Happy Thanksgiving! I am excited to say we are hosting Thanksgiving this year. Some members of Bill’s side of the family will be coming to dinner, including my father-in-law. There will be 11 of us sitting down to ham and turkey later today. For someone who doesn’t cook for a crowd very often, this is a daunting number for me! Thankfully we saved lots of time – and stress – by splitting up the menu.…

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Cozy Cape from Stella Carakasi  I’m excited to show you my new cozy cape from Stella Carakasi’s Fall 2016 Collection. There are so many aspects of this particular fall collection that appeal to me: the gorgeous neutral shades, the luxurious fabrics, interesting hemlines and details and the versatility. The Rare Form Cape in Winter White and Frost is one of my top favorites. And it’s reversible! I wore it while staying at The Residence at Comstock Wines last week.…

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Chilly Weather is Finally Here! Colder temps and frost have arrived in Wine Country. Hurray! I have been waiting – not so patiently – to wear some of my new pieces from Stella Carakasi’s fall collection. I have finally been able to wear my favorite new fall addition to my wardrobe, this beautiful Peruvian Alpaca wool coat. You may recall that I wore it on the runway at the Fall Style Event at Stella Carakasi last September.  …

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Welcome to the 64th post in the How I Wear My series! This month Jill of Everything Just So and I are celebrating the 5 year anniversary of our very first How I Wear My post! Wow, it is hard to believe so much time has passed since our first post! We had a look those posts from 2011 – featuring our Missoni for Target sweaters –  and decided upon “Long Cardigan or Duster” as November’s theme to celebrate…

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Happy Monday, friends! Today I thought I’d provide a light and fashionable distraction from all the nuttiness going on with our nation’s election and show you how I styled my new embroidered boots from Artemis Boots of Carmel-by-the-Sea. I had the pleasure of spending several wonderful days in Carmel last month, covering the Carmel International Film Festival and hanging out with Julie from KayandStar. It was so much fun, I can’t wait to share the highlights with…

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