Niagara Falls

Growing up in the midwest with four siblings, summer usually meant road trips and tourist traps. We would pile into the family station wagon, cram the suitcases on the roof, and hit the road to visit the Grand Canyon, Chattanooga Choo Choo, or Ruby Falls. Somehow, we never made it to Niagara Falls yet it … Continue Reading

The Stylist LA

Entering the warm and inviting showroom at The Stylist LA, be ready to be greeted with a big smile and most likely a hug or two. Founded in 2009 by Emily McDonald, a USC grad, with a big idea to provide affordable fashion to be “borrowed” for a 7 to 10 day rental. As a sorority … Continue Reading

The Coat as a Dress: Styling a Look in 3 Ways

I’m always looking for multiple ways to style a new piece in my wardrobe. Spotting this fabulous coat on a recent shopping trip at Madewell, I snapped it off the clearance rack and ran home to see how I could make it work in my wardrobe. Like many of you, I grew up hitting the … Continue Reading

Acro Yoga: A Lesson in Self Trust

  You may be wondering, what is Acro Yoga all about? Having ventured down the spiritual path decades ago, I developed a passion for Vinyasa Yoga. I adore the flow, the vibe, the peace, the community, the connection and the beautiful space that it created inside of me. I absolutely love the way that it … Continue Reading

The Cosmopolitan Village of Yorkville – Part I

A visit to Toronto isn’t complete without a stop in the charming enclave of Yorkville. It’s almost hard to imagine it’s original bohemian roots as the capital of Canada’s hippie counter culture, as today it’s  the epitome of cosmopolitan style. With charming streets that have a bit of the European vibe, it’s an absolute can’t … Continue Reading

The Four Seasons Toronto – Living the High Life in Yorkville

I fell in love with Canada long before ever setting foot there. My Grandmother, an Irish lassie who never left the house without her nails, lips, and eyebrows carefully done, always spoke fondly of this beautiful country. And she was right. When you arrive in Canada, the air feels different and the energy is vibrant and … Continue Reading

CGO Style

What is #CGOStyle?  First and foremost, it’s about throwing the fashion rule book out the window! To me, fashion is meant to be fun without any rules or social mores.  Fashion is creative self expression at it’s finest. The core of #CGOStyle is being comfortable in your own skin and rocking your inner beauty and confidence. It’s … Continue Reading

Venice Part II – Venice California Style

There’s so much to do and see in lovely Venice, California that it’s difficult to cover in one post. I decided to do an additional one which allows me an opportunity to share another look with you. The enclave of Venice is bustling 24/7…  always overflowing  with quite a colorful mix of people from every walk of life.   You … Continue Reading

Part I – Welcome to Venice, California

Does the idea of Venice beach in California conjure up images of hippie surfer dudes with a weed shop on every corner? Well, that’s definitely one side of Venice. If you happen to have a bit of boho in you like me, you will absolutely love the quirkiness of this beach town. With it’s quaint … Continue Reading

Pieces of Inspiration – Jewelry by Trisha Dunn

Spotting Trisha’s jewelry on a weekend getaway to the charming enclave of San Luis Capistrano, was the beginning of a fabulous collaboration with a kindred spirit. As a fashion blogger, weekends are an opportunity to venture out and find wonderful backgrounds for photo shoots. One particularly beautiful weekend this spring was spent in the town … Continue Reading