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Cynthia Brian's Gardening Guide for November
"To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven." Ecclesiastes 3:1
With the power disruptions and fire fears of October in our rearview mirrors, we welcome ...
By Cynthia Brian

Prepping for a perfect Thanksgiving
Can you believe we are just weeks away from the holidays? This year I am in charge of cooking for Thanksgiving. God help us! But with these great tips I am hoping to pull off a successful and satisfying holiday feast. (But I'm buying some frozen pizzas just in ...By Amanda Eck

Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Starry, starry night Flaming flowers that brightly blaze
Swirling clouds in violet haze." - Don McLean
By Cynthia Brian

Feng Shui
Fall and the readiness for the upcoming holidays can often include an interior or exterior color refresh, but picking the right colors for your home can be a daunting task. A professional color consultation is a great way to connect your vision with color palettes ...By Michele Duffy

Hometown Halloween skit hits milestone year
For the past 25 years, neighbors, friends and family have delivered a Halloween performance between 7 and 9 p.m. from the Wilson family garage at 12 Lynwood Place in Moraga on Halloween night.
By Jennifer Wake

Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." - F. Scott Fitzgerald
The recent Pacific Gas and Electric Company Public Safety Power Shutoff due to high gusty winds and dry ...
By Cynthia Brian

The Real Estate Quarter in Review
The third quarter of 2019 showed solid ...By Conrad Bassett, CRP, GMS-T

Does your home truly reflect you?
In today's world we are constantly bombarded with images of beautiful spaces, from Instagram, Pinterest, magazines, home dcor TV shows and don't get me started on the inundation of local home dcor retail catalogs (some weighing more than my first born). We live in a ...By Amanda Eck

Cynthia Brian's Gardening Guide for October
"I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers." - L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
O Canada!
By Cynthia Brian

Four generations on one block
Betty Crawford, who at 90 years old still lives in the Saranap home she and her husband Cal purchased in 1956, says she is truly blessed to have her great-grandchildren moving in just three doors down from her house.
By John T. Miller

Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"And all at once, summer collapsed into fall." - Oscar Wilde
In the fall of my freshman year at UCLA, I began working at one of the very first health food stores ever created in ...
By Cynthia Brian

Feng Shui
So many of you have asked me specific questions about the location of your homes, and whether they're in an auspicious or favorable position, as well as what specifically to avoid when considering a home purchase, so let's take a deeper dive with this theme.
By Michele Duffy

Mighty oak comes crashing down
Bob and Sue Miller have had a magnificent Valley oak tree in their Lafayette backyard to enjoy since their house was built in 1954. "It stood close to 100 feet high, was beautifully symmetrical and was estimated by arborists to be from 500-800 years old," Sue Miller ...By Jennifer Wake

Bring life to your design one small piece at a time
One of the most fun parts of interior design is the accessorizing. In my opinion those little details of the space make the design. Accessories bring life to a room and create visual interest. Here are my top five must-have accessories for your home.
By Amanda Eck

Digging Deep with Goddess Gardener, Cynthia Brian
"Digging the garden, tending the weeds. Who could ask for more?" - John Lennon and Paul McCartney
Because I enjoy consuming copious amounts of greens, I have been called a rabbit. When I ...
By Cynthia Brian

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