Once Upon A Cline: Engagement Party

Once Upon A Cline we gathered our closest family and friends for an intimate celebration of our engagement.  Our families sipped bubbles, got to know one another, and ate some delicious cake in a gorgeous suite overlooking the San Jacinto Mountains.  Sounds pretty magical, doesn’t it? After 6 months engaged we finally found the time […]

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Stay-cation at Hotel Paseo

What’s Summer without a few stay-cations to relax and recharge, amiright?  A few weeks back Hotel Paseo reached out and invited me to stay and I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to go on faux-cation. Hotel Paseo opened about a year and a half ago in Palm Desert, just 1/2 a block to […]

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Once Upon A Cline: Wedding Venue Selection

It has been a little over 6 months since Chris surprised me with the most special proposal and we have some exciting news to share…WE BOOKED A VENUE!!!  If you follow me on Instagram you may have already seen a little sneak peek at the end of May when I shared some stories about our […]

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Palm Springs Beauty Guide

As a Palm Springs local I get asked for recommendations on all sorts of things: restaurants, bars, hotels, shopping (and you can catch all of that in my Ultimate Palm Springs Guide).  Something I never realized people would be interested in is where I get my hair done, where I get my nails done, and […]

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My 3 Favorite Trader Joe’s Wines…Under $15

Trader Joe’s is a little haven in the grocery shopping world for me.  It’s not too big and overwhelming nor is it over priced and pretentious.  It the perfect collection of the must haves and the can’t live withouts that I have been frequenting since I was a little kid.  We would visit family in […]

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Once Upon A Cline: The Perfect White Dress Search

I know I cannot be the only “bride to be” in search of multiple, perfect white dresses for all the upcoming events…right?  Between an engagement party dress, a bridal shower dress, bachelorette party, engagement photos and of course THE DRESS I find myself pinning more and more images of white dresses.  In light of my […]

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Home Sweet Darling: Living Room Reveal

This has been a loooooong time coming but I am finally sharing our first room reveal at the new place!  If you are new to following, Chris and I moved a year and a half ago to a bigger place in Palm Springs and have been slowly making it feel like home sweet home.  Before […]

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Palm Springs Festival Season Kicks off with Garden Jam

Can you all believe we are only a month away from the start of Festival Season (yes, that is a real thing) here in Palm Springs?!  While most people are familiar with Coachella and Stagecoach many may not know that here in the desert, us locals like to kick off the season with the much […]

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Modernism Week Recap

Guys, Modernism Week has come and gone again here in Palm Springs.  I will be honest, I did not attend nearly as many events as I have in the past.  Blame it on my already crazy schedule or the fact that I was a bit overwhelmed looking at all the fabulous events but I only […]

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Darling Dishes: My Ultimate Bourbon Cake

Last year I stumbled across a recipe on Pinterest for Rum Cake that I couldn’t wait to try.  I made it for a dinner with friends and it was good but our group tends to enjoy bourbon much more than rum.  Fast forward a few weeks and we had another dinner planned so I pulled […]

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