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Ojai Travel Diary

WHERE WE STAYED: Ojai Valley Inn is an Ojai staple. The grounds are gorgeous and sprawling, and because it was around the holidays, it was decorated with a pumpkin patch! I cannot tell you how much joy and buzz and excitement I experience around the holidays here in the states, how much I appreciate that American enthusiasm for festivities, and how happy that makes my idealistic little heart.  I couldn’t tell you the first thing about the golf course, other…

Finding Balance In A Relentless World | JORD Watches

An Essay On Maximizing Time and Experiential Living || And In That Moment, I Swear We Were Infinite “Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters.” I had this quote engraved on the back of my wood watch. Zebrawood is native to West Africa, one of its defining features being its very pronounced growth rings. Akin to the way nature reveals the life of a tree – lean periods of fire, drought, flood, as well as periods where…

Geometry Class In Statement One-Pieces | Palm Springs Edit

Summer is not quite officially over in SoCal, but the leaves are starting to change (you know, on those rare trees that aren’t palm trees… 😛 ) and colder weather is on the way. That doesn’t necessarily mean we won’t see our favorite swim pieces until next summer though! And it also happens to be the beginning of spring in the Southern Hemisphere… I’m not a huge fan of geometry class, but when it comes to one-piece swimsuits, I love…

Impractically Perfect | Palm Springs Edit

When it comes to practicality in swimwear, subjective is an understatement. If you’re at the pool to swim laps, you would probably not rock up in a flamingo pink two-piece set in the first place (but that’s just my guess haha). If you hope to swim any recognizable stroke at all, even just to work off the morning’s jam croissants and fruit platter in a hotel pool, an off-the-shoulder bikini top probably wouldn’t be your first choice either. But if your…