Packing A Proper Carry-on

With as much traveling as I’ve done this summer and will continue to do into the fall months, I thought I’d provide a smart list of essentials I don’t step on a plane without. Hydrate: Hydro Flask Water Bottle, Justin’s Nut Butter packets (to avoid eating those delicious cookies) , Matcha Powder Clean: African Botanics… READ FULL POST >


In the last year, every travel magazine has voted Iceland the “Country to see!” or “The trending spot of 2016!” You’ve probably seen every blogger and their husband/photographer taking a casual dip in a thermal lagoon or smiling in front of a waterfall. And no wonder. The country is a vast, vertically untouched island (a… READ FULL POST >

Rainy Day Essentials

This past weekend was one of my best friend’s 25th birthday. So, in true “SoulCal” fashion, all of my girlfriends took a trip up the PCH to eat at the best fish taco place on the coast and just spend some quality time together. It was misting and a bit chilly, but the air was… READ FULL POST >

African Botanics

As a young girl, I was lucky enough to be blessed with a mother who religiously took off her make-up every night (and impressed on us how IMPORTANT that was), and then proceeded to put on 5 different layers of hydrating masks, serums, and creams to protect against everything from sun rays to aging. I’ve carried this… READ FULL POST >

The Cropped Flannel

Flannel shirts have been a staple in many different girl’s wardrobes for years – especially us Southern California girls. Flannels, either worn as a shirt, a dress, or a belt, add a little pop of color and texture to any outfit. Lately, I’ve been loving the cropped flannels, as so many of this season’s denims and… READ FULL POST >