Dry January with Zero Alcohol

A new chapter has been opened at Lark. I decided to taste test and hand select a variety of Zero Alcohol beverages in my store. Unfortunately, I don’t offer these online, however I can curate a Zero Alcohol box just for you or someone that you care about. The photo in this blog post is […]

Lark Trading Company – Purveyors of Fine Home Goods opens in Santa Ynez

Lark Trading Company by Marilyn McMahon May 18, 2021 0 comment   Purveyors of Fine Goods opens in Santa Ynez COURTESY PHOTOS “I have collected unique finds from my travels around the world,” said Starr Hall, owner of the Lark Trading Company — Purveyor of Fine Home Goods, which opened recently in Santa Ynez.   Lark Trading Company, […]

Be Kind Leather

I only curate and carry vegan leather products or sustainable, cruelty-free. I have pieces from Amsterdam to Australia. England to the USA. Quality, beauty and whoa, what an experience each piece is or can be.  -Starr

Gardening Saves Lives

That’s right. Gardening saves lives. At least that is what I tell myself. Why? Because gardening calms, reduces stress, lowers blood pressure, gets you and keeps you connected to Mother Earth. Don’t believe me? Ask the experts. It helps you practice acceptance, move beyond perfectionism, develop a growth mindset, connects you to your world, etc. […]

Summer Salad Recipes

Summer is here! Which means some of the best salads are ready to be made!  There is no end to the summer salad recipes available. Here are just a few:  Keto Broccoli Salad, Carrot and Raisin Salad, Fried Halloumi Salad, Buffalo Chick Pea Salad, and Farro Salad. Our favorite salad dressing on the planet–the Farmhouse […]

Vodka Can Clean!

Never would have guessed it, but vodka can clean! Some of the items vodka can clean are bathroom surfaces, bed dressings, windows/mirrors, and even toilet rings. (Wow. Must be pretty strong to be able to clean that.) Better Homes & Gardens says “vodka is a versatile, potent potable with cleaning powers aplenty.” I’m absolutely obsessed […]

Art Elevates Life

Art elevates life. It changes moods, conversations. Art is truly human. I have curated art both locally and on a global level. I have collected mirrors, special statues, art and decor for the past 20 years. I want to share the beauty of art with my patrons by bringing my collection into my Lark Trading […]

Living The Dream!

I opened on April 10, 2021, and am finally living the dream that went unrealized for over 20 years. Lark Trading Co. Design, curating, traveling the world and collecting special one-of-a-kind items was just a hobby for me. Some health issues and the pandemic opened my eyes to my true love and passion and I […]

See The Good

I somehow always choose to see the good in all that I do, in the people I meet, the places I go, items I gather, and in the experiences and memories that I make. I must be onto something since there are so many similar thoughts on the internet. “When you see the good in […]