Floral kimono for spring 2018

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wearing: rose gold dangle earrings / lipstick / black tee shirt / long floral kimono / skinny jeans / small black handbag / spring nail polish / black mules /

Spring is trying SO HARD to squeak through this year! To say it has been a cold spring, is an understatement! Thankfully, there was one little day where spring reminded us that it was on it’s way here! On that slightly warm day, I got really excited and pulled out my new floral kimono! Yay!

I met up with my friend Laura from Have Need Want for lunch last Friday when the weather felt like spring. It was so much fun seeing her adorable toddler boy, and trying out EMC Seafood & Raw Bar at Santana Row. This was the first time I had the chance to eat at EMC, and I am so glad we went there! The food was really yummy, and the service was great! We had a crab and salmon sushi roll topped with truffle; oh my-it was to-die-for! I highly recommend trying it!

The flowers around Santana Row were in full bloom, and the temperatures hovered in the high 60’s. It was the perfect day to wear jeans and a tee; topped with a floral kimono! If you are looking for a way to amp up an everyday jeans and tee look, this floral kimono is perfect! It is lightweight, yet offers enough coverage to cut out the chill from the fog, or from a cool, spring breeze. Love that!

This floral kimono for spring will also work well over a solid color, casual dress as the weather gets warmer. It will also make a great cover-up for a swimsuit this summer! I’m looking forward to all the different ways to wear a floral kimono this spring and summer!

Are kimonos your thing? If so, how do you like to wear them?

Shop my floral kimono spring 2018 outfit:

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photo credit: Laura/Have Need Want

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Cozy casual for the holidays

wearing: bold silver earrings / Bobbi Brown lipstick “Lilac” / blanket scarf (similar online here for under $10) / black long sleeve tee (similar online here) / red cashmere cardigan sweater (on major sale!-comes in many colors!) / skinny jeans (on major sale!) / Chloe bag / Chanel winter nail polish / charcoal suede boots (so comfy!)

December is the season to wear red! I feel like my wardrobe this year is comprised of grey and black. So when I spotted this cozy cardigan on major sale, I had to snap one up in red!

This cardigan is so soft and cozy. It is perfect to wear right now as a casual holiday look. I plan on wearing it Christmas day too. This cardigan is a fabulous grab and go sweater as well, love that!

This is such a busy time of year. My oldest daughter is getting ready for her semester finals, and my younger two children are wrapping up their semester with projects and tests. I’m heading into busy season with one of my volunteer jobs, and I am hosting Christmas this year! I wish we had a little bit more time before Christmas. It is coming so fast!

Are you busy this holiday season? How are you managing your time?

If you are hosting an event this holiday season, and need a fun, non-alcoholic drink idea, check out my Harry Potter inspired Butterbeer recipe.

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My two youngest children took these photos. I think they did a pretty good job!

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Perfect poncho for a Bay Area winter

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wearing: bold rose gold-tone circle earrings / Bobbi Brown lipstick “Lilac” / pale pink long sleeve tee (comes in several colors-so comfy!) / black knit poncho (also comes in grey) / bold rose gold cuff (on major sale!) / red JW Anderson bag / jeans (on major sale!) / Dior holiday nail polish / charcoal suede combat boots (so comfy!)

Despite the fact that temperatures have fallen to the forties at night, the daytime highs can hover anywhere between fifty, and seventy degrees, during the Bay Area winters. A winter poncho is a Bay Area girl’s best friend when temperatures fluctuate like this during the day. I love that I found one for this winter season!

This poncho is great for daytime temperatures. In the early morning, or at night, I can add a scarf or blanket scarf to make it more cozy. This poncho is my current go-to, cold casual day, outfit “enhancer!” haha, I am going to call it an “Outfit Enhancer” because I believe a poncho can elevate an everyday tee shirt and jeans look to something on-trend.

Yes. . .it is entirely possible “Outfit Enhancer” was inspired by Spongebob’s “Sentence Enhancer” episode. haha I watch too much TV with my kids!

Speaking of TV, what shows have you been into lately? I just watched WAGS LA on demand last week, and now I am hooked! I got through the first two seasons, now I need to catch up on the current season. I am also hooked on all the Real Housewives shows, and Southern Charm. Do you have any shows you have been hooked on lately?

But I digress. . .what types of “Outfit Enhancers” do you like to use to amp up your everyday, casual looks?

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