Monday, January 19, 2015

[grand tour] Julian, CA

On Saturday, Kevin and I drove up to Julian to explore the tiny town famous for it's incredible apple pie. After a slice, of course, we poked around in all of the adorable gift shops and went a little sugar-crazy in the Julian Candy Basket. I also couldn't resist buying a few of the beautifully scented handcrafted soaps from the sweet woman behind the counter at the Julian Soap Company. It was a relaxing afternoon, enjoying the crisp winter air and passing a bottle of root beer back and forth while meandering lazily down the charmingly uneven sidewalks of the main drag. We finished off the day with chicken pot pie, grilled cheese, and fried pickles at the Rongbranch Restaurant and went home with full bellies and a fresh apple crumble pie for my parents. 

What I wore: Floppy Hat from eBay, Cream Shirt from Forever 21, White and Gray Scarf from Target, High-waist Skinny Jeans from Hollister, Five Layer Fringe Boots from Minnetonka, Bracelets from Charming Charlie and Walmart, Watch from Rue 21.

Watch my Vlog of the day's adventures...

Have you ever visited Julian, California? What was your favorite thing to do there? Leave a comment and let me know!

Friday, January 2, 2015

insta love :: December

White hot chocolate and blog planning on a festive notepad.
Playing with edits on a Christmas Day selfie. Dress from Forever 21.
I love changing my phone wallpaper to match the seasons!
My new favorite faux-fur from Forever 21.
Shopping at the international grocery store for some Persian goodies!
Our perfect tree surrounded by gifts and love on Christmas morning.
I love that I can go to the beach in December! My best friend's daughter was collecting seashells on this trip :)
Compulsory Christmas listening.
Predicting your future and playing with lights. Dress from Forever 21. Original photo by Ryan Ros for Organized Grime.
Playing with the Glitche app. Sweater from H&M.

and my "December Moments" compilation video…

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