A Dreamy Run Down Rodeo Drive

A Gorgeous run down Rodeo Drive from the Beverly Hilton Los Angeles California to Beverly Gardens Park.jpg

Palm Trees, Galore

On my second morning waking up in the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, my publisher and I went for a sunrise run down the famous Rodeo Drive.

The road (and shopping mecca) was kind of deserted at that hour, making it that much more surreal and wonderful. Check out these gorgeous photos!

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Small Snippets From LA

Beverly Hilton Hotel, Design Bloggers Conference

City of Angels

Good morning, loves! I am currently waking up slowly in bed before my publisher and I go for a run down Rodeo Drive! This is the only time we can fit it in, but it’s worth it.

I’ve been working nonstop (yesterday my day started at 5 am and ended at 10:30 pm), but the photos I’m about to share makes it look like all we’re doing is living the life.

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Happy Holidays in Florida



This year, Nick and I spent 5 days in Florida with the whole family for Christmas. It’s always nice to take a break in the sunshine state, and this trip was no exception. There was a lot of togetherness, early morning runs, and excessive eating.

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Mom’s Birthday in Ponte Vedra, Part 2



Day 3 of my visit to Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, started off like the rest: early morning on the couch with Mama, sipping hot coffee. Then my best friend Emily invited me to see President Obama speak at UNF, and I said yes, duh.

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Labor Day Weekend in Ponte Vedra



I’ve not felt in the mood to blog lately, but I’m back with a vengeance! Here’s a post dedicated to the man’s and my trip to my hometown, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida.

It was the perfect getaway to see my parents, to do improv with my best friend, to walk on the beach, and to show Nick where I grew up!

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My Stay in Jackson Hole: Part 4

Running and eating in Jackson Hole, Wyoming


…and running & food. The conclusion of my four-part Jackson Hole recap is pretty darn simple.

Our schedules were filled to the brim this week between meetings and events and wanting to get the insider’s guide to Jackson Hole. Every spare minute was spent on the go.

When my downtime-filled Thursday came along, I decided to devote it to a smorgasbord of local eats, with a little trail running mixed in. Take a look at these pics!

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My Stay in Jackson Hole: Part 3

The busiest day in Jackson Hole, Wyoming


Yesterday was divine. If you’ve been following along, we landed in Jackson Hole, were blown away by our hotel room, ran a fast 5 miles along the Snake River, and feasted on Local eats.

Today was nonstop. We got up early for another run, followed by a brief luxurious bath session, before we had multiple meetings with designers galore. It did, however, involve sampling a ton of food.

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My stay in Jackson Hole: Part 2

5-Mile Run at Emily's Pond Levee, Snake River Dike, Jackson Hole, Wyoming


Picking up where we left off in My Stay in Jackson Hole: Part 1, after smoothies & sunbathing, we geared up for an afternoon run before dinner.

It ended up being my fastest 5-miler ever, according to RunKeeper! Naturally, we celebrated with some good eats.

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My Stay in Jackson Hole: Part 1

The Gray Crane art shop and gallery, Jackson Hole, Wyoming


Hello from sunny Jackson Hole, Wyoming!

I’m here on business, but why not report back to The Real Life on all the fun tidbits of my first visit to this gorgeous town?

I’ve only been here for 4 hours, and I’m already smitten.

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