Weekend snapshots...

I had the most wonderful long weekend with my mom! It was such a treat having her fly in from Connecticut and I had fun showing her my new stomping grounds in San Francisco. Here, a few snapshots from our weekend together...
{Passing the time before her arrival with a half & half and a pile of magazines.}
{Admiring the succulents in the Botanical Garden}
{The carousel in Golden Gate Park}
{Stopping to smell the roses on an afternoon stroll}
{Pre-dinner pedicures! I chose Essie's Fire Cracker, which seemed appropriate for the holiday. Does anyone else choose polish colors for their names?}
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Do all you iPhone owners use Instagram as well? It's like Photoshop on the go — I'm obsessed!

Happy 4th!

Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans! I hope you're enjoying the long weekend and spending quality time with family and friends. My mom left this morning after a fun-filled weekend exploring San Francisco together. How are you celebrating?

{Behati Prinsloo in Turkish Vogue}

Glitter Guide Launch Party!

On Wednesday night I was thrilled to attend the launch party for my new friends at Glitter Guide. I'm so impressed with the content and design of their new site and was happy to have the chance to toast to their success! Of course my camera stayed resolutely in my clutch but thankfully Alicia posted these photos on the Glitter Guide Facebook page.
The Glitter Girls!
There was lots of style inspiration...
A healthy dose of leopard...
The requisite sparkle...
And plenty of new friends! {Amber and me.}
UPDATE: one salvageable shot from my camera! {Krista, Crystal, and me.}
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Congratulations to the Glitter Guide and happy weekend to all of you! What are your fun-filled plans for the long weekend?