The Best Way To Picnic In Los Angeles

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The Best Way To Picnic In Los Angeles | Adorned With Love
Food, Lifestyle, TRAVEL
This post is sponsored by AVA Grace Vineyards. Los Angeles may be known for sunny weather, but even though it's generally beautiful year-round, summer is when the city truly comes alive. Beautiful scenery, delicious food and fun outdoor activities are everywhere regardless of the season, but there's something extra special about enjoying them this time of year. The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and there's a palpable enthusiasm in the air from tourists and locals, eager to soak it all up. It's my favorite season, and each time it rolls around I'm reminded of why I feel so...

A Palm Springs Airbnb Made For Instagram

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A Palm Springs Airbnb Made For Instagram | Adorned With Love
Palm Springs, TRAVEL
This was actually not a blog post I intended to write, but my friends and I were so pleased with our recent stay in this Palm Springs Airbnb rental, that I wanted to share a virtual tour of the property, in the event any of you are looking for a wonderful place to stay for a Palm Springs getaway (and it seems that many of you are because I received lots of direct messages from followers asking for details after posting some photos to Instagram). Speaking of Instagram, every corner of this house just begs to be photographed, so I...

An Apology Letter To Oahu

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TRAVEL
I have to start this post with an apology to Oahu. I'd visited the island a few times years ago, and while each trip was great, none of them matched the Hawaii I'd come to love so much growing up. I found Oahu to be too touristy and developed, and never got the feeling of being transported to a tropical paradise the way I did when visiting some of the other Hawaiian islands. With each visit, I found myself wishing I was here instead. But to be fair, I'd only spent time in Waikiki - which, don't get me wrong,...

Island Hopping Through Thailand: A Two Week Itinerary – Part 1

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Island Hopping Through Thailand: A Two Week Itinerary
TRAVEL
Planning a trip to Thailand was one of the most challenging itineraries I've ever put together, and after weeks of scouring through travel sites, reviews and forums dedicated to this popular destination, it became clear that I wasn't the only one who felt this way. For starters, there's the foreign language barrier and currency, the unfamiliar geography and modes of transportation (hello, tuk tuks and long-tail boats), the overwhelming amount of things to do and see, options of where to stay, foods to avoid, foods to embrace, and so on. And because it isn't exactly a hop, skip and a jump traveling...

A New Year In Miami

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Casa Faena Hotel in Miami
Fashion, TRAVEL
Dress: Faithfull The Brand (on sale here), Sandals: Madewell (on sale here), Purse: J.Crew (similar here & here), Sunglasses: Madewell, Necklace: Gorjana, Bracelet: Madewell (on sale here) It's been far too long since my last blog post, but between the holidays, travel and this incident, I needed a little break. That day at the Fort Lauderdale Airport was surreal and jarring to say the least, which caused everything else to feel trivial and mundane. And while I'll never forget that day, I'm glad to report that I'm finally back to a normal routine. It's amazing how much I miss this little space of the internet when I'm...