We are ENGAGED!!


My week took a VERY unexpected turn. Thursday afternoon, Josh took me to lunch in Malibu where our story first began. The spot of our first date, where we shared our first kiss. He got down on one knee, got as sappy as I’ve ever seen him, and with four words, gave me my happily [...]

We celebrate halves…


It’s no secret that Landyn and I love this guy… So we will celebrate this man any chance we get. Today is Josh and I’s year and a half “dating anniversary”, so I had to write a little something… (because halves deserve to be celebrated)   Thank you for being the reason I smile and treating my [...]

Mint & Crop Tops


 skater skirt c/o Ali & Kris (similar here) // top: H&M (similar here) // shoes: Steve Madden, (similar here) // bracelets c/o HorseFeathers // watch: Michael Kors // necklace c/o Stella & Dot // sunglasses: Free People So I’m the girl that swore off crop tops back in the 90s, and when I saw them [...]

DIY: Pom Pom Flip Flops


Happy Friday! My DIY contributor Laura is back today with the cutest summer project. And if your anything like me and live in flip flops in the summer, you will love the flair she adds to plain ol’ flip flops. Take is away Laura… Yep, pretty much putting pom pom’s on anything and everything I [...]

$100 Nordstroms Giveaway


We have a treat for you all today. The fab ladies over at BonBon Rose Girls are here to giveaway a $100 Nordstroms gift card. They know what a girl wants!!! BonBon Rose Girls was started by two mom’s, Kristin and Megan. Two gals that love fashion, a good recipe, DIY, and travel. Kristin and Megan [...]

On Co-parenting


I am always in awe when I see two set of parents, no longer together, that can be friends. You always want what you can’t have, and for me, this is most definitely something I strive for. Even if it’s only a “you are doing a good job in my eyes”, or “Landyn is okay, [...]

Paper Doll Clothing Company


It’s been three months since I took the plunge and unveiled my very own clothing line. 3 whole months. We’ve really worked on getting the word out and it’s been such a joy seeing our customers, brand reps, friends and family all in our line. So today I just wanted to share some pictures of [...]

4th of July Confetti Poppers & Meet our DIY contributor Laura Giuliani


I promised exciting things ahead for this space of mine. And I’m a girl of my word.  In addition to the rebranding going on in these parts, I am so excited to introduce you to our new DIY contributor, Laura Giuliani of Skills and Frills. Laura will be guest posting for me twice a month, [...]



As a kid, my Dad was never a fan of Disneyland. I remember seeing photos of our family trips to the “happiest place on earth” and my Dad looking everything but happy. He hates crowds, lines, and waiting, so Disneyland has never stood a chance. Fast forward 25 years, and you get your Dad taking [...]

How to have an indoor green thumb


One thing I love but always fail miserably at is gardening. I have a complete “black thumb”… is there such a thing? So today I was so excited to collaborate with an expert in this area “Gaddy’s Indoor Plant Hire”, to bring you some tips on managing your favorite indoor plants. Because there is nothing [...]

June Gloom


jean jacket (similar here) // shorts: Forever 21 // hat: Target Mens (similar here) // necklace c/o Stella & Dot // shoes: H&M // glasses: Tory Burch Here is a public service announcement for all you that want to come to California for their beaches in June. Don’t do it. Ironically enough, June is the [...]

Landyn’s first dance recital


There’s something about watching your kid on stage for the first time that leaves you beaming. It’s their expression of self in front of admiring strangers that gets me. Not a care in the world except performing a routine they’ve had drilled into their little brains every week for the past 6 months. They know [...]