March 27, 2015
I don’t know about you, but this gal is excited it’s Friday! I spent the last 24 hours in SF where I hosted the first-ever YouTube Creator Day. I met a lot of wonderful creators and reconnected with a few that I’ve been working with for years, but rarely get to see in person. I also hosted a panel on Building Success on YouTube which was something I’ve wanted to cross off of my list for a while. Overall, it was a great trip; but the combination of travel, long days and being in my second trimester is exhausting!
Wearing: blouse c/o LeTote / J.Crew skirt / Christian Louboutin heels / Illesteva sunnies / Jennifer Zeuner necklace / Baublebar & Les Mechantes bracelet / MAC Coral Bliss lips
I’m looking forward to relaxing and wearing skirts with elastic waistbands like this one which complements my growing belly (comfortably). What are you doing this weekend?
Life in Santa Monica
March 24, 2015
It’s been exactly a month since we moved from Silicon Valley to Santa Monica, and I can confidently proclaim I’m still ecstatic to be in LA. Someone once said, “Happiness is not a place,” but I’m guessing that person never experienced the continuous 78 degree days and vibrant ocean sunsets of SoCal. What’s not to love? I haven’t found out yet.
This past weekend we explored the Brentwood farmer’s market. And while it was light on ‘farmers’ and heavy on ‘market’, we were thrilled with its family-friendly location marked by multiple playgrounds. We stocked up on pressed juices and fresh tamales and made our way to the playgrounds where Harlowe ran around a track with some of her new friends. I think we have another runner in the family!
After the farmer’s market, we made our way to the Brentwood Country Mart. We wandered aroudn the shops and found an adorable bookstore. Harlowe found a book about the Berenstein Bears (love!) while I found picked up French Women Don’t Get Facelifts. I read Bringing Up Bebe shortly after Harlowe was born and gleaned a lot of valuable insight into the French parenting style, some of which we practice daily. I figured I could benefit just as much from adopting French women’s beauty regimens.
How was your weekend?
Wearing: Madewell dress / Gap chambray / Vince shoes / Illesteva sunnies / Phillip Lim bag / Jennifer Zeuner necklace / Alex + Ani bracelets / YSL lips
What Harlowe Wore: J.Crew dress / Tom’s shoes / Gap jacket (love this one too)
What Harlowe Wore: Little Cocoa Bean
March 20, 2015
Harlowe and I went to Denver last weekend to surprise my dear friend Bree – a recent Bethanimalprint collaborator – with a visit for her birthday. She lives a stone’s throw away from some of my favorite places in Denver, but we decided to head to Boulder to experience something new (and avoid the traffic caused by crowds of people celebrating St. Patrick’s Day).
What Harlowe Wore: Little Cocoa Bean sweatshirt / Gap overalls and sunnies
On Jaxen: Kate and James tee and Gap shorts
We indulged in a wonderful, healthful meal at Zeal on Pearl Street and then walked around and explored cute clothing and toy stores. The boutiques in Boulder were dangerous (read: loads of flowy summer dresses and stylish hats that I contemplated stuffing in my suitcase) but it was a toy store where I couldn’t help myself. How could I say ‘no’ to those adorable faces?
Santa Barbara in Joie
March 19, 2015
What Harlowe Wore: Salt City Emporium
March 17, 2015
Kiss Me – Stripes and Patterns
March 16, 2015
March 13, 2015
Wardrobe Staple: The Wrap Belt Dress
March 11, 2015
A New Addition
March 9, 2015
French Fields Gown
March 3, 2015