What To Do When You Hate the Wall-to-Wall Carpet In Your Home

Erica Reitman Interior Designerimage via Nicole Cohen

Much to my dismay, wall-to-wall carpet is a reality for many of us who are in rental apartments/homes. Not sure why the “ditch all wall-to-wall carpet immediately” memo has not reached the desks of any apartment owners outside of  NYC, but that shit is alive and well in almost every other city in the country.

“I love wall-to-wall carpet!”–said no one in the history of ever.

In my current, bomb-ass apartment in Los Angeles, we have w2w carpet in our bedroom, and it’s the one thing I absolutely hate about this joint. Thankfully, it’s a brand new building and no one has ever lived in our apt before we did (or walked on our ugly ass wall-to-wall carpet), BUT I still hate that carpet more than Nazis.

If you’ve got some wall-to-wall carpet that is making you murder-y, here are some ideas for you. Continue Reading


My 10 Favorite Pandora Stations For A Dinner Party or Brunch

10 Best Pandora Stations For EntertainingYou know how you can be watching an ep of the Barefoot Contessa and she’s showing you how to make Lamb shanks? And then after 178 steps she’ll go “how easy is that?” And you’re just sitting there crying in a puddle on the kitchen floor with a bloody package of lamb shanks in your lap thinking “that is not easy at ALLLLL.” Yeah, well that’s normally how preparing for dinner parties/brunches at my place feel like. As someone who generally uses our oven as an extra storage space, I need all the help I can get when it comes to entertaining.

Since you will never ever ever find any good recipes on this here blog, I thought I’d just share my favorite Pandora stations with your asses so that you don’t have to deal with crap like making a playlist on top of your braised lamb shanks ever again. Continue Reading