How I Edit My Photos

One of the questions I have been asked a lot lately is how I edit my photos for Instagram and the blog.  Before I dive into my process let me clarify, I am not a professional photographer and go with what feels right for me.  I recently decided to play around more with presets and […]

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20 of My Favorite Items from Trader Joe’s

Last week I shared an Instagram of 5 things I always grab at Trader Joe’s and it was one of the highest engagement posts I have had in a long time!  It seems that I am not alone in my love affair with TJs and everyone has at least 1 favorite items from the grocery […]

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5 Sneakers I am Loving Right Now

You know that sneaker trend that you have been seeing all over your social media feed? Ya…it’s not going anywhere anytime soon and I’m not all that mad at it!  Let’s be real for a minute, I love sexy heels as much as the next gal but they typically aren’t all that comfortable and are […]

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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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Summer Date Night

During the peak of Summer heat I find myself struggling with looking chic and sexy for a night out without sacrificing comfort.  Let’s face it, no one wants to put on skinny jeans when it’s over 100 degrees at dinner time…am I right?  So, what do I put on to feel date night ready? A […]

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Summertime.

Hey there, darlings!!!  I have to say, this Summer seems to be flying by…am I right?  I have been spending as much time as possible up in Lake Arrowhead avoiding the nasty Palm Springs heat, playing on the lake (aka my favorite pass time), and working on a little renovation project.  For those of you […]

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C H E E R S!!! To 5 Years of Darling!

It has been 5 years since I decided to start this blogging journey, can you believe it???  Back in 2013 I was struggling to find myself after leaving hotels and searching for something new.  Somehow in talking to a friend I jokingly said “maybe I should be a stylist” (as if it’s that easy) which […]

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Everything I Wore In Santa Maria

Hey guys!!!  In case you missed it, last week I shared my travel guide from our recent trip to Santa Maria.  Be sure to check it out if you find yourself on a trip up or down the 101! Today I wanted to share outfit details with all of you for everything I wore while […]

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The Perfect Summer Jumpsuit

When the heat of Summer sets in (hello 112 degrees this week) I find myself struggling to keep cool while still looking chic and fashionable.  Jean shorts can only go so far in life and after a while I just need a break from sundresses, ya know?  Jumpsuits (and rompers) have been around for a […]

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Memorial Weekend in Lake Arrowhead

Spending Memorial Weekend in Lake Arrowhead is always something I look forward to.  The feeling of escaping to the lake, Summer concerts, tacos on the patio, and the smell of the pines are instant “Summer” triggers for me.  This year we knew the weather was going to be more Winter than Summer but we still […]

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