My Go-To Shop for Halloween Costumes

It’s no surprise to most that I love Halloween (and a good theme). The decorations, the scary(ish) movies, and of course dressing up for a night of fun. About 10 years ago I found 3 Wishes and it has continued to be my go-to for sexy, playful costumes. At the time I was hunting for […]

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Learning To Sail

If you know me you probably know how much I adore being on the water. A lake…the ocean…in a pool. I live for warm afternoons floating on a boat with the sun shining down. The love of the water runs deep…my grandpa and my uncle also have this deep affinity for it as well. Growing […]

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Woman of the Year

I have been nominated as a 2021 Woman of the Year candidate by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society! So, what exactly does that mean? Great question! The Man & Woman of the Year competition is a 10 week philanthropic challenge to raise money for blood cancer research, therapies, and treatments.  That same research doesn’t just […]

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Once Upon A Cline: Wedding Update

Wow, it’s been a while. My last wedding update was 4 months ago and after a second lock down, venue hunting, and countless moments of feeling like I would never be able to write this post here goes: WE HAVE A NEW VENUE!!! As you may remember, our wedding and original date were cancelled back […]

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Life In Santa Barbara…So Far…

I am literally sitting on my front porch, looking at the ocean as I write this post. That isn’t meant to be a braggy comment but more of a kick off to this post about how much I am in love with life in Santa Barbara. It’s been almost 2 months since the move and […]

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How I Became A Covid Bride

For months all I have heard from friends and family as I expressed my ever present concern over my Fall 2021 wedding was: “Don’t worry, that’s so far away!” “Your wedding will be fine, but the poor people getting married in 2020!” “Why are you so worried? That’s so far away!” (PS, never say things […]

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Traveling During Covid

I will be the first to admit that the idea of traveling during a global pandemic was not my idea of fun but sometimes life has some unexpected plans. In early July I found myself having to make a trip to Santa Barbara for a few days and immediately started researching. Over the course of […]

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Travel Guide: Santa Barbara

Picture an idyllic city full of white stucco buildings, red tile roofs, the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains.  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 Santa Barbara IS heaven…a sanctuary from […]

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Summer Road Trip

Hello, hello!!  It feels like it has been forever since I have had a moment to sit down and start writing about our recent road trip.  As you may know from Instagram Chris and I took a 10 day road trip all the way to Atascadero and back.  I have LOTS of photos, recommendations, and […]

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I Left My Heart in Santa Barbara

It was so nice to day trip up to the Central Coast a few weeks ago!  I love everything about the city, including the Spanish inspired architecture!  Stairs with cobalt blue tiles will always make me feel like I’m home!  I felt like this white lace skirt would be the perfect piece for my day […]

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