Choosing the right headboard


Well, we did it.  There’s no turning back now.  For the first time in 11 years, we’re completely redoing our bedroom.  This decision wasn’t without some serious discussion and hesitation.  The beautiful bed we had was my husband’s before we got married.  Oddly enough, I almost bought the exact same bed some years before so […]

Happy Valentines Day

Photo: Ashley Kapp

      I LOVE these romantic interiors photographed by Ashley Kapp that I found via Pinterest.  Style Me Pretty has such a good eye for beautiful images such as these. We don’t make a big deal about Valentines Day around here.  I don’t really enjoy obligatory gifts but I certainly value romantic gestures and […]

“Need To Know” Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

"NEED TO KNOW" Healthy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies on the Casa Stephens Blog

So there I am yesterday, whipping up my Turkey Zucchini Burgers with Tahini sauce when low and behold, I had a whole cup of shredded zucchini left over.  The timing could not have been any better too because I also found myself craving some good old fashioned oatmeal chocolate chip cookies (weird, you think?)   […]

Winter Funk


I’ve been in such a total funk this week and the only thing I can think to blame it on is the cold weather that doesn’t seem to show any signs of going away. I’ve been so spoiled most of my life, living in California where it wasn’t unusual to experience a heat wave over […]

This Week’s Meal Plan

I mentioned the other day and over a year ago, for that matter about how bad I am about planning our meals for the week.  This lack of organization has, on more occasions than I’d like to admit, let to a phone call to our local pizza deliver joint (which I’m embarrassed to admit, I […]

Sherwin Williams Gauntlet Gray

Sherwin Williams Gauntlet Gray via Casa Stephens Interiors

Recently, we painted to entrance and one wall of our living room using Sherwin Williams Gauntlet Gray.  Let me tell you, it’s SO AMAZING.  It’s dark and rich and a little bit moody and I wanted just a small hint of that to anchor one side of our open living room design.Unfortunately, this photo doesn’t […]

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