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Our Wedding Video! 9.12.15

Our Wedding Video! 9.12.15

Ahhhh I’m so happy to share our wedding video today!! We were so lucky to have f8studio capture what turned out to be the dreamiest day ever. Corey and Lila are a (soon to be) husband and wife team, and we totally fell in love with them when we first met them. They’re the sweetest couple and they did a wonderful job capturing the love and joy of the day. So without further...
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Wedding Part 4: Reception

Wedding Part 4: Reception

So excited to share part 4/4 of our wedding photos today! (See our getting ready + first look photos in Part 1, pre-ceremony photos in Part 2, and the ceremony in Part 3.) Both our ceremony and reception were in the beautiful courtyard of The Firehouse Restaurant in Old Town Sacramento. We were so in love with our venue! It felt cozy, warm, and intimate; exactly how we wanted our wedding to...
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Wedding Part 3: Ceremony

Wedding Part 3: Ceremony

And so the wedding photos saga continues! (In case you missed them, you can find Part 1 here and Part 2 here.) Today I’m sharing photos from our wedding ceremony—one of my favorite parts of the day. We opted for a combination of a traditional American and Persian wedding ceremony. Our officiant Cindie (whom I also blogged about here), helped us bring our vision to life, and the ceremony...
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Wedding Part 2: Pre-ceremony

Wedding Part 2: Pre-ceremony

Today I’m sharing Part 2 of our wedding photos (if you missed Part 1 of our wedding photos, start here), including our pre-ceremony photos with our bridal party, just the two of us, and a peek at some of the details set up at our venue before guest arrival. My makeup: The amazing Makeup by Padi. I love how our bridal party’s color scheme came together! Gem colors look great on all...
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Wedding Part 1: Getting Ready + First Look

Wedding Part 1: Getting Ready + First Look

I’m so excited to finally share the first portion of our wedding photos!! When I look at these pictures, all the excitement and emotions from our special day come rushing back to me. It’s hard to believe that almost two months have already gone by since we got married. Omied and I were laughing the other day, because when we were still on our honeymoon we thought that when we got...
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The Best Joshua Tree Airbnbs

The Best Joshua Tree Airbnbs

If you're having a California vacation and feel like visiting Joshua Tree National Park, then you should spend the night in some of the most amazing Joshua Tree Airbnbs. Here is a list for you!! There are so many cool Airbnbs in the area that it can be difficult to...

What to do in Copenhagen: A Complete Travel Guide

What to do in Copenhagen: A Complete Travel Guide

I’ll be honest, I was really pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed Copenhagen. It was the last leg of our Eurotrip, and kind of a random pick for us. Copenhagen wasn’t necessarily a place that had been on my bucket list, but we were looking for one last city to...

6 Day Trips from Palm Springs

6 Day Trips from Palm Springs

Sharing a list of six of the best day trips from Palm Springs today! Palm Springs is a prime vacation spot. Resorts with pools, lush Airbnbs, high-end hotels, hot springs, shopping, and a whole bunch of ways to relax make it a popular getaway. If you're in Palm...

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The Best High-Waisted Bikinis at Target

The Best High-Waisted Bikinis at Target

Last week I was in the mood to do some shopping for new swimsuits, so I hopped on over to Target to see what new arrivals they had online! I love Target's swimwear because they always have cute, trendy pieces that last me for years, and of course at super affordable...

Clothing Packing List for Europe Summer Vacay

Clothing Packing List for Europe Summer Vacay

I just got back from spending a month in Italy and even though it was just barely into June by the time I left, Europe was getting HOT! 🥵 Today I'm partnering with Ibotta to share a packing list for Europe and all the clothes you'll want to pack in order to beat the...

Pink Snakeskin

Pink Snakeskin

It's been a minute since I've shared an outfit post! I had this one sitting in my drafts from the beginning of the year. The pink snakeskin bodysuit and paper bag pants are both from Revolve, and I love this combo of a tight and edgy bodysuit + loose and chic pants. I...

Tieks Shoes: My go-to flats for traveling the world

Tieks Shoes: My go-to flats for traveling the world

Wearing my Nude Lace Tieks while on a helicopter ride in Maui Whenever I’m packing my bags, no matter where I’m going, you can always count on there being at least one pair of Tieks shoes in my luggage (but usually two or three, because you know…a girl’s gotta have...

6 Cheap New Years Dresses on Amazon

6 Cheap New Years Dresses on Amazon

Love a good sequin moment for New Years! It's that time of year where you emerge from the holiday fog and think, "Oh shit, what am I going to wear for NYE??" I've got you covered with this list of cheap new years dresses that you can quickly order on Amazon Prime! I...

Palm Springs Desert Outfit

Palm Springs Desert Outfit

I visited Palm Springs for the first time earlier this year, and of course I had to shoot with the iconic windmills! We were also running around checking out all of the Desert X art installations. The art installations are over now, but hopefully they'll be back with...

