Summertime is such a wonderful time of year. I’m definitely enjoying it more now that this horrible heat wave is finally giving us a break and easing up on the triple-digit temperatures. I’ve been wearing my Clara the Label dresses on repeat (use code WELCOME25 for 25% off!), and they’re exceptionally comfortable, whether it’s 100 or 70. Did I mention they’re Victoria Dunn’s sister label? This blue and white floral print mini dress has been one of my favorites, and one I’ve worn a few times since getting it a couple of weeks ago.
After seeing photos of Morning Glory online, I decided to visit during our time here in San Diego, CA. I didn’t do much digging other than, “Wow, the reviews are excellent, and it’s so pretty! Plus, it’s included in the Michelin Guide!” I’m easy to please. Despite us arriving right when they opened, I expected a shorter line. I anticipated photographing the space before the crowds converged, but I couldn’t have been more wrong! Still, we were lucky, got the last available seats at Morning Glory, and had an epic breakfast. Let’s dig in!
I can hear that Aqua song playing, can’t you? Growing up, I loved playing with Barbie dolls between reading, painting, catching bugs, and taking photos with my first camera, which just so happened to be a Barbie film camera! I’ve always considered myself a Barbie girl, so seeing the resurgence of Barbie’s popularity due to the upcoming movie has been so nostalgic and excited me to pull out all my favorite pink styles. Shop Premium Outlets asked me to help them promote their gorgeous pink collection, so I’ve pulled a few of my favorites, and I’ll share them with you and show you how I style them! This pink Barbiecore outfit was the perfect dress to wear around San Diego as we ventured around the new (to us) city!
Japanese food has long been my very favorite type of cuisine. I love that it can range from strictly traditional to inventive fusion and everything in between. Plus, since I do not eat meat and cannot eat gluten, the fish and vegetable-heavy cuisine is a fantastic way to ensure I can eat more than most restaurants. Cloak & Petal, a restaurant in the Michelin Guide for San Diego, perfectly fits my criteria and exceeded my expectations.
Everything we ate at Mohonk Mountain House was outstanding. I didn’t have a single bite I didn’t like, and everything was almost too pretty to eat. So, to inspire your sojourn to this neck of breathtaking Hudson Valley, here’s a little food diary! You loved the first one of these I made about Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, MI, so hopefully, you’ll enjoy this one just as much. I know I did! Did I mention the food is included in your stay? That’s right, this didn’t cost us an extra cent!
My friends at Clara the Label (Victoria Dunn’s new sister brand!) sent me a few dresses to try on and share with you, along with a 25% off code just for you! If you want comfortable, well-made clothes that are sustainably made from organic cotton from a woman-owned company with ethical production standards, use code WELCOME25 for 25% off! Here’s the first dress I’ll share, the Cleo in Vineyard.
During our stay at Mohonk Mountain House in New York’s Hudson Valley, we hiked the famous Sky Top Trail during heavy fog, which is just a low-lying stratus cloud. So, as we hiked higher into the mountains, the visible distance drastically decreased. At one point, we could hardly see our hands in front of our faces. I tried to take photos of this, but as you can imagine, it didn’t turn out super well because everything was so white and milky, haha. Still, here are some of my favorite shots from our gorgeous hike, which eventually cleared up enough to take some really pretty photos.
Clara the Label, Victoria Dunn’s new sister brand, is handmade in Jaipur, India, using traditional block printing techniques, organic cotton, and comfortable cuts. The colors are so vibrant, the fabric is soft, and the fits are super comfortable, particularly in the heat. I wore this gorgeous Hazel Blockprint Maxi, which is only $50, during our visit to Mohonk Mountain House in Hudson Valley, NY, and it was the perfect companion from breakfast by the lake and a walk around the property to a dip in the pool and lounging poolside. Use code WELCOME25 to take 25% off your entire purchase from Clara the Label. That makes my dress only $37.50!
Think of the best aspects of an eco-friendly summer camp, but geared towards adults (or the entire family), and you’re likely picturing something pretty close to Mohonk Mountain House. This charming luxury resort was the ultimate weekend getaway in New Paltz, NY, in the Hudson Valley. We had individualized tennis coaching, paddle boarded, hiked, canoed, took an archery lesson, did three different kinds of yoga, hiked all around the property, ate world-class food, went swimming, and had a fantastic time! I can’t wait to tell you all about how we spent our rainy weekend in my Mohonk Mountain House Review!
There’s something so fun about dressing for a theme, and today’s outfit’s theme is starry night style! I’m wearing a black dress with cutouts (this runs small, so consider sizing up) with gold jewelry and gold accents.
Robin owns most Lilly Pulitzer shorts that have ever been made, and sometimes we coordinate our outfits. This time we wore all blue together, and he always gets lots of compliments whenever he wears them. I like the way he paired his blues in such a summery way. Click Here to see more outfits. Outfit…