Gifts for the Stylish Traveler

Gifts for the Stylish Traveler

I feel like the holidays sneak up on me every year, and this one was no exception. In prior years I’ve leaned into more detailed gift guides but this year I’m sticking with something tried and true, a gift guide for the stylish traveler (A.K.A. someone like me!). I’ve rounded up 10 of my favorite gifts to give and receive to anyone who is into traveling with style.

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Hiking Through California

Hiking Through California at Redondo Beach in Half Moon Bay, California

This post is sponsored by Athleta.

Since I’ve lived my entire life in California, the outdoors have always been a big part of my life. In my childhood I spent hours playing outside and as I grew older I turned to other outdoor activities like running, camping, and trips to the lake. As an adult some of my favorite trips involve the great outdoors and although other places are beautiful, there’s no place that has my heart as much as my own backyard. Today I’ve partnered with Athleta to share some of my favorite places to hike in California as well as a look at their new sustainable line.

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How to Style Your Smart Home

How to Style Your Smart Home

This post is sponsored by Samsung.

When you were growing up would you ever have dreamed that a cell phone could control parts of your home? I certainly never did. I didn’t even learn of cell phones that weren’t the size of bricks until I was much older. Fast forward to today and the smart home industry is one of the fastest growing out there. You can automate nearly every item in your home and control it with the swipe of your finger on your cell phone. Today I’ve partnered with Samsung again to share with you tips for installing SmartThings Wifi and how to style your smart home.

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Small Space Inspiration From the Sunset Magazine Silicon Valley Idea House

Small Spaces Inspired by Sunset's Idea Home

This post is sponsored by Samsung.

A while back, I got to take a tour of the Sunset Magazine Silicon Valley Idea Home and was completely blown away. Designer Lauren Nelson did such a good job, and I fell in love with every room I set foot in. I wished so badly that I could use it as an inspiration to redo our entire home, but luckily, I was able to get some great takeaways on how to do small, tasteful room refreshers with appliances and more. I partnered with Samsung to show some great tips for small spaces and to share things I loved about the Silicon Valley Idea House.

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