Playing Mama to Two

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I shared one of these photos on Instagram last week and loved it so much I wanted to add it here as well (even if each kid is making a silly face in either photo). These were taken on an afternoon where we were lucky enough to babysit my niece and I was able to experience life as a mom to two…except that my niece is the easiest baby ever, so she pretty much induced full-on baby fever into our little family of three, particularly into Holden who seems to be completely smitten with babies at the moment. It is so amazing to watch Holden interact with his little cousin – fawning over her, tickling her toes, kissing her cheeks, and playing ever so gently with her.  His sweet demeanor never ceases to amaze me.  After a peaceful, playful,and joy-filled afternoon playing mama to two, I’m starting to think I could get used to this ;)

Holden and baby Kenley are both wearing pieces by the gorgeous children’s accessory shop, Henny & Coco.  Holden wears the Black Beaded Toddler Tassel Necklace and baby Kenley wears the Teal Leather Hair Bow.


What Summer Looks Like

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Warm nights, starry skies, sand, and sun, and surf….it’s starting to feel like summer already here in Southern California.



Home Inspiration :: Amanda Brooks’ English Home

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I stumbled across this glamorous country home over the weekend and couldn’t help but share for a little Monday inspiration.  Living in the country on a large plot of land with animals is something that is constantly tugging at my heart, this gorgeous family and their country-chic home and lifestyle has me packing my bags and heading to the English countryside for good.

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Glitter Guide Shoot at Hotel Zetta

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photos :: Dustin Benesch // skirts :: Bel & Beau

A few months ago, I stayed at the gorgeous Hotel Zetta for A Girl About Town Feature on the Glitter Guide and thought I’d share a few pictures from the shoot.  The hotel was a quiet oasis in the center of the city, and the hubby and I enjoyed our quick little weekend getaway.  I usually like to have the little man in photos with me (so I’m not the center of attention) and felt a little silly at times as we snapped shots around the hotel, but it was fun pretending to play model for the day.