Archive | May, 2014

Polka Dot Spot.

30 May

DSC_1835This is my all time favorite maxi because it has such a decorative top, people don’t usually peg it as a dress. It also reminds me of something out of the twenties and I really love the look and feel of that era. The polka dots are a lot of fun too, it’s a really fun dress with a lot of character.


 (Dress, Anthropologie)

DSC_1843(A closer look of the top and skirt portion)


(Slit in the back)


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Moss Landing Market.

29 May


After whale watching, we hit the most amazing fresh market in Moss Landing.  We loaded up on Fruits, Veggies, and of course candy!  Such a great way to end the long weekend.  Definitely worth stopping by on the way home from a trip!






Definitely didn’t leave empty handed.  We ended up with all sorts of goodies!

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Lighthouse Chic.

28 May

DSC_1855A recent day trip to Monterey brought us to the Point Pinos Lighthouse. It was a breezy day with a lot of sun, the perfect day for a maxi dress.


DSC_1867(Uniqlo jean jacket provides a light layer)

DSC_1848(My favorite purse in coral- Kate Spade)

DSC_1864(Sandals, Vince Camuto)

DSC_1872(Maxi, Charlotte Russe)

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Seas the Day.

27 May


Over this past holiday weekend, my boyfriend and I went on THIS awesome whale watching trip out of Moss Landing.  I had done quite a bit of research before heading out and was so thankful for that because we definitely chose the right tour.  We left from Moss Landing and within 10 mins of leaving the harbor, we were seeing whale spouts left and right.  Most of the other tours that we saw on the water had to travel at least an hour to arrive where we were which was much appreciated because the swells were massive (aka do NOT go if you get even the slightest form of sea sickness).  Our tour ended up seeing countless amounts of whales (literally couldn’t count how many we saw) and we really felt it was the most ideal day to see the beautiful humpback whales.

Cute sea lions were everywhere!

Sea Otter…

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Black and White Stripes.

21 May


One of my bosses gave me this adorable dress from a fabric show she attended and I absolutely love it!  It’s so simple but funky with the mix and match direction of stripes.  I added some Charlotte Russe cage shoes and a cardigan to seal the outfit.  Sometimes you don’t need to add any color to put together a fun outfit.




I threw on some Kate Spade sunnies and did a full side swoop with my hair.

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Morning Fuel.

15 May

This simple breakfast recipe will give you the energy you need to power through your morning and make it to lunch without being a hungry grump! It only takes a few minutes and it is simply delicious!

Morning Fuel(What you’ll need: almond or peanut butter, one banana, a slice of  wheat bread, a handful of granola, and a spoonful of honey)

Morning Fuel(Toast the wheat bread and spread the almond butter across the top. Sprinkle the granola to the top. This gives it a tasty crunch)

Morning Fuel(Add slices banana pieces to the top)

Morning Fuel(Drizzle the spoonful of honey)

Morning FuelThe end result is so delicious and very filling! Also, it couldn’t be easier, it’s just fancy toast!

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Take Me Back to Pisa.

14 May

It’s been a year since our Italy trip and one of our best days was spent in Pisa. We explored the small city, grabbed a few cappuccinos, a wine spritzer, some questionable pizza, and just had an overall blast.Pisa Italy(The wall of the city has an arch that give you a peek into the Tower, we were so excited when we found it!)

Pisa Italy(It was the most perfect weather we could have asked for. Also, all of the buildings are pristine; so white and clean)

Pisa Italy(I wonder if we were the first ones to think of doing this)

Pisa Italy(We visited a museum within the walls and I loved seeing these statues. An invading city chopped off all of their noses)

Pisa Italy(Inside the Duomo)

DSC_0306We had such a great time, I can’t believe it has been a year already! Time flies when you are having fun!

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Day and Night.

13 May

There are tons of pieces in our closets that can be worn during the day and shifted a bit to work for night too. Here’s a new dress that I picked up at Anthropologie by the brand Saturday, Sunday. It’s super soft and comfortable which makes it great for day or night wear!

Day Night(Pop on some colorful sandals and it’s such an easy thing to walk out the door in)

Day Night(The double pony tail is a great way to keep your hair back, and pay some homage to your youth)

Day Night(It’s finally flip flop time! I always pick up a pair at Old Navy, they are only $2!)

Day Night(Hair down and paired with my favorite mules for night)

Day Night(Add a red lip too)

Day Night(Ombre nails are fun for day or night- I want to try grey next)

Day Night(Really chunky heeled mules are my go to for some height at the moment…

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Inspirational Monday.

12 May

When Nick and I were in San Luis Obispo for Easter weekend, I snapped a few photos of the roses blooming in the backyard. After editing them to create a new finish, I added in some calming quotes by Buddha. These could actually make great desktop backgrounds and serve as a point to remind you to take a moment to relax today!

Rose1(When you realize how perfect everything is, you will tilt your head back and laugh at the sky)

Rose5(To conquer oneself is a greater task than conquering others)

Rose4(What we think, we become)

Rose3(Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace)

Rose2(The way is not in the sky, the way is in the heart)

Happy Monday!

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To all the Mama’s Mamas and Baby’s Mamas.

9 May

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend!

We love our mamas.  They are truly the best and the ones who never get enough credit for all of the hard work they dedicate to their families.  On this Mother’s Day weekend, make sure to give your mom’s a big hug or a call to let her know you appreciate her.  As a tribute to Mother’s Day, we wanted to share some oldies but goodies of us with our mom’s!

(Chelsea and her mom, Nancy, way back when)

(Here’s my mom and me as a little chunkster.  Our mom’s must have had similar taste because Chelsea and I are practically matching!)

(Our “Blue Steel” pose)


Happy Mother’s Day to all the mama’s out there!  Have a great weekend 🙂

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