Your New Favorite Carry-On: The Chester

After traveling Europe with a carry-on duffel back, a backpack, and a giant suitcase I am determined to try not to over-pack. That’s where a nice, hard shell carry-on suitcase comes in. It’s the perfect size to pack everything you need without over-packing.

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18 Cruelty-Free Skincare Brands

Over the last year I’ve almost fully transitioned into only using cruelty-free products. Every time I run out of one of my old non-cruelty-free staples, I replace it with a new cruelty-free product!

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What to Wear: Summer in Santorini, Greece

Santorini has beautiful weather in the Summer and usually hovers around 80ºF/27ºC between June and August. The architecture is stunning. With bright white buildings that seem to glow under the sun and that gorgeous Greek blue on the rooftops and accents, the Greek Islands are easily identifiable in photos.

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Visiting the Super Bloom in Santa Barbara

Just 50 miles North of Santa Barbara is Figueroa Mountain in Santa Ynez which is currently blooming with Poppies and Wild Lupine– about an hour and a half drive from Santa Barbara.

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Ethical + Sustainable Swim Brands for Summer 2019

I’ve decided I want to make more conscious and educated decisions when buying clothing and swim. I never realized the amount of pollution “fast fashion” causes – especially fabrics made of plastics that don’t every breakdown like swimwear.

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5 Tips For Taking Photos in Paris

One thing that most people struggle with while traveling (including me) is taking nice photos in popular tourist destinations without hoards of tourists around.

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A One-Day Guide to Barcelona

While planning our month-long Europe trip, we had one night we needed to fill between Paris and Seville. Looking for a place somewhere between the two, we picked Barcelona. Our trip was planned around art museum visits, architecture, and beautiful landscapes, so the city built by Gaudí was a perfect choice.

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16 Gorgeous Spots to Take Photos in San Francisco

Looking for the perfect Instagram spot, locations for engagement shoots, or just a nice place to take photos? Here are my favorite spots that I’ve been and the spots at the top of my list to go to on a future trip!

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20 Best Places to Eat in Santa Barbara

I’ve been visiting Santa Barbara my entire life, I lived here for 4 years during college, and now my parents own a condo here. So I consider myself a bit of a local now and it is one of my favorite places in the world!

I have eaten at most of the restaurants around Santa Barbara…

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5 Tips for Successful Thrifting

I used to despise thrift stores. I thought they all smelled, were full of ugly, old, overpriced clothes, and just full of peoples’ junk.

My view of thrift stores completely changed when I started going to them to buy clothes for reselling.

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Take Time To Toast!

A wonderful event full of girl bosses sponsored by Danielle Gibson Events. This year it was in beautiful Sonoma, California at K2 Ranch! There was gorgeous decor, lovely speakers, delicious food & drinks, and positive vibes all around.

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