Trader Joe’s $8 peonies for the win! So much beauty for so little and 3 more to bloom. 💗
On the blog today - inspiration and recipes for a royal wedding party plus some chat about it all! Is anyone else as excited as I am for tomorrow? 🇬🇧❤️
Today on the blog- talking Silicon Valley Style- guys in particular with my friend @paulgallostyle . A few of his fab photos from his blog which featured street style in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area- who knew? Check out his great IG account and our interview. I have three guys at home and we need some inspiration! #siliconvalleystyle #menstyleguide #bayareablogger #streetstyle #bayareastreetstyle
Super excited for this! One of my favorite spring events. ☀️💕 Love that my town does this. #losgatosca #northerncali #californiahomestyle
So much fun yesterday @trinaturkburlingame with @asksuzannebell and all the lovely ladies who showed up! 💕More photos of the event on Northern California Style Facebook page. Thanks to everyone who turned up for this! Love you guys.
My friend Cris tagged me on this as she knew I would willing drive this daily if possible. 🌸💗💜 What’s not to love here a VW bus + flowers!? Regram from @succulent.top
Hoping to see some of you at this Thursday’s spring style day @trinaturkburlingame . 💗Pop on by and meet the stylish Suzanne Bell of @asksuzannebell who will be joining me to help you find what looks great on and what you will be wanting to add to your spring wardrobe. You’ll get 20% off your purchases during the event. 💕
Inspired by these geometric mod Lucky earrings, I found a beige bell sleeved oversized sweater that just is perfect for a neutral Monday! I can’t find the exact same sweater, but linked to a similar one. http://liketk.it/2v2TV #liketkit @liketoknow.it
A week ago today .. Spa day at LaQuinta to cap off our tennis trip to the BNP. This resort and spa is beyond beautiful. Wish I could go back. We loved lunch by the outdoor fireplace and the jacuzzi with citrus booming above our heads and hummingbirds flitting in and out. More on the trip and this spa on the blog. #laquintaspa #bnpparibasopen #palmspringstravel
On the blog today..a round up of all the best pool slides for spring. I fell in love with these from Tory Burch and they were perfect for my trip down to Palm Springs. So many cute styles right now. I may need to get another they are so comfy! Link in bio.
Watching Serena’s comeback match tonight! Perfect for international Women’s Day. Rooting for this new mama! ❤️ #bnpparibas #serenawilliams
Is it 5 o’clock yet? Happy Friday. Every time I visit my friend Elaine’s home I am envious of her cute bar and how she styles it. She found this terrific piece of furniture at TJ Max if you can believe it and has it accessorized with vintage and new finds. I just love it. Makes me want to entertain every day! #barstyle #cocktailstyle #californiagirls
Fun weekend skiing at Mt Bachelor. The best snow and runs we have ever skied! ⛷
Captivated by beautiful Bend today. Check out the mountains, lovely sunsets, riverside and the coolest downtown restaurant scene and independent boutiques. We love the views from our Tetherow Resort.
Surfing on the Deschutes River in 30 degree weather! Bend is full of cool people.
Just flew in for a few days in the charming little town of Bend, Oregon. Some fluffy snow coming down all day. Today we checked out the Deschutes Brewery and the town. Tomorrow skiing at Mt Bachelor.
My favorite prophet. How true is this? I just can’t get this tragedy out of my head. We have to put humans above gun rights. #kidsoverguns #stopthenra
Valentines dinner tonight. 💗I was inspired by these little succulents from Trader Joes and my very favorite napkins - gift from dear Annie, of @most_lovely_things. They are from Serena & Lily and I keep them for special occasions only! 💗This Josh rose wine is $9.99 also at Trader Joes and is as good as some that are 4xs the price!! I made my husband’s favorites, white chick - his nickname ,( chicken) enchiladas and Nigella’s Madeira cake. Griffin made our traditional chocolate disaster strawberries to top it all off. Hope you all had a lovely Valentines. 💕💗
Another gem from the lovely Grace’s estate sale. This purse was a kit and bless her she kept the instructions and extra sequins in a little baggie inside. I had to have it. How cute would this be with a cream ladylike dress? I can just see Grace carrying this with one of those chiffon scarves wrapped around her hair can’t you? I will treasure it. 💙
Hope you all had a good weekend. We had a big estate sale on the street and I went to get a keepsake to remember my dear neighbor Grace. I was lucky to get her beautiful marble table in mint condition for my little conversation area. It pairs nicely with my curved sectional split up in this small space that was formerly my cramped dining room. I put the dining set in the living room and it works. Everyone seems to gravitate to this small area to read, work and have a chat. Funny how that is - a cozy space seems more attractive than the big. Anyway, I like to move things around like that, much to my husband’s dismay, but I’m thrilled with this 1960s table!
