Darling Dishes: The Complete Guide to Sourdough

I woke up one day about 2 weeks into this whole Quarantine situation and decided to research how to make sourdough bread.  After seeing a handful of people on my Instagram Stories posting about their own I knew it couldn’t be completely impossible.  I grabbed a cup of coffee and began my research on how […]

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Darling Dishes: What I Have Been Making During Quarantine

It’s officially been a month of quarantine and I have been (trying) to keep busy the best way I can think of, in the kitchen.  I shared my easy abondigas soup recipe and the sourdough crepes I made…those are just the tip of my culinary iceberg.  I have been busy making everything from gluten free […]

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Darling Dishes: Sourdough Crepes

In the midst of this crazy Quarantine I decided that making my own sourdough bread would be a fun project.  I started researching how to create a starter, how to properly care for it, and what to do with the leftover…there is wayyyyy more to sourdough than I even imagined!  I promise that once my […]

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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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