essentials

My Fall Bucket List

Cooler weather, pumpkin infused everything, layered outfits… bring it on, fall!  The mornings and evenings here are so nice and chilly, but the afternoons are still reminding us that we live in the land of endless summer.  That won’t stop the fall madness around here, though!  I am baking and bucket listing and I can’t be stopped!  Here are just a few of the things I’m hoping to check off by Christmas! 1. visit the fall harvest festival at Underwood Family farms 2. give our front porch a fall makeover (I love this …

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Work It Out // Staying Healthy While On Set

You may have noticed from social media that I was in Austin for almost two weeks this month styling another shoot for the fabulous accessories company, Noonday Collection.  If you’re going to have to go somewhere for two weeks, you can’t beat Austin!  There is queso at every meal and the people are so friendly!  Aaron was here in LA working and often times has to travel at the last second, so I took Parker with me for the ride.  Luckily I have family there which was a huge with help taking care of her, but between juggling …

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5 Essential Beauty Products for Every Day

Somewhere between reading The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and renovating our master bathroom, I realized that I have too many beauty products that I never use.  Some because they don’t live up to what I thought they would when I first bought them and others because I simply haven’t incorporated them into my daily routine.  I decided to take the opportunity to streamline them and came up with 5 products that are total beauty staples!  Dying with curiosity?  Read on! The basket of body lotions I own is plentiful but the …

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What To Read Now // Fall

A new season around here can only mean one thing: A new fall reading list by our book aficionado at large, Gail Werner.  October is shaping up to be an equally fun and crazy busy work month, but I fully plan on setting aside a little time after-hours for some of these reads!  Take it away, Gail! Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert: I started gushing about Elizabeth Gilbert’s Magic Lessons podcast in August. Conceived as “road maps for the path to creativity,” the weekly listening sessions where the author pushed creatives to face fears and …

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