weekend-readingAfter our getaway at Alisal Ranch in Santa Ynez I found myself sinking into the season. Nothing like a fireside night and hot toddies to put you in the fall mood. Ever since our little ranch escapade the air finally cooled off, we got a sprinkling of rain and thanks to some under-the-weather family members we were total homebodies over the weekend. I wasn’t complaining one bit since it gave me a chance to cozy up with some reading material. Here are some highlights from my week. Click to read more >

ciht_4-6-15_038Fall is one of those seasons that weighs heavy in the denim department. Everyone (including myself) seems  to run for the latest style, trend and wash that’s of-the-moment and for good reason. At least for my lifestyle, denim fits right in all too easily and makes my everyday dressing go ’round. I spent a good chunk of last night plopped on the couch pursuing the Shopbop sale, which is happening now (and ending tomorrow!), while watching our current favorite Ray Donovan—love me some Liev! The first thing I dove right into was my current craving for a few denim trends.Click to read more >

ciht_101116_098This week we escaped to Alisal Ranch in Santa Ynez Valley for a mini fall getaway. I had never been before but heard from so many different families about its charm. It’s a place that people return to year after year and it becomes a kind of tradition to most. As we checked in and slowly adjusted to the pace and surroundings I began to realize why this spot is so special. Click to read more >