Ted Baker #PinpoinTED

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Happy Wednesday everyone!  I’m excited to tell you about a fun contest that Ted Baker is hosting called #PinpoinTED.  How it works: you create a Pinterest board for a friend, name it “PinpoinTED for {friend’s name}”, Pin to it from Ted Baker’s pinpoinTed boards, and then submit it here for a chance for you AND your friend to win $800 to shop at Ted Baker!  Brilliant, right?!  How much would your friend who you created the board love you if you won for them!  I think it definitely warrants a batch of thank- you cookies, at the very least!  The only hard part in all of this would be choosing what to buy, there’s so much goodness in stock right now! Good luck my friends!  xx- Sarah

Shop this Outfit:  skirt: Ted Baker, tank: Ted Baker, bag: Ted Baker, bracelet: Ted Baker, Shoes: Alice + Olivia (old)

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Kale and Asian Pear Salad

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I picked up the absolute sweetest, crispest, loveliest Asian pears at the farmer’s market recently and was reminded that of all pears, they’re the ones that truly have my heart.   I love them in this warm kale salad because they’re truly the star, it’s just such a nice way to highlight their amazingness.  And their sweetness, with the tart dressing and the pecans- divine!  Ok, I could obviously wax on about Asian pears for days, which is so weird of me, so I’m going to stop just short of the moment you decide I should probably get a hobby.  But make this salad, I know you’ll love it!  xx- Sarah

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Inspiring Spaces

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It’s a lifelong dream of mine to have a cabin in the woods to call my own.  Of course in realirty should it happen it would probably be a modest little space, but in my DREAMS, it’s a combination of all of these.  Incredible right?!  Ahhhh, cabin dreaming is so much fun!  Sources: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5

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Style on the Go!

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How are you all doing with #GetFitSeptember?!  I’m loving it, I have so much more energy and am seeing muscle come back to places it’s been missing for WAY too long, which is endlessly satisfying!  Bean and I have been starting our mornings with a hike- which we both love- and then meeting Lou for breakfast.  Getting my workout in first thing ensures that I won’t skip it AND helps me get through the day with a little extra energy.  And, this is my favorite part, I’ve started to practice the art of not looking like an absolute mess after a workout!  I change my shirt, swap out my sneaks for some sandals, add a bag, sunglasses, a hat and I’m ready to go (see the shoppable image below for details)!  I can be in public with none the wiser to how very much I need a shower and blow dry.  It’s still a million degrees here in Southern CA (I swear September always feels like the hottest month!) so I’ve not been including too many layers, but when the temperatures start to drop I’ll throw on an oversized cardigan and some booties for a perfectly cozy Fall look.  I’ve been getting excited about fitness clothes (I’m in love with the Athleta leggings I’m wearing in these photos) and finding ways to incorporate them into my busy lifestyle- little adjustments like this make working out so much more doable!  Happy getting fit everyone!  xx- Sarah


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Friday Links

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Happy Friday everyone!  This has been a tough week for me, randomly.  How about you?  I’m looking forward to the weekend like no other!  And I’m really hoping I can sleep in at least one of the days!!  Without further ado, some delicious links to get you through the weekend.   Have a beautiful weekend of rest my friends!  xx- Sarah   image via

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End of Summer Road Trip

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I’m excited to share a few of our vacation snaps from a recent trip to Lake Powell today!  I’ve never experienced anything quite like it- the lake is like a maze, with little inlets that have canyon walls that tower up on either side, and crystal clear waters with orange sand beaches.  These photos don’t do it justice, sadly.  It’s one of those places where you just feel so tiny and you’re reminded again how amazing our planet is, how fortunate we are to have places like Lake Powell to explore.  Please go for a visit if you ever have the chance, I know you’d love it.  Happy trails everyone!  xx- Sarah

 

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