Finding the Perfect Fit with Stitch Fix

Finding the Perfect Fit with Stitch Fix

Thanks to Stitch Fix for sponsoring this post!  I love that leopard is having such a big fall moment, because it’s truly one of my favorite prints to wear! This leopard top is actually a bodysuit and I’ve gotten majorly into bodysuits over the last year or so. They’re...

Jade

Jade

I wore this cute weekend outfit during our recent weekend trip up to Santa Rosa. I love the print on this fun little wrap dress, and while I don't usually wear a lot of green, I love the shade of this dress. The ruffled sleeves and hemline add a sweet touch, and I...

The Best At-Home Manicure: imPRESS Nails Review

The Best At-Home Manicure: imPRESS Nails Review

Y'all have been asking me about these manis on Insta so here we go—my full imPRESS nails review! I don't know if you've noticed, but a few months ago press-on nails became super popular. It was perfect timing too because now that all the nail salons are closed and...

Sunday Funday

Sunday Funday

Flamingos make everything more fun, amirite? Last weekend before I headed out on a biz trip to Canada Omied and I had a little Sunday Funday date day in the city together. I'd been dying to check out a new Cuban place in the Mission, which is officially the most...

Turning Point Spa

Turning Point Spa

Getting regular facials and have a great aesthetician (or two!) that you can rely on is a super important part of your skincare routine. I recently got to visit Turning Point Spa in Marin, and had such a lovely experience. The owner, Laurence McKee, is a...

Très Sleek: Smooth and Brilliant with Revlon Hair Tools

Très Sleek: Smooth and Brilliant with Revlon Hair Tools

This post was sponsored by Revlon Hair Tools as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Très Sleek: Smooth and Brilliant with Revlon Hair Tools: I’ll be honest, I’m good at many things, but doing my own...

Skincare After 30

Skincare After 30

My journey with my skin has been a bumpy road ever since my teenage years. Lately, I've noticed some major differences in my skin and have found a routine that's really working for me. Enter: Skincare after 30. Skincare has always been something I've put a lot of...

Date Night Makeup: Pretty Fall Neutrals

Date Night Makeup: Pretty Fall Neutrals

Today I’m sharing my go-to makeup look this fall for a night out. Whether it’s a date night with my hubby or my girlfriends, these are the products I keep reaching for and the earthy neutrals I’ve been incorporating into my beauty looks. And to make things super...

Three self-care skincare routines you haven’t tried

Three self-care skincare routines you haven’t tried

This post has been sponsored by Cetaphil®. All thoughts expressed are my own. Skincare has always been something I’ve had to spend a lot of time (and money...and trial and error) on. My teenage years were spent being acne-prone, while my twenties involved a lot of...

No Heat Beach Waves Hair Tutorial

No Heat Beach Waves Hair Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BeBeachBlonde #CollectiveBias People always ask me how I keep my long hair so healthy. My biggest tip is that I rarely use heat on it. My hair dries...

How to fix damaged hair in a snap

How to fix damaged hair in a snap

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Pantene. The opinions and text are all mine. This winter's harsh weather, combined with lots of heat styling for holiday parties, events, and photo shoots has done a number on my hair. Whenever I have dry...

Bridesmaid Makeup

Bridesmaid Makeup

I spent this past weekend in North Carolina for my beautiful cousin's wedding. It was such a fun-filled weekend and I'm missing all the family time already! I was honored to be a bridesmaid, and I brought along my new EcoTools hair and makeup brushes to keep my...

Taiwan Beauty Products

Taiwan Beauty Products

Taiwan Beauty Products When I was in Taipei recently, my friend Francesca was showing me some of the Taiwan beauty products and other Asian beauty trends that are popular there. I love checking out new beauty products and trends, especially ones that we can’t get here...

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Turning Point Spa

Turning Point Spa

Getting regular facials and have a great aesthetician (or two!) that you can rely on is a super important part of your skincare routine. I recently got to visit Turning Point Spa in Marin, and had such a lovely experience. The owner, Laurence McKee, is a...

Rimmel London Stay Matte

Rimmel London Stay Matte

Happy Sunday Funday! Recently I got to participate in Rimmel London's "Stay Matte Challenge." I love trying new foundations and I'm always looking for a new favorite. For me, the best combination is great coverage while still being lightweight. I put Rimmel London's...

Travel Beauty Essentials

Travel Beauty Essentials

So excited to share my travel beauty essentials with you guys today! Last year when I flew to India, I noticed that after two 19 hour flights around the world, my skin got completely effed. I remember looking at my reflection in the airplane’s bathroom mirror on my...

What to wear to an Indian Wedding

What to wear to an Indian Wedding

Last month a dear friend of mine from grad school got married. Both the bride and groom are Indian, and since we'd been to an Indian wedding before we semi-knew what to expect—beautiful, colorful outfits, a morning ceremony and evening reception, and tons of delicious...

Wayfair Outdoor Furniture Sale

Wayfair Outdoor Furniture Sale

With weather starting to warm up and being stuck at home for what feels like forever, I'm seriously craving some outdoor time! If you have an outdoor space like a patio, deck, or backyard that you're looking to spruce up, Wayfair is doing a Memorial Day Weekend sale...

