Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, California

A Weekend in Laguna Beach

In early January, Michelle, Stephanie, and I were sitting around my kitchen table discussing what worked/didn’t work in 2015 and what we hoped to accomplish in 2016.

Lilly Pulitzer New Releases Spring 2016

Lilly Pulitzer New Releases: Spring 2016

As much as I love wearing elegant winter peacoats and cute riding boots, I’m ready for the winter season to end. As a girl born and raised in Florida, I can only stand cold winds and gray skies for so long. I’m craving sunny weather, calming ocean waves, and colorful spring fashion. Thankfully, Lilly Pulitzer has come to the rescue once again.

spa facial tips

10 Skin-Care Tips from A Professional Esthetician

As a little girl, I’d steal my mother’s Vogue magazine and carefully study the latest beauty trends. I loved the pretty models and the gorgeous styling, but my favorite articles featured behind-the-scenes secrets from beauty professionals or celebrities. I wanted to know the products the professionals used themselves, and the beauty secrets that actually made a difference.

Sheinside affordable white off-the-shoulder dress styled by Ashley Brooke Nicholas at the Pacific Edge Hotel in Laguna Beach, California

California, Here We Come

I am so sorry that I’ve been MIA for over a week. I fully intended on publishing a few blog posts during my trip to southern California with Michelle and Stephanie, but I got distracted by the gorgeous beach views and In-N-Out animal style cheeseburgers in LA and Laguna Beach.

Affordable Valentine's Day dresses under $50

Cute Valentine’s Day Dresses under $50

When I need to look good for an event or a date, I don’t take any chances – I wear a dress. Dresses have a magical ability to highlight your best features and hide your problem areas. Plus, you don’t have to worry about styling an outfit. Simply throw on a dress, add a killer pair of heels and a statement necklace, and you’re good to go.

The best Valentine's Day gift ideas for women and men

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Note: If you are not sure why this blog post is open in your browser, your girlfriend/wife/mom/etc is definitely giving you a not-so-subtle hint about what she wants for Valentine’s Day.

Whether you’re single or taken, Valentine’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show the people in your life how much you care.