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Lifestyle: Where In Italy Should You Actually Live

I was on the bus the other day and while thumbing through my iPhone, I noticed an add about a book published in 2012, titled Turning Tuscan: A Step-by-Step Guide to Going Native and as you know I had to see what this is all about. I ordered the paperback and until it arrives for me to dive right into about the dream I have of living abroad somewhere, I share  with you places I have been and: Where In Italy Should you Live 🙂

Fashion: Spring-Summer 2017 Wardrobe

I was at the hair salon yesterday, and while getting a trim and color touch up, I couldn’t help but stare at one talented hair stylist, who not only dressed fashionably, but also very creatively added just the right tones and trim to her client’s hair that I just sat there and stared at her the entire two hours I was in the salon. Which got me inspired to search online for her fashion sense, and figure out how a gal like me could pull these off in a city as cold as San Francisco during the summer months.

Decor: Recent Minimalist Likes

When we downsized from a 5-bedroom home to a studio apartment in San Francisco, I decided to get rid of everything and start over again. Picking furniture pieces that were simple, functional and naturally aesthetically pleasing. Although I am at the moment satisfied with how our space looks, I can’t help but feel the need to recreate, adding some of these wonderful suggestions from one of my favorite blogger:

Decor: Small Spaces Can Be Enough If Done Right

I live in a studio apartment in San Francisco. I wouldn’t trade it for the world because I have a wonderful view. Surely a while back I owned a massive 3300 sq. foot 2 story home just outside the city. But I realized that the place, although a house, was not a home. I’m more of a small space kind of gal. When we decided to downsize and move back to our wonderful city, I didn’t take much interest in painting or doing too much to the space we rented at the time, because I was fixed more on the view from the large window and figured the rest of the pleasures will come from travelling. Until in July 2016, I rolled up my sleeves and just went for the remodel, revamp, and everything that would I felt would add to my ocean view with the idea I wanted the place to feel light and airy. Although I am shy about sharing my personal space with anyone, I have offered up  a wonderful article: