ray of light

H&M dress, vintage scarf, Vince Camuto heels, vintage, Anthropologie, J. Crew, Stella & Dot necklaces, vintage & BR rings, NARS ‘Funny Face’ lipstick

Necklace Palooza on a beautiful sun-drenched Saturday in Duboce Park here in SF ♥

Photography by Sarah Deragon

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life in pictures

♥ my weekend in instagram snapshots ♥

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ocean sunset

I awoke on Saturday morning to the sun streaming in my windows and with a sudden urge to visit the ocean.  Cue afternoon trip to the outer sunset with best friend to visit some of these places and watch the sun set over the Pacific. It was one of those days that made me fall in love with SF all over again.

Yes, I promise, the sunset was this amazing, oscillating between purples and pinks and rich oranges and red as you looked from left to right across the horizon. Incredible. And aren’t the succulents in the backyard of  General Store adorable? I love me some succulents.

snow day

pics from my phone of my day on the mountain (that’s me!)

#fun

winter vacation

-some snapshots from my little winter vacation in the snow-

festive Whistler village dusk to dark

skiing + snowboarding

prada-inspired cable headband my mom knitted me for christmas (similar style here)

gilded gold + glitter ombre nails à la my glitter guide how-to feature done with butter london’s ‘the full monty‘ & ‘west end wonderland

stop and start

I love these black and white photographs of Michelle Williams and Heath Ledger. It’s so sad he’s gone from us. Their love…. its heartbreaking..

Has anyone seem ‘My Week with Marilyn’? I’d love to hear what you think

**photos by Dutch husband-and-wife team Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin via Nowness.com

daydreaming in san francisco

At least every couple of months I like to take a lazy Sunday when I have no other plans, grab a friend and just walk around San Francisco a bit in a state of daydream, taking pictures of things that inspire me. It reminds me of how lucky I am to live in such a beautiful city (and why my rent is so high) with so many cool and interesting neighborhoods, shops and restaurants.  Being appreciative is always a good thing, as is getting inspired by the beauty around you. And I know this DVN quote has been making its rounds in the blog world, but I just couldn’t resist incorporating it in this post because I love it and its message so much. The world would be such a more boring place without a little imagination, right?

*all photographs by me

snapshots from a life in bloom

It’s officially springtime in San Francisco, as the sun is out and all of the flowers are in bloom.  It has inspired me to get out and take some pictures and practice my photography skills. These photos actually remind me that I need to stop and smell the proverbial roses more often. They’re quite nice. xx

“I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. ” ― Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
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