Minimal Effort

Minimal Wardrobe

Unfussy. Classic. Comfortable. Neutrals, simple silhouettes and high neck tops are my thing these days. They’ve become my uniform to accessorize with printed and colorful scarves and layer under vests, cardigans, and jackets. These are the things that make winter dressing fun. silk stencil blossom dress | Grey Ribbed Funnel Neck Top | Madewell “the … [Read more…]

Simple Sunday Routine: The New Year Edition

How to use Sunday to organize your week

Sundays are so luxurious. Tomorrow means back to work and returning to a normal schedule, so it’s important for me to make my Sundays count. Having food prepared and a performing simple beauty routines help me feel set for the upcoming week, while helping me to relax as the weekend winds down. As the saying goes, … [Read more…]

Lemons into Margaritas: Hello, 2016

Lemon Lime Margarita

Happy New Year! How was your New Year’s Eve? Things were chill on my end – honey bear and I ate jambalaya, drank margaritas, and binge-watched Cops and Drunk History until we fell asleep (which was about 1.5 hours before the ball dropped). We are possibly the oldest 30-somethings in Los Angeles county, but I wouldn’t trade it … [Read more…]

Hollywood is a Verb.

Hollywood is a Verb

The past ten days have been spent seeking gainful employment and fighting off bizarre symptoms falling somewhere between a cold and nasal allergies, but not really getting sick. With temperatures finally settling at a nice crisp 60 degrees, I’ve been in hibernation mode, nursing myself to ward off the germs of cold and flu season. Hibernation mode … [Read more…]

5 Motivational Books to Read This Winter

5 Motivational Books to Read This Winter

On the same day, two people asked my recommendations for books on self-help and affirmations. I have a considerable library of fiction and non-fiction books on a slew of topics, so I was happy to share the titles that have encouraged me in my personal growth journey. I’m a firm believer that if someone asks a question, there are probably others out there who … [Read more…]