Category Archives: HOME & GARDEN

How a NewAir Wine Cooler Inspired Our Latest Boca Kitchen Project

As the wife of Handy Andy Boca, let’s just say that home improvement projects are a regular occurrence around our house. You see, we moved into a big fixer-upper after we relocated to Boca Raton from New York City. We have learned to get creative when it comes to designing/re-doing a room or carving out a project budget. Honestly, we were only able to afford our Boca kitchen project by doing the install ourselves. And I had to nix my dream ‘home bar’ in the process…

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MOMpreneur Monday: The Pam & Toni Team, Boca Raton Real Estate Advisors

MOMpreneur: n. defined as a female business owner who is actively balancing the role of mom and the role of entrepreneur.

Welcome to our latest installment of MOMpreneur Monday, highlighting businesses and brands that were founded by female entrepreneurs and fellow mommas!

Modern Boca Mom MOMpreneur Monday


Today’s featured Modern Boca MOMpreneur’s are Pam Thomes, Toni Valentino & Teri Jacobsen. Founding Agents & Boca  Raton Real Estate Advisors of the Pam & Toni Team!

Pam & Toni Team, Boca Raton Real Estate Advisors

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The Best South Florida Home Projects for Spring

I love spring! But a lot of the time, spring in Florida is like an early summer. I guess this depends on where you live in state (and if you are always here, or have a second home up North). But for most of us, spring is just the beginning of summer…at least in my opinion. It’s not bad, though! I will take warm weather anytime over Florida’s winter’s chill. Spring is the perfect time to take advantage of all that Florida has to offer and it’s also a great time to start on some home projects.

Here are my favorite South Florida home projects for  spring:

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MOMpreneur Monday: Cashmere and Vine Interiors

MOMpreneur: n. defined as a female business owner who is actively balancing the role of mom and the role of entrepreneur.

Welcome to our latest installment of MOMpreneur Monday, highlighting businesses and brands that were founded by female entrepreneurs and fellow Mommas!

Modern Boca Mom MOMpreneur Monday


Today’s featured Modern Boca MOMpreneur is Trish Beaudet, owner of Cashmere and Vine Interiors.

She is also the author of Deception by Design, an HGTV Design Star Season 3 cast member and Designer on Season 3 and Season 4 of Home Stretch for sheknows.com!

Cashmere and Vine Interiors

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