The Smile Lines That 2017 Brought

Happy New Year!!! I am so grateful for 2017, and so grateful for so many of you that have followed along through it all. Here are some of my thoughts that I also shared on Instagram. 2017 was… The best year of my life. A few days ago (while in Idaho) Scott and I visited … Continue Reading

My Cozy Cabin Winter Holiday

For the holidays Scott and I headed toward Boise, Idaho, which is Scott’s hometown! We’ve come here past winters and summers, each time enjoying the fresh air, untouched nature, family time, and peaceful silence that comes from a small city (unlike hectic Los Angeles). Scott’s parents always welcome us with open arms, and their love … Continue Reading

Coucou Paris: Our Week Trip with Sézane and Eve Denim

Last month Scott and I celebrated our two-year wedding anniversary, four years together as a couple and Scott’s birthday! I was originally planning on surprising Scott with a trip up to Northern California (staying in a gorgeous, magical treehouse). However…that gorgeous, magical treehouse was in Santa Rosa, the area that was sadly ravaged by a … Continue Reading

Let’s Talk: What It’s Like To Be HSP

A few weeks ago my beautiful, sweet friends of The Girls With Glasses, Summer Bellessa and Brooke White, asked me to talk about what it means to be an HSP. To be honest, I didn’t know the term HSP existed until about six months ago. When I looked into it, however…it all made sense. I had … Continue Reading

Self Portrait Series : Love in the Air

Taking self portraits has been one of my most favorite creative outlets for the past five years.  A few weeks ago, by clicking on the hashtag #noiretportrait (a hashtag I created to document these portraits), I noticed that my first self portrait was way back in 2013! Looking back at my portrait work, I was … Continue Reading

5 Things My Journey Through Mormonism Taught Me

For the past few years my spiritual world has gone through a deep chasm, shifting and widening, leaving my soul wandering, departing on a journey to find all that I can about what is good, and most of all, what is right. I found Mormonism in my mid-teens. Although I was hesitant to delve into … Continue Reading