The Art of Tidying Up


This post has been a long time coming! I have done versions of it here and here, but I wanted to sit down to write how I am changing my outlook on spending and my relationship with stuff. Within the last six months I have implemented a lot of changes in my life in order […]

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During my most recent Q&A I got a bevy of questions in regards to our specific bedding pieces and bedding recommendations in general. Y’all know I love white bedding and I have finally gotten to a place where I truly love every piece we are utilizing. My bed is one of my favorite places in […]

Bay Area Clothing Stores Intermix Clic (where I get a lot of dresses like Natalie Martin) Carolina (Mill Valley) The Village Amour Vert Azalea The Voyager Shop General Store Seldom Seen Modern Citizen Anine Bing Online Clothing Stores Moda Operandi Net-a-porter Oak + Fort Richer Poorer Shopbop Verishop Revolve Nordstrom H&M &OtherStories Jenni Kayne Lou […]

The time has finally come! I have wanted to do a local sale forever and after months of back and forth and trying to secure a location it is finally happening! The sale will be held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving (November 23rd) at my friends home in Petaluma. Please see below for the address […]

One of the most common subjects I get asked about on the blog or Instagram is photography. More specifically how I edit photos and what camera gear is used. I have wanted to write this post for some time, but it always felt daunting to me to break it down. In the world of social […]

Sorry for the radio silence around here! If you have been following the news you know that wildfires are once again destroying California. It has sadly become our new normal over the last few years and doesn’t seem to be getting better. In addition to the fire millions of people have been without power for […]

A simple, but put together guest room can make hosting people at your home so much more enjoyable. Especially with the holidays coming up when friends and family seem to flock and stay for longer than expected. Sadly we live in a one bedroom, but I wanted to show you how I would put my […]

I think our living room, specifically the corner with our sectional is one of the most photographed areas in our apartment. Since there are so many photos of this space circulating, it is naturally the one I get asked about the most. Specifically, many of you have wanted to see cheaper alternatives to some pieces. […]

I have gotten a few requests to share a playlist that would be perfect for a dinner party. I feel like in some regard all the playlists I compile would be perfect for a dinner party, but I do have a few go to songs that I love putting on when company comes over. Some […]

We are back from our quick weekend trip to Charleston and while we were there I got a lot of DM’s asking if I would be sharing a city guide. This past trip was mostly business as we were there for wedding prep. We had meetings with our caterer, event rental companies and a long […]




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