Fourth of July Champagne Bucket

Fourth of July Champagne Bucket

Fourth of July Champagne Bucket I adore the Fourth of July—of course for the festive red, white, and blue outfits—but also because it provides an excuse to hide teeny sparklers everywhere. You won’t have trouble finding red, white, and blue appetizers, or even star...

June, Instagrammed

June, Instagrammed

Oh cool, 2020 is halfway over. Some months felt like a year (March and April) and others have just flown by, like June. June felt like the blink of an eye because of a big project I've been working on, that I'll hopefully be able to share with you tomorrow! 😉 Until...

Wedding Wednesday: Menguin Review

Wedding Wednesday: Menguin Review

  MENGUIN REVIEW & UNBOXING VIDEO   Back when we were planning our wedding (which was already 8 months ago! I can’t believe it.), I did a Menguin review post, which was the online tuxedo rental company we were using for our groomsmen’s looks. Our groomsmen looked...

How to Declutter Fast: Organization and Storage Tips for Your Home

How to Declutter Fast: Organization and Storage Tips for Your Home

To kick off the new year on the right foot, Omied and I recently did a big apartment cleanout and reorganizing blitz in our home. I shared some of my storage and organization hacks on my Insta Stories during the process, and you guys were absolutely loving all of the...

10 Homemade Summer Jam Recipes

10 Homemade Summer Jam Recipes

Summer is almost here! That means easy recipes, picnic lunches + dinners, and having fun with summer fruits and vegetables in the form of summer jams. I can't wait to start hitting up farmer's markets and taking advantage of all of the fresh produce. In addition to...

Woman Crush Wednesday: Kara Harms, Founder of Whimsy Soul

Woman Crush Wednesday: Kara Harms, Founder of Whimsy Soul

I'm so excited to be continuing with my Woman Crush Wednesday series, where I'm interviewing and featuring bad-ass boss babes! Today we're chatting with Kara Harms, the founder and editor behind the travel and lifestyle site, Whimsy Soul. When Kara and I first met...

May, Instagrammed

May, Instagrammed

Well May certainly ended on a low note. In support of #amplifymelanatedvoices, I will be going silent on my IG feed until June 7th. I hope you're all taking care of yourselves and each other. ❤️ Daily Stoic readings have been really on-point. #BlackLivesMatter Target...

How to plan the perfect wedding timeline

How to plan the perfect wedding timeline

This post could also be titled, "How to project manager the shit out of your wedding." 😉 Over the last year while we were planning our wedding, I've had several coworkers and friends get engaged too. They've all asked for the wedding run of show (fancy event-planner...

Five Ideas for Halloween Decor

Five Ideas for Halloween Decor

I love Halloween and I especially love it when people go all out decorating for it! Even a few fun touches go a long way—it doesn't have to be a whole graveyard scene on your front lawn (although I totally love and adore people who go the extra mile like that!). Here...

Easy Coconut Oil Fudge Recipe

Easy Coconut Oil Fudge Recipe

While we've been staying home, I've kinda gotten into the not so great habit of craving something sweet every night after dinner. And no, fruit just doesn't cut it. I decided to look for a recipe that I could make at home that has less sugar than your average dessert...

Woman Crush Wednesday: Lindsay Kinder, founder of Food La La

Woman Crush Wednesday: Lindsay Kinder, founder of Food La La

You guys!! I am SO freaking thrilled to be starting a brand new content series on What The Fab today. It’s Woman Crush Wednesday, where I’ll be sharing Q&A-style interviews with bad-ass female entrepreneurs who are paving their own way, founding their own...

April, Instagrammed

April, Instagrammed

I think we can all agree April was a weird month in terms of the passage of time. Some days dragged on, and sometimes I'd look up and realize it's Friday already. It felt like a really, really long month, but I also can't believe it's May. Throughout April I really...

Blushing

Blushing

 I absolutely loved wearing this pretty blush Marchesa gown for my friend's wedding a couple months ago. She had her bridesmaids all pick out long dresses in either blush or champagne, and the colors and looks all came together beautifully. This particular dress...

Desenio Review: Cute Art Prints at Reasonable Prices

Desenio Review: Cute Art Prints at Reasonable Prices

I've been incorporating a little bit more home decor posts into my blog over the last year or so, and it's been so much fun to shoot and share that kind of content with you guys. While I definitely can't wait til we own our first home some day (and allll the...

Ingredients in a Moscow Mule: Low-Cal Version

Ingredients in a Moscow Mule: Low-Cal Version

Ingredients in a Moscow Mule: Low-Cal Version Just in time for summer, I'm sharing the ingredients in a Moscow Mule and the perfect light recipe! The refreshing, fizzy, and tart Moscow Mule is one of my favorites. And the best part? The copper mug it comes in! This...

Quarantine Birthday Gifts

Quarantine Birthday Gifts

Ok, so a quarantine birthday isn't exactly ideal. But there are plenty of ways you can help your friends or fam have a happy birthday, while still practicing social distancing. You can check out my post all about Quarantine Birthday Party Ideas for Adults for how to...

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