Farm Fresh

There is nothing better than being surrounded with great friends, good wine, and a delicious home cooked meal and one so fresh you know for sure you’re doing your body a great service.

It Pays To Go Green

We spend a lot of time in our homes and for most a significant investment.  As such, we are realizing that the way we construct and furnish our homes may have a detrimental effect on our planet. Consumers are already making more eco-friendly choices in food, travel and clothing. This same shift appears to be happening in the home building industry as well.  

Spring Forward!

Do you hear that? It’s the sound of nature springing to life after a long winter’s nap. Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and children are playing outside as the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer. This month at Ocean To Ranch Lifestyle, we bring you our Eco issue in honor of Earth … Continued

Community Connections!

The Caroline K. Huo Real Estate Group with Keller Williams & Bueno Bueno Mexican Kitchen hosted a family-friendly Happy Hour for friends, clients and community partners on February 28, 2019.  Sharing their partnership with the nonprofit Special Space OC, the team is honored and excited to offer their clients and partners a meaningful way to give back!  

Green Means Go (Oh! I mean) Growth

As I ponder all things green for this article I think of money and nature. I am struck with their common thread of abundance. Nature is full, especially in California due to recent rain. As always, nature is green and abundant.

Earth Day Every Day

We're a little obsessed with fun, organic freshness, and we love botanicals ~ their seeds, bark, sap, and oils feed and nurture our skin. We surround ourselves with earth-grown elements every day while making our treatments in our Skin Studio.

Going Green

Living Sustainably in Style Article Nicolette Martin Did you know that in 2016, world plastic production totaled around 335 million metric tons, according to the Earth Day Network? Although you probably can’t singlehandedly change the environmental toll of the amount of plastic pollution that comes from that kind of number, we’ve rounded up a few … Continued

A Community Garden Built On Love

I love talking to people telling them I have a community garden in San Juan Capistrano. The response is, “Oh, I would love to have one too.”

SWEAT EQUITY

For most, a home is the most significant investment one will ever make. Given that, protecting the value of your investment should be a top priority…in other words how much “sweat equity - the value-enhancing improvements generated from the sweat of one's brow,” makes sense? Well, it depends on a number of circumstances.  Whether you plan to stay in your…

Maximize Your Social Security Benefits

In the United States, the normal retirement age for receiving full Social Security benefits is 67 years of age for persons born after 1959. Birth years prior to 1960 have various normal retirement age requirements.