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Transitional Outfits from Summer > TO > Fall | VIDEO

Hello All, If you’ve come over from YouTube, hello! If you’ve returned to the blog check out the video below! I am showing you 6 pieces I have picked up in the past 3 months or so that I am transitioning into the Fall/Winter seasons. Outfit 1: Shoes | Vans – Here Jeans | Old Navy – Here Tank | Target – Similar Here Jacket |…

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Tourist in Town: San Francisco | #1

Hello All, I am starting something new here on SSB! I live in the East Bay Area, and San Francisco is just a quick BART (train) ride away. Since the city is such a tourist destination, but is so close to me I have decided to do “staycations” in the city every now and then and feature what I get up to here on the…

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HOLD BACK THE RIVER

I’m just going to say it. I am not, nor have I ever been particularly curvy. I have very slim hips and that is something I can not change. No amount of squats or weight gain will cause my bones to miraculously spread to give me an hourglass shape… lol! That being said, I’m here to represent another wonderful shape of women. A couple of…

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MY KIND OF PARTY

Location: Alameda Wine & Art Festival – Alameda, CA Date: July 30,2017 Today was perfect! Sunny and 75, a light breeze, great friends, wine and art! We went to the Alameda Wine and Art Festival last year and we absolutely loved it, so we definitely wanted to return this year. I was especially interested in going to the Rue Sonoma booth to pick up a piece…

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WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE | Honest and Open Blogger Posts

For years, and I mean over 6 years, I have wanted to have a consistent blog. I have started blogs, deleted blogs, started again, deleted posts, and so on… I am finally in the place where I know what I want to write about and feature, and for the most part the direction I want my blog to go. Due to the fact that I…

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Recipe #9: Roman-Style Ravioli with Broccoli, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Anchovies and Ricotta

As this is our first recipe in a couple of months, I decided to reformat our new videos, starting with this one. From now on the videos will include a little bit more of us cooking, drinking wine, and any mishaps we have along the way… This video has one so look out for it!  I also COMPLETELY FAILED at taking pictures while making this…

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LADY IN RED

When I was growing up my favorite color was red. I’d choose to be the red player in any game, and I was obsessed with the RED SHOE in one of my favorite childhood games. Anytime my best friend and I would pick wedding colors while playing I always chose red, and she was always my Maid of Honor. Fast forward 15 years, give-or-take, and my…

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SUMMERTIME | My Summer 2017 Must Haves

We get a few sunny days in the 80s and I’m officially in the mood for summer! My husband and I also recently moved into a new place, so all I want to do is entertain and hang out in our backyard. In the spirit of summer I am sharing a few of my favorite beauty, style, entertaining and summer decor must-haves. BEAUTY –  NEUTROGENA ULTRA SHEER DRY…

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Cookie Crust Fruit Tart with Lemon Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Filling

This fresh fruit tart is a SHOW STOPPER, perfect for any summer party! Choose red and blue fruit like I did and your tart will have an Americana feel perfect for upcoming Independence Day celebrations. With a thick sugar cookie crust this tart is easy to pick up and eat with your hands, but just as easily makes a beautiful addition to a desert plate…

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MILKSHAKE | Calibur SF

Since my husband and I moved to the San Francisco Bay Area 2 years ago I have been talking about how great this burger joint called Calibur is. After 2 years we FINALLY made it over there to grab lunch! Disclaimer: This is not your run of the mill burger joint! They make their burgers with “house-ground, 100% organic, grass-fed California beef,” and their “fries are…

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