2021

Remodeling with kids can be a positive and memorable experience if you plan for it! Set the tone of the remodel with your attitude. Remodeling with kids. It sounds overwhelming, but come to the project with an attitude of “we get to do this” rather than “this is happening to us”. Now of course there […]

March 22, 2021

Three tips to keep your white kitchen looking fresh all year long It would be easy to mistake white kitchens for boring canvases that lack personality, but that would be selling them short. In fact, white kitchens create the perfect backdrop for year round food and festivities. Here’s three tips for how you can infuse […]