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Hi there!  I’m Jasmine Roth, creator of this Blog, founder of Built Custom Homes, curator of my online retail store The Shop by Jasmine Roth and host of HGTV’s hit show Hidden Potential.  I was also on HGTV’s Rock the Block, but I won’t spoil the winner for you 😉  Building custom homes in Huntington Beach, CA is my bread and butter.  I love all aspects of the home building process and finding ways to make homes as personal, functional and beautiful as possible.  Join me as we explore my projects, DIY’s, behind-the-scenes peeks, and tips on how you can design beautiful, functional spaces in your own home. Let’s build something together!

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This Is 37…

This Is 37…

Hey hey it’s my birthday!  Yay!  But for real, I’M PUMPED!  So for those of you that don’t know, I take my birthday VERY SERIOUSLY!  I expect all the balloons, cakes, candles, singing, and presents and yes, I’m unapologetic about it.  If I want to celebrate my...

A Letter About Brett on Our Anniversary

A Letter About Brett on Our Anniversary

Okay, you guys, cue the sappy music and get out the tissues - today is Brett and my wedding anniversary!  I couldn’t help but take a minute to think about our wedding, how long we’ve been together, and also what it means to be married this long.  You guys know how...

Hazel’s First Trip to Disneyland!

Hazel’s First Trip to Disneyland!

You guys!  I took Hazel Bean to Disneyland last week and it was so much fun!  There’s so much to share, so I figured I’d write it all down while it’s fresh in my mind.  Let's talk about Hazel's first trip to Disneyland! So for those of you that don’t know, I grew up...

Hazel’s First Birthday Party Photos

Hazel’s First Birthday Party Photos

Okay, so some people go ALL OUT for their baby's first birthday and while I never expected to be one of those people, I'd say we threw a pretty great shindig for Hazel's first birthday party! Leading up to Hazel's birthday, I think both Brett and I were in denial. We...

My 5 Non-Negotiables for Buying Property Out-of-State

My 5 Non-Negotiables for Buying Property Out-of-State

We spent most of winter at our Tiny Mountain Home in Utah, and we were so grateful to have another place to escape to!  A lot of people reached out on social and asked me a bunch of questions about having a home out-of-state… but the first step, of course, is actually...

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Birthday

A Letter to My Daughter on Her First Birthday

To my Peanut Face, Hazel Bean, Cutest of the Cutes, Stinks, Minnow, Baby Baby, Littlest Baby, Chicken... Little Miss Roth... I can't believe you're already a year old.  I know I've told you a thousand times, but the time has gone so fast.  You should also know that...

I WROTE A HOME RENOVATION BOOK!!!

I WROTE A HOME RENOVATION BOOK!!!

YOU GUYS, I WROTE A BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  It's still so surreal typing that out!  I've been keeping this secret for a long time, but the cat's finally out of the bag!  Yes, that's right - I wrote a home renovation book!!!!! This book - called House Story: Insider...

Feeding Hazel: An Update on Baby Led Weaning

Feeding Hazel: An Update on Baby Led Weaning

Okay, so for those of you who've been around for a while, you know that little Hazel learned to eat real solid food at 6 months.  It's called "baby led weaning," and in my opinion, it's pretty cool!  We got to skip the whole "baby food" and "purees" stage and go...

Gift Ideas for Hazel’s First Birthday

Gift Ideas for Hazel’s First Birthday

19 days and counting (but who’s counting ??) to Hazel’s birthday!  I don’t want to go overboard with the gifts, so I’m only going to get her a few!  But DANG IT, I’ve seen a lot of cute stuff while browsing for her.  I need help deciding because I rounded up some gift...

My Meal Prepping Secrets

My Meal Prepping Secrets

Okay, in no way are we the only family that meal preps - I get that.  Also, I wouldn't even say we're the best at it - not even close!  But with three hungry humans in and out of this house (yes, Hazel eats three meals a day!) having our meals figured out ahead of...