pssst…boo! halloween is just around the corner.


it’s kind of hard to believe but halloween is just around the corner and i can definitely feel autumn in the air — a very nice time of year to do a little baking. i’ve partnered with Land O’Lakes to bake up some halloween goodness for my friends this year and thought it would be fun to surprise them with a gift package of my favorite cookies. this is... 
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a brief interlude in the desert.


palm springs city hall via lumas. monday morning greetings everyone. i’ve had a very busy few weeks, so i’m off to the desert for some much-needed rest & relaxation. i just need to lay poolside with a good book, and perhaps a couple of trashy magazines and an afternoon cocktail and zone the heck out. it’s going to be toasty hot there — most likely... 
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an every day holiday home.


this is one beautiful 1920’s beach house featured recently in vogue living — an idyllic holiday home in Sydney’s Palm Beach. that cozy built-in window seat had me craving an afternoon nap, and those beautiful french doors from the bedroom to the outdoor area are exactly what i’m hoping to achieve at my house — if i can just get up the guts to pull... 
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malibu weekend retreat.


i’ve been feeling pretty antsy lately – craving a long leisurely holiday away. i think it’s everyone’s instagram feeds — it seems as though you’re all on holiday! or at least it feels like it. but i haven’t the time to get away for an extended vacation right now, so i did the next best thing — an airbnb weekend away in malibu.... 
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tropical vibes.


lean timms photography. i guess i’m really milking these summer days. i’m still craving a holiday away, even though L.A. is warm and sunny — it’s just the idea of jetting off to a tropical island somewhere that sounds so secluded and appealing to me right now. lots of palms waving in the tradewinds, rattan daybeds, whitewashed walls and ceiling fans... 
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