Ladies lunch today with the most lady of ladies, Elizabeth aka the Contessa at Terrain. ‘‘Twas a beautiful day in the 70s so we dined alfresco and by happenstance caught up with the lovely @asksuzannebell who was walking by! Elizabeth was Italian chic as ever with her linen dress, light catching necklace and vintage Gucci bamboo handle tote. How fabulous is her bracelet and ring stacking?? 20 out of 10! I love her to bits though because she’s just lovely and fun. Both gals have fab Instagrams so if you don’t already know them check out @antiquegoddess and @asksuzannebell !! Suzanne had the cutest tie top and it was from Target. She has great style as well and I love her finds she shares.
Poolside lunch today with my favorite girl. It’s just too pretty to stay inside. ☀️
Santa Cruz this weekend. So many pretty views walking along West Cliff. Hard to believe it’s just the first week in February. Loved all the kids and dogs out having a blast and bikes parked everywhere and anywhere. This house is new and one of the coolest ones along the path here. #santacruzca #californiadreamingonsuchawintersday
I was lucky to run into this handsome devil and old friend Paul Gallo who is now sharing his style secrets on his blog and running the Paul Gallo empire. We are brainstorming our upcoming collaborative post where I interview Paul and ask how can Silicon Valley guys up their style game and ditch the hoodies. I’ll share when it’s published, but in the meantime you can follow him @paulgallostyle and his blog too! #siliconvalleystyle #dudesduds #manstreetstyle #californiakid #bayareastyle
Happy Saturday. It was a pretty January day in Santa Cruz with a fun crowd there for a surf competition. Never seen so many surfers in the water at one time. We loved grabbing a cappuccino at Verve downtown after and sitting in the ☀️ sun. How cute is this classic car? They actually had lavender growing in the back window, but it was hard to capture in a photo. #santacruzca #californialife
Check into the blog this weekend where I’m showing how one cool piece can invigorate your whole wardrobe. Styling tips on using what you have and how the unexpected mix looks chic and fresh. Have fun fun with your clothes! Link in profile. #fashiontips #californiastyle #trinaturk #anthropologie
Proud to be part of the resistance today with Max and so many inspiring people! #womensmarch2018 #womensmarchsanjose #bethechange
Getting ready to march today with my family. I just cannot stay home with the state of things in this country. What are you doing today to make a difference? #womensmarch2018 #bethechange #lovetrumpshate repost from @amyjoye1107
I was having a bite of lunch on my patio here when a small egret walked by to say hello and a humpback and her baby began practicing tail flipping not far from the shore! #lunchdates #mauiviews
Super fun Molokini snorkel cruise on a catamaran yesterday. We swam with big turtles, saw dolphins and stopped to watch a humpback whale mama and her baby. Great cruise with a fun crew and terrific food and drinks. I’m so glad we did it.
Morning walk on the path here in Wailea. So beautiful to see the moon still on the water.
Feeling festive wearing my sequin t-shirt for New Year’s Day. My little woven tote is made in Maui by a grandma and her sister- an all female owned family business which I love. #maui #sequinsareaneutral
First view of 2018. 💙
Amazing New Year’s Eve fireworks on the beach in Wailea! Happy New Years.
Wishing you all a Happy New Year from Maui. May 2018 be more positive, happy and better for the world. ❤️
Lunch with the prettiest view today in Wailea.
Finally made it up to the city for our annual family lunch at Neimans and popovers. The sweet kitties and cats were still in the window at Macys and Gumps had its sale going. Love San Francisco at Christmas. 🎄❤️🌁
Merry Catmas from our house to yours. Marlo needs to get some table manners.
