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Montreal Travel Diary

Midnight, walking up the red-carpeted stone steps, music and drinks flowing as snippets of French drift by from the next room. My first impression of Montreal. We took a later flight and only arrived at our hotel a little past 12 in the early hours of Sunday. WHERE WE STAYED The hotel we were staying at has quite the opulent history behind it, the building originally belonging to Lord George Stephen, converted into a private gentlemen’s business club, and finally…

Carousels and Cotton Candy | LA County Fair

I’ve been to the Sydney Royal Easter Show more times than I can count – it’s never really changes, but canvassing the fresh food dome for free samples and watching the six bar equestrian show-jumping never got old. The jam packed show bag pavilion was not quite as exciting as I got older, when the opportunity cost of eating an entire bag of chocolate became a consideration, but somehow – maybe because it was only around one month a year…

Cornflower Blue Wrap Dress

Heavier wrap dresses are perfect for that month at the beginning of fall where the weather is not quite sure what it wants to be – I am very often that girl who has forgotten to bring a jacket because it was warm when I stepped out in the morning. The material on this dress keeps me warm while the uneven hemline (the way it ties makes it is much longer at the back) gives the fabric great movement, and…

Mirage | Palm Springs Travel Diary

The other week, I spent a balmy Sunday out at Palm Springs. Palm Springs is a super convenient two hour drive from Los Angeles, while serving up a completely different laid-back desert vibe, and it was strategically chosen so that I would be able to make it to any unexpected acting auditions (read on to hear how that one back-fired 😉 ). There is a long-running joke within the acting community that if you are experiencing a slow season with…