dining fresh from the garden.

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one of my favorite things about owning a home is having my own garden and outside dining space. i’ve come to realize spending time outside, gardening and entertaining is one my greatest joys — i could spend all day out there puttering around and planting new flowers and now vegetables, too! i shared my container garden earlier this year, and now i’m planting... 
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bound for cuba.

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i’ve been wanting to see cuba up close and personal for ages, and now, thanks to new travel regulations, i’m  excited to tell you my friend joni and i have just booked a trip for thanksgiving week! we booked the trip through a tour company called coast to costa based out of los angeles, and our itinerary looks so great. We’ll be peeking behind the curtain... 
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desert-bound birthday.

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california, 1978 via monolith. this post is going to be a brief one, because hey, hey — it’s my birthday! and i’m headed out on a girl’s road trip to palm springs with bri and joanie for some much-needed rest and relaxation in the desert sun. so y’all enjoy the weekend and i’ll be back on monday. i’ll give you a full report on instagram... 
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at home with ginger founder lisa fontaine.

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lisa fontaine makes up one half of ginger’s (a very covetable caftan company) business duo. it’s no doubt her style is dynamic, and bright — just take a peek at her designs. that’s why we were thrilled to see a peek into her home photographed by michelle drewes, and ask her a few burning questions about life as a designer and lady of style. sfgirl: describe... 
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wear this there: palihouse.

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perfectly low-key and designed to a T, L.A.’s palihouse in santa monica is calling our names. slip in for a coffee, or cocktail in the masculine-refined atmosphere — might we say just the right amount of rustic for a city girl like us. should you want to extend your los angeles stay, palihouse has three hotel properties: santa monica, west hollywood, and melrose avenue —... 
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