summertime and the livin’s easy.

it’s frightfully hot here in los Angeles right now and honestly when it’s this warm out my brain gets a little mushy. all i wanna do is go to the beach, swim in the ocean and sleep the afternoon away under a shady umbrella — summertime and the livin’s easy. or, at least it should be. alas, we can’t always do what we’d like to do, but the... 
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wear this there: fiori.

did someone say ice cream? we could go for a frosty treat right about now — even more so one that takes us all the way to lisbon, which you’ve been hearing a lot about from sfgirlbybay lately, and it deserves the raving reviews it gets. this city has a lot of swoon-worthy corners, and cafés, but fiori kind of takes the [ice-cream] cake. this Portuguese dream is... 
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it’s okay to be a basket case.

@apieceapart. i’ll admit it — i’m a total basket case. i love tote baskets of all shapes and sizes and have a collection of them already, but i’m always finding room for just one more. i use them for the farmer’s market and the flea, grocery shopping and for sure poolside and a day at the beach. not only do they have a kind of cool european,... 
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friday finds.

happy independence day weekend, everyone! we’re taking off a bit early here this week, hoping to head out of dodge! the fireworks in my neighborhood get so bad that it sounds a bit like world war III and my pup lucy is just terrified of them! so, we’re on the hunt for a very peaceful retreat — if i can just figure out where that might be! we’ll be... 
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wear this there: pink mamma.

festivities abound can be found in the pigalle district of paris, at pink mamma. a restaurant brimming with foliage, good lighting, and dreamy dinnerware, this is a no-miss for those looking to overload their instagram story with the most awe-worthy shots, and their bellies with edible souvenirs. pink mamma is just one of many from the parisian restaurant group, big mamma.... 
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