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Ah the weekend. Weekends are made for shopping, right? David and I just came back from a vintage flea market and I score a couple of goodies; a vintage newsboy cap and bandana. Super excited to have fun with those pieces!

I’ve been down sick with a viral infection for the past few weeks, so online shopping has been my go to entertainment while I rest up.

Check out some of my favorite finds available now at SheIn.com!

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  1. Grey Lapel Pockets Coat
  2. Color-block Geometric Print Frayed Scarf
  3. Burgundy Round Neck Tassel Knitwear
  4. White Pockets Blouse
  5. Orange Long Sleeve with Lace Dress
  6. Brown Tassel Straight Skirt
  7. Long Sleeve Flower Print Maxi
  8. Scalloped Slim Skirt
  9. Round Pink Oversized Sunglasses
  10. Brush Pointed Toe Boots
  11. Long Sleeve Peplum Coat
  12. Black Cat Eye Sunglasses
  13. Chunky Heel Tassel Boots
  14. Coffee Magnetic Shoulder Bag

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We’ve been having a massive heat wave here in California, but today was dark and rainy, such a contrast from when I took these photos on Sunday in the sweltering heat. I think Fall is finally making an appearance. Before I completely pretend that LA has real seasons and suffer just to wear my sweaters and hats, I have a few more weekends for dresses and bare legs.

I was gifted this bright dress from Rowme. It’s not typically my style, but it’s such a classic shape that when I saw it, I knew that it was love!

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// Dress: c/o Rowme // Sunglasses: Found via Crossroads Trading Co

When we have a free Sunday, need to find a gift for someone, or add an accent piece to our apartment, we head over to the Melrose Trading Post in Hollywood. That’s where we spent our Sunday afternoon this past weekend. It always happens that we find just what we’re looking for on our way out, after we swear that we’ve looked at every little thing. It’s my favorite treasure trove!

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Yesterday already felt like it should have been Friday so today is definitely a happy hump day!

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Last weekend was our one year wedding anniversary, if you didn’t already realize by the wedding photo spam that slapped you in the face over here. We headed to Palm Springs for an extended weekend with plans to relax and not do much else. Mission accomplished! I woke up sick the second morning of our stay, so we were forced to stick to our relaxation plan and had to cut our exploring to a short stroll downtown on Sunday. It was hot as shit that weekend anyway, triple digits each day, so we spent time in our comfortable, air conditioned hotel room, went out for dinners at State Fare Bar + Kitchen at the Ritz Carlton hotel and Simon Kitchen and Bar at The Hard Rock Hotel, and night swam. I highly recommend both restaurants! State Fare was so incredible in helping us celebrating our night; we were given a hand signed card, complimentary champagne, the booth with the best view, and the musical talent for the night played our song on request! Also, if you’re ever in the area, you have to at least stop by Simon Kitchen and Bar and get the Bacon Jam appetizer. Have to. I’ve already made a copy cat version.

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// Top: Kate Spade Saturday via NordstromRack.com // Pants: Thrifted via Crossroads Trading Co // Sunglasses: via Crossroads Trading Co //

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We took a chance on the Hotels Tonight app for the first time and ended up booking two different hotels as an exuse to experience a bit more.The first night we stayed a bit farther out of Palm Springs at the Westin Mission Hills Resort. It’s a time share (we were not pressured into listening to any lectures or buying anything), and more family oriented. Our room was like an apartment! It was really nice to have a kitchen and our own little patio. The second night we stayed at the Riviera Palm Springs, which had a younger vibe and the most comfortable bed and delicious chocolate lava cake (that of course we ate in said bed watching a movie because there’s no better way to enjoy chocolate cake).

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Unfortunately, we did not have a chance to take advantage of most of the resort and hotel’s offerings, like the spa and golf range. It gives us a good reason to go back soon!

We had such a wonderful weekend! I think we might only go back druring the cooler months; we aren’t typcically hot weather people. It seems like pool lounging and eating are the only two things to do in the town, however, so if you’re more adventurous and into lots of activities, this might not be the vacation city for you.

This is definitely not an ad, by the way. I wish it were! It would mean we were compensated for our trip, ha!

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Also, David surprised my by renting a convertible for the weekend. So much fun!

