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Fall Style: New Earrings in Exciting Shapes and Textures

Fall is here and it's time to revamp your closet and accessories! Put away the sandals and it's  time for cozy knits and closed toe shoes. Statement earrings are big again this fall, the bigger the better. Read on for the best Fall 2018 jewelry trends! Peg Acrylic Statement Earrings in Grey  Acrylic is such a fun material to work with! It's slick, glossy surface give a sophisticated shine and I love the marbled finish. Great for everyday wear and casual outfits, you'll never look overdressed.   Peg Acrylic Statement Earrings in Grey     Larrimore Acrylic Earrings in Blush Pastels are surprisingly still relevant for cooler days, looking very chic with textured coats and sweaters.  My Larrimore earrings are oversized but...

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Cheers! My Favorite White Wines Under $10

I don't know about you, but I love a chilled glass of wine at the end of a long day. Especially September in Los Angeles, when the weather is at its hottest. Nothing is more refreshing or has the ability to punctuate the day between work mode and me time.  Now I'm by no means a wine expert, but I know what I like. My husband grew up in France so we know our way around a wine bottle! Personally I prefer white wine to red, I just don't sleep well when I drink red and I also used to suffer from migraines and red wine is a no no for that. I buy my wine all over, from fancy wine...

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End of Summer Skincare: How I Transition for Fall

After a summer of sun, and in anticipation of the impending seasonal temperature change, it's an ideal time to rethink your skincare regime.  I was excited to try Nyakio's skincare line because it is formulated without sulfates, phthalates, parabens, mineral oil, petrolatum, formaldehyde, and butylene glycol.  The packaging is heavy and substantial, the ingredients high quality and backed by generations of use. Nyakio's line is pleasantly affordable despite its luxurious ingredients.   As a young girl Nyakio, spent her summers in Africa with her family of medicine men, farmers and educators. Her favorite memory was of her grandmother (a coffee farmer) teaching her mother and her to crush coffee beans and rub them on their skin using a piece of sugarcane to...

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Summer Book Roundup: The Best Books for Your Summer Getaway

I love to read. As a child, I was the quiet kid with her head down in a book at the dinner table and I'm secretly hoping my son will end up that way too.  I try to read every night before bed, lately it's been averaging a book a week. Hand me a glass of wine and something to read and I'm a happy girl! It also happens to be  National Book Lover's Day.  What better time is there to share some of my recent highlights from my reading list? Enjoy!     I first came across Woman No 17 as a recommendation both by a friend and as the famous LA book store Book Soup - pick of the month. I'm...

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