Beauty

11.14.19

Clean Beauty: The Skin and Hair Products I’m Using

Everyone’s talking about clean beauty these days, but what is clean beauty? Words …

Everyone’s talking about clean beauty these days, but what is clean beauty? Words like “clean” and “organic” come into play, but not all products that label themselves that way are actually clean. The EU bans more than 1,300 ingredients from cosmetics while the US bans about 30. There is so …

Fashion

10.25.19

Splurge (or Save) On These Fall Fashion Essentials

It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. The weather is as …

It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. The weather is as close to perfect as it can get and I love few things more than slipping into a pair of loafers, sweater weather, accessorizing with an oversized scarf, and then there’s the suede bags. I’m not one to …

Fashion

10.24.19

The Best Cozy Pieces to Add to Your Closet This Fall

Now that temps are cooling down, I have reverted back to my fall/winter/life …

Now that temps are cooling down, I have reverted back to my fall/winter/life uniform of leggings (this brand makes fleece-lined ones!) joggers (these are my favorite) and a fleece or sweatshirt (I have a few from this brand – they’re so soft!). If I’m working from home just spending time …

Beauty

10.13.19

Everything You Need to Know about Hotheads Tape-In Hair Extensions

I’ve been using Hotheads tape-in hair extensions for 2 and-a-half years. Today, I’m …

I’ve been using Hotheads tape-in hair extensions for 2 and-a-half years. Today, I’m going to talk about everything from the process of putting them in and maintenance to the cost. I’ll share a before and after and answer your questions, too. Hotheads hair extensions use a medical grade adhesive that …

Fashion

10.10.19

Everything’s 40% off at J.Crew! Here’s What You Should Invest in.

J.Crew’s fall collection always speaks to me. The classic pieces, (mostly) neutral hues, …

J.Crew’s fall collection always speaks to me. The classic pieces, (mostly) neutral hues, and cozy basics are perfect for cozy fall days and cooler temps. This year, I’m all about being comfortable and cozy. Not that I haven’t always gone for comfort, but I’m just really feeling it right now.

Fashion

09.25.19

What to Buy for Fall at the Big Shopbop Sale

It’s that time again! Shopbop is having another big sale! Now is the …

It’s that time again! Shopbop is having another big sale! Now is the best time to get some new pieces for fall and winter! Save 20% off orders under $500 & 25% off orders over $500 with the code STOCKUP19.  I’m sharing my favorite brands to shop, what I bought …

Fashion

08.12.19

The Pieces I’m Wearing On Repeat This Summer

I’ve found myself wearing the same pieces over and over (and over) this …

I’ve found myself wearing the same pieces over and over (and over) this summer and pause for shock: it’s mostly white, blue, and woven. When you have a look, right? I did just buy a green dress for Italy and a red one, too (love this brand) so this isn’t …

Fashion

07.25.19

Summer Essentials: Blue, White, and Everything Woven

I know fall clothes and accessories are starting to spill into stores and …

I know fall clothes and accessories are starting to spill into stores and I even saw an apple spiced scent (ugh, not ready) but it’s still SUMMER and I have two beach trips coming up! If you look at my closet, you’ll see a lot of blue and white (often …

Beauty

07.14.19

The Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Products

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has some of my favorite beauty brands and products …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has some of my favorite beauty brands and products along with what are probably some other really amazing finds, but I can only speak to brands I love and have used. I’m sure there are some great products I didn’t include but again, I am only …

Style

07.12.19

What to Buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

In case you haven’t heard (jk we all know) the Nordstrom Anniversary sale …

In case you haven’t heard (jk we all know) the Nordstrom Anniversary sale is HERE! I debated on whether or not to do a post but received a few requests to share my picks so here I am. I don’t have ambassador status (meaning I didn’t spend that much at …

Style

07.05.19

What to Buy at This Weekend’s 4th of July Sales

It’s a holiday weekend and Margot’s birthday weekend! We’ll be celebrating our girl …

It’s a holiday weekend and Margot’s birthday weekend! We’ll be celebrating our girl by taking her out for a special day and we’re having a little family dinner in our yard. Going to try to squeeze in a manicure & pedicure, we’re going to a BBQ on the 4th, and …

Style

06.25.19

Life Lately: June 2019

I never got around to writing a life lately post in May and …

I never got around to writing a life lately post in May and have only published 2 blog posts this month, so I could talk about being behind, but the reality is that I needed to slow down, and that’s ok. I’ve said this before, but I love blogging and …

Style

06.24.19

Find a Friend in Your City: Summer 2019

These posts have helped hundreds of women across the country make new lifelong …

These posts have helped hundreds of women across the country make new lifelong friends so today, I’m back with another Find a Friend in Your city, just in time for summer! In August 2010, I moved from my hometown of Los Angeles to Chicago. I didn’t know anyone in the …

Fashion

Style

06.15.19

The Best Summer Sandals

Maybe it’s because I grew up in LA, a magical land where sandals …

Maybe it’s because I grew up in LA, a magical land where sandals can be worn almost every month of the year. Or maybe it’s because I’ve spent the better half of the last decade in Chicago where it’s only nice enough to wear them for a hot minute. Either …

Fashion

05.28.19

Fashion Essentials: Stripes and Chambray

After getting a few requests for more budget-friendly fashion and home decor, I …

After getting a few requests for more budget-friendly fashion and home decor, I was so excited when I had the opportunity to partner with Kohl’s to style a few looks for spring. When I first checked out The Outfit Bar online, I found a mix of Kohl’s private-label brands and …

Style

05.22.19

The Memorial Day Sales to Shop This Weekend

Summer is officially (ok unofficially) here. Lots of rain in the forecast but …

Summer is officially (ok unofficially) here. Lots of rain in the forecast but temps are warming up, today was beautiful and sunny, and it’s time to get your closets and patios ready for the season. There are some really great sales going on right now, so I’m sharing the ones …

Style

05.16.19

The Best Ikea Finds That Look Expensive

IKEA is such a great resource for budget-friendly furniture and decor. I’ve relied …

IKEA is such a great resource for budget-friendly furniture and decor. I’ve relied on pieces from the brand to fill my apartments, and just ordered a few new things for the house. I found myself clicking through the site looking for clothing racks, baskets, and outdoor chairs for our porch, …

Fashion

04.10.19

The Wardrobe Essentials to Buy From The Big Shopbop Sale

I’ve been going through my closet (yes, again) and adding a few spring …

I’ve been going through my closet (yes, again) and adding a few spring and summer staples that have been missing. I just ordered a few things from the BIG Shopbop sale! Everything’s arriving today just in time for my trip this weekend. Get 20% off all orders under $500 and 25% off …

Style

03.25.19

2019 Neutral Spring Wardrobe Essentials

In case you missed it (but there’s no way you did) today is …

In case you missed it (but there’s no way you did) today is the first day of SPRING! Where I come from, wearing these year-round is normal and a “cold” day takes place when the temps drop below 60 degrees. As much as I miss that beautiful LA weather, there’s something …

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03.24.19

The Sales to Shop this Weekend

There are some amazing sales going on and now that spring is finally …

There are some amazing sales going on and now that spring is finally here, I can’t help but think about finishing my home and adding some new spring essentials to my closet. Here are my picks from the best sales this weekend.   20% off Everything at Anthropologie photo by …

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03.01.19

Weekend Reading: What’s New in my Home and Closet

Spring is officially less than 20 days away and I’m in a white …

Spring is officially less than 20 days away and I’m in a white jeans wearing, organize my home, buying tulips every week kind of place. I know we’re all ready for warmer weather but still have to wait a little longer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get our homes …

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