For the Naturalist …
Charcoal and ivory Alvaro dinner plates, set of 4, $35.96, and salad plates, set of 4, $31.96; cool marbled batik handmade napkins, set of 4, $17.96; buffalo bone napkin rings, set of 4, $11.96; treble clef flatware, set of 4, $15.96. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com.
Faux dark wood base charger, $4.95 each. Pier 1, pier1.com. Flowers from Trader Joe’s.
For the Bohemian …
Indoor/outdoor geometric woven throw pillow, $29.99; cactus melamine plates, set of 4, $13.96; Sawyer flatware, set of 4, $11.96. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com.
DIY burlap and succulent napkin rings (made from fabric scrap bin for under $5), JOANN Fabrics, joann.com.
Stoneware floral container, flowers and succulents from Boulevard Florist Wholesale Market.
For the Beachy Keen …
White thatched charger, $12.95 each; natural carved wood charger, $19.95 each.
Pier 1, pier1.com.
Banana palm print melamine dinner plates, set of 4, $24.99; white blossom melamine dinner plate, $10.50 each; gold pineapple place card holders, set of 4, $10.99. Pottery Barn, potterybarn.com.
Wood handle flatware collection, $15.96. Cost Plus World Market, worldmarket.com.
Unglazed ceramic floral container, JOANN Fabrics, joann.com.
Tropical floral from Boulevard Florist Wholesale Market.
Famed quarterback and Manhattan Beach local Matt Leinart has been busy. Since retiring from the NFL, he has built a successful career as a studio analyst at FOX Sports and FS1. He runs an eponymous foundation for underprivileged youth. He coaches youth baseball and football and is active in the Manhattan Beach community. With all he is doing, it was a surprise to learn that Matt recently earned his real estate license and joined Schneider Properties South Bay Real Estate Team. We sat down with Matt for a candid conversation where the former football phenom turned broadcaster and philanthropist opened up about his life on and off the gridiron, his triumphs and disappointments, love and loss, fatherhood and the importance of family.