September 29, 2011

saving face

Before: excited to attend my very first live NFL game
During: three hours at an outdoor sporting event in scorching heat sans sun protection
After: an uneven crispy face tan/burn
Now: not excited about my skin situation nor NFL

I've been struggling for over a week now trying to reverse the sun damage on my face (primarily my forehead and nose!).  After getting several pointers from family, friends and of course, the internet- I decided to list them for you all to take note of:

September 11, 2011

bright to be

Wedding season, ahem year, continues for me. I recently attended a bridal shower that was all about vibrant color. A breathtaking venue with turquoise and tangerine decor (think garden tea party), desserts to absolutely die for, my favorite girlfriends, and of course... a show stopping bride to be!

Dressed in a bright canary yellow with a perfectly complimented crimson lip (including a true red mani/pedi), understated classic jewelry, and subtle-yet-sexy snakeskin stilletos. Just divine.

I've always thought yellow to be a tricky color to wear. So I gathered a few quick tips on being miss sunshine, fashionably:

September 05, 2011


The zip code with the highest average income in the country; Atherton, California. The wealthy town tucked away between San Francisco and the Pacific Ocean has everything you would associate Northern California with... spectacular natural setting, organic living, and casual style. Though it may not be anywhere close to being a fashion capital (I am pretty certain that its residents would be able to purchase all the swankiest designer brands out there!), Atherton does have quite the charm.
The beauty of natural green.

The only house I could afford in Atherton!
Love this medley of colors and textures...
Here's a look at Atherton's effortless flair...