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Alright, I know I am not actually jumping for joy in these photos, but I am in love with a good jumpsuit and this is one of the good ones. I spied this baby on the Crossroads Instagram a couple months back as a part of their new merchandise stock and did not wait to run to my local store to pick it up. It’s so perfect. I think I wore it three days in a row last week. This might be why I only post once a week or so; I get obsessed with a certain outfit and I basically wear it out.

p.s. I want to wear this flower crown every day.

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// Jumpsuit: Crossroads Trading Co // Sandals: HauteLook // Flower Crown: Urban Outfitters //

It has already been a super long week for me, although it’s only Wednesday. I am planning a super quiet weekend with a lot of sleep! I am beginning to realize just how much sleep I get and deprive myself of and it’s definitely catching up to me.

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UntitledHappy hump day! Only a few more days until the weekend!

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Getting dressed and realizing that I’ve ended up head to toe in Crossroads finds, thrifted or new merchandise, happens a lot. It’s definitely my first stop, whether I’m looking for something specific or just have an urge to shop. It’s a place that I can go that I don’t have to worry about looking at the price tag and being disappointed and then depressed that I have to leave it behind. I could gush all day!

I’ve worn this outfit multiple times, and it might look familiar because I wore it to the Crossroads Spring Social shopping party a month or so ago and shared some photos on Instagram. It came back into the rotation and I remembered that I never took proper photos!

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// Top, Skirt, Boots + Sunglasses: Found via Crossroads Trading Co //

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Also, I think you need to know that the Backstreet Boys documentary is now on Netflix, so you’re running out of excuses to not see it. It’s that simple.

This is me just thinking about watching it. For real. Except at this exact moment, I really am watching it. We don’t really need to explain how happy it makes me, because I’d like you to think I’m a bit more normal than I really am.

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June gloom has come early! It’s been gloomy and almost on the chilly side in LA lately and I could not be more in love with it!

Summer is right around the corner and my weekends are becoming full with road trips, family gatherings, birthdays, and visions of the beach, barbeques, and probably many weekend afternoons thrift shopping and antique fair hopping. Our little home is finally coming together and we’re looking for a few more unique pieces to add and LA antique thrift stores, flea markets, and antique fairs are almost overwhemlingly stocked. If I can figure out indoor photography, perhaps I will share some photos of my favorite areas when we are finished! I would love to be able to add more life style posts to this blog; it’s just the time needed to so that I need to find!

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// Dress + Boots: Thrifted via Crossroads Trading Co // Shirt: Thrifted via Goodwill // Jacket: Urban Outfitters //

I’ve had this dress for a couple years now and this is the first time I’ve worn it. I don’t know why because seeing these pictures reminds me how much I loved this outfit and I just want to keep remixing it! I tend to collect thrifted items, even when I have no idea how to style them, but when I figure it out, even years later, I’ll live in the damn thing!

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Other things, I keep for years, even when they are literally falling apart, wearing them day after day. Like this jacket; it almost looks like it’s intentional, the grunge look. Not so, this jacket has just been overworn and is showing its age. Despite the little faux leather flakes that follow me around when I wear it, I love it just as much as when it was new. It is the perfect amount of worn in, and I think the wear almost adds to the image.

I hope I’m not the only one who has strange shopping and clothing habits. You should share yours in the comments to make me feel less like a hoarder!

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I will never not love a good denim on denim outfit! It is so perfect is so many ways.

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// Top: c/o Crossroads Trading Co // Boots, Purse, + Sunglasses: Thrifted via Crossroads Trading Co // Jeans: Just USA // Hat: Free People //

These jeans are hand me downs from my Aunt and I was skeptical at first, but I wear them multipe times a week. Would they be considered mom jeans? Maybe cool mom jeans because they’re distressed? Maybe tacky? Whatever they are, I’m a little bit obsessed and very glad her non-returnable online purchase did not work out for her!

Crossroads sent me my new favorite shirt for the Spring, too! I have so many outfits in mind for it. I swear, they know exactly what I’m looking for!

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I am headed for a quick trip home to Sacramento this week to see my mom for her birthday and to pick up a few things for our new apartment. With my new work schedule I won’t be able to visit as often, or for as long as I like, so I’ll be enjoying my time home while I can!

How’s your week treating you so far?

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