BUMPdate: Five Months Pregnant

Today felt right for a BUMPdate! I haven’t written about my pregnancy since announcing it last month. It’s CRAZY how quickly my body (and little bambino) changes. I’m one week shy of five months, which is totally nuts. Overall, I feel really good and I’m pretty thrilled to be out of the nausea-stretch! Here’s a little on how my life is changing… With my EMOTIONS… I’m always a sentimental one…. Read more

Hats Off to the Sweater Dress

Is there anything better than a sweater dress mid-fall?! It’s where cozy meets practical; fashionable meets versatile… (I could go on). But really, it’s always been a staple piece I splurge on every fall. Pair it with bare legs and booties while the weather’s still bearable, and throw it on with tights as the temps drop. I especially love this piece right now because it leaves so much room for…. Read more

Fall Decor at Home

This time of year is the start of COZY season. Pumpkin spice candles. Cable knit throws. Tall fall branches. I love filling my home with [too many] faux leaves and mini pumpkins. Growing up in Michigan, it always looked like fall come October. But in Cali-land, I have to make it feel like fall at home. Turns out, palm trees don’t turn colors. So, here’s what I did inside this…. Read more

DIY: Lemon Hand Scrub

A beauty product you can make in the kitchen? YES, PLEASE! I often find my homemade exfoliators and masks are among my favorites, because the ingredients are pure and I know exactly what I’m using on my body. Watch the video below for how to make this DIY hand scrub. It’s especially great for summertime, after you’ve spent time in the sun. Ingredients | sea salt + coconut oil +…. Read more

Lu’s Favorites: Summer Sunglasses

It’s officially summer! YAY. Sunshine season is pretty much all year in Cali-land, so I now consider myself a sunglasses expert [is that a thing?]… Either way, I get a lot of questions from you on the best spots to snag new sunnies. I get a lot of mind from TopShop + Forever 21, because they typically have glasses that are both on-trend and affordable. If you’re looking to splurge…. Read more