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Archive for November 2015

Pumpkin Vase DIY


Flowers of your choice
Pumpkin, real or fake
Small plastic container
Floral Foam

Photo Credit & DIY Link

A Coastal DIY perfect for your coastal holiday table decor. Pumpkin flower vase DIY just in time for your coastal table this Thanksgiving holiday.

Pumpkin Vase

Coastal DIY: Pumpkin Flower Vase

Slow Cooker Chorizo Yams

4 yams, peeled and diced 
2 tablespoons grass-fed butter 
1lb Mexican chorizo, casings removed 
½ a white onion, diced 
4 cloves garlic, minced 
½ teaspoon sea salt 
¼ teaspoon pepper 
cilantro for garnish


  1. Place yams in slow-cooker.
  2. Heat butter in a medium pan, sauté onions until translucent, then add garlic for a minute or two and sauté until fragrant. Add chorizo and lightly brown for flavor. Add contents of pan to slow-cooker. Add salt and pepper.
  3. Cook on high for 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Once cooked through use a slotted spoon and move contents into a large bowl and mash yams with a fork.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and serve. Serves 8

A great twist on the classic yam for your coastal table at Thanksgiving. Slow cooker chorizo mashed yams is a delicious twist to set at your coastal table, guests will love.

Recipe Credit:

Chorizo Mashed Yams

This beautiful coastal designed oceanfront home is located in Sunset Park on Coronado Island and offers sunny rooms, great porches and dreamy ocean views. The unique reverse floor plan has the bedrooms are on the ground floor and the main spaces upstairs, this offers more natural light, and better views of the water. The entry hall is coastal chic with white slipcovered chair and painted flooring in a checkerboard pattern.  Every inch of this home has beautiful coastal style and details, This hallway chest with nautical style porthole mirror and ship art is a great example. The living room is a nautical beauty with Cape Cod style navy and white stripe rug and elegant coastal slipcovered sofa and chairs.  The beach house kitchen has a coastal cottage design with light grey cabinets, white quartz countertops and white glazed brick tile backsplash with dark grout.  The ambiance is set with a sea inspired iron industiral style coastal light. Comfy casual coastal dining room with slipcovered dining chairs and an old wood Hampton's style dining table and the perfect ocean view. Custom built-in shelving in the master bedroom adds an architectural appeal, a coastal space lit with sunshine and coastal white bedding. Beautiful coastal white master bathroom is serene and inviting. Classic coastal cottage guest bedroom with navy, white and red nautical style. Coastal cottage nautical styled basement living space with white sectional sofa and blue accent chairs and maritime flags. Lovely little ocean hued basement bathroom with aqua painted vanity, blue and white tile floor and ocean art.Coronado, California Beach House Basement Beach house basment family room with great game room has classic coastal style in nuetral gray and blues. Our favorite spot of the beach house is this great outdoor space by the fire. Coastal California beach house with classic coastal style and ocean hued color palate. Take a peek inside this lovely coastal designed beach house with chic coastal decor.

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Coronado, California Beach House

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