Dan and I are off on Monday to a much-needed vacation to Palm Springs! We've been there once before but only for a short trip. I'm so excited to spend a bit more time there this go-around.
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, a beautiful modernist estate where Elvis and Priscilla honeymooned in 1967. As well as the absolutely amazing Frank Sinatra estate, commissioned by old blue eyes himself in 1947 and where he lived with Ava Gardner.
I can't wait to share photos of our trip next week. I will be sure to post some here when we return and also a few on Instagram along the way.
Friday, April 22, 2016
Friday, April 15, 2016
I love grabbing a bite to eat on my way to work. One of my daily go-to's is Crema, which also happens to be right across the street from the shop. All of their baked goods are made in-house daily, they pour Stumptown and Coava coffee and there are plenty of places to sit so it's a perfect place to meet a friend. Most days I order a zucchini muffin and an Americano.
If I'm craving a classic breakfast I usually stop at City State Diner. You can sit at the counter if you're solo or slide into one of their comfy booths if you're with a group. I love their Deluxe breakfast plate but whatever you order make sure you get a side of their delicious seared grits.
When I'm on a health kick or just trying to eat clean I love to grab a juice or oatmeal at Canteen. This bare bones cafe is vegan and also a great place to grab a light lunch. There is plenty of outdoor seating if you're visiting during the summer and you're food and drink will be perfectly Instagramable!
My very favorite breakfast in the neighborhood is sadly only available on the weekends but if you're in Portland on a Saturday or Sunday you absolutely must stop by Pambiche. This Cuban restaurant has amazing pastries, killer coffee and I can't help but order the Picadillo Cua-Cua EVERYTIME! It's a small place but there is lots of covered outdoor seating that they keep heated in the off-season.
Crema is located at 2728 SE Ankeny St. Portland, OR 97214
City State Diner is located at 128 NE 28th Ave Portland, OR 97232
Canteen is located at 2816 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97214
Pambiche is located at 2811 NE Glisan Portland, OR 97232
Although it's hard to throw a rock and not find an amazing breakfast place in Portland, these places are my regular spots, all locally owned, and where you'll find Portlanders eating instead of just other tourists. I hope you'll check one of them out on your way to Wanderlust!
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Natalie Wood is one of those stars. Although highly styled and certainly vintage there is also something timeless and natural about these photos.
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Long time no blog! I have been over on Instagram daily so you can always follow me there. I really do want to post over here regularly again though! I hope to share more new arrivals, vintage inspiration and personal style posts. I even have a trip to Palm Springs planned next month that I can't wait to share.
Spring is my favorite time of year to buy for at the shop because everyone is so excited to wear cotton sundresses and little short sleeve blouses or flouncy skirts.
These dresses are all perfect for hot Summer days but can be worn with a cardigan and tights or socks for Spring. Come by the shop and try them on or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to buy online.