Our Boxing Day tradition making Bannock Bread this morning from the darling Winter cookbook of Yvette Van Boven. Hoping you are all having a beautiful holiday! #yvettevanboven #boxingdaytradition #holidaybreakfast
Making lemon icing for starfish sugar cookies after harvesting a small ton of lemons from our tree today. Wishing you all a beautiful holiday!💛 #californiachristmas
Grabbing a bit of winter sun while working on the yard. No bougainvillea now except for the one that seems to be on my hat!
One of my favorite homes in our town. Their entrance with the trees and lights are so festive! #holidaylights #californiachristmas #losgatosca
Best dressed participant in the Los Gatos Holiday Parade today!
My new steel and iron table finally arrived from Ojai! I’m loving my jute and linen chairs too. More about Ojai on the blog and the cool shop I bought this from @downhomefurnishings. Love them. I’m still not decorating for the holidays until this weekend, but my big pumpkin is looking good and goes well with the black of this table. #diningtables #ojaishops #ojaicalifornia #downhomefurnishings
Another beautiful autumn day here. Couldn’t resist taking a pic of the leaves that match my shoes. 💕🍁Happy Saturday! #chinesepistachio #fallcolorcalifornia
Thankful for so much- for my brother’s family and my dad and my 100 year old grandma at our Thanksgiving table today. 💛 Grateful for my Max who is right there in the kitchen with me and my boys for all the dish duty and prep. Such a warm, beautiful day we took a walk in the park after our feast. Hoping you all had lovely days too.
Nice tribute today to beautiful David on SiriusXM 70s. His favorite songs and his words about what music he loved plus his own songs. He was my first crush at age 7, though he was way older and as my mom said Danny was way more appropriate, but I told her he wasn’t sexy like Keith Partridge. My mom wanted to know how I knew what that was. He embodied it even then! #ripdavidcassidy #keithpartridge
Today on the blog share your Thanksgiving favorites or traditions! I shared a few tables from past Thanksgivings and some links to new great recipes I am going to try. This is one of my saved inspiration pages torn from a Southern Living issue a few years ago. I have a binder full of ideas for Thanksgiving and share more about it on this post. Isn’t this a beautiful mix?#thanksgivingstyle #southernliving #tablescapes
Saw this little entry mat at Target and thought it might be festive with the black square planter boxes and pumpkins. I’m working on Thanksgiving menu and college son is coming home today! My favorite time of year. 🍁💛
The Ojai Valley Inn where I visited the awesome spa and had lunch overlooking the pretty golf course. Absolutely gorgeous place and I’d like to stay there next time. #ojaivalleyinn #californiatravel
Loving this cover. I think a poster size is in order because I’d buy it. #whoruntheworldgirls #hilarygram
Buying persimmons behind the lovely Shalom Harlow at the cute Ojai Farmer’s Market. Don’t you love her style? #ojaistyle #californiagirl
Finally made it here! Have read so much about this spot - an open air bookstore and it did not disappoint! Thank you @slimpaley for pointing the way here and so many other cool spots! 💛 #onlyincalifornia #bookstoresaremyweakness
Scenes from a morning walk among the citrus groves on the street where I am staying in Ojai this weekend. The quiet and beauty here is all encompassing. 💛 #Ojai #californiagram
Beautiful drive into Ojai yesterday. Love the line of palms lining the road here. #ojai #californiadreaming
When it’s dark and rainy I make scones and sit with my cats by the fire with tea and piles of magazines and books. Love this lemon crème scone recipe I tried out today for the first time from my fab British friend @debbscorner . Mine are not as lovely, but they are so good I ate three. This is how I get into trouble. I am not a bear getting ready to hibernate. Salad for the rest of the weekend! 😂
This sweetie was at my back door today. I believe he’s a Cedar Waxwing. So great to see him close up. Happily he pulled himself together and flew away after a while. #birdwatch #cedarwaxwings
Kicking off November by putting in my winter veggie garden with my dad. I started the month with green tea and a salad poolside with our dry farmed tomatoes we are still harvesting! Soaking up some sun as rain is in the horizon. I’m kinda excited for it.
One of my favorite Halloweens a few years back that cracks me up. They came up with these costumes themselves and was so their personalities Grif was a pre-teen and a Jackson a moody 14 year old. Miss those days. 🎃
Couldn’t wait to wear this sweater and my black jeans today. Hope you all had some fun. I love Halloween! 🎃