After coming off the high of last week's restful Fourth of July, I made the conscious effort to extend out any leisurely activities a bit longer than I usually allow myself. I relished in the simple things from admiring the butterflies and hummingbirds that frequent our backyard to spending an hour with my new favorite British fashion magazines. I'm looking forward to continuing this week's low-key mindset straight through the weekend with a concert at the Hollywood Bowl and catching up with a friend over a long breakfast. I hope yours is just as relaxing.
Our trip up to Marin this past week was our best yet. Usually when we go to stay with my parents, we use it as an excuse to unwind and basically make no plans for our entire stay. But this time, we approached it differently and every day was packed without being overwhelming—a ...read more