Southwestern Jackets + Coats AKA Indians + Cowboys

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Our last hurrah for Fall fashion couldn’t be helped.  These Southwestern jackets and coats are keeping us warm and fuzzy; inside and out.  A thick layer of wool layered over dresses and denim is in the print of the moment.  Brought to us by Native Americans and hailing from the Aztecs, the geometric print contains symbols of both nature and celestial […]

Outdoor Tablescapes For Fall Entertaining

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Capture the remaining warmth of the year by hosting a dinner party in the sunshine.  Our favorite outdoor tablescapes for Fall take advantage of the rich and vibrant colors of Mother Nature.  Most families have Thanksgiving dinner earlier in the day; why not take advantage of the fact that it’s the warmest time to be outside?  This also makes cleanup […]

Turtleneck Power! (Ditch The Scarf.)

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No more long, drapey, hang-y thing around your neck. This season, we are opting for the trusty turtleneck as the layering foundation piece of the season. Keep your core warm in rich Fall colors, like gold and brown.  Add coats and jackets and hats as you please for a cleaner, vertical line.  Take a look at some of our favorite […]

Jungle Decor: Exotic Maximalism For Your Home

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Photo courtesy: No Glitter No Glory

Time to add an edge of maximalism to your home decor with big prints and lots of imagination.  Jungle decor is fresh out of a storybook, with lush, tropical leaves and wildlife abounding.  You can spruce up a guest bedroom or a cozy nook with glamour and whimsy.  We found the most amazing wallpaper prints and silk fabrics that will […]

Union Creek Campground in Southern Oregon

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This past August our family was able to take our latest adventure together in Jackson County Oregon’s beautiful and scenic Union Creek Campground, which is situated between the small town of Prospect and Crater Lake; one of the great natural wonders of the world. This section of Oregon is a perfect balance of Oregon’s Rainy and heavily wooded North and […]

Bourgeois Bohemian: Look-Don’t-Touch Fashion

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In Marxist philosophy, the bourgeoisie is a social class that banks on capitalism for survival. We fell in love with bourgeois Bohemian looks for Fall and Resort and all of its sumptuousness. Print mix like a boss and add a load of eclecticism with style. Pull these looks off in the office or your favorite socialite setting. Don’t know, don’t […]

Fall Hygge: Settle Down Into a Healthy Lifestyle

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Ahh, Fall.  Cool enough to hunker down with a good book; warm enough to enjoy the great outdoors.  This season, our Fall Hygge guide focuses on enjoying the best of both.  Try our yummy (low-glycemic) recipes and add natural decor touches to your home.  Treat yourself to a spa night, or simply take it easy in the morning.  Hygge is […]

Honey Hair Mask DIYs Moisturize Dry Winter Locks

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Staying in this weekend?  Treat yourself to a mini spa night with an easy honey hair mask that will hydrate your locks.  Honey is a natural humectant, which means it retains and preserves moisture.  Plus, homemade beauty treatments are a fun way to take care of yourself naturally.  The drying combination of Winter weather and styling tools can really take […]

Celebrity Halloween Costumes For Socialites

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If you’re a true socialite, then you most likely Halloween shop out of your own closet.  Use these celebrity Halloween costumes as inspiration and build off of your favorite fashion trends from the year.  You should only need to purchase an accessory or two to make any costume complete.  Does your Halloween span 3-4 nights? Will you need a different […]

Console Styling Tips for Mid-Century Modern Mavens

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Part of the fun of getting ready for Fall is creating new vignettes with vintage decor and collections from Summer’s travels. Console styling is a bit of an art form and takes a little bit of restraint and an eye for balance. Check out these mid-century modern beauties that boast an equal dose of both qualities. Extend Your Console Styling […]

Fort Bragg, California Coastal Weekend

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Fort Bragg, California

One of the best things about California is that it is so infinitely explorable. Take a weekend trip up (or down) the coast to Fort Bragg and soak in the seaside for a few days. Our handy travel guide will help you make the most of your days and your budget will thank you later. The drive is half the […]

High-Water Pants + Cropped Denim On Trend

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“The flood is over and the land is dry, why are you wearing your pants so high?”  This season, boots are getting the recognition they deserve with high-water pants on trend.  Cropped denim and slacks are comfortable and versatile.  You can wear them to work or window shopping.  Here’s how we’re doing it for Fall (and well into 2019). High-Water […]