My Stay At Home Binge Watch List

Hey there, Darlings!  How are all of you holding up during this incredibly unprecedented time?  If you are like me, staying inside and trying to fill your day, I have put together my go-to list of binge worthy shows to keep you occupied for hours on end. Pour your self a glass of wine (or […]

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Darling Dishes: Quick & Easy Abondigas Soup

Looking for a quick and easy meal for dinner that you probably already have ingredients for?  Abondigas soup is a personal favorite thanks to its tasty broth, hearty potatoes, and protein packed meatballs….especially on cool Winter evenings. I threw this batch together with ingredients that I already had in just about an hour (although the […]

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Bachelorette Guide to Palm Springs

Of all the emails and DMs I receive each week the most common theme is hands down, bachelorette parties.  It seems like my little desert oasis is THE hot spot for all things bachelorette so it felt like it was time to put all my recommendations in one handy spot. Where to Stay: I have […]

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What to Wear for Your Engagement Photos

A few weeks ago Chris and I plus our photographer, Ashley LaPrade, spent the afternoon shooting our engagement photos.  We used our venue, Wiens Family Cellars, and a favorite restaurant, Blackbird Tavern, as the back drop and I knew I wanted our outfits to make sense for each location.  As I was planning outfits, researching […]

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3 Reasons to Book a Stay La Quinta Resort

I love any excuse to pack up and head to a hotel…even for just a night.  Back in August Chris and I had the opportunity to escape to the La Quinta Resort & Spa for the night and we JUMPED at the chance!  La Quinta is about 30 minutes from our house in Palm Springs […]

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Getting Fall Ready with Desert Hills Premium Outlets

Raise your hand if you are ready for Fall 2019!  By this time every year I am ready to retire my swimsuits and sundresses but am quickly reminded that in Palm Springs, Fall doesn’t actually begin until November.  Despite the high temps and sunny days I have been craving some Fall wardrobe updates so when […]

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Travel Guide: Santa Barbara

Picture an idyllic city full of white stucco buildings, red tile roofs, the Pacific Ocean to the West and the Santa Ynez Mountains to the East.  There are palm trees and bougainvillea everywhere you turn and the ocean breeze keeps the Summer temps mild.  Sounds like heaven, right?  That is probably because for so many […]

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The Sofitel Los Angeles

You guys, I have been DYING to spend a night in LA (since we don’t get there nearly often enough), have some yummy food and catch up with friends.  As we were planning our Road Trip we decided to add a night in LA on our way home.  We arranged for a stay at The […]

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Travel Guide: Los Alamos

Imagine a small town somewhere North of Santa Barbara.  There is only one main street through town and not a single traffic light to be found.  There are open fields, plenty of cattle, and rows upon rows of grape vines growing in the distance. Now, imagine that this small town offers tasting rooms on every […]

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Summer Road Trip

Hello, hello!!  It feels like it has been forever since I have had a moment to sit down and start writing about our recent road trip.  As you may know from Instagram Chris and I took a 10 day road trip all the way to Atascadero and back.  I have LOTS of photos, recommendations, and […]

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