Oh Hey Meow, Fall!

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FALL IS HAPPENING!  Sometimes it feels like there will never be any other season here in Palm Springs except HEAT WAVE, so this is a big deal for me.  We had our windows open all weekend (!!!!!!).  I actually felt cold at a few different points, this is a really big deal!  So, the best way I celebrate- BOOTS!  Yes, paired with dress because I don’t need a coat just yet still, but this is still major!  And I love them, want to marry them, am considering a move to Chicago just so I can wear them more.  All totally normal.  xx- Sarah

Shop this outfit:  dress: Equipment (here and here), boots: Stuart Weitzman, bag: b-low the belt, sunnies: Karen Walker, watch: Michael Kors, rings: Gabriel Artigas, Losselliani

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Inspiring Spaces

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Welcome to Monday my friends!  I hope you had a most yummy weekend!  It went by a little fast for my liking, I’m going to have to figure out how to ease into Monday.  Maybe some chocolate peanut butter chia pudding will do the trick?  But moving on, and starting Monday off right, here are some stunning spaces to inspire your own! Bright, cozy, eclectic- I love them all and hope you do too!  xx- Sarah    images: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5

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Friday Links

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It’s Friday!  Horray!!!  I’m planning some serious zombie action for the weekend, preferably poolside, with a book, a cocktail and some oversized sunnies. And something really extra delicious for breakfast one morning. What’ve you got on the books?  Here’s an extra tasty list of yummy things to cook up if you have the time!  Have a great one my friends!   xx- Sarah image via

Oatmeal chocolate chip cookie pancakes, because sometimes mornings are hard.  And chocolate is easy.

Can you ever have enough springs rolls?!  The answer is no.

A comforting coconut quinoa recipe that looks incredible!

Cauliflower “couscous” stuffed zucchini boats!

Anything and everything with crispy sage, especially this!

A sweet potato soup recipe.  Because sweet potatoes are one of life’s greatest gifts.

Sesame almond nori crunchies that are perfectly snack-able and look highly addictive in the tastiest way!

A roasted fingerling potato and herby black quinoa recipe that would make an amazing appetizer at your next dinner party!

A few new additions to your morning smoothie repertoire!

Freelance Style

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One of my favorite things about my work life is that every day is different- I’ve quickly learned to expect the unexpected!  Being a freelance creative was always my dream- I was never good at sitting in one place for too long and felt like a fish out of water with 9-5 hours.  So of course my closet reflects all of this!  I may wear casual clothes for a day in the office/errand running one day, style an appropriately creative/professional look for meetings the next, and then get dolled up for an evening event after that.  I love it- variety is the spice of my life!  Today I’m partnering with Nine West to share 3 looks to inspire your creative-work life!  I hope you love!  xx- Sarah  {click through for more of each look and shopping details!}

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Apple Cider

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Is there anything more comforting than a warm cup of apple cider on a chilly day in Fall?  ONLY THE SMELL OF APPLE CIDER COOKING ON THE STOVE!  That’s right.  This drink comes with a bonus- it makes your home smell like it’s been hit with a apple cinnamon-y bomb. A dream!  Seriously, if my house could always smell that lovely I’d be living large.  In fact, should I ever fall into a career as a pop star that will be on my rider- MY DRESSING ROOM MUST SMELL LIKE APPLE CIDER IS BREWING!  I’m very demanding like that, as a pop star.  Which is especially ironic because I’m a terrible singer.  Really, really make-babies-cry and embarrass-my-husband awful.  But all of that aside- you should make this.  It’s heavenly!  xx- Sarah  {this post was produced in collaboration with Sarah Dickenson}

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Inspiring Spaces – Workspaces

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Lou and I have been sharing an office for the past few months (we moved my office into his when Carlos moved in with us) and I’m kind of dying to get back to my own space.  Not that I don’t love you Lou Mora, I do.  I just want to decorate my own office!  I look forward to the day when I get to tackle that project, and these spaces will be high on my inspiration list when the time comes.  So much more after the jump!  xx- Sarah  {images via 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6}

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