Beauty Buzz: a Purple Hue

Not to beat you over the head with the whole Radiant Orchid thing, but adding a little of the purple-y hue into your beauty routine would be a great way to ease into the trend and also add a nice… Continue Reading


 Can I tell you how much I love this top? It was one of the many generous gifts CMV’s parents gave to me back at Christmas time and between the color, the peter pan collar and the sleeves – it’s… Continue Reading

I heart…

I heart… my family, cmv, my friends, california, chocolate, puppies, french fries, starbucks, sales, vintage shopping, movie nights, fashion magazines, prosecco, sunsets, the ocean, salt air in my hair, running, listening to classic rock, snuggling, things that sparkle, flowers, romantic… Continue Reading

Leopard & Blush

It was just one of those days… I put on my fav LBD and was feeling a little chilly and in the mood to incorporate a little Valentine’s spirit so I threw on my blush pink fluffy sweater. I decided… Continue Reading

Sweet Winter Pastels

I was in a little bit of a girly mood the other day and decided to break out some pastels! I wore this pale pink cotton lace dress as a skirt, with a cream sweater and this mint jacket which… Continue Reading

Fair Isle and Tulle

Oh hello! I’m guest posting for the lovely Amy over on Cupcakes & Couture today! Head on over to her blog for the rest of the pictures and outfit details…

Sparkle and Shine in 2014

Happy New Year! Although I stayed in on New Year’s Eve watching TV, drinking too much wine and champagne, there was no way I was going to ring in 2014 with out a little sparkle! We also had a couple… Continue Reading

Abby’s Ultimate Drugstore Product Picks for 2013…

As 2013 comes to a  close, I decided to share with you my ultimate drugstore product picks for this year… Primer: Rimmel Fix & Perfect Primer // CC Cream: Olay // BB Cream: Maybelline // Medium Coverage Foundation: Maybelline Dream… Continue Reading

September Beauty Buzz

As you can see, I’ve made myself quite at home in California, including this fabulous bathroom! Having lived with a bathroom from the 70s with a leaking claw tub and a toilet that looked like it was migrating away from… Continue Reading