Gap Factory cold weather outerwear

Gearing Up for Winter

I have a vivid memory of Seth and I walking to grocery store from my parent’s house back in 2005 before we could drive. It was raining, we were sharing a headphone set – one in my ear, one in his – listening to Shinedown’s 45. On the way back, we jumped in all the puddles and I remember having so much fun and being so happy. Since then, not much has changed and everything
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Blackbird Dagger beaded fringe earrings

November Giveaways: Blackbird Dagger

I was recently perusing Cameron Mark’s new website (an amazing local boutique here in Santa Cruz) and came across these beaded fringe earrings and was immediately all heart eyes over them. They’re made by Blackbird Dagger, a brand that curates and purveys vintage housewares and handmade goods. I of course looked them up on Instagram and found a feed filled most recently with the coolest beaded earrings! I immediately contacted Nancy, the talented woman behind
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Sweet & Spark statement earrings

November Giveaways: Sweet & Spark

Statement earrings are one of my favorite trends for fall, especially for the holidays! Whether you’re dressing up or keeping it comfy and casual, they add the perfect amount of glam and sparkle to an outfit. I’m stoked to be giving away a $100 gift card to Sweet & Spark today so you can get your hands on some of your own holiday sparkle! If you’ve been following for awhile, you’ve heard me talk about
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Helping Jewels gold choker and birthstone necklace

November Giveaways: Helping Jewels

   Helping Jewels is truly my kind of business. Nycole, the amazing woman behind the brand, designs and hand makes every piece in Southern California. Each design is only produced in limited quantities so it feels unique. I’m wearing the gold choker, which I love because of the subtle sense of style it adds to any outfit, and the birthstone necklace. I’m wearing a raw Ruby for Talie’s birth month, July. These make the perfect
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