Mr Self Portrait

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The World According to Paul Andrew

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Lady in Red

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Beauty and the Beach

[df_divider_text title=”Hermosa Beach, California” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”0″][df_divider_text title=” ”The waves of the sea help me get back to me.” – Jill Davis” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”2px”] Life at the beach is definitely different.  Having left behind the blustery winters of Chicago several years ago, … Continue Reading

Brand Spotlight  –  Lilly Pulitzer

  [df_divider_text title=”Wilderness Park, Redondo Beach, California” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”0″][df_divider_text title=” ”Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”2px”] There’s something about reconnecting with a brand that … Continue Reading

Brand Spotlight – Banana Republic

  [df_divider_text title=”The South Bay – Los Angeles” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”0″][df_divider_text title=” ”You are more powerful than you know, you are beautiful just as you are.” – Melissa Etheridge” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”2px”] When I think of Banana Republic, I think of classic with a … Continue Reading

Adventures in Utah

  [df_divider_text title=”Utah” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”0″][df_divider_text title=” ”Beauty isn’t about having a pretty face. It is about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart, and most importantly a beautiful soul.” – Unknown” title_align=”separator_align_center” el_width=”100″ style=”solid” accent_color=”#EEEEEE” padding=”20px 0″ position=”align_center” el_class=”” border_t_width=”2px”] Fall always makes me thing of falling leaves, changing … Continue Reading

Black Leather and Midlife

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Boho and the Beach

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