Pioneertown

Happy Monday everyone!  Chris and I have been spending more time than usual up in the high desert (Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, Pioneertown) the last few weekends.  It has been nice to get out of Palm Springs to slightly cooler weather for a few hours here and there.  Since our move we can make it […]

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Shades of Burgundy

In case you hadn’t heard, burgundy is having a major moment.  I am always a sucker for the rich, jewel tones of Fall and Holiday, which tend to be more flattering on my skin tone, and this burgundy shade is no exception.  Thankfully there is no shortage of the color in stores right now…dresses, sweaters, […]

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5 Packing Tips for a Palm Springs Weekend

Palm Springs is a technicolor dream of bright doors, bright white buildings, and deep pink bougainvillea that naturally inspire visitors to escape their city wardrobes.  Packing for Palm Springs (especially in December and January) can be a challenge, it actually does it cold here (20 degree evenings are the norm) and many people forget to […]

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My Favorite Way to Relax

Anyone who knows me well knows I LOVE a great massage.  For me anytime someone rubs my shoulders I melt…it’s just so relaxing!  When I was working in hotels and resorts I made monthly (or bi-monthly) massages a top priority to unwind, relax, and relieve the tension I always hold in my shoulders and back. […]

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New Home Inspo: The Yard

I think one of  my favorite (and least favorite all at the same time) parts of moving is the excitement of decorating.  I love getting inspired by my new space and using the move as an opportunity to start fresh.  The down side to all the decorating fun is the expense typically associated with all […]

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Casual Sundays

Happy Monday you guys!!!  This past weekend was the first full weekend I have had off with nothing going on since the move…crazy!  On Saturday morning we picked up Chris’s son for the weekend and stopped by Moorten Botanical Garden to buy a few succulents and a cactus for the house.  Saturday night we had […]

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A Life Update

  Oh hey there, remember me?  The girl who was on a killer run of consistent content and posting regularly that went MIA? Hi! What a crazy whirlwind August was!!!  After enjoying 2 full months off work and totally focusing on myself August threw a curve ball (or two) that has left me exhausted and […]

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Clear The Shelters & Sarge’s Adoption Story

Today I am sharing a post with all of you that I am incredibly passionate about, pet adoption.  Many of you may know that almost 3 years ago Chris & I adopted our sweet boy, Sarge, from a local shelter in Palm Springs.  Chris began researching dog adoption and the first photo he came across […]

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Black & White Floral

Is there anything more effortlessly chic than a slip dress?  They are sexy and sophisticated enough for an evening out yet still flirty and fun enough for daytime.  Since I am a sucker for a great slip dress, and always on the hunt for the perfect one, I knew I had to grab this black […]

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Neutral

If you have be following along for any considerable time you know this about me: I am a sucker for neutrals.  For better or worse I rarely gravitate to bold, bright color or patterns and instead opt for classic shades of black, grey, tan, white, navy.  I have always found that it is easier to […]

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