Lovely Links of the Week, 12.4.14 edition

computerA few lovely links: I think and know these tips can help us all live better lives, whether it be by looking our best, living in the best environment, doing our best at work or following our instincts as best as possible. I hope you enjoy & get something out of them like I did!

heartFashion tips to make holiday parties a little more magical (& comfortable). ||

heartEllen Pompeo’s 5 tips for a happier home renovation. ||

heartShe’s been wildly successful in her career, so here’s a complete roundup of Anna Wintour’s best career advice.||

heartLive your life to its fullest: 5 Decisions to avoid in order to live a regret-free life. ||

heartAll it requires is a separate, handwritten note: The cheapest & easiest way to influence people. ||




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Lovely Links of the Week, 11.16.14 edition

computerpsLovely links from this past week from tips on working from home to the trick to always looking put together!

heartWorking from home can be an advantage, yet you’re not in the office environment around other people. Since I work from home + want to be social, I’ve needed to make some changes in how + when I work from home. Then, I found these 10 tips. ||

heartA lovely, inspiring + peaceful thought on dreams.||

heartA girl’s hair essential – dry shampoo! learn how to make your own + how to use it ||

heartWant to save money? Check out these 12 household spending habits to kick to the curb. ||

heartI’ve always loved the idea + look of your own personal “uniform”. 15 fashion bloggers swear by it + show theirs. ||

heartThe age-old question: Can money really buy happiness? New research tells us the answer. ||

I hope you enjoy! What would your “uniform” be?




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Lovely Links of the Week, 11.7.14 edition

computerpsFor me, part of creating a life I love, a lovely life, is by being “in the know” of the latest inspirational news. Where do I get that info? From different news + blog sites! The {below} links from this week interested me in one way or another. I hope you enjoy!

heartUp your style game for Fall with this easy + fashionable way to wear scarves. ||

heartLooking put together + stylish when traveling is always the goal, then comfort takes over. Some inspo: looks celebs wear to take flight. ||

heartA morning ritual: Who knew your tongue can tell you lots about your daily health! Here’s how. ||

heartBusiness: Co-founder of The Honest Company, Jessica Alba’s, take on the importance of knowing your strengths + weaknesses + proving your doubters wrong. ||

heartThe 1 Habit All Successful Woman Share. ||

Let me know which one is your favorite. 🙂




Lovely Links of the Week, 10.30.14 edition

Happy Thursday! The workweek is almost over + just 1 day to go until Halloween. Before you put your mask on + can no longer see the computer screen, here’s a few lovely links to catch you up on the week…enjoy!

heartThe healthiest Halloween candy for every craving ||

heartPumpkin Carving 101 for those of us who haven’t mastered pumpkin carving skills, myself included ||

heartTrying to figure out what appetizer to bring to a Halloween party? Here are 19 ideas. ||

heartSuccessful career women speak up about how they + other women use fashion to assert their power + it’s totally okay. ||

heartDo you wear high heels? A few ways to save your ankles ||





Lovely Links of the Week, 10.18.14 edition

computerSome lovely links from this week. Have a great weekend!

heart14 Ways to Tour the World AND All in California. ||

heartEgg Freezing has been a big news topic this week, so the real reason why women would do it. ||

heartHow to understand the Introverts in your life. ||

heartDecorating pumpkins this weekend? Here’s 23 chic decorating ideas to inspire you. ||

heartA healthy chocolate milkshake. Instead of hazelnut milk, add almond or this cashew nut milk. Yum! ||


Lovely Links of the Week, 10.10.2014 Edition

Hi! These are a few of my favorite links of the week. I found them all to be helpful, interesting, and they’re in alignment with this week’s vibe of creating a strong foundation. I hope you enjoy!

heartYes, I’m a little obsessed with Mercury Retrograde. There’s still more of it left until October 25th. Find out how it affects YOUR Sun-Sign. ||

heartPractice your “re’s” in this how-to on decluttering your home. You’ll feel refreshed + your home renewed. ||

heartElizabeth Gilbert (“Eat, Pray, Love”) + Oprah on answering “the call” to be the Hero of our own lives. ||

heartA Google Exec on how to email properly. Really good!! ||

heart5 invaluable pieces of career advice from the wildly successful fashion entrepreneur, Tory Burch. ||

heartSince I’m a UCLA girl, I think it’s interesting what the kids are wearing now: UCLA + USC Campus Street Style. ||


Lovely Links of the Week, 10.3.2014 Edition

computerThese are a few of my favorite lovely links of the week from listening to your intuition to loving where you live. Hope you enjoy!

heartWhy we should spend half of our day simply existing, BEING + Why to Trust Your Gut. ||

heartThe Theme for October 2014. ||

heartSummer is over, but How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos. ||

heartWest Coast Fashion Insiders on #itswhyweliveinLAbaby. ||

heartThe Best Street Style of Paris Fashion Week. Au Revoir! ||


Lovely Links of the Week

computerA few days early, but my favorite links so far:

heartThink good things, your body will thank you. ||

heartWhat the Style Makers Wore at Milan Fashion Week Spring 2015. ||

heartAnd now that it’s PFW, a look inside a fabulous Parisian apartment. ||

heartI’ll be using this as my guide – 7 Foolproof Outfit Formulas for Fall. ||

heart5 Style Rules Every Single (AND Non-Single) Woman Should Follow ||

heartMore affirmation for my love of Matcha…Tea is the New Coffee ||

The New Moon in Libheartra, September 23-24th. ||

I hope you enjoy!


Lovely Links of the Week

computerTo catch you up on some of the week’s news + happenings…


Yes, for those of us who aren’t LeBron James or Serena Williams, college is still necessary…Top Colleges That Enroll Rich, Middle Class, & Poor ||

heartDon’t feel like another trip to the grocery store? Here’s your answer: Whole Foods & Instacart Turn Up the Heat In the Delivery Wars ||

heartLife is better + easier when we surrender + love. Thank you Marianne Williamson for the reminder! ||

heartCreate what you love. The Joyologist: How One Woman Created the Coolest Job Ever ||

In Honor of NY Fashion Week:

heartFall’s Best Coats in Black + White ||


Fall Inspo – What the Tastemakers Are Wearing Now. NYFW Street-Syle Photographs by Tommy Ton || + a few more. ||

heartVideo: Fashion Designer, Vera Wang, on her sanctuary – Treasuring the Calm in the Eye of the Storm ||

heartVideo: 73 Questions with Anna Wintour ||

heartAnd finally, a skill we all hunger for: How to Make 10 (or more) Grilled Cheese Sandwiches at Once ||



Lovely Links of the Week

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Since most of us can’t spend endless hours surfing the Internet, I’ve curated a few of my favorite articles/posts of the week. Enjoy!

heartBe Authentic. Be You. Stand On Your Sacred Ground. ||


8 Secrets Calm People Know. ||


Be in the Know: The Must-Try Hair Colors for Fall. ||


NY Fashion Week starts today. To be legit with the fashion crowd, do your homework: How to Pronounce Fashion Designer Names. I’ll be studying too. 🙂 ||

heartWho Are We/They? The Millennials Are Generation Nice. (This came out a few weeks ago. If you haven’t already seen it, it’s a good read). ||

heartSpeaking of Millennials…Alexander Wang, Serving Two Masters. ||

heart7 Crucial Things to Know Before You Start A Business. ||

heart7 Great Pieces of Career Advice No One Ever Told You. ||


Cutting back on the Summertime cocktails? Try this Berry Detox Smoothie. ||


Joan Rivers will be missed. An inspiring, smart, giving, & funny woman who always made me laugh! ||

Have a great, warm weekend!