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Wedding Planning & Hitting A Wall

  Flying High In the initial flurry of activity and excitement after our engagement, I immediately decided on my dress. I knew I wanted sleeves and a long silhouette. I also very much wanted a dress I felt good in off the rack – in every sense. I wanted a cost-effective option and I also … Continue Reading →

Transitioning To Fall

Fall is such a magical time of year. And while I’m sorry to say goodbye to the sweet days of summer, the Fall offers a great upside: more energy in the office with everyone back from vacations; crisp mornings and cozy weekends with something simmering long and slow… But in my part of California, Fall … Continue Reading →

How to Spot Quality — and Our Engagement Story

This is one of those dresses that feels just magical when you put it on. Fully lined with silk, it hugs your body in just the right way and keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. It’s the kind of quality you pay for, but it’s so worth it. I found … Continue Reading →

Cooking With GoodEggs

GoodEggs has been my go-to solution for having extremely high quality, fresh, local food for dinners at home since I moved out of San Francisco and went back to work in an office last year. When I was working remotely I had plenty of time to visit farmer’s markets and pop to the store if … Continue Reading →

3 Tips to Start The Day Off Right

I love waking up and starting the day feeling good. Here are three things I do to ensure that’s the case! 1. Hydrate. I drink a giant glass of water with a few drops of Sakara Beauty Water concentrate, two teaspoons of Super Elixir and a gooey vitamin C pack. This supercharged drink gets my … Continue Reading →

The Couple Who Cooks Together…Has Fun!

There’s something about cooking together – the shared experience, learning, experimentation, and primal comfort – that makes for a fantastic date activity. Crosby and I love to cook/eat together (as I talked about here, planning the week’s meals is a favorite activity). We first took a cooking class together because of our shared love of Thai … Continue Reading →

Polkadot Top: Great for 9-5 & Every Other Time 

I got this top (now on sale!) when I was between meetings in New York. I was having one of those times when I just felt super lackluster and desperately needed some retail therapy. I ducked into the Alice & Olivia shop across from Bryant Park and immediately fell for this blouse.   It has just … Continue Reading →

Looking Professional When it’s Hot Outside – But Cold Inside

There’s a reason white was invented: August. I love black – it is my go-to color 11 months out of the year. But then there comes that final stretch of summer where the heat blazes up at you from the concrete and down on you from above. That’s when it’s time for white. In order … Continue Reading →

How to Have More Time to Enjoy Your Summer (and Look Great) w/ Sakara

By the time I get home from work, the sun is still high in the sky and the evening breeze has kicked in just enough to make it the perfect temperature for relaxing on the porch. I love cooking. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll regularly see stories there filled with homemade meals. GoodEggs … Continue Reading →

The Importance of Summer Vacation

For years earlier in my career, I didn’t believe in taking time off. I wore my lack of vacation like a badge of honor, recognized only by myself. Time and time again, people I worked with asked where I was going that summer. I’d proudly proclaim that I was staying close to the office, which … Continue Reading →