Explore: Palm Springs

By Mary Ann I January 18, 2019 I

Palm Springs holds a very special place in my heart. The energy, the art, and the people creating beautiful things in the desert drew me in. In fact, Will and I got married there in 2015 at the Ace Hotel and Beach Club. We haven’t been since our wedding, so I thought it was the perfect time to revisit the magic for my birthday. As always, Palm Springs did not disappoint. We stayed at the Infusion Beach Club which is one of the newest hotels in the area. Much like many of the hotels in this area, instead of tearing…

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Gift Guide #4: Celebrating Women

By Mary Ann I December 16, 2018 I

We’re still floored that Weekend Creative did a Q&A session with us. In thinking about all of our answers, it reminded us of why we love doing this project: to celebrate women. Our fourth give guide is all about that – celebrating the many woman owned businesses that we’ve come across this year. We wanted to take it a step further and include our wonderfully creative friends in this guide. From Esselle SF to Bobo Design Studios to Poppy Lettering & Design to Very Mary Inspired, these are the women who continuously inspire us and we are grateful for their…

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Gift Guide #3: For the Traveler

By Mary Ann I December 7, 2018 I Comments Off on Gift Guide #3: For the Traveler

Adrienne and I have been on the go this year, and it ain’t stopping at all next year! We wanted to share with all of you our tried and true favorites for when you’re feeling that itch to get out of the house and explore for a few days. Whether it’s an overnight trip, a weekend getaway to another state, or completely out of the country, these products have always served our needs and kept us feeling just a bit more chic and less schleppy on the plane or in the car. We can bet anyone with a case of…

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Gift Guide #2: REDEMPTION

By Mary Ann I November 25, 2018 I

We’ve been shopping at REDEMPTION for a few years now. I remember strolling into their store after being in the sun all day at the Campbell downtown Farmer’s Market. They carried all these unique items from skincare products to jewelry, to stationery, to baby needs, and clothing. REDEMPTION also makes sure all of the products they sell are made in California ensuring that local artists can also make a sustainable wage. It’s exciting to see them expand into a second shop in downtown Los Gatos as the desire to to seek sustainable and ethical products is on the rise. I…

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Gift Guide #1: bobo design studio

By Mary Ann I November 24, 2018 I

We’re kicking off this year’s set of gift guides by highlighting some of the local businesses  that we’ve come across this year. We’re big on supporting the makers and creators of our community, and what better way to start us off- on Small Biz Saturday no less-  than with bobo design studio. Angie Chua is the owner and creative genius behind bobo design studio. She believes in zero-waste and handcrafts everything in the shop from pins, bags, stickers, and clothing. Even cooler is that Angie also runs various workshops where you can learn various crafts like how to do hand…

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