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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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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24 Hours in Lake Arrowhead

There is nothing quite as special this time of year as a quick trip home to Lake Arrowhead.  This past weekend Chris, Sarge and I hopped in the car and made a mad dash for cooler weather (it was 118 degrees when we left Palm Springs at 5pm and 80 degrees when we parked on […]

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My Health & Fitness Journey

I have had an up and down relationship with fitness my entire adult life.  There have been times where I am dedicated and consistent with my routine and other times where the routine is non existent.  It’s not that I don’t enjoy working out and feeling my best, it’s more about the things I could […]

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Why I Swear By Rent The Runway…Unlimited

You guys, I love clothes.  Shocking, right?  Anyone who knows me or has followed me for any amount of time could probably figure out that my biggest weakness is a great new outfit.  Back in my 20s (aka before I shared finances with someone) I would shop for sport.  I always had to have a […]

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5 Thanksgiving Recipes You Need to Try This Year

^^ The apps and dessert table from our Friendsgiving. ^^I always head to our local Dollar Tree when looking for inexpensive candles and vases to decorate our table. Our tables (we did a DIY stain) // Blankets ^^Chris did 2 different turkeys: one grilled and one he smoked…so good! Thanksgiving has always been a favorite […]

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Darling at Home – Progress Tour

Happy Thursday!!!  I have been excited to share our new home with all of you for a while now.  We moved in almost a year ago and have slowly been working on making it just right with furniture, plants, and art.  I would say at this point it feels about 90% finished with the Master […]

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Christmas Decor

Merry Christmas Eve, guys!  I hope you are all enjoying the Holiday with loved ones and plenty of good food.  I wanted to share a little of our Holiday decor and the season really got away from me.  Better late than never I suppose!  I hope you enjoy a little glimpse into our home for […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Palm Springs

By far the #1 question I get asked is: what should I do while in Palm Springs?  My little town has become quite the destination in the past few years thanks to Coachella (you can catch my survival guide HERE), cool new hotels, an up & coming culinary scene, and of course, the 350+ days […]

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