THE GRASSLANDS: Boots & Embroidery

Embroidery can often be seen as a bit old fashioned, but took a walk out into the beautiful expanse of desert grasslands in Cottonwood Arizona to bring you my take on the current trend. As always, black is the new black and mixing textures adds interest....

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PRACTICAL MAGIC: Autumn Florals

The Crescent Moon area of Sedona is one of the most beautiful and mysterious places I've ever been, and I am always lured back. Even with thunderstorms brewing in the distance, it has a haunting peace about it. I adore the twisted old juniper trees. The...

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JUST the TICKET

You may have noticed that I took a personal break for a few weeks recently. Life dealt several blows - the way is does from time to time - and I lost someone incredibly dear to me. It was important to allow myself the time I needed to adjust, to breathe...

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INDIGO JUMPSUIT | CARLSBAD CLIFFS

Indigo is such an alluring color. Some see it as a blue, while others insist it is purple. On the color spectrum it is truly the balance of both and for some reason I've always loved that about it. While it can be a difficult shade to locate, when I...

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EMERALD GREEN HALTER DRESS

 San Diego is the site of the first permanent Spanish settlement in California, and 'Old Town' San Diego is considered the "birthplace" of California. The entire area is rich with Spanish influence. The colors, the textures... the embroidery! It is all so...

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STRAWBERRY FIELDS

a kind of heaven... As soon as we arrived in Carlsbad, California, our first stop was the market to stock up on fresh eats for the week. If you've ever been to Southern Cali, then you know how incredibly sweet and delicious the fresh fruit is in the this...

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BREEZY BEACH STYLE

Those Summer Vibes... Whether you're headed to the beach or enjoying chill time locally during these hot summer days, you are going to need a chic kimono in your fashion arsenal. They are the ultimate useful sidekick to have on-hand because they can work double duty...

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The GINGHAM BIKINI that is MAKING WAVES

Be an all-American bombshell.   Ruffles, gingham print, a seriously comfy high waisted bikini bottom, a sexy lace-up top... AND it's reversible?! Yes, please. This adorable suit by Cannonball Swimwear has been making EXTRA big waves this season, and it's easy to see...

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My FLIRTY FLORAL WRAP DRESS

I'm in the mood to Salsa!   I am loving the relaxed lifestyle that South Beach Miami has to offer. The colors and fashion feed my soul! There's not much is better than a cute dress that you can just throw on and head out for fresh mojitos in this city. For these kinds...

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The DREAMIEST BLUE PORCELAIN PRINT BIKINI

What if this was all a daydream?   The lush, tropical surroundings of the Miami Beach Edition's pools will seduce and lure you in. You feel like you're on a private island when you explore the tucked away paths with private cabanas. We spent the day in the shade of...

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A TROPICAL ESCAPE: MIAMI

A City of Color, Flavor and Beauty   Miami is one of my favorite cities for far too many reasons to list in one paragraph - the food, the culture and the vintage deco architecture barely scratch the surface of this colorful city. We checked in to the refreshing and...

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STRIPES in BAL HARBOUR

Looking for the perfect show-stopping dress for this summer? Look no further, because THIS stunning striped maxi dress from Shabby Apple is everything you've ever dreamed of! It is made of preppy stripes and loads of flowy drama that will stop traffic! I wore it last...

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FLORIDA VACAY: WHAT I WORE

Outfit Recap  Learning to relax takes some serious training, and I have been in need of a little 'practice' lately. The week before the Kentucky Derby we spent in Florida for a little workation. We had a beautiful time soaking in a little vitamin D (while wearing 100...

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SPRING FLORAL MAXI DRESS

The maxi dress that you should probably grab now... Few things delight me as much as an early spring, and I am on cloud nine! We just spent the past few days on Anna Maria Island with The Pink Lily Boutique as they shot all of the fashion for spring/summer 2017. The...

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REVERSIBLE SWIMWEAR is EVERYTHING

Why Cannonball Swimwear is a Jetsetter's Dream Hello my name is Catherine and I am an over-packer. Every time I am heading out for a vacay, I can never decide what to bring, so I bring EVERYTHING. Who doesn't need 8 swimsuits for a weekend getaway!? Know anyone else...

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