Accessories, Art, Gift Guides

Gift Me | Life + Style

Sun Valley, Christmas, Art, One Kings Lane

 

Domestic God(ish), Life + Style, Mentions

Style Me Pretty | Flower Arranging Made Easy

Flower Arranging

Thank you for having us over to talk simple (and cost effective) flower arranging Style Me Pretty.  Read the article here.

Color Inspiration, DECOR - lighting, Life + Style

HAPPENING. RIGHT NOW. | LIFE + STYLE

Chic Rug, Chic Paint, Chic Books, Chic Barn Lighting

 

Rag & Bone Dunaway Hat / Rizzoli Breakfast Book / Farrow & Ball Cornforth White/ Rag & Bone Francis Peacoat / Cordelia Mud & Vanilla Indoor/ Outdoor Rug /  Pressed Juicery Roots 3 / Barnlight Electric Warehouse Gooseneck Light 

Accessories, Dining, Gift Guides

Modern. Pretty. Garden. Party. | Life + Style

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Outdoor Pendant via Circa Lighting / White & Ratan Tray via Serena & Lily/ Blue Glass / Old Fashion Blue Bar Glass via Cavalier Goods/ 5-Piece Stainless Steel Place Setting via Sue Fisher King/ Tyler Table Runner via Shop Cecy/ Pliers Bottle Opener via Cavalier Goods/ Antipasti Collection via William Sonoma

Art, Gift Guides, Life + Style

California Girl | Life + Style

Sugar Paper, Los Angeles, Letterpress, Chic

LOVE this California Girl letterpress art printed in N E O N  P I N K by Sugar Paper.  Sugar Paper is such a darling “papery” out of Los Angeles!

Life + Style, Travel

Sun Valley Idaho Winter | Travel

Sun Valley Idaho, Winter, Skiing Travel

 

I could go on and on about all the reasons I adore Sun Valley, Idaho.  It’s been a safe and happy escape for me for more years than I can count at this point.  My family spent 2.5 weeks there this winter and it was heaven, as always.  Just in case you’re planning on escaping California’s horrible ski conditions and heading to some real ski know, here are a few places to hit in town…

Gather Yoga

The vibe is unreal.  Warm, supportive, happy and always welcoming (even to us wannabe locals that float in and out of town when our kids have school breaks).  Owner, Danielle Fuller could not be cooler and if you’re up for a complete challenge, but are in need of a mental rejuvenation, instructor Beth Stuart is your girl for a powerful glow.

Rickshaw

My Australian brother-in-law noted this was the best Thai food he has had since moving to the states.  And he is right.  We all crave it when we’re not in town.  Their secret is simple – fresh, perfect ingredients.  When they run out, they close for the night.

Sun Valley Inn Sleigh Ride

There is nothing more quintessential “winter” than a sleigh ride in the snow.  My entire family loved the cozy ride through white fields of snow to the warm, quaint trail creek cabinet for dinner.  Hurry, the last ride of the season is Feb 21st.

As a side note…

I can’t wait for the classic Sun Valley Lodge to reopen this summer.  Word is the interiors will still feel classic Sun Valley, just freshened.  The spa is the new amazing upgrade I’m most looking forward to checking out.

Life + Style, Travel

Santa Monica | Travel

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Awesome weekend of work + fun in Santa Monica.

Stayed at the chic Palihouse Hotel just a few blocks from the heart of everything: 3rd Street Promenade shopping, a plethora of yoga, pilates and spin studios + great eats.  Palihouse’s chic interiors and amazing coffee bar made up for the fact that they don’t sell cocktails.  Ratings before I booked said the service was horrible.  I found everyone to be overwhelmingly friendly… just maybe a bit short staffed.

Sugar Fish is no secret to LA Locals for  a “roll free” sushi experience.  The wait was about 45 minutes but they graciously brought us drinks while we people watched and chatted with the locals.  Impeccable, creative presentation and the freshness was on par with sushi I’ve eaten in Hawaii and Cabo.

Shopped along Venice’s Abbott Kinney Blvd.  Potentially the birthplace of “So Cal hipster cool” with everything to offer from top notch food and drinks to amazing Interior Design shops and original clothing boutiques.  Loved the Australian Bohemian vibe of Flannel and stopped by Aviator Nation for some made-in-California surf sweatshirts for my kids.

Inspirational Quotes, Inspire within, Life + Style

Jess Bruggink Etsy Shop | INSPIRE WITHIN

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Beautiful and inspiring prints by Jess Bruggink over at her Etsy Shop.  #InspireWithin